Shahab Hosseini

Shahab Hosseini




Shahab Hosseini (born 4 February 1974 in Tehran) is a popular actor in Iran, he is internationally known for collaborations with Iranian writer and director Asghar Farhadi in About Elly (2008), A Separation (2011), and The Salesman (2016). His career took off with his performance in Tahmineh Milani's The Fifth Reaction (2003). In 2013, he made his directorial debut with 'Resident of Middle Floor' and then 2015 feature film 'Come with Me'. He won 2 Best Actor awards at Fajr and Berlin films festivals in 2011 for his performance in 'A Separation' and garnered the Palme Best Actor prize in the 2016 Cannes Film Festival for his role in 'The Salesman' (Forushande).

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