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Princess Soraya (1932–2001)


Soraya Esfandiary, second wife of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, played in one film: an Italian film cut in three parts directed by Michelangelo Antonioni called I tre volti (1965) ("Three Faces of a Woman"). This was shot a few years after Soraya (who couldn't have children) and the Shah had divorced. Despite a promising debut, she did not pursue an... See full bio »

Died:

(age 69) in Paris, France

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I tre volti Self (segment "Il provino") / Linda (segment "Gli amanti celebri") / Mrs. Melville (segment "Latin Lover")
(1965)
Legenden Self
(1998)

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 1998 Legenden (TV Series documentary)
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- Soraya (1998) ... Self
 1980 To Venice with Love (Documentary)
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 1965 I tre volti
Self (segment "Il provino") / Linda (segment "Gli amanti celebri") / Mrs. Melville (segment "Latin Lover") (as Soraya)
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 2001 Die großen Kriminalfälle (TV Series documentary)
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 1996 Reputations (TV Series documentary)
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 1985 The Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series)
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- 1958 (1985) ... Self
 1959 Zwischen Glück und Krone (Documentary)
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Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

Allegedly, the contract with producer Dino De Laurentiis forbade her to smile because the tale of the "sad empress" created by newspapers was thought to be useful for advertising the movie I tre volti (1965). See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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