Okan Yalabık (born 13 December 1978) is a Turkish actor. He graduated theater at Istanbul University State Conservatory and master of Film and Drama in Kadir Has University. He has appeared in more than twenty films since 2001.
Yalabık was born in 1978 in Istanbul as the second child of his family who originate from Balıkesir. He went to the Maçka Primary School at a young age showed interest in acting. According to his interview, it was his brother, Ozan, who brought home a cassette of Ferhan Şensoy's movie Ferhangi Şeyler and Yalabık memorized every line of it and became determined to become an actor. He later went to Şişli Terakki High School followed by Sakıp Sabancı Anadolu High School, and in 1993 by inviting Cengiz Deveci to the school he helped in the establishment of Sakıp Sabancı Anadolu High School Theater Department. Yalabık, who played in various roles in many amateur groups, eventually got enrolled in Istanbul University State Conservatory in 1997 to study theater. He had his first role in 1998 by playing the character Martı in a play at Kenter Theater. Later he portrayed different characters in the plays Nükte, Sırça Kümes, İnishmorelu Yüzbaşı at the same venue. In 2006, he appeared in Orhan Hakalmaz's clip Şu Kışlanın Kapısına, and in 2007, together Sezin Akbaşoğulları, he played in Robert Bosch GmbH's commercial for Turkey. Later he started to act in the movies such as Gülüm and Kolay Para and was cast in the TV series Yılan Hikâyesi, Serseri, and Hatırla Sevgili In 2010, for he role as Hasan in Yavuz Turgul's movie Av Mevsimi he won the "Best Supporting Actor" award at the 4th Yeşilçam Awards. At the same year he took part in Kadir Has University Film and Drama Graduate Program.