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OccupationIranian-American actress
Body measurement38-26-36 inches
Networth$54 million
SpouseHoushang Touzie, Aydin Aghdashloo
EducationBrunel University
Place of birthTehran, Iran
Height5 feet 5 inch
AkaShohreh Aghdashloo

Shohreh Aghdashloo is an Iranian-American actress better known for her role in HBO original miniseries House of Saddam. For her role as Sajida Khairallah Talfah, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.


Aghdashloo is married to Houshang Touzie and has a daughter named Tara Touzie. Likewise, she was previously married to Aydin Aghdashloo.

Shohreh Aghdashloo Early life and Education

Shohreh Aghdashloo was born on 11th May 1952, in Tehran, Iran as Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar. She is the daughter of Effie Vaziri-Tabar and Anushiravan Vaziri-Tabar. Aghdashloo grew up along with her three brothers Shahram, Shahriar, and Shahrokh. 

[ CAPTION: Shohreh Aghdashloo early life image ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Later, Aghdashloo moved to England and received Bachelor's degree in international relations at Brunel University. 

Shohreh Aghdashloo Acting Career

Shohreh Aghdashloo made her acting debut through 1976 movie Shatranje Bad. She further starred in movies like The Report and Sooteh-Delan. However, Aghdashloo made her American film debut through Guests of Hotel Astoria in 1989. Since then, she has starred in numerous movies including,

  • Twenty Bucks-1993
  • Surviving Paradise-2000
  • Maryam- 2002
  • House of Sand and Fog- 2003
  • American Dreamz- 2006
  • X-Men: The Last Stand- 2006
  • The Stoning of Soraya M.- 2008
  • The Adjustment Bureau- 2010
  • The Adjustment Bureau- 2013
  • Rosewater- 2014
  • Last Knights- 2015
  • Window Horses- 2016
  • The Promise- 2016

Youtube: House of Saddam

For her role in House of Sand and Fog, Aghdashloo was nominated for an Oscar award for Best Supporting Actress. Likewise, in 1990, Aghdashloo made her television debut through Matlock. She next played the role of  Malika in the series Martin. Her other television roles are,

  • 24- 2005
  • Will & Grace- 2006
  • ER- 2006 
  • Grey's Anatomy- 2007
  • The Simpsons- 2008
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit- 2011
  • NCIS- 2011
  • Bones- 2014
  • Scorpion- 2014
  • The Punisher- 2017

Since 2015, Aghdashloo plays the role of  Chrisjen Avasarala in the series The Expanse

Shohreh Aghdashloo Married, Spouse, Divorce, Children

Aged 66, the well-known actress Shohreh Aghdashloo stands the height of 5 feet 5 inches i.e. 1.65 m. Aghdashloo is married twice in her life. She was previously married to painter Aydin Aghdashloo in 1972. At that time, she was just 19 years old. But the couple failed to continue their relationship and finally divorced in 1979.

[ CAPTION: Shohreh Aghdashloo and her husband Houshang Touzie ][ SOURCE: Pinterest ]
[ CAPTION: Shohreh Aghdashloo and her daughter Tara Touzie ][ SOURCE: YouTube ]

After that, Aghdashloo married her second husband Houshang Touzie in 1987. The duo welcomed their daughter Tara Touzie in 1989 who is a writer. Since their wedding, the couple is still together and has maintained a peaceful relationship. To date, they haven't faced any rumors of divorce and other extramarital affairs. 

Shohreh Aghdashloo Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary

Being such a prominent actress, Shohreh Aghdashloo earns an astonishing amount of money from her multiple careers. Till date, Aghdashloo has starred in several movies and television series through which she receives a decent amount of money.

Allocating information from the several sources as of 2018 it is estimated that her current net worth is estimated to be around $54 million. 

Updated On Sun Sep 30 2018 Published On Tue Jul 17 2018 By Ishwor Darlami Magar

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