Deniz Akdeniz is a Turkish-Australian actor, born in Bulleen, in Melbourne, Australia.
He began performing at the age of eight; he trained in one of Australia’s musical theaters, where he made his professional debut in 2007. He enjoys playing football (soccer) and practicing martial arts in his spare time.
For Disney, Akdeniz played a sports-enthusiast named Raff in Disney Channel Australia’s version of As the Bell Rings. He also appeared on the segment Pass the Plate and was a competitor in the 2008 Disney Channel Games on the Red Team. He played Marco in Jessie.