Born 17 November, 1973 Mashhad, Iran

Hamed Behdad was born on November 17th, 1973 in Mashhad, Iran. He has lived his childhood and youth in Mashhad, Tehran, and Nishabor in a row. He has returned to his hometown, Mashhad, again with his family when he was a high school freshman. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts Acting from Islamic Azad university of Tehran, Iran.

He first, was introduced to Iran’s Cinema with the Movie, The End of the Game. He was then, nominated for Crystal Simorgh prize in the Fajr Film Festival for the Best First Actor for this movie. In continue, he has been performing many memorable strong supporting roles in Iran’s Cinema.

He played as an Iraqi army officer (Mohammad Hossein Latifi) in the movie, Third Day, in 2006. In this role, he is falling in love with an Iranian girl who lived in Khoramshahr, where it was in the siege of Iraq at that time. He, again, for the second time, was nominated for Crystal Simorgh prize in the 25th period of Fajr Film Festival. He played his role in this movie that impressive that it drew a lot of attention from everyone of the contemporaneous filmmakers and critics.

Behdad’s success in movie, No one knows about Iraninan Cats, directed by Bahman Ghobadi, qualified him to have an access to the Cann Film Festival.

He received crystal simorgh Prize, again, for Best Supporting Actor for his incredible role-playing in movie, Crime, directed by Masoud Kimiyayi, in 29th period of Fajr Film Festival. During his path of career, he had had great opportunities to cooperate with many of so successful and famous Iranian directors as Naser Taghvayee, Abas Kiyarostami, Masoud Kimiyayi, and Daryoosh Mehrjoyee; however unfortunately, some of these cooperation, have not been released yet. He is an amazing super realist who usually does not comply Brecht’s distancing effeccts techniques. He follows the Stanislavsky system instead.

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