Vahide Perçin

Vahide Perçin
Born (1965-06-13) 13 June 1965
İzmir, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Alma mater Dokuz Eylül University
Occupation Actress
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Altan Gördüm (m. 1991–2013; divorced)[1]
Children 1

Vahide Perçin (born 13 June 1965)[2] is a Turkish actress. She was credited for a number of years by her married name "Vahide Gördüm", but after divorcing, she went back to her birth name.

Early life

Vahide Perçin was born on 13 June 1965 in Karşıyaka district of İzmir to a family of Rumelian Turkish ancestry. Her father was a truck driver and her mother a housewife. She studied graphic in high school and then entered the Faculty of Economics but finally started acting. She later attended Dokuz Eylül University's Faculty of Fine Arts and passed all the nine exams of its Theatre School. She finished her studies as the best student and received great support from her teacher Özdemir Nutku. After leaving the university she moved to Ankara. Later she received an offer from the State Theatre and then moved to Adana


In 2003, Perçin started her television career by portraying Suzan Kozan in the TV series Bir İstanbul Masalı. The Gördüm family later moved to Istanbul and shortly after Perçin portrayed the character Fulya in the TV series Hırsız Polis. In 2006, she starred in the film İlk Aşk alongside Çetin Tekindor. She won the 2007 Golden Boll award for best actress for her performance in the film İlk Aşk.[3] From 2007 to 2010, she acted in the series Annem and played the leading role Zeynep Eğilmez. In 2010, she was cast in cinema movie Zephyr. The film was selected for the 47th Antalya "Golden Orange" International Film Festival and the 35th Toronto International Film Festival, where it premiered. Perçin later appeared in the TV series Adını Feriha Koydum and portrayed one of the leading roles alongside Hazal Kaya. She later left the series after the second season's conclusion due to health reasons.

In 2012, Perçin starred in the series Merhaba Hayat which is based on the original American series Private Practice. She shared the leading role with Yetkin Dikinciler, Seda Güven, Nihan Büyükağaç, Yasemin Sanino, Melike Güner and Keremcem. On 13 January 2013, the series concluded after 13 episodes. Perçin was included to the cast of the TV series Muhteşem Yüzyıl as Hürrem Sultan since June 2013 after Meryem Uzerli left the series due to health reasons.[4][5]

Personal life

In 1991, Perçin married the actor Altan Gördüm and started to be credited by his surname. Their only child Alize was born in 1994. They divorced in 2013.[1] In 2011, Perçin was diagnosed with breast cancer and received medical treatment shortly after.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Anlat İstanbul Hürrem Leading role
2006 İlk Aşk Nevin Leading role
2007 İyi Seneler Londra Ferda Supporting role
2008 Devrim Arabaları Suna Supporting role
2011 Zefir Ay Leading role
2012 Ayhan Hanım Ayhan Leading role
Year Title Role Notes
2003–2005 Bir İstanbul Masalı Suzan Kozan Supporting role
2005–2007 Hırsız Polis Fulya Supporting role
2007–2009 Annem Zeynep Eğilmez Leading role
2011–2012 Adını Feriha Koydum Zehra Yılmaz Leading role
2012–2013 Merhaba Hayat Deniz Korel Leading role
2013–2014 Muhteşem Yüzyıl Hürrem Sultan Leading role
2016 Göç Zamanı Cennet Leading role[7]
2016–present Anne Gönül Aslan Leading role
Year Title Written by Venue
1992 Yer Demir Gök Bakır Yaşar Kemal Ankara Art Theater
1993 403 Kilometre İsmet Küntay Ankara Art Theater
1994 Pazar Keyfi G. Mitchelle Ankara Art Theater
1996 Şeytan Örümceği Erdogan Aytekin İzmir State Theater
1997 Play the Game Michael Frayn İzmir State Theater
1998 Peace Aristophanes İzmir State Theater
1999 Köse Dağın Köprüsü Erol Aksoy İzmir State Theater
2000 Ayrılık Behiç Ak Ankara Art Theater
2001 Kızılırmak Karakoyun Tuncer Cücenoğlu Adana State Theater
The Crucible Arthur Miller Adana State Theater
2002 Extraordinary Night Jerome Chodorov Adana State Theater
2007 Little Martial Crimes Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt Play Workshop


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Year Award Category Work
1996 Art Institute Best Actress
2007 14th International Adana Film Festival Best Actress İlk Aşk
2007 Magazine Journalists Association: Gold Lens Awards Best Theatre Actress Evlilikte Ufak Tefek Cinayetler
2008 Radio and Television Society Journalists of the Year Awards Actress of the Year Annem


  1. 1 2 "Vahide-Altan Gördüm çifti boşandı - Hayat Haberleri" (in Turkish). Radikal. Retrieved 2013-11-30.
  2. "Eski karı koca kanserin pençesine düştü. Kaderleri aynı haberi" (in Turkish). 2013-11-20. Retrieved 2013-11-30.
  3. "Golden Boll Film Festival Archive". Retrieved 2013-11-30.
  4. "New Hürrem Sultan role revealed: Vahide Perçin". Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  5. "Hürrem'i Meryem Uzerli Yerine Vahide Gördüm Canlandıracak" (in Turkish). 29 May 2013. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
  6. "Vahide Gördüm'ün zor günleri". Gazete Habertürk (in Turkish). 5 October 2011. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
  7. "Göç Zamanı Cennet (Vahide Perçin) kimdir?". Haber Neo. 30 January 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016.

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