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List of film actors and actresses from Iran, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Iran has produced some very talented actors and actresses in the last century, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These Iranian actors specialize in film, television or even theater, so they're not all necessarily movie stars. These are some of the best Iranian actors the country has ever seen, so if you're a native of Iran and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

Examples of actors on this list: Forough Farrokhzad, Shiva Rose and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Iranian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Iran?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Iran in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Iranian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Ali Mosaffa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Ali Mosaffa age 50

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Ali Nassirian is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Ali Nassirian age 82

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Anousheh Ansari is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Aylar Lie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Aylar Lie age 33

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Azita Hajian is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Azita Hajian age 59

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Bahar Soomekh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Bahar Soomekh age 42

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Bahman Farmanara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Bahman Ghobadi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Catherine Bell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Christiane Amanpour is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Dariush Mehrjui is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Doris Lessing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Doris Lessing Died at 94 (1919-2013)

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Fath Ali Owaysi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Forough Farrokhzad is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Forough Farrokhzad Died at 32 (1935-1967)

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Golshifteh Farahani is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Hayley Tamaddon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Hedieh Tehrāni is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Hossien Kasbian is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Hossien Kasbian Died at 73 (1933-2006)

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Jafar Panahi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Jafar Panahi age 56

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Kader Abdolah is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Kader Abdolah age 62

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Leila Hatami is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Leila Hatami age 44

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Mahmoud Dowlatabadi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Majid Majidi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Majid Majidi age 57

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Mania Akbari is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Mania Akbari age 42

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Mary Apick is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Mary Apick age 63

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Maz Jobrani is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Maz Jobrani age 45

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Mehran Modiri is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Mehran Modiri age 50

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Merila Zare'i is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Merila Zare'i age 42

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Mitra Hajjar is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Mitra Hajjar age 40

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Mohammad Shirvani is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Mohsen Makhmalbaf is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Nadia Bjorlin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Nadia Bjorlin age 36

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Navid Negahban is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Nazanin Boniadi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Niki Karimi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Niki Karimi age 45

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Nosratallah Karimi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Parviz Sayyad is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Parviz Sayyad age 78

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Pegah Ahangarani is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Rafi Pitts is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Rafi Pitts age 50

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Reza Kianian is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Reza Kianian age 65

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Robert Hossein is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Rosie Malek-Yonan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Samira Makhmalbaf is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Sarah Shahi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Sarah Shahi age 37

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Shermine Shahrivar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Shiva Boloorian is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Shiva Rose is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Shiva Rose age 48

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Shohreh Aghdashloo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Actors from Iran

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Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari Died at 69 (1932-2001)

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Susan Taslimi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
Susan Taslimi age 67