Damla Sönmez

Damla Sönmez

actress, producer, soundtrack

Damla Sönmez was born on May 03, 1987 in Turkey. Damla Sönmez's big-screen debut came with Kampüste Çiplak Ayaklar directed by Cansel Elcin in 2009. Damla Sönmez is known for Rise of Empires: Ottoman directed by Emre Sahin, Cem Yigit Uzümoglu stars as Fatih Sultan Mehmet and Tuba Büyüküstün as Mara Brankovic. Damla Sönmez has got 12 awards and 6 nominations so far. The most recent award Damla Sönmez achieved is Florence Film Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Damla Sönmez plays is Saygi - Season 3 which will be released on Oct 27, 2020.

Damla Sonmez was born in Istanbul, Turkey. Her family is of Circassian descent. Her native language is Turkish and is fluent in English and French. Cinema has been her greatest passion since she was child.She is an award-winning actor of international distinction. She received several nominations for her performance in Bornova Bornova (2009) , winning the Antalya Golden Orange Award, Ankara Flying Broom Women's Film Festival Award and a Sadri Alisik Theatre & Movie Award. She was also nominated for The Young Talent Award at the Yesilcam Movie Awards for her performance in Mahpeyker - Kösem Sultan (2010)As a young actress, Sonmez trained in cities throughout Europe. After graduating from Saint Joseph French High School in Istanbul, she was accepted to Université de La Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III Theatre department. She studied for a year in Paris before being awarded a scholarship to the Yeditepe University Fine Arts Theatre Department in Istanbul. She also attended Jillian O'Dowd's Contemporary Acting Workshop at the London Dramatic School of Arts..Sonmez made her film debut in Kampüste Çiplak Ayaklar (2009) , which was quickly followed up with her award-winning performance in Bornova Bornova (2009) in which she played a confused, yet ruthless Lady M-inspired girl from Izmir. She played a young conservative worker in _Çakal(2010)_ and was nominated for her work as an Ottoman Empire Sultan in Mahpeyker - Kösem Sultan (2010). Sonmez next played an abused girl who takes matters into her own hands in the comedy Kurtulus Son Durak (2012) She continued her work in film in Uzun Hikâye (2012) as an attorney's daughter who meets the love of her life, followed by Sen Aydinlatirsin Geceyi (2013) playing a young town girl who has the ability to stop time. She won the Best Actress Award in 2015 Milano Film Festival and 21. Adana International Film Festival with her role in Deniz Seviyesi (2014) as a young pregnant Turkish immigrant living in NY who tries to make peace with her haunting past which was followed up with another award-winning performance in Taksim Hold'em (2017) in which she played a young journalist who's about to lose her job due to political conflicts. Her latest film Sibel (2018) just made it's world premier in 71.Locarno Film Festival.

  • Birthday

    May 03, 1987
  • Place of Birth

    Istanbul, Turkey
  • Also known


Known For


12 wins & 6 nominations

Florence Film Awards
Best Actress
Winner - Florence Film Award
Sadri Alisik Theatre and Cinema Awards
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner - Sadri Alisik Cinema Award
Promising Actor Award
Winner - Sadri Alisik Cinema Award
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows