Ilay Erkok was born in Istanbul, in 1993. Erkok graduated from Istanbul University State Conservatory - Department of Acting and also studied Theater at the Royal Conservatory of Scotland. She took lessons such as ‘Commedia dell’Arte Modern Mask Performance’ from Carlos Garcia Estevez, ‘Performance Knowledge’ from Lucien Lindsay MacDougall and Theater Architecture.

She went on the stage as Nina in “Seagull”. The artist continued her theater career with her performances in “Coriolanus”, “Merchant of Venice”, “Death and The Maiden” and “Two Gentleman of Verona”; she appeared in the films “First Kiss” and “Seni Gidi Seni”.

After her first TV Series named “Güneşi Beklerken“ in 2013, she acted in the TV Series, “Hayatımın Aşkı”, “Çember” and “Darısı Başımıza”. Her acting performance as “Yaren” in “Hercai” is very appreciated.

Films and TV Series

Hercai (TV Series, 2019-)
Darısı Başımıza (TV Series, 2018)
Seni Gidi Seni (Film, 2017)
İlk Öpücük (Film, 2017)
Çember (TV Series, 2017)
Çetin Ceviz (TV Film, 2016)
Hayatımın Aşkı (TV Series, 2016)
Güneşi Beklerken (TV Series, 2013)