85-year-old master actor Cuneyt Arkin, who became legendary with many characters he portrayed in Turkish cinema, passed away yesterday evening in the hospital he was taken to. He got sick and was treated in a private hospital in Besiktas Ulus.
First Statement from the Hospital
His wife Betul Cureklibatir and her relatives came to the hospital. The 85-year-old player could not be saved despite all the interventions made here. Cuneyt Arkin, who left his mark on Turkish cinema and starred in hundreds of films, received many awards. A statement was made from the hospital about the death of Cuneyt Arkin. In the statement, “Cuneyt Arkin, the valuable actor of Turkish cinema, died of a heart attack despite all the interventions in Liv Hospital, where he came by ambulance. We offer our condolences to his family and all Cüneyt Arkin’s fans. The giant actor of Turkish cinema.”
Condolences from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
In the condolence message published by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on its Twitter account, “We are deeply saddened by the loss of another big plane tree in our cinema. The characters he played on stage left a big void behind him. May he have mercy on our nation, we offer our condolences.” ‘ statements were made.