Golshifteh Farahani is an Iranian actress and singer. She is best known for her roles in the films The Pear Tree, Body of Lies, Mim Mesle Madar (M for Mother), Ashk-e Sarma (The Tear of the Cold), The Patience Stone, Exodus: Gods and Kings, Paterson, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and The Upside. In 2016, Farahani played the title character in the stage version of Anna Karenina. Born on July 10, 1983 in Tehran, Iran, to parents Behzad Farahani, a theatre director and actor, and Fahimeh Rahim Nia, she is the sister of actress Shaghayegh Farahani and Azarakhsh Farahani. She started her acting career in theater at the age of six. At 14, she got her first film role playing leading role in The Pear Tree (1998), for which she won the Crystal Roc for Best Actress from the International Section of the 16th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran. She was married to Amin Mahdavi from 2003 to 2013 and Christos Dorje Walker from 2015 to 2017.
Golshifteh Farahani Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 10 July 1983
Birth Place: Tehran, Iran
Residence: Paris, France
Birth Name: Rahavard Farahani
Persian: گلشیفته فراهانی
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Occupation: Actress, Singer
Race/Ethnicity: Middle Eastern (Iranian)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Golshifteh Farahani Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 121 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 55 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6½”
Height in Meters: 1.69 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 34-25-34 in (87-63.5-87 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (87 cm)
Waist Size: 25 inches (63.5 cm)
Hips Size: 34 inches (87 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34B
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Golshifteh Farahani Family Details:
Father: Behzad Farahani (Theatre director and actor)
Mother: Fahimeh Rahimnia
Spouse/Husband: Christos Dorje Walker (m. 2015–2017), Amin Mahdavi (m. 2003–2013)
Siblings: Shaghayegh Farahani (Sister), Azarakhsh Farahani (Brother)
Golshifteh Farahani Education:
Golshifteh Farahani Facts:
*She was born on July 10, 1983 in Tehran, Iran.
*She is the daughter of Behzad Farahani and Fahimeh Rahimnia.
*Her sister is actress Shaghayegh Farahani.
*She started playing the piano at the age of five.
*At 6, she started her acting career in theater.
*She is fluent in English, French, Farsi and a bit of Arabic and Kurdish.
*In 2012, Farahani was banned from returning to Iran for posing n*de in the French Madame Figaro.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.