Farhad Safinia

Farhad Safinia (Persian: فرهاد صفی‌نیا Farhād Safīnīyā; born 1975) is a screenwriter and film producer. Personal life Farhad Safinia was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1975. He left Iran with his family at the age of [...]

Bob Yari

Bob Yari (born 30 May 1961 in Iran) is an Iranian-American film producer. He grew up in New York City, and studied cinematography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Yari’s film Crash won the Best [...]

Adrian Kayvan Pasdar

Adrian Kayvan Pasdar (pronounced /ˈpæzdɑr/; born April 30, 1965) is an Iranian actor and film director. He is known for playing Jim Profit on the TV series Profit, for his roles in Near Dark, Carlito’s Way, [...]

Maziar Maz Jobrani

Maziar “Maz” Jobrani (Persian: مازیار جبرانی; born February 26, 1972) is an Iranian comedian who is part of the “Axis of Evil” comedy group. The group appeared on a comedy special on Comedy Central. Jobrani has [...]

Shohreh Aghdashloo

Shohreh Aghdashloo (Persian: ‘شهره آغداشلو; born May 11, 1952) is an Iranian actress. After establishing a theater and film career in Iran, Aghdashloo moved to England during the Iranian Revolution in 1979, and subsequently became a [...]

Asieh Namdar

Asieh Namdar (born in 1965) is an Iranian journalist and television presenter. She was born to parents of Iranian origin, in Karachi in 1967. Namdar grew up in Tehran, Iran. Following the Iranian Revolution in 1979, [...]

Rudi Bakhtiar

Rudi Bakhtiar (born Rudabeh Bakhtiar in California) is an Iranian journalist who has over a decade’s experience working for major international news outlets CNN and Fox News Channel. Bakhtiar is currently the Director of Communications for [...]

Omid Djalili

Djalili is another successful Iranian individual. He attended Holland Park School and then the University of Ulster in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, studying English and Theatre studies. Comedy career The first significant success of his stand-up comedy [...]

Ali Shirazinia and Sharam Tayebi (Deep Dish)

Deep Dish is a duo of DJs and house-music producers consisting of Iranian members Ali “Dubfire” Shirazinia and Sharam Tayebi. Based in Washington, D.C., Shirazinia and Tayebi are well known for providing house or dance remixes [...]

Gobi Rahimi

Gobi Rahimi is a producer, director and writer with over 250 credits in music videos, commercials and interactive media for the web. He is currently producing Monster Surf for Imax in 3D. His recent webisodic ARG [...]