Turhan Bey

Turhan Bey
1922 - 2012
Turhan Bey  Austrian Actor

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Turhan Bey was in relationships with Barbara Lawrence (1949), Audrey Totter (1947), Linda Christian (1946), Merle Oberon (1945), Elyse Knox (1942 - 1943) and Marilyn Maxwell.

Turhan Bey had encounters with Maria Montez (1951), Ava Gardner (1947) and Lana Turner (1946).


Austrian Actor Turhan Bey was born Turhan Gilbert Selahattin Schultavey on 30th March, 1922 in Vienna, Austria and passed away on 30th Sep 2012 Vienna, Austria aged 90. He is most remembered for Raiders of the Desert. His zodiac sign is Aries.

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Relationship Statistics

Dating6 77 years, 4 months 13 years, 1 month -
Encounter3 1 month, 1 day 10 days -
Total9 77 years, 4 months 8 years, 9 months 1 month, 1 day


First Name Turhan
Last Name Bey
Full Name at Birth Turhan Gilbert Selahattin Schultavey
Alternative Name the Turkish delight, Turhan Gilbert Selahattin Schultavey, Turhan Bey
Birthday 30th March, 1922
Birthplace Vienna, Austria
Died 30th September, 2012
Place of Death Vienna, Austria
Cause of Death Parkinson's disease
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Religion Muslim
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality Austrian
High School Ben Bard`s School of Dramatic Art
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Raiders of the Desert
Year(s) Active 1941–1953 and 1990–1998

Turhan Bey (born Turhan Gilbert Selahattin Sahultavy, 30 March 1922 – 30 September 2012) was an Austrian-born actor of Turkish and Czech-Jewish origins. Turhan was active in Hollywood from 1941 to 1953. He was dubbed "The Turkish Delight" by his fans. After his return to Austria, he pursued careers as a photographer and stage director. Returning to Hollywood after a 40-year hiatus, he made several guest appearances in 1990s television series including SeaQuest DSV, Murder, She Wrote and Babylon 5 as well as a number of films. After retiring he appeared in a number of documentaries, including a German-language documentary on his life.

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Turhan Bey90 AriesActor
Maria Montez39 GeminiActress
Barbara Lawrence83 PiscesActress
Audrey Totter95 SagittariusActress
Ava Gardner67 CapricornActress
Linda Christian87 ScorpioActress
Lana Turner74 AquariusActress
Merle Oberon68 AquariusActress
Elyse Knox94 SagittariusActress
Marilyn Maxwell50 LeoActress


The Visitor1997RushaTV Show
The Skateboard Kid II1995ZenoMovie
VR.51995AbernathyTV Show
Healer1994Igor VostovichMovie
Babylon 51993Turval / Centauri EmperorTV Show
SeaQuest 20321993Dimitri RossovichTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Sherif FarisTV Show
Prisoners of the Casbah1953AhmedMovie
Song of India1949Prince GopalMovie
Parole, Inc.1948Barney RodescuMovie
The Amazing Mr. X1948AlexisMovie
Adventures of Casanova1948LorenzoMovie
Out of the Blue1947David GalleoMovie
Night in Paradise1946AesopMovie
Frisco Sal1945Dude ForanteMovie
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves1944JamielMovie
Dragon Seed1944Lao Er Tan - Middle SonMovie
Follow the Boys1944Turhan Bey (uncredited)Movie
The Climax1944Franz MunzerMovie
Bowery to Broadway1944Ted BarrieMovie
The Adventures of Smilin' Jack1943KageyamaMovie
Background to Danger1943HassanMovie
Captive Wild Woman1943End Narrator (voice, uncredited)Movie
The Mad Ghoul1943Eric IversonMovie
White Savage1943TamaraMovie
Crazy House1943Turhan Bey (uncredited)Movie
Arabian Nights1942CaptainMovie
The Falcon Takes Over1942Jules Amthor (uncredited)Movie
The Mummy's Tomb1942Mehemet BeyMovie
Bombay Clipper1942Captain ChundraMovie
Danger in the Pacific1942TaganiMovie
Destination Unknown1942Capt. MutoMovie
Drums of the Congo1942JumaMovie
Junior G-Men of the Air1942ArakaMovie
Unseen Enemy1942ItoMovie
Footsteps in the Dark1941AhmedMovie
The Gay Falcon1941Manuel RetanaMovie
Burma Convoy1941Mr. YuchauMovie
Raiders of the Desert1941Hassen MohammedMovie
Shadows on the Stairs1941Ram SinghMovie
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neferayeshaneferayeshaAug 12, 2009

Thuran Bey is wonderful actor..i love all ur movies..

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