Golshifteh Farahani



Place of birth:

Tehran, Iran:


Golshifteh Farahani (گلشیفته فراهانی) was born on 10th July 1983 and is an international Iranian actress. She has dual Iranian and French nationality. Golshifteh Farahani started her acting career in theatre at the age of 6. Since then she has played in more than 40 films, many of which have been screened or awarded at international festivals. Amongst her famous Iranian films are Bahman Ghobadi's Half Moon, Dariush Mehrjui's Santoori , Rasool Mollagholipour's M for Mother and Asghar Farhadi's About Elly. Starring in Ridley Scotts Body of Lies (2008), alongside Leonardo Di Caprio and Russel Crowe, Golshifteh Farahani became the first Iranian to act in a major Hollywood production. She has also played in Paterson (2016) with Adam Driver, in the last Pirates of the Caribbean (2017) and in the French movie Santa & Cie (2017).

Film Credits

Extraction (2020)
as Nik Khan
Un divan à Tunis (2020)
as Selma
L'Angle mort (2019)
as Elham
The Upside (2019)
as Maggie
Les filles du soleil (2018)
as Bahar
La nuit a dévoré le monde (2018)
as Sarah
Santa & Cie (2017)
as Amélie
Shelter (2017)
as Lina/Mona
The Song of Scorpions (2017)
as Nooran
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
as Shansa
Paterson (2016)
as Laura
Go Home (2016)
as Nada
Les malheurs de Sophie (2016)
as Madame de Réan
Altamira (2016)
as Conchita
Les deux amis (2015)
as Mona
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
as Nefertari
Eden (2014)
as Yasmin
Rosewater (2014)
as Maryam
My Sweet Pepper Land (2014)
as Govend
Syngué sabour, pierre de patience (2013)
as The woman
Just Like a Woman (2012)
as Mona
La règle de trois (2012)
as Marie
Poulet aux Prunes (2011)
as Irâne
There Be Dragons (2011)
as Leila
Si tu meurs, je te tue (2011)
as Sibe
درباره الی‎‎ (2009)
as Sepideh
Body of Lies (2008)
as Aisha
دیوار (2008)
as Setareh
شیرین (2008)
as Woman in audience
Hamisheh paye yek zan dar mian ast (2008)
نیوه مانگ (2007)
as Niwemang
سنتوری (2007)
as Hanieh
Mim mesle madar (2006)
as Sepideh
Be Name Pedar (2006)
as Habibe
ماهی‌ها عاشق می‌شوند (2006)
as Touka
بابا عزیز (2005)
as Nour
اشک سرما (2004)
as Ronak
Deux Fereshté (2003)
as Azar
جایی دیگر (2003)
بوتیک (2003)
as Eti
هفت پرده (2000)
درخت گلابی (1998)
as M