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Behrouz Vossoughi
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Behrouz Vossoughi
in 1971Born Khalil Vossoughi (1938-03-10) March 10, 1938 (age 80) Khoy, IranResidence San Rafael, California, United StatesOccupation ActorYears active 1961—presentSpouse(s) Googoosh
Googoosh
(1975–76) Catherine (1980—present)Partner(s) Pouri Banai (1971—72)Children Mahshid (b. 1985) Mahan (b. 1990)Website Official Website Behrouz Vossoughi
Behrouz Vossoughi
(Persian: بهروز وثوقی‎),[1] (born Khalil Vossoughi, 10 March 1938 Persian: خلیل وثوقی‎)[2], is an Iranian actor, TV host and model of Iranian origin, with appearances in more than 90 films and plays.[3] He has also worked in television, radio and theater
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Jennifer O'Neill
Jennifer O'Neill
Jennifer O'Neill
(born February 20, 1948) is a Brazilian American actress, model, author and speaker, known for her role in the 1971 film Summer of '42
Summer of '42
and modelling for CoverGirl
CoverGirl
cosmetics starting in the 1970s.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Activism 5 Filmography5.1 Film 5.2 Television6 Books written 7 References 8 External linksEarly life[edit] O'Neill was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her mother was English and her father was a Brazilian of Portuguese, Spanish and Irish ancestry.[1] She and her older brother Michael were raised in New Rochelle, New York, and Wilton, Connecticut. When she was 14, the family moved to New York City
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Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa
(黒沢 明, Kurosawa Akira, March 23, 1910 – September 6, 1998) was a Japanese film
Japanese film
director and screenwriter, who directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years. He is regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. Kurosawa entered the Japanese film
Japanese film
industry in 1936, following a brief stint as a painter. After years of working on numerous films as an assistant director and scriptwriter, he made his debut as a director during World War II with the popular action film Sanshiro Sugata (a.k.a. Judo Saga). After the war, the critically acclaimed Drunken Angel (1948), in which Kurosawa cast then-unknown actor Toshiro Mifune in a starring role, cemented the director's reputation as one of the most important young filmmakers in Japan
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San Francisco Film Festival
San Francisco
San Francisco
International Film Festival (abbreviated as SFIFF) is among the longest running film festivals in the Americas. Organized by the San Francisco
San Francisco
Film Society, the International is held each spring for two weeks, presenting around 200 films from over 50 countries annually. The Festival highlights current trends in international film and video production with an emphasis on work that has not yet secured U.S. distribution
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Lesley-Anne Down
Lesley-Anne Down
Lesley-Anne Down
(born 17 March 1954) is an English actress, former model, and singer. She achieved fame as Georgina Worsley
Georgina Worsley
in the ITV drama series Upstairs, Downstairs (1973–75). She received further recognition for her performances in the films The Pink Panther Strikes Again
The Pink Panther Strikes Again
(1976), A Little Night Music (1977), The First Great Train Robbery
The First Great Train Robbery
(1979), Hanover Street (1979), Rough Cut (1980), Sphinx (1981) and Nomads (1986). She is also known as Madeline Fabray in the miniseries North and South (1985–86), for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in 1986. In 1990, Down played the role Stephanie Rogers in the CBS
CBS
drama series Dallas
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Frank Langella
Frank A. Langella Jr. (born January 1, 1938) is an American stage and film actor. He has won four Tony Awards, two for Best Leading Actor in a Play for his performance as Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
in the play Frost/Nixon and for his role as André in The Father and two for Best Featured Actor in a Play for the role of Leslie in Edward Albee's Seascape and for his role as Flegont Alexandrovitch Tropatchov in Ivan Turgenev's Fortune's Fool. Additionally, Langella has won two Obie Awards. His notable film roles include George Prager in Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970), Count Dracula
Count Dracula
in Dracula (1979), Skeletor
Skeletor
in Masters of the Universe (1987), Bob Alexander in Dave (1993), William S
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Curd Jürgens
Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens (13 December 1915 – 18 June 1982) was a German-Austrian stage and film actor. He was usually billed in English-speaking films as Curt Jurgens.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Partial filmography 5 References 6 External linksEarly life[edit] Jürgens was born on 13 December 1915 in the Munich borough of Solln, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire. His father, Kurt, was a trader from Hamburg, and his mother, Marie-Albertine, was a French teacher.[1][2] He began his working career as a journalist before becoming an actor at the urging of his actress wife, Louise Basler. He spent much of his early acting career on the stage in Vienna. Jürgens was critical of National Socialism in his native Germany
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Michael Sarrazin
Michael Sarrazin (May 22, 1940 – April 17, 2011)[1] was a Canadian film and television actor who found fame opposite Jane Fonda in They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969).[2][3]Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life3.1 Death4 Filmography 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksEarly life[edit] He was born Jacques Michel André Sarrazin in Quebec City, Quebec, and moved to Montreal, Quebec, as a child. After acting in school plays he landed his first professional role at age 17.[4] Career[edit] Sarrazin worked on television productions in Toronto, Ontario,[4] and then gained a contract with Universal Studios. His early appearances include The Virginian (1965), the TV film The Doomsday Flight (1966), Gunfight in Abilene (1967), and a starring role in The Flim-Flam Man (1967) with George C. Scott. In 1969 he starred in four films, one of them being the dark Great Depression drama They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
