Shohreh Aghdashloo an actress who was born on 11th May 1952 in Tehran. She is born as Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar on Tehran, Iran. Her name means the “Famous girl” in Farsi language which is a popular name of Persian women.
Her father is Anushiravan and her mother is named Vaziri Tabar. She was born in intellectual, creative family. She graduated her Bachelor’s degree from International Relations after that she started her career in acting and moved to Los Angeles. She has three brothers named Shahram, Shahriar, and Shahrokh. She kept her stage name in the name of her family. Her brother named Shahryar is a doctor. She always speaks out against the social injustice in Iran as she is an active protestor. She is best known best known for her various roles in television series. When she was the mid-20s she plays in her home country Iran in theater Workshops. Later she left Iran for Iranian Revolution.
She started her acting career when she was at the age of 18 and her first film role in Gozaresh. Her career started at the time of Iranian Revolution. She debut in her first film role in the Iranian movie The Report which became the winner of the Critics Award at Moscow Film Festival. She also appeared the successful movie on film festivals around the world which was Shatranj Bad the Iranian movie. Her movies were all banned due to showcased in her own country. She became one of the leading actresses of Iran when she played in the movie Sooteh Delan.
Her role in the movie the House of Sand and Fog made her nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She studied journalism in England and graduate in 1983.At the age of 20, she received nationwide stardom in her own country land such as “The Report “ which was directed by Abbass Kiarostami which made her win the critics Awards. At the age of 36, she played her first nude movie in the Guests of Hotel Astoria which was the first movie outside Iran. She played different roles on NBC different show as Iranian employees of Grace’s in the series Will and Grace and the grieving mother on the medical drama ER. She regularly performs in her husband’s theater play and has undergone rhinoplasty.
She loves to act in comedy and also showed her comedy talents in the sitcom Will and Grace with a guest and in the comedy movie American Dreamz. The book Inside the Kingdom: My Life In Saudi Arabia she was the narrator of the audio version which was written by Carmen Bin Laden. She is the first Iranian Actress to crossover into mainstream Hollywood cinema. She was the member of the honorary board at The Black and White Gala in 2008. It works for raising funds for the Barack Obama election campaign. She is very beautiful and hot Hollywood Actress. After the success in her acting, she continues to play supporting and character role in the film and television series.
She has debuted in many hit movies and become popular. The movies in which she has appeared are-
In 1976, she has appeared in Shatranje Bad, Gareth in 1977, as Aghdas in the movie Sooteh Delan in 1978, as Mrs. Pori Karemnia in the movie Guests of Hotel Astoria in 1989, as Raha in Raha movie in 1991, as Ghada Holiday in Twenty Bucks movie in 1993, as Paris in Surviving Paradise in 2000, as Exiled Actress in America So Beautiful in 2001, as Mrs Homa Armin in Maryam in 2002, as Woman in Possessed and Pulse, in Mystic Iran, as Nadereh ‘Nadi’ Behrani in the Movie House of Sand and Fog in 2003. in 2005, she appeared as Dr. Sadira Adani in The Exorcism of Emily Rose, as Farah in Babak and Friends -A First Norooz in2005, as Mrs. Nazneen Riza in American Dreamz, aS Dr. Anna Kaczynski in The Lake House, as Dr. Kavita Roa in X-Men: The Last Stand, as Elizabeth in The Nativity Story in 2006, as Professor Nasrin Mechanic in The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants 2 and as Zahra in The Stoning of Soraya M. in 2008.
In 2010, she appeared as The Chairman in The Adjustment Bureau and as Aunt Laila in The No Game in 2010, as Narrator in Uranium and as Dr. Lofton in On the Inside in 2011, as Evette Onat in The Odd Life of Timothy Green in 2012, as The Oracle in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters in 2013, as Moloojoon in Rosewater in 2014, as Maria in Last Knights movie and as Habibeh in Septembers of Shiraz in 2015, as Commodore Paris in Star Trek Beyond in 2016 etc.
Shohreh Aghdashloo has acted in many television series. The television series she has appeared are in 1990 she appeared as Saleslady in Matlock in 1990, as Malika in Martin in 1993, as Zereshk in The Honduran Suburbs in 2001, as Lila Ravan in The Secret Service in 2004, as Dina Araz in 24 in 2005, as Charlie in Smith, as Pam in Will and Grace, as Mrs. Riza Kardatay in ER in 2006, as Dr. Helen Crawford in Grey’s Anatomy in 2007, as Sajida Khairallah Talia House of Saddam and as Mina in The Simpsons in 2008, as Nhadra Udaya in FlashForward in 2009, as Detective Saliyah “Sunny” Qadri in Law and Order:Special Victims Unit, as Afsoun Hamidi in House M.D and as Mariam Bali in NCIS in 2011, as Nelofar Jamshidi in Portlandia and as Dr. Jayana Baylor in Mob Doctor in 2012, as Stefania Vaduva Popescu in Grimm in 2013, as Mrs. Delkash in Believe, as Anita Vaziri in Bones, as Dr. Cassandra Davis in Scorpion in 2014, as Lilliane Bellerose in Elementary and as Chrisjen Avasarala in The Expanse in 2015 and many other television series coming soon in the future.
She has also appeared in video games such as an Admiral Shala’Raan vas Tonbay in the game Mass Effect 2 in 2010, as Admiral Shala’Raan vas Tonbay in Mass Effect 3 in 2012, as Lakshmi 2 in Destiny in 2014 and many other video games.
She was married to Aydin Aghdashloo who was a painter in 1972. They got married when she was 19 and he was 31 years old. Her family didn’t like her interest in acting though she started to go workshops which led to the sourness in her marriage. Their relationship was good until 1979 but later due to a misunderstanding they were divorced and she moved to England. After she started her acting career she met Houshang Touzie who was the actor and playwright and they got married on 1987. They were very happy with their relationship and after a year, she became a mother of daughter Tara Tozzi who was born on 1989. She has also started working together with her husband in many plays. She seems she is very happy with the relationship and they are living together. There are not any rumors about their divorce. Her zodiac sign is Taurus and she is of the artistic mind.
Shoreh Aghdashloo net worth is estimated at about 2 million dollars and her salary is $0.6 million. She has only earned by working in the television roles, plays, and many another endorsement.
She became popular after she gave hit movies. She has been followed by many fans in social media. She is an active actress in social media. She usually posts her pics in social media and many of her fans likes and comments in her post. She is seen attending many parties and events. Her fans can get more information about her on sites like the wiki.
Shohreh is a beautiful and gorgeous actress. She is white in completion. Her body is sexy as she has maintained her body structure. She usually maintains her body in a gym and she seems very healthy. Her weight is 58 kg and her height is 5 feet 4 inch. Her body measurements are 38-26-36.Her zodiac sign is Taurus and she is of the artistic mind. Her eye and hair are black in color. She is a very hardworking actor and she is happy with her life.