Famous Iranian Actors

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The Iron Sheik
(Professional Wrestler Best Known for His Crippling Camel Clutch Maneuver)
The Iron Sheik
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Birthdate: March 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Damghan, Iran

Legendary Iranian wrestler Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, better known as The Iron Sheik, scripted history by becoming the only Iranian with a WWE championship win. Known for his signature suplex and Camel Clutch tactics, he later also forayed into showbiz, acting in movies such as Operation Belvis Bash.

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Navid Negahban
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Birthdate: June 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Iran
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Ramin Karimloo
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Birthdate: September 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
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Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari
(Former Actress, Second wife of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi)
Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari
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Birthdate: June 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Esfahan, Iran
Died: October 26, 2001
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Maz Jobrani
(Comedians)
Maz Jobrani
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Birthdate: February 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
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Shahab Hosseini
(Iranian Actor, Director, and Producer)
Shahab Hosseini
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Birthdate: February 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tehran

Shahab Hosseini is an Iranian actor, director, and producer. A critically acclaimed actor, Hosseini has received Best Actor awards at the Cannes Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, and Fajr Film Festival. Shahab Hosseini is also renowned for his association with the Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi.

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Marshall Manesh
(actor, television actor, film actor)
Marshall Manesh
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Birthdate: August 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mashhad
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Dominic Rains
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Birthdate: March 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
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Mostafa Zamani
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Birthdate: June 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amlash, Iran
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Behrouz Vossoughi
(Actor who has appeared in more than ninety films)
Behrouz Vossoughi
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Birthdate: March 11, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Khoy, Iran
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Mohammad Reza Golzar
(actor, musician, composer, singer, sportsperson)
Mohammad Reza Golzar
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Birthdate: April 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tehran
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Mohammad Ali Fardin
(Iranian Actor, Film Director and Freestyle Wrestler)
Mohammad Ali Fardin
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Birthdate: February 4, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: April 6, 2000

Initially a World Wrestling Championship silver medal-winning wrestler, Mohammad Ali Fardin later ventured into filmmaking and acting. The popular Iranian actor was later nicknamed King of Hearts, after one of his movies. Unfortunately, in the post-revolutionary period, he faced a life-time ban from acting in his country.

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Kheiron
(Comedian)
Kheiron
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Birthdate: November 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam
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Birthdate: April 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Khorramshahr, Iran

Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam is an Iranian dancer, choreographer, director, and actor. Shahrokh, who works in Paris, is credited with founding the Nakissa Art Company where he formerly served as the artistic director. Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam is the first Iranian to be associated with the popular Comédie-Française troupe.

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Kambuzia Partovi
(Film director)
Kambuzia Partovi
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Birthdate: November 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rasht, Iran
Died: November 24, 2020
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Sam Asghari
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Birthdate: March 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tehran
Karim Akbari Mobarakeh
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Birthdate: June 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Qom, Iran
Died: October 29, 2020