|Is||Actor Television actor|
|Field||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||21 June 1992, Antalya, Antalya Province, Turkey|
Ekin Koç (born 21 June 1992) is a Turkish television and cinema actor. Koç studied Business Administration (English) at the Istanbul Bilgi University and open education sociology. He graduated in theater from the Academy 35 Buçuk Art Centre, and took lessons from Altan Gördüm and Vahide Perçin.
Ekin Koç had his first and main role in the fantasy TV series Sana Bir Sır Vereceğim (I will give you a secret) in which he played a young man with invisibility power called Tilki - Kıvanç Gündoğdu. This role was his big breakthrough with his first partner Demet Özdemir. He and the cast of the TV series Sana Bir Sır Vereceğim performed the song "Sevsek Mi?", which featured on Bora Cengiz's album. Later, he played "Seyfi Yaşar" in the period TV series Benim Adım Gültepe (My name is Gültepe).
His first movie was Senden Bana Kalan (What's left of you), which is the adaptation of the Korean movie A Millionaire's First Love. He played the main role "Özgür Arıca", for which he won an Ayhan Işık Special Award. Shortly after, he played the one eyed soldier "Mehmed" in the British movie Ali and Nino, in which Maria Valverde and Adam Bakri were the lead actors. The movie is an adaptation of Kurban Said's novel (1937) and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Ekin Koç came to international attention for his role as "Sultan Ahmed I", the 14th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, in the TV series Muhteşem Yüzyıl: Kösem, which is based on a true story.
In 2017, he took part in the TV series Hayat Sırları (Secrets of Life) in which he played Burak Özer, a successful and idealistic film director, who has a passionate, but difficult love story with Seher Kuzgun, a lawyer whom he met during his university studies. He also played the character Kaan in the 4th episode (called Eşitlik - Equality) of the TV series 7 Yüz which was broadcast on the internet platform BluTV.