Shahab Hosseini

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Shahab Hosseini
Born Seyed Shahabedin Hosseini
(1974-02-04) February 4, 1974 (age 42)
Tehran, Iran
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Parichehr Ghanbari (1996-present)
Children Mohammad Amin (b. 2004)
Amir Ali (b. 2011)
Parent(s) Fakhreddin Hosseini (Father)
Website Official website

Shahab Hosseini (Persian: شهاب حسینی‎‎, born 4 February 1974 in Tehran) is an Iranian actor.

Early life[edit]

Shahab Hosseini was born on 3 February 1974 in Tehran. Once a psychology student at the University of Tehran, he dropped out to emigrate to Canada. Instead, he ended up as a radio host in Iran. This was followed by hosting a TV show for the youth audience and some small acting roles in a few TV series. His acting career took off by his performance in movies like The Woman Does Not Speak and A Candle in the Wind. On June 2011, he announced that he would be taking a break but would return to cinema in 2013.[1]


Title Year Role Notes
After the Rain (TV series) 2000 Ali Ahmadi TV Film
Rokhsare 2001 Mahan Farzam
Adamakha 2001 Morad
Vakonesh Panjom (Fifth Reaction) 2002 Majid Nominated-Khane Cinema Awards
In Zan harf nemizanad! (This woman does not talk) 2002 Mani
Zahre Asal 2002 Shahin Short film
Shami Dar Bad (A Candle in Wind) 2003 Babak Nominated-Fajr Film Festival, Khane Cinema Award for Best Actor
Elahe Zigorit 2003 Bahram
Tabe Sard (Cold Fever) (TV Series) 2003 Shahab Kianfar TV Film
Gardab 2004 Hamayoun
Rastgari dar Hasht & Bist Daghighe 2004 Fo'ad Nominated-Fajr Film Festival simorgh for Best Actor
Ghatle Online 2005 Kamran
Pishnahad Panjah Milioni 2005 Barmak "Bari" Rahnama
Baghe Aloche 2005
Gheyre Montazere 2006 Mr.Salek
Bachehaye Abadi 2006 Iman
Tangna 2006 Hadi
Estghah-e Behesht (Heaven Station) 2006 Soroush
Zero Degree Turn 2007 Habib Parsa TV Film
Mahya 2007 Javid Fajr Film Festival simorgh for Best Acting
Delshekaste 2007 Amir Ali Doran
Parchamhaye Ghaleye Kaveh 2007 Sadegh
Nashenas 2007
Tanhayi 2007 Hamid
Super Star 2008 Kourosh Zand Fajr Film Festival for best actor
About Elly 2008 Ahmad Nominated—Fajr Film Festival, Khane Cinema Award for best actor
Niloofar 2008 Aziz
Gozareshgar 2008 Republic of Azerbaijan produced
Anahita 2009
Shoghe Parvaz 2009 Abbas Babaei TV Film
Parseh Dar Meh 2009 Amin Khane Cinema Award for best actor
Sote Payan 2010 Saman
Barf Roye Shirvaniye Dagh 2010 Bahman
Sarzamine Kohan 2011 TV Film
Nader and Simin, A Separation 2011 Hojjat Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards
Golden Globe Award for best international film
Silver Bear for Best Actor
Fajr Film Festival Simorgh for Best Actor
Khane Cinema Award for best actor
Won at the Durban, Vancouver, Berlin, Yerevan, Melbourne, San Sebastian, India International Film Festivals
(Full list of awards can be seen at A Separation)
Khane Pedari (The Paternal House) 2012 Naser
The Painting Pool 2013 Reza
Sakene Tabaghe ye Vasat 2014


Personal life[edit]

He married Parichehr Ghanbari in 1996. They have two sons, Mohammad Amin, born on 3 February 2004 and Amir Ali, born on 11 August 2011.