Idil Baydar is a German actress and comedian. Her fictional characters, the Berlin-based Gerda Grischke and Jilet Ayşe, a young Turkish woman from Kreuzberg, became known via YouTube. Her YouTube channel, on which Idil has been presenting self-written and self-played pieces on topics from everyday life as well as society and politics since 2011, achieved up to 80,000 clicks per video. On television she can be seen in cabaret and comedy programmes. Her first comedy solo programme “Deutschland, wir müssen reden!” premiered in Berlin on 29 September 2014. Idil Baydar also appears in various mixed shows in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.