Armenian-origin American film and TV actor Akim Tamiroff is best remembered for his Academy Award-nominated performances in The General Died at Dawn and For Whom the Bell Tolls. Considered the first big Armenian-American star, he also appeared in several series, such as Naked City and Tales of the Vikings.
Sergey Yosifovich Paradzhanov was a Soviet film director, artist, and screenwriter. He is best remembered for making important contributions to world cinema with films like The Color of Pomegranates and Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors. Sergei Parajanov is widely regarded as one of the most influential and greatest filmmakers in cinema history.
Gregoire Aslan was a Swiss-Armenian musician and actor. He started his career as a vocalist, drummer, and trumpeter with a Paris dance band before establishing himself as an actor. He then achieved popularity for playing foreign characters in many American and British films. Apart from appearing in films and TV series, Gregoire Aslan also appeared on stage productions.
Hayk Marutyan is an Armenian actor, screenwriter, producer, comedian, and politician. He is known for his service as the Mayor of Yerevan from 13 October 2018 to 22 December 2021. Hayk Marutyan is best known as one-half of the comedy duo Hayko Mko alongside Mkrtich Arzumanyan. Marutyan has also appeared in several comedy films like Love Odd and Super Mother.
Roman Mitichyan is an Armenian-American actor, stuntman, and professional mixed martial artist. He is best known for appearing on the popular TV show, The Ultimate Fighter: Team Hughes vs. Team Serra, where he represented Team Serra. Roman Mitichyan has also appeared in popular movies like Argo, John Wick, Furious 7, and John Wick 3: Parabellum.
Stephanie is an American actress and singer of Japanese and Armenian descent. She is currently signed to Sony Music Japan and has released a couple of studio albums so far. Many of her songs have also been featured in several Japanese films. In 2007, Stephanie was honored at the Japanese Music Awards for her contribution to the Japanese music industry.