Thu, 12 Mar|
A conversation with Ertugrul actor Reshad Strik
Time & Location
12 Mar 2020, 19:00
Rumi's Cave, Carlton Vale, London NW6 5HG, UK
About The Event
Reshad Strik (born 22 June 1981 in Canberra, Australia) is an Bosnian actor.
Born on June 22 1981 in Canberra, Australia, to a Bosnianfather and an Australian mother, he was raised on Central Coast of New South Wales and attended the Australian Academy of Dramatic Art (now the Australian Institute of Music - Dramatic Arts) where he graduated from in 2004.
Casting directors from the hit series headLand spotted him and offered him an ensemble lead role in the popular series. After shooting 70 episodes the show came to an end and Reshad seized the opportunity to work in Los Angeles.
Reshad made his leading debut in acclaimed Hong Kongdirector Fruit Chan's psychological thriller Don't Look Up. He also played Mickey an American soldier in Wes Craven's The Hills Have Eyes 2 for 20th Century Fox.
Strik appeared as a rebellious surfer in the Australian film Newcastle, which debuted at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival. He featured in the Jonathan Schwartz-produced independent film Spooner opposite Nora Zehetner and Matthew Lillard and also the vimeo sensation SCI-FI "STASIS", directed by Christian Swegal. Co-starring with Reshad were Beau Bridges and Ernie Hudson.
In 2010 Reshad married in his father's native city Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. There he spent time learning his father's native language and producing and directing music videos and commercials. Reshad also completed two feature films in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Crossroadswith acclaimed Turkish indie director Faysal Soysal and the Bosnian film Ja sam iz Krajine, zemlje kestena, which was released in 2013.
In 2013, he met with Turkish producers. Not knowing a word of Turkish, Reshad was invited to Turkey's booming Cinema and TV industry. Seizing this opportunity, Reshad took intensive language classes. Strik has now acted in TV series Filinta, and played the role of Claudius in TRT1's Diriliş: Ertuğrul.
Reshad currently resides in Istanbul, Turkey with his family.
Here is some content about the actor for you to watch and read till the event:
Claudios Converts to Islam in Resurrection Ertugrul
Unscripted Etrugul interview - Reshad: