Aladdin joins #SBUK3 as Deniz Akdeniz signs up for Storybrooke 3
Deniz began his professional acting career in 2007 as ‘Raff’ in the Disney Television series “As the Bell Rings”. He reprised the role again in 2008. In 2010 he was cast by writer/director Stuart Beattie as Homer in the feature, “Tomorrow When the War Began” based on the popular book written by John Marsden. Deniz was nominated in the “Best Actor” category in the 2010 IF Awards for his outstanding performance in this film.
In 2011 Deniz won the role of “Barachel’ in the Lakeshore Entertainment produced “I Frankenstein”, again directed by Stuart Beattie. alongside Aaron Eckhart and Bill Nighy in this production. On the Television front, Deniz most recently recurred on the USA show GRACELAND and appeared in a guest star role on PERCEPTION for TNT. Currently, Deniz is recurring in the Disney fan favourite role of ALADDIN on ONCE UPON A TIME for ABC.
Deniz is originally from Melbourne, Australia and now splits time in Los Angeles, California.