Mehmet Emin Toprak
|Born||11 September 1974|
Yenice, Çanakkale, Turkey
|Died||2 December 2002 (aged 28)|
Çan, Çanakkale, Turkey
|Relatives||Nuri Bilge Ceylan (cousin)|
Mehmet Emin Toprak (11 September 1974 – 2 December 2002) was a Turkish film actor.
Toprak starred in the critically acclaimed 2002 film Uzak. He died in a car crash on the way back from the Ankara Film Festival, near the town of Çan at the age of 28 years.
A few weeks after the accident, the film Uzak was shown in the 2003 Cannes Film Festival, where Toprak was posthumously awarded Best Actor.
Toprak collaborated with his cousin Nuri Bilge Ceylan in his films. He had been married for five months at the time of his death.
|1999||Turkish Film Critics Association||Best Supporting Actor||Mayıs Sıkıntısı||Nominated|
|2002||Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival||Best Supporting Actor||Uzak||Won|
|Turkish Film Critics Association||Best Actor||Nominated|
|2003||Cannes Film Festival||Best Actor||Won|
|2004||Singapore International Film Festival||Best Actor||Won|
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