Theater actress dies aged 68
AA PhotoTheater, cinema and TV drama actress Tomris İncer died on Oct. 5 at an Istanbul hospital, where she had been receiving cancer treatment for some time. She was 68.
A funeral ceremony for the actress will be held today in the Eski Foça cemetery in İzmir.
Born in Bulgaria in 1948, İncer started performing at the Istanbul Municipality Theater in 1974. She acted in many films, theaters and TV dramas. In 1995, İncer received the best actress award at the 9th Adana Golden Boll Film Festival. In 2003, she won the best supporting actress prize at the 15th Ankara Film Festival. This year, she won “Best Supporting Actress of the Year” at the 19th Yapı Kredi Afife Theater Awards this year.
In 2006, she played the character of Nadide Evliyaoğlu in one of the most popular Turkish TV dramas abroad, “Binbir Gece” (Thousand and One Nights).