Ali Pourtash

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Ali Pourtash is an actor and comedian of Iranian cinema. Having worked in numerous plays, films, TV shows and stage productions in Tehran and in Los Angeles Pourtash was most recently seen in the 2008 film The Stoning of Soraya M. directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh.[1] Other notable roles include the role of Haji firouz, the comedic side-kick to Amoo norooz in the classic holiday special Babak and Friends - A First Norooz.[2]


(As an actor)

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In 2009, Pourtash served as an official festival judge for the Noor Iranian Film Festival in Los Angeles.


  1. ^ "Official Movie Site The Stoning of Soraya M". Sony. 31 August 2008. Retrieved 17 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Babak and Friends A First Norooz DVD Cast & Crew". PersianMirror Article. 16 August 2005. Retrieved 17 March 2010. 

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