actor & writer
Nazmiye started her acting career in the 90s with series like Baantjer, Combat, Oppassen! and Westenwind. She developed herself as an actress, writer and presenter. In 2003 she co-founded the Zina Foundation, they tell stories from suburbs throughout The Netherlands. Here Nazmiye played in De Gesluierde Monologen, The SuburbSafari (also in New Mexico and Juarez) and recently in No Longer Without You, a play she wrote herself and that is directed by Adelheid Roosen, she performed together with her mother Havva. It was selected for the Holland Festival and Crossing the Line Festival in New York. The play is also filmed for a documentary by Mijke de Jong. The last few years Nazmiye played in television productions like A'dam E.V.A., Undercover, Moordvrouw and Oh Mijn Hemel. She starred in the series Icarus: De zorgondernemer by Aaron Rookus and in the television film In Vrijheid by Floor van der Meulen for which she was awarded Best Actress at the Netherlands Film Festival and at the Lucania Film Festival. Her most recent projects include Just Friends, High Flyers, Nieuw Zeer and Koppensnellers. She was part of Zomergasten 2020 and in shooting two new big projects.
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