Faramarz Gharibian (فرامرز قریبیان) was born in 1941 in Tehran. He travelled to the United States in 1967 to study acting at the college of Visual Art but returned home on the recommendation of the film director Masud Kimiai to appear in The Soil. This was Faramarz Gharibian's first serious involvement in cinema as an actor. Faramarz Gharibian had appeared in a short scene in a previous film by Kimiai, Come stranger (1968), a shoot on which he had collaborated as assistant direct
...or. Faramarz Gharibian's debut feature film as director was Strife at Tasuki, which he made in 1987.