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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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 2016 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
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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 »

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

Alternate Names:

Shoreh Aghdashloo | Shohreh | Shohreh Vaziri


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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I do fairly represent Middle Eastern women. See more »


She was chosen to be the best actress of Iran in year 1978 just a year before Iran's revolution. See more »


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