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Shohreh Aghdashloo

Shohreh Aghdashloo
Aghdashloo at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival
Personal information
Birth nameShohreh Pari Vaziri-Tabar
Birth dateMay 11, 1952(age 64)
Place of birthTehran, Iran
Years active1976 present

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Shohreh Aghdashloo ( , -faʃohˈɾe ɒɢdɒːʃˈluːIPA; born May 11, 1952) is an Iranian American actress.

After establishing a theatre and film career in Iran, Aghdashloo moved to England during the Iranian Revolution in 1979, and subsequently became a citizen of the United States. After several years playing supporting roles in television and film, her performance in House of Sand and Fog (2003) brought her several film critics' awards and a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has continued to play supporting and character roles in film and television and won an Emmy Award for her work in the television drama House of Saddam (2008).

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