Fatih Akin

Fatih Akin
Fatih Akin cropped 2009.jpg
Akin in 2009
Born(1973-08-25) 25 August 1973 (age 44)
Hamburg, West Germany
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter and producer
Years active1995–present

Fatih Akin (Turkish: Fatih Akın, born 25 August 1973) is a German film director, screenwriter and producer. He is of Turkish descent.[1][2] 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).

Early life and education

Akin was born in Hamburg to parents of Turkish ethnicity.[3] He has one brother, Cem Akin, who works as an actor. He attended the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg to study visual communications and graduated in 2000.

Akin has been married to German-Mexican actress Monique Obermüller since 2004 and lives in Hamburg-Altona, close to where he was raised.[2]

Other Languages
العربية: فاتح اكين
azərbaycanca: Fatih Akın
تۆرکجه: فاتح آکین
български: Фатих Акин
čeština: Fatih Akın
Deutsch: Fatih Akin
Ελληνικά: Φατίχ Ακίν
español: Fatih Akın
فارسی: فاتح آکین
français: Fatih Akın
한국어: 파티흐 아킨
Հայերեն: Ֆաթիհ Աքըն
हिन्दी: फतिह अकिन
Bahasa Indonesia: Fatih Akın
italiano: Fatih Akın
עברית: פאטי אקין
Latina: Fatih Akın
lietuvių: Fatih Akın
magyar: Fatih Akın
Malagasy: Fatih Akın
Nederlands: Fatih Akın
Plattdüütsch: Fatih Akın
polski: Fatih Akın
português: Fatih Akin
русский: Акин, Фатих
svenska: Fatih Akın
Türkçe: Fatih Akın
українська: Фатіх Акін