Sibel Kekilli


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Thank you for your support, George!

After Sibel Kekilli opened the Casa Respeita as Mina in Salvador de Bahía in February, she has now been able to win a very prominent supporter for a video-message for her commitment to Unidas. George…

Unidas: Coronacare packages for Salvador de Bahía

After Sibel Kekilli had been staying in Salvador de Bahía for just under two months earlier this year to open a cultural center for women and start a photo project, her work continues to bear…

Brisant Magazine: 40th Birthday

On the occasion of her 40th birthday, the MDR magazine Brisant met Sibel Kekilli for an interview in Hamburg. The actress talks about her experience on set of the award winning television series Game of…

Interview Spiegel: A woman is never safe there. At no time of the day

The German magazine “Der Spiegel” did an interview with Sibel Kekilli about her stay in Salvador de Bahía earlier this year. The actress is a co-founder of the women’s network Unidas, which aims to establish…

Interview Zeit: My job is characterized by dependencies

“Of course many professional groups are currently struggling for recognition. Supermarket employees, nurses, I am totally in favour of earning more for their work. But one thing should not be forgotten: If we had no…

Interview Chrismon: Say and think whatever you want

Sibel Kekilli answered a couple of questions in the current issue of the Chrismon magazine. The actress not only talks about friendship and freedom, but also explains what adults can learn from children. You can have…

Sibel Kekilli is a German actress of Turkish origin. With her debut in “Gegen die Wand” (“Head-On”) she gained major public attention. She has won twice the highest German movie award “Lola” for Best Actress in “Gegen die Wand” and “Die Fremde” (“When we leave”) and the Tribeca film festival amongst others. With her role as Shae in the HBO award winning series ‘Game of Thrones’ she became widely known internationally.


The series “Bullets” has been nominated for the Finnish TV-Awards (Venla Kultainen) in five categories. Amongst them Sibel Kekilli for “Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Drama-Series”.
In the Finnish-English-German co-production Sibel plays Madina Taburova, a chechen terrorist, who seeks vengeance.

Nomination for the Finnish TV-Awards