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Turhan Bey

1922 - 2012

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Turhan Bey (born Turhan Gilbert Selahattin Şahultavi, 30 March 1922 – 30 September 2012) was an Austrian-born actor of Turkish and Czech-Jewish origins. Active in Hollywood from 1941 to 1953, he was dubbed "The Turkish Delight" by his fans. After his return to Austria, he pursued careers as a photographer and stage director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Turhan Bey has received more than 305,171 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Turhan Bey is the 7,205th most popular actor (down from 6,448th in 2019), the 953rd most popular biography from Austria (down from 843rd in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Austrian Actor.

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Among actors, Turhan Bey ranks 7,205 out of 9,996Before him are Richard Edson, Louis Mandylor, Yang Yang, Kim Da-mi, Chae Jung-an, and Michael Cera. After him are Ed Flanders, Devon Sawa, Kara Wai, Lou Doillon, Gracie Fields, and Yeardley Smith.

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Among people born in 1922, Turhan Bey ranks 378Before him are Nancy Mackay, Janis Paige, Ken Hughes, Kai Winding, Nicholas Katzenbach, and Johnny Thomson. After him are Helen Gurley Brown, Billy Liddell, Emil Wolf, Len Lesser, Mavis Gallant, and Edwin Thompson Jaynes. Among people deceased in 2012, Turhan Bey ranks 405Before him are Joel Goldsmith, Rino Ferrario, Homai Vyarawalla, Nicholas Katzenbach, Sheikh Mukhtar Mohamed Hussein, and Andrew Sarris. After him are Joe Paterno, Kitty Wells, Helen Gurley Brown, Arthur Jensen, Mehdi Hassan, and John Arden.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Turhan Bey ranks 953 out of 1,237Before him are Stephan Eberharter (1969), Bedřich Šupčík (1898), Toni Innauer (1958), Franz Wagner (1911), Marianne Mendt (1945), and Peter Kern (1949). After him are Harald Kloser (1956), Ida Freund (1863), Alex Manninger (1977), Siegfried Purner (1915), Jürgen Melzer (1981), and Armin Kogler (1959).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Turhan Bey ranks 52Before him are Luise Ullrich (1910), Mike Mazurki (1907), Walter Slezak (1902), Vanessa Brown (1928), Mady Christians (1892), and Peter Kern (1949). After him are Josef Hader (1962), Boris Kodjoe (1973), Birgit Minichmayr (1977), and Mirjam Weichselbraun (1981).

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