Shahab Hosseini is an Iranian actor, best known for his collaborations with Iranian writer and director Asghar Farhadi in About Elly, The Salesman, and A Separation. Hosseini earned the Silver Bear for Best Actor for A Separation together with the male cast in 61st Berlin International Film Festival, and the Best Actor Award in 2016 Cannes Film Festival for his role in The Salesman. His other notable film credits include A Candle in the Wind, The Fifth Reaction, Salvation at 8:20, Mahya, Tanhayi, Parse Dar Meh, Hush! Girls Don’t Scream, The Painting Pool, Dream Interpretation, and Mest-i Aşk. From 2015 to 2018, Hosseini played Ghobad Divansalar in the Iranian romantic and historical drama series Shahrzad. He made his directorial debut in 2013.
Born Seyyed Shahab Hosseini on February 3, 1974 in Tehran, Iran, Hosseini is the oldest child in his family alongside his two sisters and one brother. He earned his high school diploma in Biology, and went to studied psychology at the University of Tehran but dropped out and emigrated to Canada. He married Parichehr Ghanbari in 1996 and they have two sons; Mohammad Amin and Amir Ali.
Shahab Hosseini Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 3 February 1974
Birth Place: Tehran, Iran
Birth Name: Seyyed Shahab Hosseini
Persian: سید شهاب حسینی
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Occupation: Actor, Director
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Hosseini is the oldest child in his family alongside his two sisters and one brother.
Shahab Hosseini Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 170 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 77 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 10¾”
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: 10.5 (US)
Shahab Hosseini Family Details:
Father: Fakhreddin Hosseini
Spouse/Wife: Parichehr Ghanbari (m. 1996)
Children: Amir Ali Hosseini (Son) (b. August 11, 2011), Mohammad Amin Hosseini (Son) (b. February 3, 2004)
Siblings: He has a bother and two sisters.
Shahab Hosseini Education:
University of Tehran
Hosseini earned his high school diploma in Biology, and went to studied psychology at the University of Tehran but dropped out and emigrated to Canada.
Shahab Hosseini Facts:
*He was born on February 3, 1974 in Tehran, Iran.
*He was a host for a youth television show early in his career.
*His made his film debut in Rokhsareh (2002).
*He won the Crystal Simorgh from Tehran’s 27th Fajr International Film Festival for his performance as Kourosh in “Superstar”.
*In 2020, he co-founded Pol Media with producer Alex Bretow and director Kourosh Ahari, a distribution and production company aiming to “bridge the gap” between Iranian art, culture and cinema with that of the U.S.