Derya Arbaş Berti was the daughter of Turkish beauty queen and actress Zerrin Arbaş and Native American actor Dehl Berti. She was the granddaughter of Avni Arbaş; a renowned Turkish artist of Circassian descent. Her parents divorced when she was an infant and Arbas grew up in Southern California with Dehl Berti, his second wife and two half brothers.
She had dual U.S. and Turkish citizenship and split her time between both countries. In Los Angeles, Arbaş, who starred in seven movies, was a member of the Screen Actors Guild.
In 1992, she won one of the major three roles in "Scarlett Finals" in Atlanta on October 4, 1992. She died from a heart attack at age 35 on October 21, 2003. She is interred at Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Chatsworth, Los Angeles.
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