Birth Place Matching "Afghanistan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Annet Mahendru

Actress | The Americans

Actress Annet Mahendru was born to an Indian father (a journalist and professor) and a Russian mother (a businesswoman and artist). Annet spent her early years learning six languages while living in Afghanistan, Russia, and Europe. She put her curious mind to use playing competitive chess and ...

2. Layla Alizada

Actress | Day One

From a daughter watching her father being deported to his country of origin for an execution, to an Indian doctor who is a closeted lesbian being forced into an arranged marriage, and an eccentric school nurse who is giving a student awkward sex ed advice, award-winning actress Layla Alizada has ...

3. Fahim Fazli

Actor | Rock the Kasbah

Fahim Fazli is a man of two worlds: Afghanistan, the country of his birth, and the United States, the nation he adopted and learned to love. Fahim is also a man who escaped oppression, found his dream profession, and then paid it all forward by returning to Afghanistan as an interpreter with the ...

4. Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada

Actor | The Kite Runner

Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada was born in 1997 in Parwan Province, Afghanistan. He is an actor, known for The Kite Runner (2007) and Efter Tio (2006).

5. Zekeria Ebrahimi

Actor | The Kite Runner

Zekeria Ebrahimi was born in 1996 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is an actor, known for The Kite Runner (2007).

6. Ali Olomi

Actor | 12 Strong

Ali Olomi is an accomplished Afghan-American SAG-AFTRA Actor living in Los Angeles, CA. At a very young age, his family moved from his birthplace of Kabul, Afghanistan and settled down in San Diego, California which is where he called home until moving to Los Angeles, CA to pursue his acting career.


7. Khaled Hosseini

Writer | The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini was born on March 4, 1965 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is a writer and actor, known for The Kite Runner (2007), A Thousand Splendid Suns and Marc Forster - Der Weg zu 007 (2008).

8. Hashmat Khan

Actor | Bandh Darwaza

Hashmat Khan was born in Afghanistan as Hashmat Rahimi. He is an actor, known for Bandh Darwaza (1990), Krishan Avtaar (1993) and Sach (1989).

9. Jem Cohen

Director | Museum Hours

Jem Cohen was born in 1962 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is a director and cinematographer, known for Museum Hours (2012), Chain (2004) and Benjamin Smoke (2000).

10. Sameer Ali Khan

Actor | Rock the Kasbah

Sameer Ali Khan is an afghan actor who is working in Bollywood. He has been working in a few movies, as the villain role. The most successful movies are Happy New Year (2014) and Krrish 3 (2013).

Sameer Ali Khan traveled to India in 2007 with an aim to find an opportunity to participate in Bollywood...

11. Marina Golbahari

Actress | Osama

A lovely young actress who was discovered by director Sadiq Barmak. At the time she was 13, working the Afghani streets of Kabul as a beggar to help feed the family. The director hired her to play the nameless girl turned boy "Osama" in the film Osama (2003). She used her earnings to shelter her ...

12. Kane Mahon

Actor | Red Snow

Mahon's passion for storytelling started early and was enriched by his travels over the years. After completing high school, his interest in politics and his concern for social injustice in the world would lead him to receive a Master's in International Relations, majoring in Diplomacy. In ...

13. Atiq Rahimi

Director | Khakestar-o-khak

Atiq Rahimi was born in 1962 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is a director and writer, known for Earth and Ashes (2004), The Patience Stone (2012) and Afghanistan, un état impossible? (2002).

14. Siddiq Barmak

Writer | Osama

Date of Birth: September 7, 1962

Growing up in Afghanistan, Siddiq Barmak dreamed of being a cinema projectionist, but he eventually realized that he wanted to have a more hands-on role in filmmaking, and in 1987, he got his masters in film direction.In 1988, he made his first documentary short film...

15. Zarif Kabier

Actor | Write When You Get Work

Zarif Kabieris an Afghan born American stage, film, and television actor ( born on 25 February 1988) the second son to Muhammed Kabier Sadiqi (a medical doctor and an Afghan National Army General) and to Jameela Sadiqi (née Monsef) a school-teacher and home-maker,

Zarif spent the first twelve years ...

