Shahab Hosseini is an Iranian actor. A popular actor in Iran, internationally he is known for collaborations with Iranian writer and director Asghar Farhadi in About Elly (2008), A Separation (2011), and The Salesman (2016). He has won Silver Bear for Best Actor for A Separation together with the male cast in 61st Berlin International Film Festival, and Best Actor Award in 2016 Cannes Film Festival for his role in The Salesman.
Shahab Hosseini was born on 3 February 1974 in Tehran. Once a psychology student at the University of Tehran, he dropped out to emigrate to Canada. Instead, he ended up as a radio host in Iran. This was followed by hosting a TV show for the youth audience and some small acting roles in a few TV series. His acting career took off by his performance in movies like The Woman Does Not Speak and A Candle in the Wind. On June 2011, he announced that he would be taking a break but would return to cinema in 2013.
1- Shahab Hosseini with his wife Paricher-e- Ghanbari