TV Actors TV Actors from Tehran

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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Tehran.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Tehran, with photos when available. These renowned Tehran actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Tehran, but everyone on this list grew up in Tehran and considers it to be their home. This list includes Tehran TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Tehran then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Tehran. Various bits of information are available for these Tehran celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

A list made up of TV actors like Nazanin Boniadi and Iron Sheik.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Tehran?" and "Who are the most famous Tehran actors?"

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Rosie Malek-Yonan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Capitol Rosie Malek-Yonan is an actress, author, director, public figure and activist.

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Nazanin Boniadi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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) 3 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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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The Iron Sheik is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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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Antonio Esfandiari is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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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Mehran Modiri is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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) 7 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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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Bahar Soomekh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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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Maz Jobrani is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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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Irán Eory is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
María la del Barrio, Principessa, Por un beso Irán Eory was an Iranian-born Mexican actress and former model.

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Daryush Shokof is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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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Reza Shafiei Jam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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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Siamak Ansari is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Bitter Coffee, Baghe Mozaffar, Shabhaye Barareh Siamak Ansari, is an Iranian television actor and director mostly known for his appearances in sitcom comedy series especially those created by Mehran Modiri. He studied arts and got his ...more

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Pegah Ferydoni is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Türkisch für Anfänger Pegah Ferydoni is an actress and singer.

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Marco Khan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Marco Khan, also Marco Kahn or Marco Khanlian, is an Iranian-Armenian actor.

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Omid Abtahi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
My Own Worst Enemy, Over There, Those Who Kill Omid Abtahi is an Iranian-born American actor.

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Shahab Hosseini is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Zero Degree Turn, Sarzamine Kohan, Pas Az Baran Shahab Hosseini is an Iranian actor.

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Farah Diba is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Farah Pahlavi is the widow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and as such the former Queen of Iran.

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Dominic Rains is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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) 20 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Farshad Kholghi is an actor.

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Ezzatolah Entezami is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Hezar Dastan Ezzatolah Entezami is an Iranian actor.

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Amir Vahedi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
National Heads-Up Poker Championship, World Series of Poker 2003 Amir Vahedi was an Iranian professional poker player born in Tehran, Iran. who won a World Series of Poker bracelet at the 2003 World Series of Poker in the $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event. Vahedi ...more

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Shiva Boloorian is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Noghtechin Shiva Boloorian is an Iranian actress and stage director, as well as a TV moderator.

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Hooman Majd is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
National Heads-Up Poker Championship Hooman Majd, born 1957 in Tehran, is an Iranian-American journalist, author, and commentator who writes on Iranian affairs. He is based in New York City and regularly travels to Iran.

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Reza Aslan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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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Jamshid Mashayekhi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Hezar Dastan Jamshid Mashayekhi is an Iranian actor in Iranian cinema.

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Roya Teymourian is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Zero Degree Turn Roya Teymourian is an Iranian actress.

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Claudia Lynx is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Tehran

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Marjan Neshat is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Marjan Neshat is an actress.

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Atoosa Rubenstein is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
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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David Diaan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
David Diaan is an actor and film producer.

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Shappi Khorsandi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Channel 4's Comedy Gala Shaparak "Shappi" Khorsandi is an Iranian-born British comedian.

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Farzad Bonyadi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
World Series of Poker 2003 Farzad "Freddy" Bonyadi is an Iranian professional poker player based in Aliso Viejo, California, who has won 3 World Series of Poker bracelets. Bonyadi moved from Iran to America in ...more

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Dariush Kashani is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Tehran

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Ethan Rains is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Ethan Rains is a voice actor.

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Shabnam Tolouei is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Shabnam Toloui is a film actress.

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Gholam-Hossein Naghshineh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Gholam-Hossein Naghshineh Gholamhossein Naghshineh was an actor.

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Poopak Goldarreh is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Tehran
Nargess Poopak Goldarreh was an Iranian actress mostly famous in Iran because of her appearance in some TV series such as Saat-e khosh and Narges. She played some roles in a few movies as well. ...more