Popular Turkish actor Erdal Tosun dies in car accident in Istanbul
ISTANBULErdal Tosun, a well-known Turkish actor of stage and screen, died early on Nov. 30 in a car accident in Istanbul’s Sarıyer district. He was 53.
State-run Anadolu Agency reported that a driver struck Tosun’s car after hitting a median strip on Büyükdere Street in Sarıyer.
Tosun died at the scene and his body was taken to the Kağıthane State Hospital.
Tosun was born in Istanbul in 1963 and later graduated from Mimar Sinan University. His dozens of acting credits include the 1990s TV series “Bir Demet Tiyatro” as well as the films “Vizontele Tuuba” (2003), “Organize İşler” (2006), “Çakallarla Dans” (2010), and this year’s “Düğün Dernek 2: Sünnet.”