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1. Nasim Pedrad Nasim Pedrad Actress, Despicable Me 2
2. Shohreh Aghdashloo Shohreh Aghdashloo Actress, X-Men: The Last Stand 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 (The Report) directed by the renowned Abbas Kiarostami, which won critics awards at the Moscow Film Festival...
3. Golshifteh Farahani Golshifteh Farahani Actress, Body of Lies Golshifteh started her acting career in theater at the age of 6 and has always kept a strong link with theater, but it was at the age of 14 that she acted in her first film The Pear Tree, for which she won the prize for the Best Actress from the international section of the Fajr film festival, immediately making her one of the stars of Iranian cinema...
4. Bahar Soomekh Bahar Soomekh Actress, Saw III Bahar Soomekh was born on March 30th 1975 in Tehran, Iran, to a Persian Jewish family, and moved, at age 4, with her parents and sister, Saba Soomekh, to Los Angeles, United States, in 1979, to escape the Iranian revolution. She attended a yeshiva, Sinai Akiba Academy and Beverly Hills High School, where she played the violin in the school orchestra...
5. Shaun Toub Shaun Toub Actor, Iron Man Shaun was raised in Manchester, England. At the age of 14, he moved to Switzerland and after a two year stay, he crossed the Atlantic to Nashua, New Hampshire, to finish his last year of high school. His high school yearbook notes: "The Funniest guy in school and the most likely to succeed in the entertainment world." After two years of college in Massachusetts...
6. Leila Hatami Leila Hatami Actress, A Separation Award-winning actress, Leila Hatami, was born on October 1, 1972 in Tehran, Iran, to legendary Iranian Director, Ali Hatami, and actress mother, Zari Khoshkam (Zahra Hatami). During her childhood, she appeared in several of her father's films including the historical TV series, Hezar dastan...
7. Maz Jobrani Maz Jobrani Actor, The Interpreter
8. Marjan Neshat Marjan Neshat Actress, RoboCop
9. Darius Khondji Darius Khondji Cinematographer, Se7en
10. Majid Majidi Majid Majidi Director, Children of Heaven Majid Majidi was born on April 17, 1959 in Tehran, Iran to a middle class family. He started acting in amateur theater groups at the age of fourteen. After receiving his high school diploma, he started studying art at the Institute of Dramatic Art in Tehran. After the Islamic Revolution of 1979, his interest in cinema brought him to act in various films...
11. Ali Mosaffa Ali Mosaffa Actor, The Past Mosaffa was born in Tehran, Iran. His father, Mozaher Mosaffa is a renowned Persian poet and professor of Persian literature at the University of Tehran (UT). Mosaffa's mother, Amir Banoo Karimi is also a leading scholar and professor of Persian literature at the University of Tehran (UT) and the eldest daughter of the legendary Persian poet, Amiri Firuzkuhi...
12. Marco Khan Marco Khan Actor, Iron Man Marco Khan(lian) is a true citizen of the world. He was born March 27th of Armenian parents in Tehran, Iran. His father, Levon was born in Lebanon and raised in Iran where he met his wife Anna, born in Babol, Iran. Marco's grandparents (from his mother's side) were a grandfather from Russia and a grandmother from the country of Georgia...
13. Dominic Rains Dominic Rains Actor, Captain America: The Winter Soldier
14. Bahram Radan Bahram Radan Actor, Santoori Bahram Radan is an award-winning Iranian actor, referred to in the West as "the Iranian Brad Pitt" He was born on 28 April 1979 in Tehran, Iran. After attending Farhangian School for his primary education, Hejrat Middle School, and Borhan & Matin High Schools, he started studying Business Management...
15. Rosie Malek-Yonan Rosie Malek-Yonan Actress, Rendition Rosie Malek-Yonan was born on the fourth of July, 1955 in Tehran, Iran. She is an actress, director, producer, published author, documentary filmmaker, a classically trained pianist, composer and a human rights activist. She is a descendant of one of the oldest and most prominent Assyrian Christian families from the Middle-East...
