Seyfi Dursunoğlu Death Dead – Huysuz Virjin Obituary: Cause of Death
Seyfi Dursunoğlu (October 1, 1932 – July 17, 2020), also known by his stage name Huysuz Virjin, was a Turkish drag queen, comedian, singer and TV presenter. From the 1970s until the 2000s, he became a well-known entertainment figure with his programs in Turkey’s television.
Dursunoğlu was born in 1932 in Trabzon. After finishing his education at Haydarpaşa High School, he studied philology but left the university to work as a civil servant at the Social Insurance Institution. After working for 18 years as a public officer in the SSK, he left his job and started to perform under the name Huysuz Virjin in 1970. He died on July 17, 2020.
Turkey’s first and the most famous drag queen Seyfi Dursunoglu has passed away. His witty drag persona, 'Huysuz Virjin' won't be forgotten. So long, and thanks for all the laughs… #SeyfiDursunoglu pic.twitter.com/Brxiz5HzUR
— Turkish Drag Mother (@TurkishDrag) July 17, 2020
He started his career at small clubs, but as his reputation spread out, he started to get offers from bigger clubs. Every year at the Izmir International Fair, he shared the stage with renowned soloists in Turkey. With thousands of people coming to Izmir International Fair, he did not initially appear on television but managed to gain fame in Turkey. Dursunoğlu made his biggest debut with the character of “Huysuz Virjin” by participating in the contest program of Öztürk Serengil on TRT. His humorous responses as Huysuz Virjin to Öztürk Serengil’s on the program made him a much discussed figure in the public. With the character of Huysuz Virjin, Dursunoğlu became able to express his opinions more freely. He started to state facts in a humorous way.
Circumstances surrounding his death is yet to be revealed. We will update you as soon as we have more information about his death.