Aylin Tezel (German: [ˈaɪlɪn ˈteːtsl̩]; born 29 November 1983 in Bünde, Germany) is a Turkish-German actress and dancer. Her father is a Turkish medical doctor practicing in Bielefeld, Germany. Her mother is a German nurse. She is a middle child, having an older sister and a younger brother. She is most known for her main role in the film "Almanya - Welcome to Germany" which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2011 and for her main role in the film "Am Himmel der Tag" (En: "Breaking Horizons") for which she received the Best Actress Award at the Torino Film Festival in 2012.