Shila Ommi

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Shila Ommi is an American actress, director, writer and producer who was born in Tehran, Iran, and grew up in Los Angeles. She has directed and produced award winning plays in Los Angeles, and for over a decade she toured internationally under the name Shila Vosough in an Iranian-American theater production company performing plays in Persian. Shila... See full bio »

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Charlie Wilson's War Refugee Mother
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 2021 The Bold Type (TV Series)
- Rolling into the Future (2021) ... Shamsi
 2020 Tehran (TV Series)
- Tamar's Father (2020) ... Naahid
- The Other Iran (2020) ... Naahid
- Shakira and Sickboy (2020) ... Naahid
- Blood on Her Hands (2020) ... Naahid (voice)
- Emergency Landing in Tehran (2020) ... Naahid
 2020 Little America (TV Series)
- The Rock (2020) ... Yasmin (as Shila Vosough Ommi)
 2019 The Persian Bachelorette (Short)
Contestant's Mother
 2019/I Forgive Me (Short)
 2019 The Illegal
 2019 As the Crow Flies (Short)
 2019 Koocheye Nastaran (Video short)
 2019/V The Circle (Short)
Aunt Shila
 2018 Little King (Short)
 2018/I Roya (Short)
 2018 Here and Now (TV Series)
Moon Mart Cashier
- Yes (2018) ... Moon Mart Cashier
 2017 Relevé (Short)
Miss Deneuve
 2017 Starwatch
Dr. Dorothy Reynolds
 2016/V Sam (Short)
 2015 Lili & Lola (TV Series)
- Thanks But No Thanks (2015) ... (voice, as Sheila Ommi)
 2014 Desert Lullabies (Short)
Homa (as Sheila Vosough)
 2013 The First Family (TV Series)
Mrs. Olsen
- The First Upset (2013) ... Mrs. Olsen
 2012 Crossing Minds (Short)
Zahra (as Sheila Vosough)
 2012 Little Shrink (TV Mini Series)
Jacqueline Hill
- Pilot (2012) ... Jacqueline Hill (as Sheila Ommi)
 2012 Reza Hassani Goes to the Mall (Short) (as Sheila Vosough)
 2012/IV Revolution (Short)
Behi (as Sheila Vosough)
 2011 Susan Miller (Short)
Homeless woman (as Sheila Ommi)
 2009-2010 Mixed Nutz (TV Series)
- Indian Wedding (2010) ... Layla
- Persian Adventure (2010) ... Layla
- Food for Thought (2010) ... Layla
- Obsession (2010) ... Layla
- When I Grow Up (2009) ... Layla
 2009/II Liberation (Short)
Farah Diba Pahlavi (as Sheila Ommi)
 2008 The Aviators
Mom - Josephine - Bridget (voice, as Sheila Vosough)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War
Refugee Mother (as Shila Vossugh Ommi)
 2005 Anniversary (Short)
 2004 Love Francesca (Short)
Mother (as Sheila Ommi)
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Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

Sheila Vosough Ommi | Sheila Ommi | Shila Vosough Ommi | Shila Vossugh Ommi | Sheila Vosough

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She is the Voice of Farsi (Persian) in Rosetta Stone, Inc. See more »

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