16. Khaled Kaissar

Producer | Luna

Khaled Kaissar was born in Afghanistan. He emigrated with his family to Germany in 1986. As a Producer he was responsible for some shorts, documentary and feature films, including "Stereo", "König von Deutschland", "Drei Stunden", "Schildkrötenwut", "Bergblut", and "Transit". His first short film ...

17. Humayoon Shams Khan

Actor | Faceless (Afghanistan)

Humayoon Shams Khan (HS Khan) was born in Kabul, Afghanistan on Feb-22-1991. When he was two years old, his family was forced to leave their country Afghanistan because of the civil war. As he was growing up, he started showing passion for acting by taking part in family videos and short films. ...

18. Mustafa Haidari

Actor | SEAL Team

Mustafa Haidari is an Afghan-American actor fluent in several South Asian & Middle Eastern dialects. The multilingual actor was born and raised in Kabul Afghanistan and speaks Dari, Pashto, Farsi, Arabic, Hindi, and Urdu languages. Mustafa Haidari has paved his way in the entertainment industry ...

19. Noorin Gulamgaus

Actor | RoboCop

Noorin Gulamgaus was born in Afghanistan and raised in Toronto, Canada. His first credit was a minor role in the 2014 RoboCop remake. More recently, he voiced Indrees on the Oscar nominated 2017 animated feature The Breadwinner. Noorin has been training with different notable and well respected ...

20. Muhammed Cangören

Actor | Argo

Muhammed Cangören was born in 1951 in Afghanistan. He is an actor, known for Argo (2012), Sorry for Leila (2000) and Kurtlar Vadisi (2003).

21. Nelufar Hedayat

Self | Mastermind

Nelufar Hedayat was born on January 1, 1988 in Kabul, Afghanistan. She is known for her work on Mastermind (1972), The Traffickers (2016) and Food Exposed with Nelufar Hedayat (2018).

23. Wali Razaqi

Actor | Layla

Wali Razaqi was born on January 25, 1979 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is a producer and actor, known for Layla (2009), The Hammer (2010) and The Woodsman (2016). He has been married to Emily Card Razaqi since July 2, 2000.

24. Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi

Writer | Rumi: Poet of the Heart

Jalaluddin Rumi, Scholar in Religious Sciences and famed Sufi Mystic Poet, was born on September 29th 1207 A.D. in Balkh (modern day Afghanistan). Escaping Mongol invasions he travelled extensively to Muslim lands, Bagdad, Mecca, Damascus, Malatia (Turkey). Married Gevher Khatun of Samarquand and ...

25. Aftab Sachak

Actor | The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Aftab Sachak was born on July 16, 1952 in Afghanistan. He is an actor, known for The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), EastEnders (1985) and Out of Sight (1996).

26. Rangeela

Actor | Diya Aur Toofan

Rangeela was born on January 1, 1937 in Nangarhar, Afghanistan as Mohammad Saeed Khan. He was an actor and director, known for Diya Aur Toofan (1969), Rangeela (1970) and Aurat Raj (1979). He died on May 24, 2005 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

27. Ariana Ayam

Actress | Heartless

Ariana Ayam was born on July 3, 1987 in Kabul, Afghanistan. She is an actress, known for Heartless (2014) and Comedy Nights with Kapil (2013).

28. Ahmad Shah Massoud

Self | Massoud, l'Afghan

Ahmad Shah Massoud was born on September 1, 1953 in Jangalak Panjsher, Afghanistan. He died on September 9, 2001 in Khoaja Bahauddin, Takhar, Afghanistan.

29. Moniere

Producer | Dissonance

Monière Noor is the first Afghan-American filmmaker born in Kandahar that has won prestigious awards at festivals across the globe.

His passion, love and interest for the movies and cinema began at the age of ten while growing up in Flatbush & Bensonhurst Brooklyn. Every penny from his allowance and...

32. Fereshta Kazemi

Actress | The Icy Sun

Fereshta Kazemi is an Afghan-American film Actress in the United States & Afghanistan. Born in Kabul, Afghanistan at the height of the country's Russian take over, Kazemi fled with her family on one of the last planes out of Kabul. They went to Bankok, Thailand for a few years, then to New York ...

