Mohammad-Reza Foroutan

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Mohammad-Reza Foroutan
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Mohammad-Reza Foroutan (Persian: محمدرضا فروتن‎, born December 28, 1968, in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian actor. He graduated with a master's degree in clinical psychology from Azad University and now is a Ph.D. candidate of health psychology. He has passed some free courses in acting. His first film was Goal. After some minor roles his performance in an episode of TV series "The Clue" revealed his capabilities and Masoud Kimiay chose him for the leading role of Mercedes. He has been acting as actor for more than two decades and received several awards including best male actor award for acting in Germez 1999 Fajr International Film Festival and best male actor award for acting in Be Ahestegi Fajr International Film Festival 2005. His concentration as a psychological therapist has been noted in the community.

His successful performance as a disappointed and isolated youth in the film brought him about such a role in other films. His stern, sullen and cold face led him to play the role of a quarrelsome and nervous man. The inner and natural performance is part of his characteristic features. As one of the young and popular figures in Iranian cinema, Foroutan was awarded Crystal Simorgh for Ghermez (film) | Red (1998, Jeirani).

Selected filmography[edit]

  • 1994 Goal
  • 1994 The Last Port (Akharin Bandar)
  • Winner
  • 1995 The Moon and the Sun (Mah va Khorshid)
  • 1998 Mercedes
  • 1998 Red (Ghermez)
  • 1999 Two Women (Do Zan)
  • 1999 Cry (Faryad)
  • 2000 Protest (Eteraz)
  • The Yalda Night (Shab-e Yalda)
  • 2001 Under the Skin of the City (Zir-e poost-e Shahr)
  • 2001 Born Under Libra (Motevalede mahe mehr)
  • 2001 Dance with Dream (Ba Roya Beraghs)
  • 2003 Meet the Parrot (Molaghat ba tooti)
  • 2004 Friday's Soldiers (Sarbaz-haye Jome)
  • 2005 Octopus (Hashtpa)
  • 2005 Top of the Tower (Nok-e Borj)
  • 2006 When everyone was asleep (Vaghti hame khab boodand)
  • 2006 Cold Soil (Khak-e sard)
  • 2006 Gradually (Be Ahestegi)
  • 2006 Loser (Bazande)
  • 2007 The Night Bus
  • 2007 Second Woman (Zan-e Dovom)
  • 2008 Canaan
  • 2008 Invitation (Davat)
  • 2014 Tales (Ghesse-ha)
  • 2017 Negar
  • *Symphony No. 9 (2019)


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