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Famous Film Actors From Kabul

Updated October 13, 2018 3.5k views18 items

List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Kabul, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Kabul, as in some cases Kabul may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Kabul then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Kabul, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

With items ranging from Celina Jaitly to Azita Ghanizada, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Kabul?" and "Which famous actors were born in Kabul?"
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    Films Acted InThe Kite Runner

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada (born 23 December 1997) is a child actor from Afghanistan. He played the role of Hassan, the loyal friend and servant of the richer boy Amir, in the movie The Kite Runner. In...  more
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    Age: 42

    Films Acted InMission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Charlie Wilson's War, Eagle Eye, What Just Happened

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Ali Olomi is an actor....  more
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    Films Acted InPilot, Blood Shot, A Kiss on the Nose

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Azita Ghanizada is an American actress. ...  more
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    Films Acted InInside Man, FireDancer

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Baktash Zaher is an actor....
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    Films Acted InNo Entry, Run Bhola Run, Heyy Babyy, Thank You, Golmaal Returns

    BirthplaceShimla, India

    Celina Jaitly (born 24 November 1981) is an Indian film actress who mainly appears in Bollywood films. A former beauty queen and model, she won the Miss India in 2001 and was the 4th runner-up at...  more
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    Films Acted In3 Days Gone

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    David Kabbe is a stunt performer....
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    Enayat Delawary is an actor....
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    Films Acted InIron Man, Argo, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Eagle Eye, Hired Gun

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Fahim Fazli is an actor....  more
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    Films Acted InHeal

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Fereshta Kazemi is an Afghan–American film actress....  more
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    Age: 58

    Films Acted InLooking for a Thrill

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Jem Alan Cohen (born 1962) is an Afghanistan-born American filmmaker based in New York City. Cohen is especially known for his observational portraits of urban landscapes, blending of media formats...  more
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    Films Acted InThe Kite Runner

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Khaled Hosseini (Persian: خالد حسینی‎ [ˈxɒled hoˈsejni]; ; born March 4, 1965) is an Afghan-American novelist and physician. After graduating from college, he worked as a doctor in California, a...  more
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    Films Acted InOsama, Zolykha’s Secret, Act of Dishonour, Opium War

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Marina Golbahari (born 1989) is an Afghan actress who earned international fame for her role as the title character in the 2003 film Osama, playing a girl who had to dress and act as a boy to support...  more
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    Age: 52

    Films Acted InThe Kite Runner

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Nabi Tanha is an actor....  more
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    Films Acted InThe Black Tulip

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Sonia Nassery Cole is an Afghan American activist, director, writer, and producer....  more
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    Films Acted InThe 11th of September: Moyers in Conversation

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Mir Tamim Ansary is an Afghan-American author and public speaker. He is the author of West of Kabul, East of New York, a book published shortly after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and is...  more
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    Films Acted InSeptem8er Tapes, Crush(ed), Torture Room

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Wali Razaqi (born January 25, 1979) is a producer, actor, & motivational speaker. He is the president of TapouT Films in partnership with Dan Punkass Caldwell founder of TapouT. He grew up in Santa...  more
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    Films Acted InThe Kite Runner

    BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

    Zekeria Ebrahimi (born 9 January 1996) is an Afghan actor. Ebrahimi is best known for his role in the 2007 film The Kite Runner as Young Amir. He has received extensive media coverage for playing...  more