Kivanc became well-known in the Middle East, India, Pakistan, The Balkans, Europe and Latin America, through his series Gumus (his first series) , Aski- Memnu (Forbidden Love), Meneske ile Halil, and Kuzey Guney, and because of his blond good looks and his clear blue eyes, he was described as the Turkish Brad Pitt by his Middle Eastern fans.
His poignant portrayal of Kuzey, in the hit series Kuzey Guney won him his second Golden Butterfly award for best actor, the first was for his role as Behlul in Aski Memnu.
But his exquisite beauty aside, Kivanc is also an incomparable actor. His portrayal of the Turkish poet Muzzaffer Tayyip Uslu in the The Butterfly’s Dream and his portrayal of the troubled, young Kuzey, in Kuzey Guney were nothing short of Oscar-worthy. In Aski Memnu he convincingly played the role of the playboy in love with his Uncle's wife.
In Aski Memnu, where he played the role of a guilt ridden lover, Kivanc expressed emotions through facial expressions and through his eyes. For his portrayal of Behlul, he won his first Golden Butterfly Award.
Kivanc Tatlitug for Mavi February 2018
Kivanc Tatlitug for Mavi Black Jeans February 2018
North America loves Kivanc Tatlitug! Audiences in the U.S. and Canada became acquainted with Kivanc Tatlitug through his leading roles in the popular series Kurt Seyit ve Sura and the movie, The Butterfly’s Dream, both of which are currently streaming on Netflix. His North American fansite Kivanc Tatlitug North America was created in May of 2017 and has reached more than 27,000 members in 7 months.
Kivanc Tatlitug for Mavi 2017
In 2013 Kivanc Tatlitug played in Yilmaz Erdogan' s beautiful movie, The Butterfly's Dream. For his portrayal of Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu, the struggling poet with significant health problems, Kivanc was awarded the Yeşilçam Cinema Awards for Best Actor.
Tatlıtuğ has also attracted praise from international directors such as James Cameron and from Oscar winning actors, such as Russell Crowe. His most recent series Cesur ve Guzel is currently airing in Latin America and the Middle East, and the rights to the series have been sold to Eccho Rights (http://ecchorights.com/series/brave-and-beautiful).
Kivanc Tatlitug for Mavi 2017
For more video clips of Kivanc in his various roles, click here. Also see a showreel of all his work thus far.
As Cesur, in Cesur ve Guzel, Kivanc played the role of a man who fell in love with the daughter of the man on whom he sought vengeance.
In 2017 for Mavi with Model Megan Williams
Mavi February 2018
In addition to acting, Kivanc Tatlitug is a fashion model having the titles of Best Model of the World, and Best Model of Turkey. He has appeared on the cover of several magazines including, Elle and GQ.
Kivanc's new movie Hadi Be Oglum (Come on My Son) about a single father dealing with a son who has autism type communication problems was released in February 2018. For more
He is currently the face of Mavi Jeans in Turkey and the Middle East and Mavi has recently announced Victoria’s Secret model, Megan Williams, as his partner in this endeavor. Kivanc was also recently signed as the face of Coca Cola in Turkey.
Kivanc Tatlitug is represented by Gaye Sokmen Ajans in Turkey.
His official site is Kivanc Tatlitug.
Kivanc Tatlitug for GQ 2015
Kivanc Tatlitug for Elle 2013
Kivanc Tatlitug for
Marie Claire 2009-2010
In 2011, Tatlıtuğ joined Turkey's goodwill ambassadors team, including actress Tuba Büyüküstün, singer Muazzez Ersoy, actress Türkan Şoray, flute virtuoso Şefika Kutluer and prominent pianist Gülsin Onay. For more about Kivanc and UNICEF click here.
But that's not all! Kivanc Tatlitug speaks fluent English. Here are a few of his interviews in English.