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Ezzatolah Entezami

Ezzatolah Entezami (also spell Ezatollah Entezami, born 1924 in Tehran, Iran) is an award-winning Iranian actor. Graduated from theater and cinema school in Hanover, Germany in 1958, Entezami started his career on stage in 1941. He has been acting in movies since 1969. His debut performance in Darius Mehrjui's admired classic film, The Cow(Gaav), received the Golden Hugo in Chicago International Film Festival in 1971. He shined in the role of a naive villager who cannot endure the death of his beloved cow and starts to believe that he is the cow himself. He is known as one of the most prominent actors in Iranian cinema and has been labeled as the greatest actor in history of the cinema of Iran. He has worked with most of the prominent Iranian film directors, including Darius Mehrjui (eight films), Ali Hatami (four films), Nasser Taqvaee, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Behrouz Afkhami and Rakhshan Bani-Etemad. He has been awarded the Crystal Simorgh for the Best Actor twice from the International Fajr Film Festival, for Grand Cinema and The Day of Angel. His work and accomplishments were recognized in October 2006 at the Iran cultural center in Paris.

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Jun 21, 1924 In Tehran - Iran
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie خانه خلوت
Latest Project:
Movie چهل سالگی 2010-02-01
Known For
Poster of Hayate Poshti Madreseye Adl-e-Afagh
Poster of دایره مینا
Poster of بیتا
Poster of گاو
Movie خانه خلوت 2021
Movie چهل سالگی 2010-02-01
Movie Zadboom 2009-02-05
Movie آتش سبز 2008-09-02
Movie جمشید مشایخی 2007-01-01
Movie شب Dr Parviz 2007-02-12
Movie حکم 2005-01-01
Movie Gav khooni 2004-03-14
Movie دیوانه‌ای از قفس پرید 2003-07-23
Movie خانه ای روی آب 2002-04-01
Movie میکس 2000-01-01
Movie Punishment Committe Khan-e Mozaffar 1999-03-20
Movie Stardust Stricken - Mohsen Makhmalbaf: A Portrait 1996-10-19
Movie روسری آبی Rasul Rahmani 1995-02-01
Movie ناصرالدین شاه، آکتور سینما Nassereddin Shah 1992-02-01
Movie هامون Dabiri 1990-01-01
Movie در مسیر تندباد 1989-01-02
Series هزاردستان Hezardastan 1988-01-01
Movie اجاره نشین‌ها Abbas 1987-02-01
Movie شیر سنگی‌ Namdar khan 1987-02-04
Movie جعفر خان از فرنگ برگشته 1985-01-01
Movie کمال الملک Nasereddin Shah 1984-11-09
Movie حاجی واشینگتن Hajji Hossein-Gholi Noori 1982-01-01
Movie Hayate Poshti Madreseye Adl-e-Afagh 1980-01-02
Movie قضیه شکل اول... شکل دوم. Himself 1979-01-01
Movie دایره مینا Dr. Sameri 1978-09-14
Movie ملکوت 1976-01-02
Movie Sattar Khan Heydar Khan Amoo-Ughli 1972-10-16
Movie Sadegh Korde 1972-10-06
Movie بیتا Bita's Father 1972-01-01
Movie پستچی Niyatollah 1972-04-01
Movie آقای هالو Mohammadipoor / Fathollah Khan 1971-04-01
Movie گاو Masht Hassan 1969-01-01