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List of famous film actors and actresses from Iran, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Iran has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Iranian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Iran and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

List features film actors like Ali Pourtash, Catherine Bell, and many 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.

1
Omid Djalili is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Omid Djalili Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, The Mummy

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2
Peyman Moaadi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Peyman Moaadi A Separation, About Elly, Mourning

3
Sarah Shahi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Sarah Shahi Old School, Rush Hour 3, For Your Consideration

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Arash is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Arash Rhino Season, Chartbreak Hotel

5
Rita is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Rita Ben is Back

6
Catherine Bell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Catherine Bell Bruce Almighty, Evan Almighty, Still Small Voices

7
Negar Javaherian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Negar Javaherian A Cube of Sugar, Keep Us, Keep Us

8
Naser Malek Motiee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Naser Malek Motiee And Then There Were None, Broken Spell, Qeysar

9
Arian Moayed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Arian Moayed Arranged, Appropriate Behavior, Roadie

10
Parvin Soleimani is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Parvin Soleimani Ghazal, Prince Ehtejab, The Beehive

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Shaun Toub is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Shaun Toub Iron Man, Crash, Bad Boys

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Rana Azadivar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Rana Azadivar About Elly, The Lizard

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Shohreh Aghdashloo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Shohreh Aghdashloo X-Men: The Last Stand, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, The Lake House

14
Saeed Poursamimi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Saeed Poursamimi Iran Is My Land, A Cube of Sugar, Captain Khorshid

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Hanieh Tavassoli is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Hanieh Tavassoli One Night, The Last Supper, White Nights

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Marshall Manesh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Marshall Manesh The Big Lebowski, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, True Lies

17
Shams Langroudi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Shams Langroudi Flamingo No.13

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Marco Khan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Marco Khan Iron Man, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, 2012

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Robert Hossein is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Robert Hossein Once Upon a Time in the West, Rififi, Madame

20
Parviz Sayyad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Parviz Sayyad The Stoning of Soraya M., Ferestadeh, Samad dar rah ejdeha

21
Barbet Schroeder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Barbet Schroeder Mars Attacks!, The Darjeeling Limited, Paris

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Navid Negahban is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Navid Negahban Charlie Wilson's War, Brothers, Powder Blue

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Bahar Soomekh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Bahar Soomekh Crash, Mission: Impossible III, Saw III

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Abbas Kiarostami is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Abbas Kiarostami ABC Africa

25
Yosef Shiloach is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Yosef Shiloach Jesus, The House on Chelouche Street, Rosebud

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Maz Jobrani is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Maz Jobrani 13 Going on 30, Friday After Next, The Interpreter

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Nazanin Boniadi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Nazanin Boniadi Iron Man, Charlie Wilson's War, The Next Three Days

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Christiane Amanpour is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Christiane Amanpour Iron Man 2, War Photographer

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Kayvan Novak is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Kayvan Novak Syriana, Four Lions, The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

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Golshifteh Farahani is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Golshifteh Farahani Body of Lies, Chicken with Plums, Half Moon

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David Diaan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
David Diaan Art School Confidential, The Ten, The Stoning of Soraya M.

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Behrouz Vossoughi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Behrouz Vossoughi Time Walker, Rhino Season, Caravans

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Mozhan Marnò is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Mozhan Marnò Charlie Wilson's War, Traitor, Apples

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Mohsen Makhmalbaf is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Mohsen Makhmalbaf A Moment of Innocence, Close-Up, Tales Of An Island

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Mahtab Karamati is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Mahtab Karamati To Each His Own Cinema, There Are Things You Don't Know, Shirin

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Sahar Biniaz is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Sahar Biniaz Watchmen, 2012, The Search for Santa Paws

37
Necar Zadegan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Necar Zadegan Unthinkable, Meth Head, Elena Undone

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Daryush Shokof is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Daryush Shokof Breathful, A2Z, Venussian Tabutasco

39
Shahab Hosseini is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Shahab Hosseini A Separation, Niloofar, About Elly

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Nasim Pedrad is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Nasim Pedrad Despicable Me 2, The Dictator, The Lorax

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Baran Kosari is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Baran Kosari Under the Skin of the City, To Each His Own Cinema, Heiran

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Pegah Ferydoni is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Pegah Ferydoni Rabbit Without Ears 2, Women Without Men, The Green Wave

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Jamshied Sharifi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Jamshied Sharifi Rollerball

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Jasmin Tabatabai is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Jasmin Tabatabai The Baader Meinhof Complex, Bandits, Four Minutes

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Leila Hatami is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Leila Hatami A Separation, The Deserted Station, Leila

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Mani Haghighi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Mani Haghighi About Elly, Modest Reception

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Vida Ghahremani is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Vida Ghahremani The Stoning of Soraya M., Guests of Hotel Astoria, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers

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Mohammad Reza Golzar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Mohammad Reza Golzar Cease Fire, The Last Supper, Tofighe Ejbari

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Khosrow Shakibai is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Khosrow Shakibai Heiran, Sara, Pari

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Saber Abbar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iran
Saber Abbar About Elly, Colors of Memory, Facing Mirrors