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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 »
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 2014 Still Here (Short) (completed)
Farzaneh
 2014 Last Knights
Maria
 2014 Rosewater
Moloojoon
 2013/I Silk (Short)
Rani
 2011/I On the Inside
Dr. Lofton
 2006 American Dreamz
Nazneen Riza
 2002/I Possessed (Short)
Woman
 2002 Maryam
Homa Armin
 2001 America So Beautiful
Exiled actress
 2000 Surviving Paradise
Pari
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Ghada Holiday
 1991 Raha
Raha
 1989 Guests of Hotel Astoria
Pori Karemnia
 1978 Desiderium
Aghdas
 1977 The Report (as Shoreh Aghdashloo)
 1976 Shatranje bad
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She narrated parts of "The Beloved is Here" or "Maashough Haminjast" which fuses the spiritual poetry of infamous Persian poet; Rumi. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Shoreh Aghdashloo | Shohreh | Shohreh Vaziri

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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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 »

Trivia:

In 2005, she appeared on the hit Fox series 24 (2001) playing the murderous matriarch of a Turkish/Muslim family terrorist cell. Though normally reluctant to play terrorists, Aghdashloo was attracted to the complexity of the character, which was exemplified by the contradiction between being a ruthless killer and a loving mother. Though her playing a terrorist did attract criticism, particularly ... See more »

Trademark:

Her husky voice

Star Sign:

Taurus

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