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PINAR CIFTCI is a multifaceted actress, writer, and journalist.

She was born and raised in Oslo, Norway, and is of Kurdish descent. She is proficient in multiple languages, including Norwegian, English, Turkish, German, French, and Kurdish.

She is professionally represented by the international acting agency, Actors & Company.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Production and Acting from Nord Universitet in Norway and has trained at the William Esper Studio in New York. 

As a journalist, Ciftci has contributed extensively to various Norwegian publications, including Rushprint, Aftenposten, Ny Tid, and Periskop. Her work has achieved international recognition, being translated into both Arabic and English.

Currently, she is starring in the leading female role in the short film I Walked Alone (2023), written and directed by award-winning Simon Matthew Valentine and Shokat Harjo (NO).


She made her debut as a playwright with the play Hol at Det Norske Teatret in 2023, where she was starring in the lead role. 

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