Mehmet "Mem" Ferda (born October 30, 1963 in London) is a British actor of Turkish Cypriot descent.
Ferda was born in Chelsea, London in 1963 to Turkish Cypriot parents. At the age of six, his mother took him to Cyprus, where his father was the Minister of Agriculture. The family emigrated back to London when he was 12 years old, following an assassination attempt on his father. Whilst studying, Ferda achieved two university degrees, a BSc Honors degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Business Administration (M.B.A.). He then began acting in television commercials and was eventually accepted and graduated from the renowned London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art with a Postgraduate Diploma in acting. At a height of 6 ft 2’ and a brawler’s physique he has become notorious for playing the roles of villains.
Ferda is the cousin of İrsen Küçük, the current Prime Minister of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.