Sibel Kekilli



  • Birth Place: Heilbronn, West Germany
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/16/1980, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Sibel Kekilli Fast Facts:
  • Her parents moved from Turkey to West Germany before she was born.
  • Trained as a public administrator and worked for two years at a municipal waste office.
  • After she was nominated for several awards for her work in Head-On (2004), the German press uncovered that she had previously worked in the adult film industry; during one of her acceptance speeches, she publicly complained about the situation.
  • Supports women's rights and volunteers with Terre des Femmes, which fights to end domestic violence against women.
  • Sibel Kekilli Awards:
  • 2010 Tribeca Film Festival: Best Actress in a Narrative Feature - Winner
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2004 European Film Awards: European Actress - Nominee
  • 2004 Deutscher Filmpreis: Best Actress - Winner

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