Dariush Arjmand

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Dariush Arjmand
Dariush Arjmand.jpg
Arjmand in Rasht, 31 March 2016
Born Dariush Arjmnad
(1944-07-27) July 27, 1944 (age 72)
Tehran, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Alma mater University of Paris
Mashhad University
Occupation Actor
Years active 1986–present
Notable work Once Upon a Time, Cinema, From Rey, Shaheed-e-Kufa, Mokhtarnameh
Relatives Anoushirvan Arjmand (Brother)
Borzo Arjmnad (Nephew)
Awards Order of Culture and Art.png Order of Culture and Art (1st Class)[1]

Dariush Arjmand (Persian: داریوش ارجمند ‎‎) (born 27 July 1944 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian actor.

A son of a military father and a housewife mother, he was born in Tehran and grew up in Mashhad. He started performing in plays at the age of 12. At the age of 26, he started working for the Ministry of Art and Culture. In the meantime, is a Crystal-Simorgh winning Iranian actor.


He earned a B.A. in history and sociology from Mashhad University in 1972, and a M.A. in theatre and cinema. He also studied theater in University of Paris (1980).

After many years of performing in theatre, he started his film acting career by appearing in Captain Khorshid (1986, Nasser Taghvaee), which was awarded the Crystal Simorgh for the best leading role at the Fajr International Film Festival.

He has played different roles ever since, most of which might be considered historical, as well as roles of drama characters.


  • Nakhoda Khorshid (1987 - a.k.a. Captain Khorshid)
  • Kashtee-ye Angelica (1989 - a.k.a. The Angelica)
  • Jostejoogar (1989)
  • Pardehe Akhar (1991 - a.k.a. The Last Act)
  • Nassereddin Shah, Actor-e Cinema (1992 - a.k.a. Once Upon a Time, Cinema)
  • Zamin-e asemani (1994 - The Heavenly Earth)
  • Adam barfi (1994 - a.k.a. The Snowman)
  • Eteraz (2000 - a.k.a. Protest)
  • Mosafer-e rey (2001 - Traveller of Rey)
  • Sagkoshi (2001 - a.k.a. Killing Mad Dogs)
  • Ezdevaj be sabke irani (2006 - Marriage in Iranian style)
  • Raeis (The Boss 2008)
  • Jorm (2011)
  • Banuye Shahre Maa (2011)
  • Without permission (Persian: بدون اجازه‎‎) (2011)
  • harfe mardom (2013)

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