Aylin Tezel (born 29 November 1983 in BÃ¼nde, Germany) is a German actress. 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" (engl. "Breaking Horizons") for which she received the Best Actress Award at the Torino Film Festival in 2012.Aylin Tezel was born in BÃ¼nde, Germany and grew up in GermanyÂ´s North rhine Westphalian city Bielefeld. She received a yearslong intensive dance training and studied acting at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts in Berlin. After her film debut in the arthouse feature "Unschuld" (2008) she played a central role in Oliver KienleÂ´s award- winning film "Closer Than Blood" (First Steps Award 2010).