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Shohreh Aghdashloo

Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress / Actress / Voice Actress | * 05/11/1952 (68) | Tehran, Iran
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Shohreh Aghdashloo (Persian: شهره آغداشلو‎, pronounced [ʃohˈɾe ɒɢdɒʃˈluː]) (born Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar; May 11, 1952) is an Iranian-American actress. Following numerous starring roles on the stage, her first major film role was in The Report (Gozāresh) (1977) directed by Abbas Kiarostami, which won the Critics Award at the Moscow Film Festival. Her next film was Shatranje Bad (Chess of the Wind), directed by Mohammad Reza Aslani, which screened at several film festivals. Both films were banned in her home country; but, in 1978, Aghdashloo won acclaim for her performance in Sooteh Delan (Broken-Hearted), directed by Ali Hatami, which established her as one of Iran's leading actresses. After establishing a theatre and film career in Iran, Aghdashloo moved to England during the Iranian Revolution in 1979, subsequently becoming a U.S. citizen. After several years playing small roles in television and film, her performance in House of Sand and Fog (2003) brought her several film critics' awards and a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has continued to play supporting a... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Shohreh Aghdashloo

Emmy Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Shohreh Aghdashloo as Actress(29)

as Bano Ayoub2020 The Cuban
as Ziba Husseini2018 A Simple Wedding
as Commodore Paris2016 Star Trek Beyond
as Marta Boghosian2016 The Promise
as Habibeh2015 Septembers of Shiraz
as Maria2015 Last Knights
as Moloojoon2014 Rosewater
as Oracle (voice)2013 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
as Narrator2011 Iranium
as Dr. Lofton2011 On the Inside
as Professor Nasrin Mehani2008 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
as Dr. Kavita Rao2006 X-Men: The Last Stand
as Elisabeth2006 The Nativity Story
as Anna Klyczynski2006 The Lake House
as Nazneen Riza2006 American Dreamz
as Homa Armin2002 Maryam
as Exiled actress2001 America So Beautiful
as Ghada Holiday1993 Twenty Bucks
as Aghdas1978 Desiderium

TV Shows/Series with Shohreh Aghdashloo as Actress(20)

as Farah Madani2017 Marvel's The Punisher
as Chrisjen Avasarala2015 The Expanse
as Dr. Cassandra Davis2014 Scorpion
as Stefania Vaduva Popescu2011 Grimm
as Nhadra Udaya2009 FlashForward
as Sajida Hussein2008 House of Saddam
as Charlie2006 Smith
2006 Smith
as Azita Vaziri2005 Bones
as Afsoun Hamidi2004 House
2003 NCIS
as Dina Azar2001 24
as Dina Araz2001 24
1994 ER
1986 Matlock

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Full Name: Shohreh Aghdashloo
Citizenship: Iran
Born: Sunday, 05/11 1952 (May) in Tehran (current age: 68 years + 143 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Spouses (current/former): Aydin Aghdashloo
Shohreh Aghdashloo frequently works together with these people:
Gregory Itzin (7x, Actor)
Wade Williams (7x, Actor)
Patrick Fabian (7x, Actor)
Henri Lubatti (7x, Actor)
Lee Garlington (6x, Actress)
John Rubinstein (6x, Actor)
Robert Pine (6x, Actor)
Daniel Sackheim (6x, Crew)
Brannon Braga (6x, Crew)
Gary Grubbs (6x, Actor)
Tom Wright (6x, Actor)
Paul Weitz (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2873, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/05/2020