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Houman Seyyedi Biography , Movies and TV Shows

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Houman Seyyedi Biography , Movies and TV Shows

Houman Seyyedi Biography , Movies and TV Shows


quick facts  
birthdate 29th November 1980
birthplace Rasht, Iran
net worth $13 Million
wife  Bita Aslani (m. 2017), Azadeh Samadi (m. 2007–2014)
Children Nil Seyyedi
instagram https://www.instagram.com/houman_seyedi
hieght 166cm


Houman Seyyedi (هومن سیدی) is a famous Iranian actor, director, and screenwriter born on 29th November in 1980.

This famous and talented Iranian actor or director has won five Simorgh awards at the Fajr Film Festivals.

Houman Seyyedi’s Family

Houman Seyyedi has three siblings: two brothers, Hamed and Hamon, and one sister, Hilda.

His mother is former navy personnel, while his father is a retired employee of the Keshavazi Bank.


Houman Seyyedi Childhood

After graduating from high school and earning a diploma in graphic design, Houman Seyyedi began his filmmaking career by taking lessons at the Rasht Young Cinema Association and directing some short films for the organization.

After a while, he and his family moved to Tehran and began taking acting lessons of Parviz Parastui.

Beginning of His Acting Career

Houman Seyyedi

In 2004, Seyyedi was 24 years old when he passed the Kamal Tabrizi test and made his acting debut in the film “A Piece of Bread.”

A year later, Seyyedi appeared in a brief role in the 2005 film “Fireworks Wednesday” directed by Asghar Farhadi.

Becoming famous

Houman’s popularity started with the 2005 film “Barefoot in Heaven,” directed by Bahram Tavakoli, which earned him a nomination for the Best Actor Award at the Cinema House Festival.

Houman Seyyedi’s Marriage

Houman Seyyedi's Marriage

Seyyedi has been married twice, and his first spouse was Azadeh Samadi. But his current wife is Bita Aslani; both these women are stars in Iran’s cinema.

Houman Seyyedi’s First Marriage

In 2006, Seyyedi married Azadeh Samadi, a 28-year-old actress, while he was just 26 years old.

The two met while taking acting courses at the Karnameh Institute. They finally fell in love and married when they were still relatively unknown.

After seven years of living together, the couple ultimately decided to separate in 2013.

His Second Marriage

In 2014, Seyyedi had his second marriage and, in secret, married Bita Aslani. In autumn 2017, Hamed Behdad congratulated them because of the birth of their daughter, Nil, and that’s how Seyyedi’s second marriage became public.

First Appearance in National TV

His first appearance on national television was in “Endless Path,” which was followed by “Up to the Sky,” and his last appearance was in “Mehr Abad,” which aired in 2012.

Houman Seyyedi as a Director

Houman Seyyedi

In 2010, he directed the highly lauded film “Africa,” which was a big success.

The film “Africa,” presented at the Fajr Film Festival in 2010, earned the Best Film Award. Also, while Azadeh Samadi, who played the lead character, received the Best Actress Award.

A Handsome Actor

Seyyedi is one of the most attractive actors in Iran’s cinema, and he makes every effort to shine in his own unique way.

Seyyedi as an Instructor

Seyyedi has become one of the best-known acting instructors in Iran. Navid Mohammadzadeh, Amir Jadidi, and Yasna Mirtahmasb were actors he presented in his first two films as a director, and now these actors are famous and successful.

Favorite Iranian Actor

Houman Seyyedi

Houman believes Mohammad Reza Golzar is now the greatest Iranian superstar since he has all the qualities of a superstar, and many Iranian fans adore him.

He also believes the second great actor in Iran’s cinema is Navid Mohammadzadeh, who can bring many audiences to the cinema.

In the following, we will review Houman Seyyedi’s movies in detail.

Seyyedi in “A Piece of Bread”

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Seyyedi in A Piece of Bread

In 2004, Seyyedi acted as a calm soldier in “A Piece of Bread,” directed by Kamal Tabrizi.

He depicts a peaceful soldier serving in a distant section of the country in this movie.

He co-starred with superstars such as Roya Nonahali, Reza Kianian, and Golab Adineh.

Seyyedi in “Fireworks Wednesday”

چهارشنبه سوری

Seyyedi in Fireworks Wednesday

Houman Seyyedi acted as AbdolReza in the movie “Fireworks Wednesday,” directed by Asghar Farhadi in 2006.

The movie depicts Mozhdeh and Morteza, a troubled couple; Morteza employs a young lady called Rouhi to do the cleaning for them. After a while, Rouhi figures out what’s going on between this couple.

