Movie Actress

Shohreh Aghdashloo

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Age 71
Birthday May 111952
Birth Sign Taurus
City Tehran
Country Iran
Profession Movie Actress

Shohreh Aghdashloo is a famous Movie Actress, born on May 11, 1952 in Iran. As of December 2022, Shohreh Aghdashloo’s net worth is $5 Million. She provided the voice for Admiral Shala’Raan vas Tonbay in the video games Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3.

Parents Anushiravan Vaziri-Tabar, Effie Vaziri-Tabar
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Spouse Houshang Touzie , Aydin Aghdashloo
Children(s) Tara Touzie

Shohreh Aghdashloo Biography

Emmy Award winning actress who has appeared in many film and television productions, including the 2003 film House of Sand and Fog. Shohreh Aghdashloo (Persian: شهره آغداشلو ‎, pronounced [ʃohˈɾe ɒɢdɒʃˈluː] ) (born Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar; May 11, 1952) is an Iranian-American actress. Following numerous starring roles on the stage, her first major film role was in The Report (Gozāresh) (1977) directed by Abbas Kiarostami, which won the Critics Award at the Moscow Film Festival. Her next film was Shatranje Bad (Chess of the Wind), directed by Mohammad Reza Aslani, which screened at several film festivals. Both films were banned in her home country; but, in 1978, Aghdashloo won acclaim for her performance in Sooteh Delan (Broken-Hearted), directed by Ali Hatami, which established her as one of Iran’s leading actresses..

She married Houshang Touzie in 1987. She has a daughter named Tara.

Aghdashloo was born in Tehran, Iran, as Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar, the daughter of Effie (née al-Sadat) and Anushiravan Vaziri-Tabar. She has three brothers: Shahram, Shahriar and Shahrokh. Her stage name is from the family name of her first husband, painter Aydin Aghdashloo. After their marriage in 1972 when she was 19 and he was 31, she began attending theatre workshops, against the wishes of her family. She had always wanted to be an actress, and soon began playing leading roles in Iranian theatre and film. They did not have children and were divorced in 1979, when she left Iran for England at the start of the Iranian Revolution.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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After establishing a theatre and film career in Iran, Aghdashloo moved to England during the Iranian Revolution in 1979, subsequently becoming a U.S. citizen. After several years playing small 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, including a starring role as Chrisjen Avasarala on The Expanse (2015–present), and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her work in the HBO original miniseries House of Saddam (2008). In 2013, she released her autobiography, titled The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmines.

Shohreh Aghdashloo Net Worth

Shohreh Aghdashloo is one of the richest Movie Actress & listed on most popular Movie Actress. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Shohreh Aghdashloo‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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She started acting at age 18 in numerous stage roles and had her first film role in Gozāresh.

After establishing a theatre and film career in Iran, Aghdashloo moved to England during the Iranian Revolution in 1979, subsequently becoming a U.S. citizen. After several years playing small 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, including a starring role as Chrisjen Avasarala on The Expanse (2015–present), and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her work in the HBO original miniseries House of Saddam (2008). In 2013, she released her autobiography, titled The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmines.

Once she arrived in England, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in international relations at Brunel University because of her interest in politics after having to leave her home country. She was already familiar with England, as her parents had taken her to London as a child. She then continued to pursue her acting career, which brought her to Los Angeles. In 1987, Aghdashloo married actor/playwright Houshang Touzie. They have a daughter, Tara Touzie, born in 1989. She has since performed in a number of Touzie’s plays, successfully taking them to national and international stages, primarily in the Iranian diaspora. Though born to a Muslim family, she never practised the religion.

Aghdashloo made her American film debut in 1989 in a starring role in Guests of Hotel Astoria. Her television debut came on 25 September 1990 in a guest role in the two-hour episode of the NBC television series Matlock, titled “Nowhere to Turn: A Matlock Mystery Movie”. In the years that followed, Aghdashloo appeared on screen sporadically, including in the widely panned Surviving Paradise (2000), the first English-language Iranian American feature film released in the United States, written and directed by Kamshad Kooshan.

Who is Shohreh Aghdashloo dating?

According to our records, Shohreh Aghdashloo married to Houshang Touzie , Aydin Aghdashloo. As of May 2022, Shohreh Aghdashloo’s is not dating anyone.

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On October 9, 2010, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans awarded Aghdashloo their Career Achievement Award during its first annual gala.

Shohreh Aghdashloo Height

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Ranked on the list of most popular Movie Actress. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Iran. Shohreh Aghdashloo celebrates birthday on May 11 of every year.

In 2008, Aghdashloo served as an official festival judge at the second annual Noor Iranian Film Festival in Los Angeles, while she also played the lead character of Zahra Khanum in the film The Stoning of Soraya M., marking her first leading role in a feature-length American film. In the same year, she also portrayed Sajida Talfah in the HBO original miniseries House of Saddam for which she received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. Speaking to a crowd of over 1,400 people at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium on September 12, 2009, Aghdashloo, author Dr. Azar Nafisi, and Dr. Dwight Bashir, Associate Director for Policy at the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, added their voices to those concerned about human rights in Iran and the persecution of Bahá’ís in Iran. Aghdashloo’s talk in particular was posted to YouTube.

What is Shohreh Aghdashloo?

In television, she is best known for her roles as Dina Araz in the fourth season of 24 and as Chrisjen Avasarala on The Expanse (2015–2022). For her role as Sajida Talfah in the HBO miniseries House of Saddam (2008), she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.

How old is Shohreh Aghdashloo?

70 years (May 11, 1952)

What accent does Shohreh Aghdashloo have?

Additionally, Aghdashloo has done voice work for the Mass Effect and Destiny video game franchises. Aghdashloo’s deeper voice is one of the actor’s defining features and Huff Post reported that she refers to her unique voice as a “Persian accent that’s heavy on the purr”.

Where was Shohreh Aghdashloo born?

Tehran, Iran

Who has Shohreh Aghdashloo voice?

Shohreh Aghdashloo is a voice actor known for voicing Admiral Shala”Raan vas Tonbay, Queen Janna, and Grayon.

Gold Derby TV Award – Best Drama Supporting Actress Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

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