Iranian Female Film & Theater Personalities

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Nazanin Boniadi
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Birthdate: May 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Nazanin Boniadi is an Iran-born English actress and activist best known for her portrayal of Nora in the popular American sitcom How I Met Your Mother. She has also played important roles in several other American television series like Homeland and Counterpart. From 2009 to 2015, Nazanin Boniadi served as a spokesperson for the popular non-governmental organization Amnesty International.

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Golshifteh Farahani
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Birthdate: July 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Golshifteh Farahani is an Iranian actress renowned for her achievements on the international stage. She is one of the few Iranian actresses to have worked in Hollywood films and many of her films have received international recognition. Farahani has also been advocating for the eradication of tuberculosis in her home country and often gets involved in environmental causes as well.

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Christiane Amanpour
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Birthdate: January 12, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
British-Iranian journalist Christiane Amanpour is best known as the anchor of the CNN interview show Amanpour. She has also hosted PBS’s Amanpour & Company. She was criticized for her biased and pro-Muslim coverage of the Bosnian War. She has also been a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Freedom of Expression.

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Shohreh Aghdashloo
(Numerous starring roles on the stage)

Shohreh Aghdashloo
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Birthdate: May 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Mandana Karimi
(Actress, Model)

Mandana Karimi
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Birthdate: May 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
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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Googoosh
(Singer)

Googoosh
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Birthdate: May 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tehrān, Iran
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Aylar Lie
(Actress)

Aylar Lie
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Birthdate: February 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Negar Khan
(Actress)

Negar Khan
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Birthdate: 1984 AD
Birthplace: Tabriz, Iran

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Desiree Akhavan
(Director)

Desiree Akhavan
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Birthdate: 1984 AD
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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Narges Rashidi
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Birthdate: March 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Khorramabad, Iran

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Maryam Zakaria
(Known for her work in Bollywood films such as Agent Vinod, and the adult comedy Grand Masti.)

Maryam Zakaria
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Birthdate: September 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Fereshteh Hosseini
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Birthdate: April 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Lina Leandersson
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Birthdate: September 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Falun, Sweden

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Sahar Biniaz
(actor, model, beauty pageant contestant)

Sahar Biniaz
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Birthdate: 1986 AD
Birthplace: Tehran

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Melika Foroutan
(Actress, known for Mediterráneo (2021), Tribes of Europa (2021) and Pari (2020))

Melika Foroutan
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Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Iran Eory
(Actress)

Iran Eory
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Birthdate: October 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: March 10, 2002

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Zahra Amir Ebrahimi
(actor, photographer)

Zahra Amir Ebrahimi
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Birthdate: 1981 AD
Birthplace: Iran

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Enissa Amani
(Comedian)

Enissa Amani
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Birthdate: December 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Nina Zanjani
(Actress)

Nina Zanjani
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Birthdate: September 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Jasmin Tabatabai
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Birthdate: June 8, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Susan Taslimi
(Actress)

Susan Taslimi
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Birthdate: February 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rasht, Iran

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Uldouz
(Actress)

Uldouz
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Birthdate: November 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran