Golshifteh Farahani

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Rahavard Farahani (Persian: رهاورد فراهانی; born 10 July 1983), known professionally as Golshifteh Farahani (گلشیفته فراهانی), is an Iranian and French actress. She is known for her performances in M for Mother (2006), Body of Lies (2008), About Elly (2009), The Patience Stone (2012), Paterson (2016), Girls of the Sun (2018), Extraction (2020) and its sequel Extraction 2 (2023), and Invasion (2021–present). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Golshifteh Farahani has received more than 7,024,782 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Golshifteh Farahani is the 4,489th most popular actor (up from 4,903rd in 2019), the 384th most popular biography from Iran (down from 345th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Iranian Actor.

Golshifteh Farahani is an Iranian-French actress known for her captivating performances in films such as "About Elly" and "Body of Lies." She has gained international acclaim for her talent and has been recognized for her contributions to both Iranian and international cinema.

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  • 3.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Golshifteh Farahani ranks 4,489 out of 13,578Before her are Rory Calhoun, Mili Avital, Mary Ellen Trainor, Jenny Agutter, Shelley Hack, and Christina Schollin. After her are Klara Luchko, Adrienne Corri, John P. Ryan, Ronit Elkabetz, Ellen Albertini Dow, and Yekaterina Vasilyeva.

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Among people born in 1983, Golshifteh Farahani ranks 61Before her are Tina Maze, Amanda Righetti, Lupita Nyong'o, Tessa Thompson, Eduardo da Silva, and Bacary Sagna. After her are Jérémy Mathieu, Mirko Vučinić, Bruno Senna, Lorik Cana, Alice Braga, and Anahí.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Golshifteh Farahani ranks 384 out of 631Before her are Al-Birjandi (null), Reza Hosseini Nassab (1960), Hassan Habibi (1937), Emam-Ali Habibi (1931), Dariush (1951), and Homayoun Ershadi (1947). After her are Ali Javan (1926), Mahmoud Dowlatabadi (1940), Andranik Eskandarian (1951), Mehdi Taremi (1992), Ali Parvin (1946), and Navid Negahban (1968).

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Among ACTORS In Iran

Among actors born in Iran, Golshifteh Farahani ranks 8Before her are Behrouz Vossoughi (1938), Shaun Toub (1963), Mohammad Ali Fardin (1930), Irán Eory (1939), Marshall Manesh (1950), and Homayoun Ershadi (1947). After her are Navid Negahban (1968), Nazanin Boniadi (1979), Leila Hatami (1972), Parviz Parastui (1955), Shahab Hosseini (1974), and Tami Stronach (1972).

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