Jamileh Sheykhi

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Jamileh Sheykhi
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Born (1930-04-30)April 30, 1930
Tabriz, Iran
Died May 23, 2001(2001-05-23) (aged 71)
Tehran, Iran
Occupation Theatre and film actress
Children Atila Pesyani
Relatives Setareh Pesyani (granddaughter)

Jamileh Sheykhi (Persian: جمیله شیخی‎, April 30, 1930[1] – May 23, 2001) was an Iranian actress and the mother of actor Atila Pesyani.

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She made her stage debut in 1957 and began film acting with Shipwreck (1975, Nosrat Karimi). As a pioneer and veteran character actress of Iranian theatre and cinema, she performed in a number of films with reputable directors. Sheykhi had a distinguished screen appearance in Travellers (1991, Bahram Bayzai) and won the Best Actress award at the International Fajr Film Festival.

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