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Khosrow Vaziri

Khosrow Vaziri was born on March 15, 1940 in Tehran, Iran as Hossein Khosrow Vaziri. He is an actor, known for Maz Jobrani: Brown & Friendly (2009), Summerslam (1991) and Zero Dark Dirty (2013). He has been married to Caryl J. Peterson since 1974. They have three children. See full bio »
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 2013 Zero Dark Dirty
Abdul Hassan Omar Kassan Margud (as The Iron Sheik)
 2009 WWE Smackdown! (TV Series)
Iron Sheik
 2005 The Tale of the 3 Mohammads (as The Iron Sheik)
 1999 Heroes of Wrestling (TV Movie)
Iron Sheik
 1992 WWF: European Rampage 92 (Video)
Col. Mustafa
 1991 Summerslam (Video)
Col. Mustafa
 1986 WWF Superstars (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
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Appeared in Cyndi Lauper's "Goonies 'R' Good Enough" music video See more »

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Hussein Arab | The Great Hussein | The Iron Sheik | The Iron Shiek | Col. Mustafa | Colonel Mustafa | Iron Sheik


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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You can buy anything with money, except that gold medal. See more »


Defeated Bob Backlund to win the WWF World Championship on Dec. 26, 1983, in Madison Square Garden, New York; Backlund (who had earlier injured his back, thanks to the Iron Sheik, on "WWF Championship Wrestling" a week earlier) was trapped in the camel clutch; Backlund's manager, Arnold Skaaland, threw in a towel and had the match stopped. See more »


Wrestling finishing move "The Camel Clutch" See more »


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