Defne Joy Foster

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Defne Joy Foster

From high school graduation.
Born(1975-09-02)September 2, 1975
İncirlik, Turkey
Died February 2, 2011(2011-02-02) (aged 35)
Istanbul, Turkey
Resting placeZincirlikuyu Cemetery
ResidenceIstanbul, Turkey
Nationality Turkish, American
Occupation Actress, presenter, VJ
Years active 1995–2011
Notable work(s)Sihirli Annem
Home townİzmir, Turkey
Spouse İlker Yasin Solmaz (m. 2008)
Children Can Kılıç Solmaz (born 2009)
 
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Defne Joy Foster

From high school graduation.
Born(1975-09-02)September 2, 1975
İncirlik, Turkey
Died February 2, 2011(2011-02-02) (aged 35)
Istanbul, Turkey
Resting placeZincirlikuyu Cemetery
ResidenceIstanbul, Turkey
Nationality Turkish, American
Occupation Actress, presenter, VJ
Years active 1995–2011
Notable work(s)Sihirli Annem
Home townİzmir, Turkey
Spouse İlker Yasin Solmaz (m. 2008)
Children Can Kılıç Solmaz (born 2009)

Defne Joy Foster (September 2, 1975 – February 2, 2011) was a Turkish-American actress, presenter and VJ.

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Early life

Foster was born on September 2, 1975 in İncirlik, Turkey.[1][2] Her father Steve is an African American and her mother Hatice is a Turk from İzmir. Defne (sometimes rendered as "Daphne" or "Daphné" in some sources) did her studies in Alsancak primary school and in İzmir Özel Fatih Lisesi, a private school in the same city of İzmir. [3]

Career

Foster first appeared on TV screens as a VJ on Kral TV and later went into acting on various TV series.[4]

She last participated in Yok Böyle Dans, the Turkish version of Dancing with the Stars, where she finished 4th, having been eliminated in January 2011.[4]

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Ruhsar TV series
2000 Beyaz Yalanlar Ahu TV series
2000 Dadı Defne TV series
2003 Sihirli Annem Eda TV series
2006 Selena Pandora TV series
2007 Hayal ve Gerçek Gizem TV series
2010 Yok Böyle Dans Herself Reality show

Death

Foster was found dead at her friend Kerem Altan's apartment in Istanbul on February 2, 2011.[5][4][6][7] The results of an autopsy were expected by mid-March 2011.[8]

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