Sibel Kekilli

Active - 2004 - 2011  |   Born - Jun 16, 1980 in Heilbronn, West Germany  |   Genres - Drama

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  • 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.