Jamshid Hashempour

Hashempour, Jamshid (AKA Jamshid Ariya: born March 23, 1944, Tehran) , Hashempour made his film debut in 1968 with ‘White Hell’.His performance in ‘Weak Point’ in 1983 with a shaved head was a turning point in his career drawing filmmakers’ attention. He, subsequently, starred in a number of movies with the same appearance in that year. Hashempour’s performance in Iraj Qaderi’s ‘Invasion’ (1984) turned him into one of Iran most popular actor.The actor has appeared in numerous movies, including ‘Mother’ (1989), ‘The Devoted’ (1991), ‘Swan Song’ (2000), ‘Journey to Tomorrow’ (2001), ‘Poisonous Mushroom’ (2001), ‘The Fifth Reaction’ (2002), ‘My Father’s Farm’ (2003), ‘The Stranger’ (2012), ‘Hush! Girls Don’t Scream’ (2013), ‘Kalashnikov’ (2013) and ‘The Days of Love and Betrayal’ (2013).His performance in ‘Heeva’ (1998) won him the honorary Diploma for the Best Actor from the 17th Fajr International Film Festival.‘Testimony for God’ (2007) earned Hashempour a nomination for the Best Actor Crystal Simorgh from the Fajr International Film Festival.

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