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|Awards||Order of Culture and Art (1st Class)|
Akbar Abdi (Persian: اکبر عبدی, born 26 August 1960 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian actor and comedian. Akbar Abdi proved his talent through a TV series consisting of children's programming ("I am late again for school"). Abdi is of Iranian Azerbaijani descent from Ardabil.
He started his career in TV series and soon became very popular. He began his career with the children’s TV series “The Traffic Neighborhood”, directed by Dariush Moadebian in 1981. He was dubbed “the man with a thousand faces of Iranian cinema” for the broad array of comedy roles he played during the 1980s. His main credits include “The Actor”, “Delshodegan” and “The Snowman".He shined as a movie star by playing in the movie "Ejareh-Nesheenha" (The Tenants). He has chosen diverse characters to play in different movies and is respected as a classic movie star with a successful career in Iran.
- Khab Zadeha (2014)
- Rosvayi (2012)
- I feel sleepy (2010)
- Ekhrajiha 3 (2010)
- Telefon Hamrahe Rais Jomhour (2009)
- Ekhrajiha 2 (2008)
- Mozafarnameh (2008)
- Ekhrajiha (2007)
- Ali and Danny (2002)
- Noon o Eshgh o Motor 1000 (2003)
- Claws in the Dust (1997)
- Pak bakhteh (1995)
- Adam barfi (1995)
- Honarpisheh (1993)
- Del Shodegan (1992)
- Nassereddin Shah, Actor-e Cinema (1992)
- Mother (1991)
- Ey Iran (1990)
- Dozde aroosakha (1990)
- Grand Cinema (1989)
- Ejareh-Neshinha (1986)
- Mardi ke Moosh Shod (1985)
- نشانهای دولتی در روزهای پایانی خاتمی و احمدینژاد به چهکسانی رسید؟. Tasnim News Agency (in Persian). 24 August 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
- Wright, Robin B. (2000). The last great revolution: turmoil and transformation in Iran. Alfred A. Knopf. p. 117. ISBN 978-0-375-40639-3.
Akbar Abdi is Iran's greatest comedic actor
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