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Shohreh Aghdashloo – The Controversial Films, and More

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Iranian actress Shohreh Aghdashloo: Her Awards, Battles with Her Family, Career, and so Much More

Who is Shohreh Aghdashloo?

Shohreh Aghdashloo is an Iranian-American actress who debuted her role in the film industry in 1977 in the film The Report which won the Critics Award at the Moscow Film Festival. She was established as one of Iran’s leading actresses for her role in the film Shatranje Bad.

In 2003, her performance in the House of Sand and Fog brought her a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and several film critics’ awards. She also won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role in the HBO original miniseries House of Saddam in 2008.

She wrote her autobiography titled The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmine in 2013, and starred in films, including The Exorcism of Emily Rose, The Lake House, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, The Adjustment Bureau, and Star Trek Beyond. She also appeared in TV series, including 24, Will & Grace, ER, Grey’s Anatomy, The Simpsons, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, House M.D.,  and NCIS.

One particularly controversial, but highly praised, role was in the movie The Stoning of Soraya M, which depicts, in horrific detail, the lack of women’s rights in Iran.

Born as Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar, she has three brothers Shahram, Shahriar, and Shahrokh, and attended theater workshops against the wishes of her family because she had always wanted to become an actress. After leaving Iran and moving to England at the start of the Iranian Revolution, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in International Relations at Brunel University and pursued her acting career in Los Angeles.

She currently plays a role in Amazon Prime Video’s acclaimed television series The Expanse.


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What is the nationality of Shohreh Aghdashloo?

Shohreh Aghdashloo is an Iranian-American actress, born on May 11, 1952, in Tehran, Iran.

How old is Shohreh Aghdashloo?

Shohreh Aghdashloo is now 70 years old and her star sign is Taurus.

How tall is Shohreh Aghdashloo and how much does she weigh?

Shohreh Aghdashloo is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. Seeing that she managed to maintain her good figure despite her age is just fantastic!

Is Shohreh Aghdashloo married or single?

Shohreh Aghdashloo first married Iranian painter, writer, graphist, and film critic Aydin Aghdashloo in 1972 and the couple got divorced in 1980. She then married Iranian actor, director, and playwright Houshang Touzie in 1987.


How much is Shohreh Aghdashloo’s net worth?

Shohreh Aghdashloo’s net worth is $54 million and she is one of the richest celebrities in Iran that made her fortune from her career in the film industry.

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Does Shohreh Aghdashloo have any children?

Shohreh Aghdashloo has a daughter named Tara Touzie with her current husband Houshang Touzie.

Why is Shohreh Aghdashloo’s voice so deep?

Shohreh Aghdashloo’s deep-sounding voice is natural.

How do you pronounce Shohreh Aghdashloo?

Shohreh Aghdashloo’s name is pronounced as shō-RĀ ÄK-dosh-loo.

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