Cenk Koray, (born August 1, 1944, Adana - date of death July 23, 2000, Istanbul), Turkish TV presenter, actress and newspaper writer.
He studied Law at Ankara University. He worked as a lawyer until the age of 24.
He worked as a tennis referee for a long time. He drew attention with the shows he made in the matches he directed and received an offer from TRT. The competition program presented by Halit Kıvanç “What we know, what we see, what we hear”Was. When Kıvanç went abroad to present an important game on the night of the program, Cenk Koray presented the program instead, and his hosting life started in this way.
Cenk Koray, between 1973 - 1976 Last Havadis He worked in the newspaper. He also tried advertising sometime, but in 1974 he started to serve again. For a long time, he was an entertainer, especially Sunday entertainment programs. It was especially commemorated by the small competitions it offered in these programs. One of the most popular of these competitions is “Tele Box”Was. He continued to host until he had a heart attack in 1989. He said goodbye to hosting on BRT.
Later Evening Newspaper 'Worked as a writer. Cenk Koray, a staunch "Beşiktaş" supporter, served as the spokesperson for Beşiktaş Gymnastics Club for two years.
He wrote in 1994 “Koran - Islam, Atatürk and 19 Miracles”Caused controversy across the country.
A few years before he died, on 31 August 1996, his 19-year-old son Nihat died in his own arms. Cenk Koray passed away on 23 July 2000 as a result of a heart attack at home. A ceremony was held on 25 July 2000 at Erenköy Galippaşa Mosque. He was buried in Karacaahmet Cemetery after the noon prayer.
Cenk Koray Movies
- 1987 Family Pension
- 2000 Abuzer Kadayif
Cenk Koray Books
- 1995 Moisture
- 1996 Koran - Islam, Atatürk and 19 Miracles
- 1997 Atatürk and Religion