Golshifteh Farahani


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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 festival, immediately making her one of the stars of ... See full bio »

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Paterson Laura
(2016)
About Elly Sepideh
(2009)
Body of Lies Aisha
(2008)

Filmography

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  Schirkoa (pre-production)
242B (voice)
 2022 Extraction 2 (post-production)
Nik Khan
 2022 My Father's Dragon (completed) (voice)
 2022 Brother and Sister
Faunia Vuillard
 2022 Une comédie romantique
Salomé
 2018-2021 Gen: Lock (TV Series)
Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani
- Touch What's in Front of You (2021) ... Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani (voice)
- Twilight (2021) ... Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani (voice)
- The Third Way (2021) ... Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani (voice)
- The Grand Guignol (2021) ... Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani (voice)
- Together. Together. (2021) ... Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani (voice)
 2021 Invasion (TV Series)
Aneesha Malik
- First Day (2021) ... Aneesha Malik
- Full of Stars (2021) ... Aneesha Malik
- Contact (2021) ... Aneesha Malik
- Hope (2021) ... Aneesha Malik
- Home Invasion (2021) ... Aneesha Malik
 2021 Cocorica (Short)
 2021 City of Ghosts (Podcast Series)
Sahar Sari / Saher Sari
- The Wedding (2021) ... Sahar Sari
- The Ghosts (2021) ... Sahar Sari
- The Machine (2021) ... Sahar Sari
- The Honeypot (2021) ... Sahar Sari
- The Company (2021) ... Saher Sari
 2021 Surge (TV Series)
Nora
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... Nora
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... Nora
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... Nora
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... Nora
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... Nora
 2020 Extraction
Nik Khan
 2019 Arab Blues
Selma Derwich
 2019 Blind Spot
Elham
 2018 OrelSan: Paradis (Music Video short)
Golshifteh Farahani
 2018 Girls of the Sun
Bahar
 2017 Santa & Cie
Amélie
 2017 The Upside
Maggie
 2017/VI Shelter
Mona
 2017 The Song of Scorpions
Nooran
 2016 Paterson
Laura
 2016 Finding Altamira
Conchita
 2016 Sophie's Misfortunes
Madame de Réan
 2015 Go Home
Nada
 2015 Two Friends
Mona Dessaint
 2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings
Nefertari
 2014/II Eden
Yasmin
 2014 Rosewater
Maryam
 2013 My Sweet Pepper Land
Govend
 2012 Just Like a Woman
Mona
 2012 The Patience Stone
The woman
 2011 Chicken with Plums
Irâne
 2011 Rule of Three (Short)
Marie
 2011 There Be Dragons
Leila
 2009 About Elly
Sepideh
 2008 Body of Lies
Aisha
 2008 Shirin
Woman in audience
 2008 The Wall
Setareh
 2007 The Music Man
Hanieh
 2006 Gis Borideh
Mariam
 2006 M for Mother
Sepideh
 2006 Half Moon
Niwemang
 2006 In the Name of the Father
Habibeh
 2005 The Fish Fall in Love
Touka
 2004 The Tear of the Cold
Ronak
 2004/II Boutique
Eti
 2003 Two Angels
Azar
 2001 Zamaneh
Zamaneh
 2001 Haft parde
The Angel
 1998 The Pear Tree
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Performed in the theater play "Mariam & Mardavij" written and directed by her father Behzad Farahani. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

Golshifte Farahani

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Spouse:

Louis Garrel  (divorced) | See more »


Relatives:

Shaghayegh Farahani (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

There's an expression in Persian, "Tto play with the lion's tail". I wasn't what Iranian society wanted me to be--a good girl. I played with the lion's tail. See more »

Trivia:

Daughter of Behzad Farahani and Fahimeh Rahimnia. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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