Born in 1950, Tamer Levent studied theatre at the Ankara State Conservatory. After joining cultural institution Turkish State Theatres, he has worked as an actor and director.
As a theatre director, several of his acclaimed plays have been invited to festivals in Russia, Canada, Korea and Iran. He also has served as the general director of Turkish State Theatres, and is the president of Theatre Actors Association of Turkey. Currently he continues to act in TV series, theater and film.