Morteza is aggressive and once beat Mozhdeh in public, leading Mozhdeh to leave him. Finally, Rouhi finds out Morteza is cheating on Mozhdeh by another lady named Simin, their neighbor, but chooses not to inform Mozhdeh.

This movie won several local and international awards.

Seyyedi Directed “Africa”


Seyyedi in Fireworks Wednesday

In 2013, Houman Seyyedi directed “Africa.” This movie was his first experience of directing and gained numerous audiences.

The movie is about three young offenders ordered to keep a girl locked up in a home until her brother’s debts are paid off in full.

In this movie, he casts A-list actors such as Shahab Hosseini, Javad Ezzati, Amir Jadidi, and Azadeh Samadi.

Amir Jadidi, who is now a well-known Iranian actor, was introduced to Iranian cinema for the first time by acting in Seyyedi’s particular film.

Seyyedi’s Movie “Thirteen”

Seyyedi's Movie Thirteen

In 2014, Seyyedi directed and acted in the movie “Thirteen.”

“Thirteen” was the second experience of Seyyedi in directing.

The story is about a boy called Bemani, who is 13 years old; he’s growing up in a home where his parents are on the verge of divorce. The mother has left the house, and the father is busy with his job all the time.

The loneliness and complications that have grown for Bemani force him to seek shelter in older teens, creating a shift that alters his true self.

Seyyedi and “Confessions of My Dangerous Mind”

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Seyyedi and Confessions of My Dangerous Mind

In 2015, Seyyedi directed and acted in “Confessions of My Dangerous Mind.”

” Confessions of My Dangerous Mind” is about a boy who is the film’s main character and is under the influence of a chemical drug.

He has hallucinations, mental disorientation and is unable to recall the events of the previous day, which causes him to have disputes with others around him.

Seyyedi uses talented stars such as Roya Nonahali, Mitra Hajjar, and Babak Hamidian in his movie.

Seyyedi and “Sound and Fury”

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Sound and Fury

In 2016, Seyyedi directed “Sound and Fury” and won a special jury prize at the Fajr Film Festival.

Don’t expect too much from others, as I’ve learned through experience! An intricate and criminal story of a singer is told through the lens of this film.

Rage and Fury, by William Faulkner, is the inspiration for this novel’s storytelling style.

As usual, this young and successful director used talented stars such as Tannaz Tabatabaei, Navid Mohammadzadeh, and Behnaz Jafari in “Sound and Fury.”


Seyyedi’s Famous Movie “Sheeple”

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In 2018, Houman Seyyedi directed his famous movie “Sheeple.”

Close to Alborz province, there is a community for the poor, trash collectors, and others in financial difficulty. The family has been overshadowed by community violence and drug use to the point of chaos.

Seyyedi was nominated for Best Director in the Fajr Film Festival and won the Crystal Simorgh award for Best Screenwriter.

He used celebrities such as Navid Mohammadzadeh, Farhad Aslani, and Nazanin Bayati to produce this movie.


Frog series (2020)


the frog

“Frog” is one of the biggest mini-series produced in Iran and Thailand with notable cast and crew. It has been set for Local and International broadcasting. The Series is directed and written by Houman Seyedi, produced by Ali Asadzadeh, and featuring Navid Mohammadzadeh, Saber Abar, Sahar Dolatshahi, Fereshteh Hosseini, Mehran Ghafouriyan, Mohammad Amin Sherbaf, Mohammad Nima Mazaheri and Regna!

Houman Seyyedi’s Movies

In the following, we compiled Seyyedi’s movies in which he acted or directed.

Movie Director Year
A piece of bread Kamal Tabrizi 2004
Fireworks Wednesday Asghar Farhadi 2005
Barefoot in heaven Bahram Tavakoli 2005
He who goes to sea Arash Mo’ayerian 2006
The wound on Eve’s shoulder Hossein Ghena’at 2007
An ounce of the sky Ali Vazirian 2008
The freeway Abbas Rafe’ee 2010
Africa Mr.Seyyedi 2010
Thirteen Mr.Seyyedi 2012
Outside of night Kaveh Sajadi Hosseiny 2013
Half-faces Iraj Karimi 2014
I am Diego Maradona Bahram Tavakoli 2014
Confessions of my dangerous mind Mr.Seyyedi 2014
Buffalo Kaveh Sajadi Hosseiny 2014
Nobody dies here Hossein Kandari 2015
Sound and Fury Mr.Seyyedi 2015
Human Comedy Mohammad Hadi Karimi 2016
The Confiscating Mehran Ahmadi 2017
Sheeple Mr.Seyyedi 2017
The Gold Parviz Shahbazi 2018


If you want to know more about this talented Iranian actor or director, follow his Instagram account @ houman_seyedi. His account has more than three million followers.

Houman Seyyedi

his daughter , nil seyyedi


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