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Golshifteh Farahani


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 Derakhte Golabi (1998), 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 ... See full bio »

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 2019 L'angle mort (post-production)
Elham
 2019 Gen: Lock (TV Series) (post-production)
Yasamin Madrani
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... Yasamin Madrani (voice)
 2018 Les filles du soleil
Bahar
 2017 Santa & Cie
Amélie
 2017 The Upside
Maggie
 2017/VI Shelter
Mona
 2017 The Song of Scorpions
Nooran
 2016 Paterson
Laura
 2016 Finding Altamira
Conchita
 2016 Les malheurs de Sophie
Madame de Réan
 2015 Go Home
Nada
 2015 Les deux amis
Mona Dessaint
 2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings
Nefertari
 2014/II Eden
Yasmin
 2014 Rosewater
Maryam
 2013 My Sweet Pepper Land
Govend
 2012 Just Like a Woman
Mona
 2011 Poulet aux prunes
Irâne
 2011 La règle de trois (Short)
Marie
 2011 There Be Dragons
Leila
 2009 Darbareye Elly
Sepideh
 2008 Body of Lies
Aisha
 2008 Shirin
Woman in audience
 2008 Divar
Setareh
 2007 Santuri
Hanieh
 2006 Gis Borideh
Mariam
 2006 Mim mesle madar
Sepideh
 2006 Half Moon
Niwemang
 2006 Be name pedar
Habibeh
 2005 Bab'Aziz
Nour
 2004 Ashk-e sarma
Ronak
 2004/II Boutique
Eti
 2004 Jayi digar
 2003 Deux fereshté
Azar
 2001 Zamaneh
Zamaneh
 2000 Haft parde
The Angel
 1998 Derakhte Golabi
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Other Works:

Performed in the theater play "Mariam & Mardavij" written and directed by her father Behzad Farahani. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Golshifte Farahani

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have scars from every film I have made. There is nothing to protect actors. They treat you worse than a dog. You work like a slave, and you know, I like it. That is the way it should be. Every film should be like your last. See more »

Trivia:

After playing in Ridley Scott's Body of Lies (2008), she was banned from leaving her home country Iran in February 2008 on her way to London to make a screen test for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010). The role she was set to audition for eventually went to English actress Gemma Arterton. This was only reported six months later when she actually could leave the country. She now lives in ... See more »

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Cancer

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