Kenan Ece was born in 1980.

He studied Theater at Davidson College, NC. Moved to Dublin upon graduation and continued his training at the Gaeity School of Acting and Irish Film Academy.

Kenan started his professional acting career in Ireland’s popular prime-time soap opera “Fair City”. He got on stage in a production of “Julius Caesar” at the Abbey.

Upon his return to Turkey in 2009, shared the lead with Tuba Büyüküstün in his first cinema film — “Ask Your Heart” — directed by Yusuf Kurçenli. He acted in numerous hit dramas and comedies on Turkish TV and continued to get on stage in theatre plays.

In 2015, he played the lead in the Turkish-Japanese co-produced historical drama ‘’Kainan 1890’’ directed by Mitsutoshi Tanaka.