Ali Nassirian

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Ali Nassirian 1935
Ali Nasirian in 2016
Born (1935-02-04) February 4, 1935 (age 83)
Tehran, Iran
Occupation Actor, Film Director
Years active 1947–present
Spouse(s) Fatemeh Bayat
Children 3
Awards Order of Culture and Art.png Order of Culture and Art (1st Class)[1]

Ali Nassirian (Persian: علی نصیریان‎, born 4 February 1935) is an Iranian film and theater actor, who plays both character and leading roles. Nassirian whilst gaining experience in screen writing during 1955 to 1958, he was granted a scholarship for theatrical studies in the United States in 1962. Upon his return to Iran he started teaching theatre and screen writing as well as acting on stage. In 1957, he was employed by the Bureau of dramatic arts as an actor and director.


He first appeared in a supporting role in Dariush Mehrjui's The Cow (1969) alongside Ezatollah Entezami, another Iranian actor. Nassirian then played the title role of Mr. Naive (1970), also by Mehrjui. His other films include: The Postman (1971), The Cycle (1974), The Mandrake (1975), Kamalolmolk (1983), Mirza Norouz's Shoes (1985), Stone Lion (1986), Captain Khorshid (1987), The Scent of Joseph's Shirt (1995), and Iron Island (2005). He played the lead role in The Saturday Hunter (2011).




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