The indispensable name of formidable female roles in Yeşilçam Cinema, Selda Alkor, in her own words, played the part of 'women who, like herself, stand firmly against all the odds of life.' After she won Ses Magazine’s competition, she immediately started starring in movies. The very first movies she appeared in include Cumartesi Senin Pazar Benim (Aram Gülyüz, 1965), Güneşe Giden Yol (Halit Refiğ, 1965) and Çiçekçi Kız (Nejat Saydam, 1966) which brought her fame throughout Turkey. The titles she co-starred Senede Bir Gün with Kartal Tibet, Buzlar Çözülmeden with Fikret Hakan, İlk ve Son with Cüneyt Arkın, Erikler Çiçek Açtı with Ayhan Işık, Yaşamak İstiyorum with Ekrem Bora, Yarın Çok Geç Olacak with Ediz Hun have taken their places among the classics of Turkish Cinema. She has acted in the leading role in almost a hundred movies. Alkor started acting for television with her highly successful part as “Hanımağa” (Matriarch) in Kartallar Yüksek Uçar written by Atilla İlhan. She has acted in TV series including Asmalı Konak, Çemberimde Gül Oya and Parmaklıklar Ardında.
Selda Alkor is a founding member of the OYUNCU BİR professional association; she served as the chairman of TÜRSAV Turkish Cinema Foundation, general secretary of Cinema Artists’ Association between 1994-1996 and chairman between 2000-2002.