Parsa Pirouzfar Biography, Movies, and TV Shows
Parsa Pirouzfar (پارسا پیروزفر) is a famous, good-looking Iranian actor born in Tehran, Iran, on September 13 in 1972, who is living in Canada currently.
Parsa Pirouzfar has a bachelor’s degree in painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Tehran. He received his acting training from the Samandarian Academy of Performing Arts in 1995.
Parsa Pirouzfar is one of the actors who has never desired to interview with many newspapers, magazines, or other media.
|Occupation||Actor/ theatre director/ painter/ translator/ acting instructor/ playwright|
|Birthdate||13th September 1972|
Parsa Pirouzfar’s Childhood Interests
Parsa Pirouzfar was interested in arts from an early age; He started drawing comic strips while he was in high school, from 1984 to 1990. According to the information available on his official website, he never published these comic strips.
Because of his interest from childhood, he continued his favorite art, patining till now. After graduating from high school in 1990 with a major in mathematics and physics, he continued his higher education in painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Tehran the next year.
“Under Your Shelter” was the start point of Parsa’s career in 1994, and his last appearance on national television was in the 2009 series “In The Wind’s Eye.”
In 2004, he won the Golden Statue Award for Best Supporting Actor in Celebration of Cinema House for acting in “Mama’s Guest” in 2003. His performance in the film caused him a nomination for the best supporting actor at the Fajr International Film Festival.
Pirouzfar has been teaching acting for a year in 2004 at the Karnameh Institute and Allameh Tabatabai University; after that, he started teaching at the Hilaj Film Institute.
Other Artistic Activities
In addition to performing in movies and directing theater, he paints and translates foreign texts whenever he’s free.
Since graduating from high school and up to this day, he has worked in various areas, including graphic design, sculptural work, advertising banners, and dubbing.
One of Parsa’s passions is dubbing and voice acting. He has worked in this area for years. Several radio dramas and special children’s cassettes and CDs have been produced by his voice.
Patience Is the Key to Success
He’s a patient guy who thinks that success comes to those who work hard and persevere. At one point, he claimed to have waited years for success, as if from the start of elementary school to the completion of a bachelor’s degree, which is a long period to wait.
He says acting is a demanding and complicated profession that one can’t master for weeks or months. As a result, he feels he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience so far.
This actor isn’t controversial; he has no connection with the cinema audience and has chosen to stay out of the spotlight to avoid becoming the focus of attention.
He’s a serious man when it comes to adhering to the fundamentals of a healthy diet. He thinks he won’t gain weight because of his genetics.
He loves traveling so much, and once he mentioned that traveling offers him incredible calm and joy.
Although it has nothing to do with his professional life, he prefers not to attend crowded places. He claims that in a busy environment, his vitality rapidly depletes, causing him to get exhausted.
Parsa lives in Canada; he performs mainly in that country and Los Angeles, with just a few appearances in Iran. There is not enough information available on his marriage or family life.
Parsa Pirouzfar’s Movies
Parsa Pirouzfar acted in different Iranian movies and theatres, which we will discuss below. So, continue reading.
Parsa has adapted, written, and produced a Persian-language parody based on a selection of Anton Chekhov’s short tales called Matryoshka. There are almost 30 roles in the play; Parsa played and directed all of them.
On September 13, 2015, Matryoshka debuted as a solo performance at Theatre West in Los Angeles. After a two-year run in the US cities of Los Angeles, San Diego, Berkeley, Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal in Canada, the play ended its run in Tehran, Iran, in 2017.
Pirouzfar’s professional life would not have been the same without Matryoshka. He could portray so many different characters from the play. Parsa received A Golden Statue Award for Best Actor in 2017 for his performance in Matryoshka at the 35th Annual Fajr International Theatre Festival in Tehran, Iran.
2. Under Your Shelter
در پناه تو
“In Your Shelter,” directed by Hamid Labkhandeh, represented a significant shift in Iranian cinema.
As one of the most famous shows in the 1970s, this movie presented several young and promising performers as Laya Zanganeh, Hassan Joharchi, Ramin Parchami, and Piruzfar.
3. In My Heart
در قلب من
“In My Heart” was the title of the second series directed by Hamid Labkhandeh, which premiered in 1998 and helped Parsa Pirouzfar become more well-known due to the presence of prominent actors such as Hamideh Khairabadi, Soraya Ghasemi, Iraj Rad, Ali Dehkordi, and Laya Zanganeh.
Pirouzfar acted Laya Zanganeh’s brother, who grew up in a low-income family with his sister. Besides, his father served as the driver.
4. In the Wind’s Eye (Dar Chashm-e Baad)
در چشم باد
Masoud Jafari Jozani directed “Dar Chashm-e Baad,” which aired on Iran’s national television in 2005.
In this show, Parsa is a pilot, and after abandoning his fiancé and fighting for the Allies, he’s captured and sent overseas. While imprisoned in the Soviet Union, he found his childhood love, Lily, and escaped with her.
Parsa worked with several well-known actors in this series, including Kambiz Dirbaz, Mahchehreh Khalili, Akbar Abdi, Saeed Nikpour, and Sahar Jafari Jozani. During the 12th Festival of the Cinema World, he was nominated for the Golden Statuette Award for Best Actor for playing in this movie.
5. Mama’s Guest
Dariush Mehrjui directed Mama’s Guest, a 2003 family comedy film in which Parsa Pirouzfar acted alongside Golab Adineh, Hassan Pourshirazi, Nasrin Moghanloo, Amin Hayai, Melika Sharifinia, and Farideh Sepah Mansour.
Parsa Pirouzfar portrayed the character of an addict and the husband of Nasrin Moghanloo, who had a wealthy family but was deprived of them because of her marriage to him.
As a result of his role in this film, he was awarded the Golden Statue for Best Supporting Actor in Cinema House Festival and nominated for the Fajr Festival’s Best Supporting Actor Award in 2004.
List of Parsa Pirouzfar’s Movies
|The Feast||Masud Kimiai||1996|
|Waiting Girls||Rahman Rezaie||1999|
|A Girl Named Tondar||Hamidreza Ashtianipoor||2000|
|The Lucky Bride||Kazem Rastgoftar||2002|
|The Walnut Harvest||Iraj Emami||2002|
|Tear of the Cold||Azizollah Hamidnezhad||2003|
|Mama’s Guest||Dariush Mehrjui||2003|
|The Unwanted Woman||Tahmineh Milani||2004|
|The Day Goes and the Night Comes||Omid Bonakdar, Keyvan Alimohammadi||2008|
|Horses Are Noble Animals||Abdolreza Kahani||2010|
|Here Without Me||Bahram Tavakoli||2011|
|Life Is Elsewhere||Manoucher Hadi||2014|
|The Gap||Kiarash Asadizadeh||2015|
|No Choice||Reza Dormishian||2019|
|Drunk On Love||Hasan Fathi||2019-2020|
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