Birthday: 04-02-1974
Age: 45
Star sign: Pisces

Shahab Hosseini is an actor from Iran.

He was born on the 4th of February, 1974, in the capital of Iran, Tehran. He married Parichehr Ghanbari in 1996. He has been active in the industry since 1997. He studied at the University of Tehran. However, he dropped college midway, because he had plans to shift to Canada. Instead, he became a host on an Iranian radio channel. Later, he also played the role of a host for various programs meant for the youth and also bagged roles in a few TV shows. He entered the world of films with The Woman Does Not Speak, and also, A Candle in the Wind.

He played the role of Ali Ahmadi in After the Rain, a TV series. It narrates a story set in the era of Reza Shah. He acted in the film, Vakonesh Panjom, or Fifth Reaction, with the character of Majid. This picture received a nomination at the Khane Film Awards. He was also a part of the movie, Shami Dar Bad, or A Candle in the Wind, which won the Best Film Award at the Khane Film Awards and was nominated for the same at the Fajr Film Festival. Some famous Iranian TV shows he featured in were Zero Degree Turn, Dance Fly and Ancient Land.

He has also contributed to films which play on TV such as After the Rain, Zero Degree Turn, Shoghe Parvaz and Sarzamine Kohan. Rastegari Dar Hasht & Bist Daghighe was a movie in which he played Fo’ad. He was nominated at the Fajr Film Festival for Best Actor Award, because of this movie. It released to the public in 2004. He won in the same category at the same Film Festival for ‘Mahya’, in 2007. His character in the picture was a man named Javid. Another one of his achievements is earning the Best Actor Award for his role as Kourosh Zand in the motion picture, ‘ Superstar’. About Elly and Parseh Dar Meh won him the Best Actor Award by Khane Film Awards. He featured in ‘Gozareshgar’, a film which was produced by the Republic of Azerbaijan, a neighbouring country.

Later, in 2011, he was part of a picture titled Nader and Simin, A Separation. This movie of his won many awards. Some of them were Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film and the Golden Globe Award for the Best International Film. Shahab Hosseini was awarded several best actor awards for the film too. His latest movie is The Salesman.

Peyman Moaadi English Actor

Peyman Moaadi

Peyman was born to a couple, who were from Persian descent, in New York. He was born as Peymaan Moaadi, but later used the name Peyman Moaadi to avoid confusion. His mother was a homemaker, and his father was a lawyer by profession. When he was about four or five years old, his family moved back to Iran due to the financial crisis. He graduated from the Islamic Azad University of Karaj, where he did his major in Metallurgical Engineering. He is a very famous screenwriter and actor of many Iranian and American films. He began his Hollywood career as a writer in the movie called The Swan Song, which was released in the year 2000. In the year 2002, he became the costumes designer for the motion picture, 'Thirst', which became a sleeper hit. Wedding Dinner and Cafe Setareh were two movies where Peyman played the role of a director advisor, in 2006. In 2007, he wrote and directed the short film, The Lipstick. His first debut film as a lead actor was in 'About Elly', which was directed by the most renowned director, Asghar Farhadi, in 2008. Moaadi's performance was recognized by the audience and appreciated by the critics. His acting in that film got him a lot of attention. However, his second movie, 'The Separation', became very popular as it had gained a nomination at the Oscars for the Best Foreign Film, and won many Academy Awards too. Peyman won the Best Actor Award in the Best Actor International Cinephile Society Awards, Asia Pacific Screen Awards, and in the Village Voice Film Poll too. At the Berlin International Film Festival, for Best Actor in a Leading Role category, he received the Silver Bear Award. In 2013, Peyman's directorial debut film was named as 'The Snow on the Pines', and it was awarded the Audience Award for Best Film at the Fajr International Film Festival. His next film was Camp X-Ray, where his role was that of a Muslim, who has been detained for eight years in Guantanamo, and befriends a new US army soldier there, who is played by Kristen Stewart. It was directed and written by Peter Sattler. It was Peter's debut movie. The movie received mixed reviews, and it was chosen to be screened at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. At the Shanghai International Film Festival, he was also selected as a jury member. He is now being featured in a television series called Criminal Justice, on HBO. His upcoming movies include The Last Knights, Window Horses, and 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. He got married to Rana Hamidi, in the year 2008, and they have two children together.


Alex Pettyfer

Alex Pettyfer is an actor and model from Great Britain. He was born on the 10th of April, 1990. His father, Richard Pettyfer, was an actor too, which must have served as inspiration for Alex to take up acting. He charmed everybody by doing his first commercial at the age of six. Officially, he started working as a model when he did an advertisement for the American clothing and accessories retailer, GAP. He got this opportunity after meeting Fashion Designer, Ralph Lauren, in a store. Even in school, he was a part of different plays in leading roles. He studied at London’s Sylvia Young Theatre School. After more than eight years of modeling, he got the chance to play the lead character in the English TV series, Tom Brown’s Schooldays. He acted as Tom Brown himself. The peak of his career was his role in the film, ‘Stormbreaker’, which is inspired by Anthony Horowitz’s novel. In the picture, he plays the role of Alex Rider, who is an M16 spy. His landing work in this movie was not a piece of cake. On the contrary, he had to audition for the role and compete with 500 more aspirants. They positively acclaimed him for his role. For doing this movie, he turned down an offer for the film ‘Eragon’. He says he did so because it got filmed in Hungary, and he is afraid of flying. Wild Child was his next venture where he worked alongside Emma Roberts, whom he dated. He played a schoolboy in the motion picture. Around the same time, he acted in the horror movie, ‘Tormented’, in which he is the leader of a bunch of teenagers who are troubled by the ghost of one of the kids they bullied. When he was 18, he got the honor of working with renowned actors such as Vanessa Hudgens, Mary- Kate Olsen and Neil Patrick Harris in the picture, ‘Beastly’. Next, he bagged the lead role in I am Number Four, which released to the public in 2011. After working on this film, he declined two acting opportunities. Finally, he played the role of Adam in Magic Mike. It describes how a 19-year-old boy gets into the world of stripping. He did a supporting role in ‘Butler’. He also did a romantic picture called Endless Love, in which Gabriella Wilde and Pettyfer were a pair. His supposedly upcoming movies are Diamond Dogs, and ‘Cali’. He has given to the industry immensely, even at the young age of 26.

Alex Pettyfer English Actor