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List of famous TV actors from Iran, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Iran has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Iranian TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Iran this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Iran then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

You can rank all of these TV actors, from Mozhan Marnò to Parviz Parastui.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Iran in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Iranian actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.

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Sarah Shahi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Person of Interest, Life, The L Word Aahoo Jahansouz "Sarah" Shahi is an American television actress and former NFL Cheerleader. She played Kate Reed in the USA Network legal drama Fairly Legal in 2011–12 and currently ...more

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Catherine Bell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
JAG, Threshold, Army Wives Catherine Lisa Bell is a British American actress known for her role of Lieutenant Colonel Sarah MacKenzie of the television series JAG from 1997 to 2005, Denise Sherwood of the series Army ...more

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Kayvan Novak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Family Affairs, PhoneShop, Facejacker Kayvan Novak is a British–Iranian actor, voice artist, and comedian. He is best known for co-creating and starring in the comedy series Fonejacker from 2006 to 2007 with a one-off in 2012. He is ...more

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Omid Djalili is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Whoopi, The Paul Reiser Show, The Omid Djalili Show Omid Djalili is an English stand-up comedian, actor, television producer and writer.

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Nazanin Boniadi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Homeland, General Hospital: Night Shift Nazanin Boniadi (born 22 May 1980) is an Iranian-British actress. Boniadi changed her career path from science and started pursuing acting in 2006. Her first major acting role was as Leyla Mir ...more

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Shohreh Aghdashloo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
24, House of Saddam, Smith Shohreh Aghdashloo is an Iranian-American actress. Following numerous starring roles on the stage, her first major film role was in The Report directed Abbas Kiarostami, which won the Critics ...more

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Doris Lessing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Doris May Lessing CH was a British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. Her novels include The Grass is Singing, the sequence of five novels collectively ...more

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The Iron Sheik is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Saturday Night's Main Event, WCW WorldWide, AWA All-Star Wrestling Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri is an Iranian former professional wrestler and actor better known by his ring name The Iron Sheik. Vaziri is a one time world champion, having won the World Wrestling ...more

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Christiane Amanpour is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Christiane Amanpour is CNNs chief international correspondent based in New York. Amanpour has reported on most crises from the worlds many news hotspots, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, ...more

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Mehran Modiri is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Bitter Coffee, Baghe Mozaffar, Shabhaye Barareh Mehran Modiri is a prolific Iranian actor, television director, comedian and musician. His artistic career began in his teenage years as he was acting in local plays. He then entered the world ...more

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Shaun Toub is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
The Path to 9/11 Shaun Toub is an Iranian film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Yinsen in 2008's Iron Man, Farhad in the 2004 movie Crash, Rahim Khan in the movie The Kite Runner, ...more

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Daryush Shokof is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Daryush Shokof is an Iranian artist, philosopher, film director, writer, and film producer. He was born in Tehran, Iran, but lives in Germany. Daryush Shokof was Born in 1954 in Tehran, Iran. He ...more

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Farah Diba is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Farah Pahlavi is the widow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and as such the former Queen of Iran.

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Navid Negahban is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Homeland Navid Negahban is an Iranian American actor. He has appeared on 24 and is a regular on Homeland.

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Shaghayegh Dehghan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Baghe Mozaffar, Shabhaye Barareh, Pavarchin Shaghayegh Dehghan is an Iranian actress. She is most famous for her appearances in television series made by Mehran Modiri.

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Maz Jobrani is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
The Knights of Prosperity, Life on a Stick, Funny in Farsi Maziyar “Maz” Jobrani, also known as Persian Pink Panther, is an Iranian-American comedian and actor who is part of the "Axis of Evil" comedy group. The group appeared on a comedy ...more

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Reza Shafiei Jam is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Baghe Mozaffar, Shabhaye Barareh, Noghtechin Reza Shafiei Jam is an Iranian actor . He is famous for his roles in satire TV series and films. He is half Kermanshahi.

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Shahab Hosseini is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Zero Degree Turn, Sarzamine Kohan, Pas Az Baran Shahab Hosseini is an Iranian actor.

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Marco Khan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Marco Khan, also Marco Kahn or Marco Khanlian, is an Iranian-Armenian actor.