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Siamak Yasemi
Siamak Yasemi (Persian: سیامک یاسمی‎) was an Iranian director, screenwriter, producer, and poet. He was the son of Rashid Yasemi. Filmography[edit]1970 Leyli and Majnoon 1968 Bar asman neyeshte 1968 Tange ejdeha 1966 Shamsi pahlevoon 1965 Croesus' Treasure 1965 The Champion of Champions 1964 The Pleasures of Sin 1964 Mr. Twentieth Century 1964 The Seven Month Genius 1963 The Shores of Anticipation 1963 Horror 1962 Incorrigible 1961 The Bum 1961 Uncle No-Ruz 1960 The Strong Man 1960 The Spring of Life 1958 Broken Spell 1958 Naughty But Sweet 1955 The Bandit 1953 The Nights of TehranExternal links[edit]Mohamad Reza Honarmand on IMDb "Iranian Movie DataBase سيامك ياسمي - سوره". This article about a Kurd
Kurd
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Anthony Quinn
Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001),[1] more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican-American actor, painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including La Strada, The Guns of Navarone, Zorba the Greek, Guns for San Sebastian, Lawrence of Arabia, The Shoes of the Fisherman, The Message, Lion of the Desert, Last Action Hero and A Walk in the Clouds
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Esmail Koushan
Esmail Koushan or Kooshan (Persian: اسماعیل کوشان‎) (1917-1981) was an Iranian film director who was one of the pioneering figures of Persian cinema. He has been called "the father of the Iranian film industry" by Georges Sadoul.[1] Koushan, who studied film-making in Germany at Universum Film Aktienge-Sellschafe (UFA), began by dubbing foreign-language films into Parsi.[2][3] He then set up the Mitrafilm company, which produced the first Iranian "talkie" feature film in 1948, The Storm of Life.[3] Filmography[edit]The Storm of Life (1948) - producer Pretty Foe (1962)See also[edit]Iranian cinemaReferences[edit]^ Sadoul, Georges (1949) Histoire du Cinema Mondial des Origines a Nous Jours, Flammarion, p. 485 ^ "A BRIEF CRITICAL HISTORY OF IRANIAN FEATURE FILM (1896-1975)", University of Washington, retrieved 2011-01-29 ^ a b Film, Issues 59-67 (1972), p. 13, British Federation of Film SocietiesThis article about an Iranian film director is a stub
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Mehdi Reisfirooz
Mehdi Reisfirooz (Persian: مهدی رئیس فیروز‎, born 1927 in Tehran) was an Iranian film director. Filmography[edit]1968 Gerdabe gonah 1968 Yosef-va-Zolikha 1961 A Flower in the Salt Land 1961 The Black Pearl 1960 I'm Dying to Get Money 1960 The Promise 1959 The Wild Angel 1957 The Rough Adventurers 1956 Joseph and Potiphar's Wife 1955 The End of Sufferings 1953 The Stumble 1950 VagabondExternal links[edit]"Iranian Movie DataBase مهدي رئيس فيروز".  Mehdi Reisfirooz on IMDbThis article about an Iranian film director is a stub
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Ali Hatami
Ali Hatami (Persian: علی حاتمی‎, August 14, 1944 – December 7, 1996) was an Iranian film director, screenwriter, art director, and costume designer. The Tehran Times dubbed him "the Hafez of Iranian cinema due to the poetic ambiance of his movies."[1]Contents1 Career 2 Death 3 Personal life 4 Films 5 Television series 6 References 7 External linksCareer[edit] Hatami graduated from the College of Dramatic Arts in Iran and subsequently began his professional career as a writer.[2] He made his feature film directorial debut with Hasan Kachal (Hasan the Bald) in 1970, which was the first Iranian musical film.[3][4] He wrote and directed several films that focused on Iranian culture, including Hajji Washington (1982), Kamalolmolk (1984), and Love Stricken (1992)
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Samouel Khachikian
Samuel Khachikian (Armenian: Սամուէլ Խաչիկեան Armenian pronunciation: [sɑm'vɛl χɑtʃʰik'jɑn]; Persian: ساموئل خاچیکیان‎  ;October 21, 1923, Tabriz Iran, – 22 October 2001, Tehran)[1] was an Iranian film director, screenwriter, author, and film editor of Armenian descent. He was one of the most influential figures in Iran's movie industry and was nicknamed "Iran's Hitchcock".[2]Contents1 Biography 2 Filmography 3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit] Born 1923 in Tabriz to a family of Armenian immigrants.[3] Khachikian's father escaped the Armenian Genocide in 1915 and settled in Tabriz. His mother admired cinema and the arts and often took her children to the theater.[2] Samuel Khachikian published his first poem “The Prison” in the Armenian newspaper Alik when he was nine. Five years later, he gave his first stage performance in Tabriz in a play titled “Seville”
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Amir Naderi
Amir Naderi
Amir Naderi
(Persian: امیر نادری‎, born 15 August 1946 in Abadan) is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and photographer. He is best known for The Runner and Vegas: Based on a True Story.[1]Contents1 Career 2 Filmography 3 Awards, honors and competition entries 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksCareer[edit] Amir Naderi
Amir Naderi
grew up in Abadan, a working-class port city in the south of Iran. He became interested in photography and cinema at an early age. As a filmmaker he was inspired by Henri Cartier-Bresson's photography of urban experience and everyday life, as well as the aesthetics of Italian neorealist cinema, such as location shooting, the use of nonprofessional actors, looser narrative structures, and a focus on the plight of poor and working-class people. Naderi's early films explored similar themes and visual strategies, but they did so within the context of Iranian life and culture
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Tangsir (film)
Tangsir is a film made by Iranian filmmaker Amir Naderi. Behruz Vosoughi is the leading actor playing the role of Zar Mohammad (or Shir Mohammad). This film was based on a novel written by Sadeq Chubak. Tangsir which is set in the southwestern Iranian coastal province of Bushehr around 1935. Naderi’s film was a hit with the public, presumably because it evokes emotive feelings about justice, honor, and patriotism. But the primary emotion that hovers throughout the story is that of revenge. External links[edit]Tangsir on IMDbThis article related to an Iranian film is a stub
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