Top 5000
Up 942 this week

Shohreh Aghdashloo

Shohreh Aghdashloo was born in Tehran, Iran, on May 11, 1952. In the 1970s at age 20, she achieved nationwide stardom in her homeland of Iran, starring in some prominent pictures such as The Report (1977) (The Report) directed by the renowned Abbas Kiarostami, which won critics awards at the Moscow Film Festival. In 1978, she won wider acclaim and... See full bio »

New Trailer: "Transparent" Season 2

Watch the brand new trailer for "Transparent." Season 2 of the Emmy-winning show begins Dec. 11 on Amazon Prime.

Watch the new trailer

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 people
created 15 May 2012
a list of 26 people
created 31 Jan 2013
a list of 44 people
created 24 Apr 2013
a list of 25 people
created 04 Jan 2014
a list of 36 people
created 06 Jul 2014

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Shohreh Aghdashloo's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actress: Movie (25 credits)
 2016/II The Promise (filming)
 2016 Window Horses (filming)
Mehrnaz (voice)
 2015 Septembers of Shiraz
 2015 Last Knights
 2014 Rosewater
 2011/I On the Inside
Dr. Lofton
 2006 American Dreamz
Nazneen Riza
 2002 Maryam
Homa Armin
 2001 America So Beautiful
Exiled actress
 2000 Surviving Paradise
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Ghada Holiday
 1991 Raha
 1989 Guests of Hotel Astoria
Pori Karemnia
 1978 Desiderium
 1977 The Report (as Shoreh Aghdashloo)
 1976 Shatranje bad
Show Show Actress: TV (23 credits)
Show Show Actress: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Actress: Video Game (3 credits)
Show Show Actress: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Producer: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (16 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (5 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Narrated the CD from the book "Inside the Kingdom: My Life in Saudi Arabia" by Carmen Bin Ladin. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Shoreh Aghdashloo | Shohreh | Shohreh Vaziri


5' 5" (1.65 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I didn't want to live in an Islamic society because I knew I wasn't going to be a first-class citizen, and I knew I was not going to be able to keep doing what I was doing as an actress. See more »


Has a BA in International Relations. See more »


Her husky voice

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Her voice... iloveliztaylor
HAPPY BIRTHDAY meysamiranzad
Happy Birthday. AndrewDavidScott76
Future War Cult ronaldonascimento
Anne Bancroft twin jshoaf
Portlandia! flcaaz
Discuss Shohreh Aghdashloo on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page