33. Khaled Ibrahimi

Director | The Duke Nukem Platformer Pack

Khaled Ibrahimi is the COO and Cinematic Director of Interceptor Entertainment. At age 16, Khaled began his own company providing numerous services such as video directing, editing and visual effects. After his university degree in computer science, business and management, Khaled pursued his ...

35. Adnan Ghalib

Self | Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List

Adnan Ghalib was born in 1972 in Afghanistan. He has been married to Azlynn Berry since December 18, 2003.

37. Razi Mohebi

Director | Cittadini del Nulla

Razi Mohebi was born in 1971. After studying fine art and film at the Faculty of Arts in Teheran, he returned to Afghanistan and took part in most of the films made after the fall of the Talibans. He was assistant director and actor in the film "Five in the Afternoon" by Samira Makhmalbaf and ...

38. David Kabbe

Producer | Variant

David Kabbe was born in Kabul, Afghanistan to missionary parents. For the formative years of his life he lived in Southeast Asia, Europe, Middle East, and the Americas. Upon returning to the United States, he took to athletics and the arts. David attended DePaul University in Chicago and graduated ...

39. Aaron Jaffrey

Actor | Risen

Aaron Jaffrey was born on April 14, 1989 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is an actor, known for Risen, Greed and Dracula's Raven House.

40. Manyar I. Parwani

Director | Ibrahim

Manyar I. Parwani was born on May 12, 1976 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is a director and writer, known for Ibrahim (2007), I min verden (2006) and Overlagt (2004).

41. Ehsan Aman

Soundtrack | The Kite Runner

Ehsan Aman was born in 1959 in Lashkargah, Afghanistan. He is known for his work on The Kite Runner (2007), The Prey (2019) and Khanjar (2008). He has been married to Sahar Aman since 1985.

42. Zee Richard

Actor | Inside Man

Baktash is a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, with a Bachelors of Science in Aerospace Studies. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, fled war at age 5, lived in India for 5 years before moving to America with his family at age 10.

Baktash is the founder and CEO of Paramount Business ...

43. Hamid Karzai

Self | The Robert MacNeil Report

Hamid Karzai was born on December 24, 1957 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. He has been married to Zinat Karzai since 1998.

44. Latif Ahmadi

Director | The Immigrant Birds

He is one of Afghanistan's most productive and well-known filmmakers. He studied engineering at Kabul Polytechnic University. In the early 70's he founded the first private production company in Afghanistan, Ariana Films, together with Toryalai Shafaq and Juwansher Haidary. He spent the 90s in ...

45. Abdul Ahad Mohmand

Self | Die Fliegerkosmonauten

Abdul Ahad Mohmand was born on January 1, 1959 in Sardah, Afghanistan.

46. Sabiullah Anwar

Actor | Verbotene Liebe

Sabiullah Anwar was born in 1972 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is an actor, known for Verbotene Liebe (1995), Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (1996) and Das Traumschiff (1981).

47. Fazila Amiri

Director | Songs She Sings in Shadows

Fazila Amiri is an Afghan Canadian writer, director. She has her M.F.A in Film Production from York University, and her B.F.A in Film Studies from Nova Scotia College of Art & Design University. As an independent filmmaker, her short films Unknown Artist (2018), and The Photograph (2017) have been ...

48. Elaha Soroor

Self | Afghan Star

Born In Kabul, Afghanistan and named Mariam, she now goes by her stage name, Elaha Soroor. She lived 14 years in Iran, as a result of Soviet invasion in Afghanistan, before coming back to her native country after the fall of the Taliban in 2001. She was a contestant on the 4th season of Afghan Star...

49. Mirwais Alizai

Producer | Hyena Road

Mirwais Alizai is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Grand Technology Resources (GTR), who was born 11 Feb 1979 in a business oriented family in, Afghanistan. He pursued his qualification and acquired his bachelor degree in the field of Business Administration from Roose Widener ...

50. Michelle

Self | The Helmetcam Show

Michelle was born on May 25, 1958 in Afghanistan as Michelle Bo Palah.

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