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Golshifteh Farahani

Actress / Musician / Film Actress | * 07/10/1983 (38) | Tehran (Iran)
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Rahavard Farahani (Persian: رهاورد فراهانی‎; born 10 July 1983), known professionally as Golshifteh Farahani (گلشیفته فراهانی), is an Iranian actress. She has appeared in over 30 films, many of which have received international recognition. She was nominated for the Most Promising Actress Award for The Patience Stone at the 2014 César Awards in France, and won the Best Actress Award for Boutique from the 26th Nantes Three Continents Festival (France). In recent years, she has had prominent roles in movies by well-known Iranian and international directors, including Asghar Farhadi, Bahman Ghobadi, Rasoul Mollagholipour, Jim Jarmusch, Ridley Scott, Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg. She starred in the drama About Elly, which won Best Picture at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival and a Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. Due to her appearance in the Hollywood movie Body of Lies, seen by Iranian authorities as a collaboratio... ()
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Golshifteh Farahani (گلشیفته فراهانی) was born on 10th July 1983 and is an international Iranian actress. She has dual Iranian and French nationality. Golshifteh Farahani started her acting career in theatre at the age of 6. Since then she has played in more than 40 films, many of which have been screened or awarded at international festivals. Amongst her famous Iranian films are Bahman Ghobadi's Half Moon, Dariush Mehrjui's Santoori , Rasool Mollagholipour's M for Mother and Asghar Farhadi's About Elly. Starring in Ridley Scotts Body of Lies (2008), alongside Leonardo Di Caprio and Russel Crowe, Golshifteh Farahani became the first Iranian to act in a major Hollywood production. She has also played in Paterson (2016) with Adam Driver, in the last Pirates of the Caribbean (2017) and in the French movie Santa & Cie (2017).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Movies with Golshifteh Farahani as Actress(47)

as Nik Khan2021 Extraction 2
as Selma2020 Arab Blues
as Nik Khan2020 Extraction
as Elham2019 Blind Spot
as Maggie2019 The Upside
as Nooran2019 The Song of Scorpions
as Bahar2018 Girls of the Sun
as Amélie2017 Christmas & Co.
as Lina/Mona2017 Shelter
as Nada2016 Go Home
as Laura2016 Paterson
as Madame de Réan2016 Sophie's Misfortunes
as Conchita2016 Finding Altamira
as Mona2015 Two Friends
as Govend2014 My Sweet Pepper Land
as Maryam2014 Rosewater
as Nefertari2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings
as Yasmin2014 Eden
as Mona2013 Just Like a Woman
as The woman2013 The Patience Stone
as Marie2012 The Rule of Three
as Irâne2011 Chicken with Plums
as Leila2011 There Be Dragons
as Sepideh2009 About Elly
as Aisha2008 Body of Lies
as Woman in audience2008 Shirin
as Setareh2008 The Wall
as Niwemang2007 Half Moon
as Hanieh2007 The Music Man
as Maryam2006 The Disgraced
as Sepideh2006 M for Mother
as Nour2005 Bab'Aziz
as Azar2003 Two Angels
as Eti2003 Boutique
as Zamaneh2002 Zamaneh
as M1998 The Pear Tree

Additional Information

Full Name: Golshifteh Farahani
Citizenships: France, Iran
Born: Sunday, 07/10 1983 (July) in Tehran (Iran) (current age: 38 years + 147 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: French (FR)
Educated at: Islamic Azad University
Father: Behzad Farahani
Other names for Golshifteh Farahani (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Rahavard Farahani"
"골쉬프테 파라하니"
"گلشیفته فراهانی"
"Golshifte Farahani"
"رهاورد فراهانی"
Golshifteh Farahani frequently works together with these people:
Dariush Mehrjui (7x, Crew)
Louis Garrel (6x, Actor)
Asghar Farhadi (6x, Crew)
Ridley Scott (5x, Crew)
Joe Russo (5x, Crew)
Mahmoud Kalari (5x, Crew)
Mamad Haghighat (5x, Crew)
Hiner Saleem (4x, Crew)
Billy Rich (4x, Crew)
Bahman Ghobadi (4x, Crew)
Patrick Newall (4x, Crew)
Audrey Chon (1x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4137, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/28/2021