Iranian people (or with Iranian heritage) who got nominated for an Oscar.

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Habib Zargarpour
Visual Effects, The Perfect Storm
Habib Zargarpour graduated from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design with Distinction after receiving a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia. He started his film career on 3D IMAX films in Los Angeles...
“ Nominated for Visual Effects for "Twister" at 69th Academy Awards.
Nominated for Visual Effects for "The Perfect Storm" at 73rd Academy Awards. ” - Pouya-Khani
Hossein Amini
Writer, Drive
Hossein Amini was born in Iran, and when he was 11 years old, he and his family moved to England. Amini's first screenplay was for the 1994 TV movie The Dying of the Light, which was directed by Peter Kosminsky. The TV movie covered the murder of Sean Devereux, an aid worker who was murdered in Somalia in 1993 for criticizing arms sales...
“ Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay for "The Wings of the Dove" at 70th Academy Awards. ” - Pouya-Khani
Shohreh Aghdashloo
Shohreh Aghdashloo was born Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar on May 11, 1952 in Tehran, Iran. In the 1970s at age 20, she achieved nationwide stardom in her homeland of Iran, starring in some prominent pictures such as The Report directed by the renowned Abbas Kiarostami, which won critics awards at the Moscow Film Festival...
“ Nominated for Best Supporting Actress for "The House of Sand and Fog" at 76th Academy Awards. ” - Pouya-Khani
Asghar Farhadi
Writer, A Separation
Asghar Farhadi was born in 1972 in Iran. He became interested in cinema in his teenage years and started his filmmaking education by joining the Youth Cinema Society of Esfahan in 1986 where he made 8mm and 16mm short films. He received his Bachelors in Theater from University of Tehran's School of...
“ Nominated for Best Original Screenplay for "A Separation" at 84th Academy Awards. ” - Pouya-Khani
Ray Aghayan
Costume Designer, Doctor Dolittle