Please introduce yourself to the readers:
My name is Turkan Victoria and I am a young British actress from London, England.
How and when did you first get into performing?
I first started performing at a young age. I joined most of the local theatre clubs and was always in many of the school productions.
Who were some of your biggest inspirations?
Growing up I adored Dame Maggie Smith, Cate Blanchett, Emma Watson, Juno Temple, Robert Downey Jr as well as the stunning Jodie Foster. They each portray characters in a way which is just mesmerising to watch.
What kind have training have you done?
I have trained at the Bristol Old Vic Drama school as well as gaining lots of experience being part of theatre clubs, and have gained a gold award at LAMDA.
What has been your favorite role to play so far?
My favorite role so far, has been playing Shatzy from City which was a TV series filmed in Italy. As well as getting to sample some authentic italian food and see the beautiful landscape of Italy's countryside, I was gifted with such a dynamic and challenging role. I was also given the opportunity to perform certain stunts and the wardrobe was Vivienne Westwood !
What projects do you have coming up?
I have a few upcoming projects/blockbusters on IMDB such as GODTECH , Mesopotamia and Famine.... Watch this space.
Who would be your ideal co-star and why?
I would love to work along side actors and actresses like Saoirse Ronan, Matthew McConaughey, Leonardo Di Caprio, Henry Cavill and Jake Gyllenhall because they really do give such inspirational performances. I love their technique and their presence on screen.
What are your plans for the future?
I plan to be a working actress in America both on broadway and the big screen. I have a few projects in Los Angeles over the next few years and can't wait to get started.
What is your advice to aspiring performers
It's a tough industry and the key is perseverance and belief in yourself. Just don't give up!