Golshifteh Farahani

Golshifteh Farahani


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 10-07-1983
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Tehran, Iran
  • Also Known As:

    Rahavard Farahani
    골쉬프테 파라하니

  • Popularity: 5.74
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Golshifteh Farahani (گلشیفته فراهانی) was born on 10th July 1983 and is an international Iranian actress. She has dual Iranian and French nationality. Golshifteh Farahani started her acting career in theatre at the age of 6. Since then she has played in more than 40 films, many of which have been screened or awarded at international festivals. Amongst her famous Iranian films are Bahman Ghobadi's Half Moon, Dariush Mehrjui's Santoori , Rasool Mollagholipour's M for Mother and Asghar Farhadi's About Elly. Starring in Ridley Scotts Body of Lies (2008), alongside Leonardo Di Caprio and Russel Crowe, Golshifteh Farahani became the first Iranian to act in a major Hollywood production. She has also played in Paterson (2016) with Adam Driver, in the last Pirates of the Caribbean (2017) and in the French movie Santa & Cie (2017).




Year Movie Character
2009 About Elly as Sepideh
2007 Half Moon as Niwemang
2013 The Patience Stone as The woman
1998 The Pear Tree as M
2008 There's Always a Woman in Between
2012 Just Like a Woman as Mona
2014 My Sweet Pepper Land as Govend
2016 Sophie's Misfortunes as Madame de Réan
2016 Paterson as Laura
2016 Go Home as Nada
2007 The Music Man as Hanieh
2016 Finding Altamira as Conchita
2006 M for Mother as Sepideh
2017 The Song of Scorpions as Nooran
2018 The Night Eats the World as Sarah
2018 Girls of the Sun as Bahar
2006 In the Name of the Father as Habibe
2020 Arab Blues as Selma
2008 The Wall as Setareh
2004 The Tear of the Cold as Ronak
2003 Boutique as Eti
2012 The Rule of Three as Marie
2015 Two Friends as Mona
2011 If You Die, I'll Kill You as Sibe
2006 The Fish Fall in Love as Touka
2017 Shelter as Lina/Mona
2011 Chicken with Plums as Irâne
2019 The Upside as Maggie
2019 Blind Spot as Elham
2020 Extraction as Nik Khan
2003 Two Angels as Azar
2008 Shirin as Woman in audience
2017 Christmas & Co. as Amélie
2003 Somewhere Else
2005 Bab'Aziz as Nour
2000 Seven-act
2008 Body of Lies as Aisha
2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales as Shansa
2014 Rosewater as Maryam
2011 There Be Dragons as Leila
2014 Eden as Yasmin
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings as Nefertari
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