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Famous Film Actors From Tehran

Updated October 13, 2018 6.2k views164 items

List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Tehran, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Tehran, as in some cases Tehran may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Tehran 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 Tehran, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

This list contains items like Nazanin Boniadi and Nasim Pedrad.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Tehran?" and "Which famous actors were born in Tehran?"
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  • 1
    Abbas Kiarostami

    Films Acted InABC Africa

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran, Tehran Province, Eurasia, Greater Tehran

    NationalityIran

    Abbas Kiarostami (Persian: عباس کیارستمی‎ [ʔæbˌbɒːs kijɒːɾostæˈmi] (listen); 22 June 1940 – 4... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Afsaneh Bayegan

    Afsaneh Bayegan

    Age: 54

    Films Acted InThe Stuntman, The Changed Man, Cafe Setareh, Superstar, Canaan

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    Afsaneh Bayegan (Persian: افسانه بایگان‎; born 2 January 1961) is an Iranian film and... more on Wikipedia
  • 3

    Afshin Hashemi

    Age: 44

    Films Acted InPlease Do Not Disturb, Vaghti hame khaabim, Snow, Golchehreh, In the Name of the Father

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Afshin Hashemi is an actor.
  • 4

    Films Acted InThe White Balloon, The Mirror

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Aida Mohammadkhani (Persian: آیدا محمدخانی‎, born June 2, 1987) is an Iranian actress working... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Akbar Abdi

    Akbar Abdi

    Age: 59

    Films Acted InAdam barfi, Ekhrajiha, Reyhaneh, Del Shodegan, Actor

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Akbar Abdi (Persian: اکبر عبدی‎, born 26 August 1960 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian actor and... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Ali Mosaffa

    Films Acted InLeila, Pari, There Are Things You Don't Know, The Last Step, The Past

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Ali Mosaffa (Persian: علی مصفا‎, born December 1, 1966) is an Iranian actor and director.
  • 7
    Ali Nassirian

    Films Acted InIron Island, The Cow, Captain Khorshid, Frosty Roads, The Mandrake

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Ali Nassirian (Persian: علی نصیریان‎, born 4 February 1935) is an Iranian film and theater... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Ali Saam
    Ali Saam is an actor.
  • 9

    Amin Hayai

    Age: 49

    Films Acted InCharlatan, Mum's Guest, Corrupted Hands, Ekhrajiha, Tambourine

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    Amin Hayaei (Persian: امین حیایی‎, born June 9, 1970 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian actor.He... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Amin Zendegani

    Amin Zendegani

    Age: 47

    Films Acted InThe Kingdom of Solomon, Octopus1: White forehead, Rahe Behesht, Galoogah-e Sheytan, Adamakha

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Amin Zendegani (Persian: امین زندگانی‎) is an Iranian actor who started as king Solomon in... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Amir Ghodsi

    Age: 35

    Films Acted InCheap Fun

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Amir Ghodsi is an actor.
  • 12

    Amir Khalighi

    Age: 49

    Films Acted InBallad of Broken Angels: Harmony, Drones

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, United States of America

    Amir Khalighi is an actor.
  • 13

    Amir Shervan

    Dec. at 77 (1929-2006)

    Films Acted InSamurai Cop

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Amir Shervan, born Amir Hosein Ghaffari, was an Iranian film director, producer, actor, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Films Acted InAdam barfi, The Wall, Moje mordeh, A Candle in the Wind, Elixir and Dust

    BirthplaceNarmak, Tehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Azita Hajian (Persian: آزیتا حاجیان‎, born 10 January 1958) is an Iranian actress.
  • 15
    Anahid Avanesian is film producer and actress.
  • 16
    Antonio Esfandiari

    Films Acted InLucky You, The Grand, Freelancers, Setup, Runner

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, United States of America

    Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari (Persian: امیر اسفندیاری‎; born December 8, 1978 as Amir... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Aram

    Aram

    Age: 66

    Films Acted InGorg-e bizar, Torkaman

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Aram is an actress.
  • 18
    Arash

    Arash

    Age: 42

    Films Acted InRhino Season, Chartbreak Hotel

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, Sweden

    Arash Labaf (Persian: آرش لباف‎, pronounced [ʔɒːˈɾæʃ læˈbɒːf]; born 23 April 1977) is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Armin Zadeh is a film actor and an Electronic Dance Music DJ
  • 20

    Atefeh Razavi

    Age: 52

    Films Acted InNargess, Tales of Kish, The May Lady

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Atefeh Razavi (Persian: عاطفه رضوی‎, born March 6, 1969) is an Iranian actress and make-up... more on Wikipedia
  • 21

    Dariush Arjmand

    Age: 75

    Films Acted InThe Protest, Maritime Silk Road, The Alchemist of Happiness, Adam barfi, Captain Khorshid

    BirthplaceMashhad, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Dariush Arjmand (Persian: داریوش ارجمند‎) (born 27 July 1944 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Azam Ali

    Azam Ali

    Age: 49

    Films Acted InRollerball

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, United States of America

    Azam Ali (Persian: اعظم علی‎) is an Iranian singer and musician. As of 2013, Ali has released... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Bahar Soomekh

    Films Acted InCrash, Mission: Impossible III, Saw III, Syriana, Saw IV

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, United States of America

    Bahar Soomekh (Persian: بهار سومخ‎, born March 30, 1975) is an American actress. She is best... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Bahman Farmanara

    Films Acted InSmell of Camphor, Scent of Jasmine, The Mongols

    BirthplaceIsfahan, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Bahman Farmanara (Persian: بهمن فرمان‌آرا‎, also Romanized as Bahman Farmānārā; born 23... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Bahman Mofid

    Bahman Mofid

    Age: 77

    Films Acted InDash Akol, Qeysar, Khanevadeye Sarkar Ghazanfar, Knucklebones, Reza Motorcyclist

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    Bahman Mofid (Persian: بهمن مفید‎) (Born 1942, Tehran) is an Iranian actor.