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Homayoun Ershadi

Homayoun Ershadi (sometimes spelled Homayon Ershadi), is an Iranian actor. Ershadi was born in Isfahan, Iran in 1947. He studied architecture in Italy and worked in that field. Acclaimed Iranian New Wave director Abbas Kiarostami chose him to play the leading role in Taste of Cherry. A non-professional actor, who started acting in his middle age, he has had immediate success in both cinema and television, with his expressionless, relaxed face and monotonous voice often giving his characters an intellectual personality. Most recently he can be seen in the movie The Kite Runner, playing the role of Baba. He is one of few Iran-based Iranian actors that are permitted to act in Western movies. He currently resides in Karaj, Iran. Description above from the Wikipedia article Homayoun Ershadi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Feb 22, 2020 In Isfahan, Iran
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Taste of Cherry 1997-09-28
Latest Project:
Movie Ali and Nino 2016-01-27
Known For
Poster of A Most Wanted Man
Poster of Yek Asheghaneh Sade
Poster of Orange Suit
Movie Ali and Nino Ali's Father 2016-01-27
Movie Utopia Najib 2015-07-15
Movie A 5 Star Mirakabadi 2014-05-07
Movie A Most Wanted Man Abdullah 2014-07-25
Movie The Sinners Hajir Khatam 2013-10-02
Movie Orange Suit 2012-02-03
Movie The Queen 2012-06-11
Movie Yek Asheghaneh Sade Shater Aman 2012-12-19
Movie One Of Us 2011-10-11
Movie Agora Aspasius 2009-05-17
Movie Shirin Man in Audience 2008-01-20
Movie The Fifth Reaction 2003-01-01
Movie The Pear Tree Mahmoud 1998-10-18
Movie Taste of Cherry Mr. Badii 1997-09-28
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