My Favourite Iranian Actors

by redbear_8968 | created - 13 Feb 2011 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

1. Behrouz Vossoughi

Actor | Farar az Taleh

Behrouz Vossoughi is one of Iran's most legendary actors. He has over 40 years of experience in the motion picture industry, with featured appearances in more than 90 films. In addition to his work in films, television, radio and theater, Behrouz' performances have earned him recognition at several...

2. Reza Kianian

Actor | Khanei ruye ab

Reza Kianian was born in Tehran on June 19, 1951. The second child in a family of 8 (he has 4 brothers and 2 sisters), he moved to the city of Mashhad with his family when he was 1 year old. His first acting coach was his brother Davood, whom arranged for him to act in his theatrical troupe for 3 ...

3. Ezzatolah Entezami

Actor | Gav khuni

Ezzatolah Entezami (also spell Ezatollah Entezami, born 1924 in Tehran, Iran) is an award-winning Iranian actor. Graduated from theater and cinema school in Hanover, Germany in 1958, Entezami started his career on stage in 1941. He has been acting in movies since 1969. His debut performance in ...

4. Dariush Arjmand

Actor | Sagkoshi

Dariush Arjmand was born in Mashhad, Iran, to a military father and a housewife mother. He grew up in Mashhad and started performing in plays at the age of 12. At the age of 26, he started working for the Ministry of Art and Culture. In the meantime, he earned his Bachelors in History and Sociology...

5. Farhad Aslani

Actor | Dokhtar

Aslani was born in Bijar, Iran although he grew up in Tehran, and was recognised for his impersonation skills at an early age. Aslani played his first role in The Blue-Veiled by Rakhshan Bani Etemad 1995. Aslani won Crystal Simorgh for illustrious played his role in Private Life movie at the Fajr ...

6. Saber Abar

Actor | Darbareye Elly

Saber Abar is an actor, known for About Elly (2009), Shallow Yellow Sky (2013) and Crazy Rook (2015).

7. Amin Hayayee

Actor | Sholevar

Amin Hayayee was born on June 9, 1970 in Tehran, Iran. He is known for his work on Flaming (2018), Darkhoongah (2019) and Octopus1: White forehead (2011). He has been married to Niloofar Khosh-kholgh since October 18, 2001.

8. Shahab Hosseini

Actor | Forushande

Shahab Hosseini was born on February 3, 1974 in Tehran, Iran. He grew up in a family of six and was the oldest child. He earned his high school diploma in Biology. Once a psychology student at the University of Tehran, he dropped out with the intent of emigrating to Canada. Instead, he ended up as ...

9. Parsa Pirouzfar

Actor | Ashk-e sarma

Parsa Pirouzfar was born on 13 September 1972 in Tehran, Iran. He is an Iranian actor; theatre director, acting teacher, playwright, translator and painter. During 1984 to 1990, when he was at high school, he created his first comic strips. According to the information holds in his official website...

10. Mehdi Hashemi

Actor | Alzheimer

Mehdi Hashemi is an actor and director, known for Alzheimer (2011), Cyanide (2016) and Mr. Yousef (2011). He is married to Golab Adineh.

11. Mostafa Zamani

Actor | Ye Asheghane-ye Sadeh

Mostafa Zamani was born on June 20, 1982. He is an actor, known for A Simple Love Story (2012), Fairy Tale (2011) and Special Line (2014).

12. Mehran Modiri

Director | Pavarchin

Mehran Modiri is considered to be the leading artist in social satire in Iran. His various series which have been broadcast through IRIB have set records in terms of viewership (an estimated 85% viewership when he is on air), as well as make him a popular personality among masses. In 2008 Modiri ...

13. Farhad Aeesh

Actor | Bajenagh Ha

Farhad Aeesh is an actor and director, known for Bajenagh Ha (2005), Shabhaye Tehran (2001) and Cheque (2012).

14. Masoud Rayegany

Actor | Berlin -7º

Masoud Rayegany is an actor, known for Berlin -7º (2013), Asheghaneh (2017) and Cafe Setareh (2006). He has been married to Roya Taymourian since 2003.

15. Parviz Parastui

Actor | Ajans-E Shisheh-I

Parviz Parastui was born on June 24, 1955 in the village of Charli in the Hamedan providence of Iran to a farming family. They moved to Tehran in pursuit of a better life when he was three years old. He began acting on stage at age fifteen by joining the theatrical group of director, Bahram Beizai....

16. Ali Mosaffa

Actor | Le passé

Mosaffa was born in Tehran, Iran. His father, Mozaher Mosaffa is a renowned Persian poet and professor of Persian literature at the University of Tehran (UT). Mosaffa's mother, Amir Banoo Karimi is also a leading scholar and professor of Persian literature at the University of Tehran (UT) and the ...

17. Siamak Ansari

Actor | Shabhaye Barareh

Siamak Ansari is an actor, known for Shabhaye Barareh (2005), Bomb: A Love Story (2018) and Ghahveye Talkh (2010).

18. Mohammad Reza Forutan

Actor | Gradually

Mohammad Reza Forutan was born in 1965 in Tehran, Iran. He is an actor, known for Gradually (2006), Negar (2017) and Room Number Zero (2014). He has been married to Sahar Ibrahimi Sabet since September 22, 2001.

19. Babak Hamidian

Actor | Bodyguard

Babak Hamidian born 1981 in Rasht, Iran is an Iranian theater and film actor. He has won Crystal Simorgh for best supporting actor in Fajr Film Festival twice for Che and Rastakhiz. He has been working with many famous Iranian directors such as: Pooran Derakhshandeh, Ahmad Reza Darvish, Ebrahim ...

20. Amir Jadidi

Actor | Araghe Sard

Amir Jadidi is an actor, known for Permission (2018), The Lost Strait (2018) and Me (2016).

21. Golshifteh Farahani

Actress | Paterson

Golshifteh started her acting career in theater at the age of 6 and has always kept a strong link with theater, but it was at the age of 14 that she acted in her first film The Pear Tree (1998), for which she won the prize for the Best Actress from the international section of the Fajr film ...

22. Hediyeh Tehrani

Actress | Chaharshanbe-soori

Hediyeh Tehrani started her acting career with Massoud Kimia's 'Soltan' (1996), which made her a recognizable star instantly. Previously, she had been offered a few roles which she passed on. In 1997, Hediyeh won a Hafiz Award (a prestigious industry award in Iran) for Best Actress in a Leading ...

23. Navid Mohammadzadeh

Actor | Metri Shesh Va Nim

Navid Mohammadzadeh was born on April 6, 1986 in Iran. He is an actor, known for Metri Shesh Va Nim (2019), No Date, No Signature (2017) and Sheeple (2018).

24. Fatemah Motamed-Aria

Actress | Nabat

Fatemah Motamed-Aria was born in 1961 in Tehran, Iran. She is an actress, known for Nabat (2014), Avalanche (2015) and Here Without Me (2011).

25. Mina Sadati

Actress | Forushande

Mina Sadati is an actress, known for The Salesman (2016), Mina's Choice (2016) and Searing Summer (2017).

26. Pegah Ahangarani

Actress | Darband

Pegah Ahangarani is an actress and director, known for Trapped (2013), The Girl in the Sneakers (1999) and No Men Allowed (2011).



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