, New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress At the age of 19, Aghdashloo married painter Aydin Aghdashloo in 1972. Iranians call California and Iran 'sister cities', they're very much alike. During the 1978 Islamic revolution, Aghdashloo left Iran for England, to complete her education. Shohreh Aghdashloo was born Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar on May 11, 1952 in Tehran, Iran. I proud to say that most of the Iranians love me and love my work. She was born to a Muslim family, but says she never practiced the religion. She went to Brunel University and earned a Bachelor's degree in international relations. I didn't want to live in an Islamic society because I knew I wasn't going to be a first-class citizen, and I knew I was not going to be able to keep doing what I was doing as an actress. Aghdashloo currently has a starring role in The Expanse. She went on to marry actor/playwright Houshang Touzie, performing in a number of his plays, successfully taking them to national and international stages. If you've binged every available episode of the hit Disney Plus series, then we've got three picks to keep you entertained. Is a naturalised United States citizen. Born on exactly same day in 1952 as Frances Fisher, with whom she appears in both House of Sand and Fog and The Expanse. Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting ActressNominated – Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Nominated – Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress, Gold Derby TV Award - Best Drama Supporting Actress , Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, Nominated - Gold Derby TV Award - Best Miniseries/TV Movie Supporting Actress, From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Stefania (Shohreh Aghdashloo) meets with "Adalind", and then explains that, for their purposes, they will take Frau Pech's heart. As of 2018, has never appeared in a film nominated for the Best Picture Oscar. She became well-known for her part in House of Sand and Fog which she was considered for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Official Sites, Often plays well-educated, sophisticated professionals. During this time, she went to classes on theater even though her parents did not approve. Following numerous starring roles on the stage, her first … In Persian movies, she played the leading roles most of the time. 16 wins & 13 nominations. Began her acting career with Theater Workshops in Iran, where she performed in numerous plays. In 1978, she won wider acclaim and established herself as one of Iran's leading ladies with Desiderium (1978) directed by the late Ali Hatami. present) ( 1 child). I want my projects to be meaningful. Later, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. I studied international relations in England, and I wanted to pursue higher education and be able to analyze what was going on in Iran politically, not only in Iran, but in the Middle East. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Currently resides in Los Angeles, California. series makes cameos for two unusual characters in Hollywood. Daughter of Anushiravan and Effie Vaziri-Taban. Shohreh Aghdashloo (Persian: شهره آغداشلو ) (born Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar; May 11, 1952) is an Iranian-American actress. I love them, and I always have them in my mind when I work. Her interest in politics and her concern for social injustice in the world would lead her to receive a Bachelor's degree in International Relations.She continued to pursue her acting career, which eventually brought her to Los Angeles, California in 1987. With the Internet, it's like we're all living in a small village. "Shohreh" means "famous girl" in Farsi language, and it's a popular name for Persian women. TV Guide: The Honduran T.V. Shohreh Aghdashloo (Persian: شهره آغداشلو) (born Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar; May 11, 1952) is an Iranian-American actress. 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Kad, Other Works Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress, Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress, Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress, Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, "Syfy's 'The Expanse' space drama casts Shohreh Aghdashloo", "Iranian Actress Shohreh Aghdashloo Speaks Out Loudly About The Stoning of Soraya M.", "Elementary, Episode "Tag, You're Me": Full Cast & Crew", https://simple.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Shohreh_Aghdashloo&oldid=7077849, Articles containing Persian-language text, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License, First English language Iranian-American feature film distributed theatrically in the United States, written and directed by.