March 5, 1971
New York City, New York, United States
Los Angeles, California
|Alma mater||Islamic Azad University of Karaj|
|Occupation||Actor, Screenplay writer, Director|
|Spouse(s)||Rana Hamidi (m. 2008)|
|Awards||Silver Bear for Best Actor 2011|
Peyman Moaadi (Persian: پیمان معادی, born March 5, 1971 in New York) is an Iranian actor, screenwriter, and director. He is best known for starring in the films A Separation and About Elly by director Asghar Farhadi.
Moaadi started his film career as a screenwriter in late 2000 with the successful movie Swan Song. He later wrote several renowned Iranian films. He began his acting career in Asghar Farhadi's film About Elly 2009.
Two years later, he received the Silver Bear award for Best Actor in Leading Role for his performance as Nader in Farhadi A Separation 2011 from the Berlin International Film Festival. He was seen in the indie drama Camp X-Ray, which was accepted into the U.S. Dramatic Competition section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was released October 17, 2014. Moaadi also is appearing in the HBO television series Criminal Justice. In 2014 he was a jury member at the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival.
|2000||Song of the Swan||No||Yes||No||with Saeed Assadi|
|2006||Wedding Dinner||No||Yes||No||Director Advisor|
|2007||Lipstick (short film)||Yes||Yes||No|
|2013||The Snow on the Pines||Yes||Yes||No|
|2014||Camp X-Ray||No||No||Yes||Ali Amir|
|2011||Asia Pacific Screen Awards||Best Actor||A Separation||Nominated|
|Village Voice Film Poll||Best Actor||Nominated|
|International Cinephile Society Awards||Best Actor||Won|
|Berlin International Film Festival||Silver Bear for Best Actor||Won|
|2013||Fajr International Film Festival||Audience Award for Best Film (with Jamal Sadatian)||The Snow on the Pines||Won|
|2014||Vesoul International Film Festival||Golden Wheel||Nominated|
|Erbil International Film Festival||Best Director||Won|