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TV Actors from Tehran

Updated October 13, 2018 2.2k views38 items

List RulesOnly 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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  • 1
    Rosie Malek-Yonan

    Rosie Malek-Yonan

    Capitol

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityAssyria

    Rosie Malek-Yonan (b. July 4, 1965) is an Assyrian-American actress, author, director, public... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Nazanin Boniadi

    Nazanin Boniadi

    Homeland, General Hospital: Night Shift

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, United States of America, United Kingdom

    Nazanin Boniadi (; Persian: نازنین بنیادی‎ [nɑzæˈniːn bonjɑˈdiː]; (born 22 May 1979) is an... more on Wikipedia

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    Shohreh Aghdashloo

    Shohreh Aghdashloo

    24, House of Saddam

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, United States of America

    Shohreh Aghdashloo (born May 11, 1952) is an Iranian-American actress. Following numerous... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    The Iron Sheik

    The Iron Sheik

    Saturday Night's Main Event, WCW WorldWide

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, United States of America

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  • 5
    Antonio Esfandiari

    Antonio Esfandiari

    I Bet You, National Heads-Up Poker Championship

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, United States of America

    Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari (Persian: امیر اسفندیاری‎; born December 8, 1978 as Amir... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Mehran Modiri

    Mehran Modiri

    Bitter Coffee, Baghe Mozaffar

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Mehran Modiri (Persian: مهران مدیری‎, born April 7, 1967) is a prolific Iranian actor,... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Shaun Toub

    Shaun Toub

    The Path to 9/11

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, United States of America

    Shaun Toub (Persian: شان توب‎, born April 6, 1963) is an Iranian-born American actor. He is... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Bahar Soomekh

    Bahar Soomekh

    Lost & Found, The Oaks

    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
  • 9
    Maz Jobrani

    Maz Jobrani

    The Knights of Prosperity, Life on a Stick

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, United States of America

    Maziyar "Maz" Jobrani (Persian: مازیار جبرانی‎; born February 26, 1972) is an Iranian-American... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Irán Eory

    María la del Barrio, Principessa

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, Spain

    Irán Eory (in Persian: ایران اِئوری; October 21, 1937 – March 10, 2002, born Elvira Teresa... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Daryush Shokof
    Daryush Shokof (Persian: داریوش شکوف, born 1954) is an Iranian artist, film director, writer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Reza Shafiei Jam

    Reza Shafiei Jam

    Baghe Mozaffar, Shabhaye Barareh

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Reza Shafiei Jam (Persian: رضا شفیعی جم‎,born 1971 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian actor . He... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Siamak Ansari

    Siamak Ansari

    Bitter Coffee, Baghe Mozaffar

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    Siamak Ansari (Persian: سیامک انصاری‎) (born 3 August 1968 in Tehran) is an Iranian television... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Pegah Ferydoni

    Pegah Ferydoni

    Türkisch für Anfänger

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, Germany

    Pegah Ferydoni is an actress and singer.
  • 15
    Marco Khan
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  • 16
    Omid Abtahi

    Omid Abtahi

    My Own Worst Enemy, Over There

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Omid Abtahi (born 12 July 1979) is an Iranian-born American actor. He is best known for his... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Shahab Hosseini

    Shahab Hosseini

    Zero Degree Turn, Sarzamine Kohan

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Seyyed Shahab Hosseini (Persian: سید شهاب حسینی‎, born 3 February 1974) is an Iranian actor... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Farah Pahlavi (Persian: فرح پهلوی‎, née Farah Diba Persian: فرح دیبا‎; born 14 October 1938)... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Dominic Rains

    Dominic Rains

    General Hospital: Night Shift

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran, United States of America

    Dominic Rains (born Amin Nazemzadeh, March 1, 1982) is an Iranian actor, best known for his... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
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  • 21
    Ezzatolah Entezami

    Ezzatolah Entezami

    Hezar Dastan

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityIran

    Ezzatolah Entezami (Persian: عزت‌الله انتظامی‎, 21 June 1924 – 17 August 2018) was an Iranian... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Amir Vahedi

    Amir Vahedi

    National Heads-Up Poker Championship, World Series of Poker 2003

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Amir Vahedi (February 25, 1961 – January 8, 2010) was an Iranian professional poker player... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Shiva Boloorian

    Shiva Boloorian

    Noghtechin

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran, Tehran Province, Eurasia, Greater Tehran

    NationalityIran

    Shiva Boloorian (Persian: شیوا بلوریان‎, born 6 October 1973 in Tehran) is an Iranian... more on Wikipedia
  • 24

    Hooman Majd

    National Heads-Up Poker Championship

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Hooman Majd (born 1957 in Tehran) is an Iranian-American journalist, author, and commentator... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Reza Aslan
    Reza Aslan (Persian: رضا اصلان‎, IPA: [ˈɾezɒː æsˈlɒːn]; born May 3, 1972) is an... more on Wikipedia