16. Shahab Hosseini Shahab Hosseini Actor, A Separation Shahab Hosseini was born on February 3, 1974 in Tehran, Iran. He grew up in a family of six and was the oldest child. He earned his high school diploma in Biology. Once a psychology student at the University of Tehran, he dropped out with the intent of emigrating to Canada. Instead, he ended up as a radio host in Iran...
17. Mahnaz Afshar Mahnaz Afshar Actress, Cease Fire Mahnaz Afshar was born in Tehran on June 11 1977. She graduated in natural science in high school . After graduation, one of her relatives who was the Theater Affairs Assistant in "Soureh" college introduced her to "Hannaneh" Art institute. Having studied video edition in the following years, she participated in assembly job of "Ketabe Avval" training materials...
18. Edwin Avaness Edwin Avaness Producer, The Journey Edwin Avaness received his Master of Arts Degree from Northwestern University's Radio-TV-Film Program, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Film and Digital Media productions at University of California, Santa Cruz. He joined the executive board of Arpa Foundation for Film, Music and Art in 1999 and directed the 3rd Annual Arpa International Film Festival in 2000...
19. Claudia Lynx Claudia Lynx Actress, Lady Magdalene's
20. Parsa Pirouzfar Parsa Pirouzfar Actor, Bijan in America Parsa Pirouzfar was born in Tehran. During 1984 to 1990 when he was at school he designed comic strips without publishing them. He graduated from high school in 1990 having studied the Maths and Physics major. He began his academic education in painting in 1991 at the University of Tehran's Faculty of Fine Arts; at the same time...
21. Taraneh Alidoosti Taraneh Alidoosti Actress, About Elly Born on January 12th 1984 in Tehran. Her father is a former national team football player, Hamid Alidoosti. She started her career as an actress visiting Amin Tarokh's acting school in 2000. Soon she was chosen for her first role in I Am Taraneh, I Am Fifteen Years Old (I'm Taraneh, 15), which has so far remained her main success...
22. Mary Apick Mary Apick Actress, I Am Neda
23. Dar Dixon Dar Dixon Actor, Control
24. Arefeh Mansouri Arefeh Mansouri Costume and Wardrobe Department, What's Your Number?
25. Anita Khalatbari Anita Khalatbari Actress, Shirin in Love
26. David Diaan David Diaan Actor, The Stoning of Soraya M. David Diaan has built an impressive career as an acclaimed Iranian American Actor, Writer, and Producer. David came to the United States as a teenager and completed high school in the Midwest. He then studied Radio, Television, & Journalism at the University of Missouri Columbia. David's first endeavor...
27. Sareh Bayat Sareh Bayat Actress, A Separation Sareh Bayat was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. She majored in Theater at university and received a Diploma of Honor for Best Actress from Tehran's Police Theatre Festival in 2001. She furthered her acting training at Karnameh Institute of Arts and Culture's School of Cinematic Arts where she received lessons by renowned actor...
28. Dariush Mehrjui Dariush Mehrjui Director, Hamoun
29. Reza Farahan Reza Farahan Self, Shahs of Sunset
30. Amir Khalighi Amir Khalighi Stunts, The Mechanic Amir Khalighi was born in Tehran Iran. The Iranian Revolution thwarted him out of Iran and into the neon lights of the West. His start in the arts came at the age of 17 with the theatrical lead in the UJ Production of "Our House" then laid dormant until his productions of two successful Los Angeles shows...
31. Mohammad Reza Golzar Mohammad Reza Golzar Actor, Boutique He was born on 21 March 1977 in Tehran, Iran. He has a degree in mechanical engineering from the Azad University. Before starting his acting career with Sam and Narges, he gained fame as the guitarist of the Iranian music band, Arian band. In 2000, he was invited to act in Sam and Narges by Iranian director...
32. Mehran Modiri Mehran Modiri Director, Shabhaye Barareh Mehran Modiri is considered to be the leading artist in social satire in Iran. His various series which have been broadcast through IRIB have set records in terms of viewership (an estimated 85% viewership when he is on air), as well as make him a popular personality among masses. In 2008 Modiri left...
