Farhad Aeesh (فرهاد آئیش) was born in Tehran. He studied directing and photography in the UK and the US. He directed and acted in a number of plays in English and Persian before returning to Iran in 1998 where he continued stage directing and acting. He has played in films and dramas such as Dear! I'm In No Mood, Autobahn, Shamsolemareh and 3-5-2.