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Leila Hatami

Award-winning actress, Leila Hatami, was born on October 1, 1972 in Tehran, Iran, to legendary Iranian Director, Ali Hatami, and actress mother, Zari Khoshkam (Zahra Hatami). During her childhood, she appeared in several of her father's films including the historical TV series, Hezar dastan (1978), and biopic Kamalolmolk (1984), as well as a role as Leila, the blind Turkish princess in the film The Love-stricken (1992). After completing high school, she moved to Lausanne, Switzerland and started her studies in Electronic Engineering. However, after two years she changed her major to French Literature. She completed her studies in a couple of years and moved back to Iran. After a pause in her film career of a few years which included her studies in Switzerland, she made her professional entry into cinema with Dariush Mehrjui 's film Leila (1997) as the title character. Her performance in the film received rave reviews from critics and audiences worldwide. She also received the Diploma of Honor for Best Actress from the 15th Fajr Film Festival. Later, she married her co-star Ali Mosaffa in 1999. They now have two children: a son named Mani (born February 2007) and a daughter named Asal (born October 2008). To date, Hatami has worked with some of the most celebrated Iranian directors. Moreover, her performance in The Deserted Station (2002) won the Best Actress award from the 26th Montreal World Film Festival. She also appeared in her husband's directorial debut film, Portrait of a Lady Far Away (2005). In 2011, she won the prestigious Silver Berlin Bear award at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival for the Best Actress in a Leading Role in Asghar Farhadi 's internationally acclaimed film, A Separation (2011). After finishing high school, she moved to Lausanne, Switzerland and started her studies in Electrical Engineering Dee Lausanne (EPFL). After two years she changed her major to French Literature. She completed her study of French in a couple of years, before moving back to Iran. After a pause of a few years which included the continuation of her studies in Switzerland she made her professional entry into cinema with Dariush Mehrjui's film Leila. Her acting in this film received rave reviews from critics and audiences. She married her co-star in Leila (Ali Mosaffa) in 1999. They have two children: a boy named Mani (born February 2007) and a girl named Asal (born October 2008).


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Born:
Oct 2, 1972 In Tehran, Iran
Movie/TV Credits:
31
First Appeared:
In the movie Kamalolmolk 1984-11-09
Latest Project:
Movie The Last Fiction 2019-11-27
Known For
Poster of Blue Whale
Poster of Kamalolmolk

Leila Hatami Movies Filmography

Movie
The Last Fiction
Shahrzad (voice) 2019-11-27
Movie
We Are All Together
2019-06-05
Movie
A Man without a Shadow
2019-02-01
Series
Blue Whale
Anahita Kashef 2019-01-27
Movie
Tale of the Sea
2018-04-20
Movie
Pig
Shiva Mohajer - The Actress 2018-04-19
Movie
Bomb: A Love Story
Mitra 2018-02-20
Movie
Subdued
2017-02-01
Movie
Me
Azar 2016-08-17
Movie
What's the Time In Your World?
Goli 2015-05-13
Movie
Time to Love
2014-01-01
Movie
The Sealed Secret
2013-02-02
Movie
The Last Step
Leila 2012-07-04
Movie
Meeting Leila
2012-04-03
Movie
A Separation
Simin 2011-03-15
Movie
Forties
Negar 2010-02-01
Movie
Poverty
2009-01-13
Movie
Shirin
Woman in audience 2008-01-20
Movie
My Boats
2005-10-26
Movie
Poet of the Wastes
2005-10-16
Movie
Portrait of a Lady Far Away
2005-07-03
Movie
Verdict
Foroozandeh 2005-01-01
Movie
Low Heights
Narges 2002-02-01
Movie
The Deserted Station
The wife 2002-01-01
Movie
Sweet Jam
2001-04-19
Movie
Water and Fire
Maryam 2001-02-01
Movie
The Mix
2000-01-01
Movie
Sheyda
1999-10-23
Movie
Leila
Leila, the Wife 1997-02-01
Movie
The Love-Stricken
1992-04-01
Movie
Kamalolmolk
1984-11-09