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Antonio Esfandiari is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
I Bet You, National Heads-Up Poker Championship, High Stakes Poker Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari, born Amir Esfandiari, is a professional poker player and former professional magician, known for his elaborate chip tricks. Esfandiari is the face of ...more

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Irán Eory is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
María la del Barrio, Principessa, Por un beso Irán Eory was an Iranian-born Mexican actress and former model.

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John Tillinger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Another World John Tillinger is a theatre director and actor.

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Bahar Soomekh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Lost & Found, The Oaks Bahar Soomekh is an Iranian-American actress and environmental activist. She is best known for her roles in the films Crash and Saw III.

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Marshall Manesh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Andy Barker, P.I. Marshall Manesh is an Iranian/American actor. Manesh has appeared in recurring roles on the television shows Will & Grace, Scrubs, Andy Barker, P.I.,Hot in Cleveland, Boston Legal, and, most ...more

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Pegah Ferydoni is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Türkisch für Anfänger Pegah Ferydoni is an actress and singer.

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Dominic Rains is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
General Hospital: Night Shift Dominic Rains is an American actor, best known for his portrayal in independent films such as The Taqwacores and A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night. Rains was born in Tehran, Iran, moved to ...more

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Farshad Kholghi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Farshad Kholghi is an actor.

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Ezzatolah Entezami is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Hezar Dastan Ezzatolah Entezami is an Iranian actor.

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Shiva Boloorian is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Noghtechin Shiva Boloorian is an Iranian actress and stage director, as well as a TV moderator.

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Reza Aslan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Reza Aslan is an Iranian-American writer, scholar of religious studies and a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside. He is a member of American Academy of ...more

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Behnoosh Bakhtiari is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Behnoosh Bakhtiari Baghe Mozaffar, Shabhaye Barareh, Char Khooneh Behnoush Bakhtiari is an actress.

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Jamshid Mashayekhi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Hezar Dastan Jamshid Mashayekhi is an Iranian actor in Iranian cinema.

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Claudia Lynx is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran

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Roya Teymourian is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Zero Degree Turn Roya Teymourian is an Iranian actress.

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Mozhan Marnò is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Mozhan Marnò is an Iranian-American film and television actress.

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Kader Abdolah is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Kader Abdolah is a Persian–Dutch writer, poet and columnist. He has written books and many articles in Dutch and is known for using Persian literary items in his Dutch works. He regularly ...more

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Marjan Neshat is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Marjan Neshat is an actress.

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Atoosa Rubenstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Miss Seventeen Atoosa Rubenstein was the editor-in-chief of Seventeen magazine. She was also the founding editor of CosmoGIRL!. She is currently the founder of Big Momma Productions, Inc. and Atoosa.com.

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Yasmin Le Bon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Yasmin Le Bon is an English model. Le Bon was one of the highest earning models during the 1980s.

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Shiva Rose is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Shiva Rose is an Iranian-American actress, activist, and blogger.

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Parviz Parastui is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Under the knife, Ashpaz Bashi Parviz Parastui is an Iranian actor and singer.

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Hayley Tamaddon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Hayley Soraya Tamaddon, is an English actress of Iranian descent, who is most notable for portraying Del Dingle in ITV's Emmerdale between 2005 and 2007. Tamaddon won the fifth series of Dancing ...more

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Hamed Behdad is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Hamed Behdad

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Ali Reza is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Ali Reza is an actor.

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Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Hezar Dastan Mohamad Ali Keshavarz is an Iranian cinema and theater actor.

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Farhad Aslani is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Farhad Aslani Rahe Bipayan, Mokhtarnameh Farhad Aslani is an Iranian actor. Aslani was born in Bijar, Iran although he grew up in Tehran, and was recognised for his impersonation skills at an early age. Aslani has taken on diverse ...more

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Houman Seyyedi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Houman Seyyedi Rahe Bipayan Hooman Seyadi is an actor, director and editor.

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Al Nazemian is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Al Nazemian is an actor.

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Fath Ali Owaysi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Fath Ali Owaysi is an actor and film director.

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Hamed Afagh is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iran
Hamed Afagh Eslamieh is a professional Iranian basketball player who plays for Mahram Tehran of the Iranian Super League and also for the Iranian national basketball team. He is 6'4" in ...more