Golshifteh Farahani

Golshifteh Farahani

  • Born on
    • July 10th, 1983
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).


Acting (34 Credits)

2021Invasion (2021) as Aneesha Malik
2020Extraction as Nik Khan
2020Extraction as Nik Khan
2019Arab Blues as Selma
2018The Night Eats the World as Sarah
2018Girls of the Sun as Bahar
2017The Upside as Maggie
2017Santa & Cie as Amélie
2017Santa & Cie as Amélie
2017Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales as Shansa
2016Finding Altamira as Conchita
2016Paterson as Laura
2015Two Friends as Mona
2014Rosewater as Maryam
2014Eden as Yasmin
2014Exodus: Gods and Kings as Nefertari
2013My Sweet Pepper Land as Govend
2012The Patience Stone as The woman
2012Just Like a Woman as Mona
2011Chicken with Plums as Irâne
2011There Be Dragons as Leila
2009Darbareye Elly as Sepideh
2008There's Always a Woman in Between
2008Shirin as Woman in audience
2008Body of Lies as Aisha
2007The Music Man as Hanieh
2006Half Moon as Niwemang
2006M for Mother as Sepideh
2006In the Name of the Father as Habibe
2005The Fish Fall in Love as Touka
2005Bab'Aziz: The Prince That Contemplated His Soul as Nour
2004Boutique as Eti
1998The Pear Tree as M


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