Biography

Fatih Akin (Turkish: Fatih Akın, born 25 August 1973) is a German film director, screenwriter and producer. He is of Turkish descent. He has won numerous awards for his films, including the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival for his film Head-On (2004), Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival for his film The Edge of Heaven (2007), and the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film for his film In the Fade (2017).

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Fatih Akin (Turkish: Fatih Akın, born 25 August 1973) is a German film director, screenwriter and producer. He is of Turkish descent. He has won numerous awards for his films, including the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival for his film Head-On (2004), Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival for his film The Edge of Heaven (2007), and the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film for his film In the Fade (2017).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Fatih Akin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 41

Birthday 1973-08-25

Place of Birth Hamburg, Germany

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Фатіх Акін

Directing TV ShowsMovies

Firestarter Director
2019 The Golden Glove Director
2017 In the Fade Director
2016 Goodbye Berlin Director
2014 The Cut Director
2012 Polluting Paradise Director
2009 Soul Kitchen Director
2009 Germany 09: 13 Short Films About the State of the Nation Director
2008 New York, I Love You Director
2007 The Edge of Heaven Director
2005 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Director
2004 Visions of Europe Director
2004 Head-On Director
2002 Solino Director
2001 We Have Forgotten to Return Home Director
2000 In July Director
1998 Short Sharp Shock Director
1996 Getürkt Director
1995 Sensin – Du bist es Director

Acting

2018 Ronny & Klaid as Himself
2015 From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses as Himself
2005 Robbery Alla Turca as Lokman
2004 Ein krasser Deal as Türsteher
2003 Menschen bei Maischberger (1 episode)
2002 Through the Night with... (2 episodes)
2001 Planet der Kannibalen as Mr. Dark
2001 A Goddamn Job as Ex-Gott
2001 The Experiment as Taxifahrer
2001 We Have Forgotten to Return Home as Himself
2000 In July as Rumänischer Grenzbeamter
1999 The Last Flight
1999 Kismet as Tony
1997 Back in Trouble as Kebab-Fatih
1997 Einsatz Hamburg Süd (1 episode) as Feroz
1996 SK-Babies (1 episode) as Bekir
1996 Getürkt
1995 Sensin – Du bist es
1994 Doppelter Einsatz (1 episode) as Erdal
1979 Bayerischer Filmpreis (3 episodes) as himself
1964 Grimme-Preis-Verleihung (1 episode) as himself
1951 Deutscher Filmpreis (Lola) (3 episodes) as himself
1948 Bambi-Verleihung (1 episode) as himself

Writing

2019 The Golden Glove Screenplay
2017 In the Fade Screenplay
2014 The Cut Screenplay
2008 New York, I Love You Writer
2007 The Edge of Heaven Screenplay
2005 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Writer
2004 Kebab Connection Screenplay
2004 Head-On Author
2000 In July Screenplay
1998 Short Sharp Shock Screenplay
1996 Getürkt Writer
1995 Sensin – Du bist es Writer

Production

2019 The Golden Glove Producer
2017 In the Fade Producer
2014 The Cut Producer
2008 Chiko Producer
2007 The Edge of Heaven Producer
2006 Takva: A Man's Fear of God Producer
2005 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Producer
2004 Head-On Producer

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