Actresses Famous Actors from Iran

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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
age 52

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Ali Nassirian is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
age 84

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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
age 35

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Azita Hajian is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
age 61

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Bahar Soomekh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
age 43

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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
Dec. 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
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
Died at 73 (1933-2006)

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Jafar Panahi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
age 58

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Kader Abdolah is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
age 64

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Leila Hatami is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
age 46

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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
age 59

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Mania Akbari is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
age 44

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Mary Apick is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Actors from Iran
age 65