33. Navid Navid Navid Navid Actor, For a Moment, Freedom Navid was born in Teheran, Iran. Due to the Iran-Iraq war the four-year old Navid had to escape with his family from his native country. They lived for some time in the USA but since 1985 Navid has been in Germany at home. Navid has grown up trilingual (English, German, Persian). He was 8 years old when he stepped foot on a stage for the 1st time...
34. Mercedes Javid Mercedes Javid Self, Shahs of Sunset
35. Ata Servati Ata Servati Producer, Cellfish Ata Servati was a filmmaker who immigrated to the United States from Iran. Leaving his native country at the just before the height of its National Rebellion, he continued his childhood journey into entertainment. Ata produced and directed productions of all kinds throughout the world. Ata's work and life reflected his struggle with what as always been a spiritual calling...
36. Negar Javaherian Negar Javaherian Actress, Gold and Copper Negar holds a Bachelor Degree in Stage Design from the School of Art and Architecture at Azad University in Tehran, Iran. She started her acting career in theatre at the age of sixteen. In 2001, at the age of seventeen, she acted in her first film I Am Taraneh, I Am Fifteen Years Old. Since then, Negar has played in a number of films and theatrical performances...
37. Bobby Naderi Bobby Naderi Actor, Argo Born in Tehran, Naderi had an cultured childhood having being raised between Iran, Europe, Canada and the U.S. Bobby by sheer chance found his way into the Arts in his early 20s which led him to study with Judith Weston then began working on stage and the indie film. He gained notice for his lead role in Sundance Festival Hit...
38. Googoosh Googoosh Actress, Dar emtedad shab Faegheh Atashin, nicknamed Googoosh, was born in 1950 in Tehran. She lost her mother when she was an infant and moved with her father to Tehran. Her father, Saber, was an entertainer and a comedian, and he encouraged Googoosh to sing in bars and cafés in Laleh-Zar Street of Tehran when she was only 5 years old...
39. Niki Karimi Niki Karimi Actress, Final Whistle Born in 1971 in Tehran, Niki Karimi is the most famous, internationally acclaimed Actress and filmmaker in Iran. She began her work as an actress with films such as "Sara" by Dariush Mehrjouii, which she won best actress award at "San Sebastian" film festival and in "Nantes film festival in 1992. After...
40. Vida Ghahremani Vida Ghahremani Actress, The Stoning of Soraya M.
41. Khosro Shakibai Khosro Shakibai Actor, Kaghaz-e bikhat
42. Habib Zargarpour Habib Zargarpour Visual Effects, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
43. Mohamad Ali Fardin Mohamad Ali Fardin Actor, Bar faraz-e asemanha
44. Armen Mirzaian Armen Mirzaian Art Department, Slumber Party Panic
45. Khosrow Vaziri Khosrow Vaziri Actor, Maz Jobrani: Brown & Friendly
46. Kami Sadraei Kami Sadraei Director, Ghasam Be Cheshmat Award winning actor, director immigrated to America at age 17.He was Born in Tehran, Iran. His father is a vet and mother a nurse. Kami's interest in music videos leads him to directing short films. Kami has directed numerous music videos and short films. His latest short film "Segue" was the official selection at Sundance film festival...
47. Mike Shouhed Mike Shouhed Self, Arnold Schwarzenegger/Johnny Knoxville/Shanola Hampton/Mike Shouhed/2Cellos
48. Majid Mirfakhrai Majid Mirfakhrai Art Director, The Fateful Day Majid Mirfakhraei, one of the foremost art directors working in Iranian cinema today. Majid Mirfakhraei is an Iranian Art Director and Production Designer. He received a B.A. in Stage Designing from Faculty of Dramatic Arts from Tehran in 1974 and a Diploma in Stage designing and Painting from Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (R.A.D.A) from London in 1976...
49. Shappi Khorsandi Shappi Khorsandi Self, Episode #1.2
50. Barry Navidi Barry Navidi Producer, The Merchant of Venice
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