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    پرویز پرستویی

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    Parviz Parastui Born Years active Spouse(s) Children
    Parviz Parastui (1955-06-24) June 24, 1955 (age 59) Kabudrahang, Iran
    Nastaran Parastui

    Parviz Parastui (also spelt Parviz Parastooee, Persian: پرویز پرستویی ‎, born 24 June 1955) is an Iranian actor and singer.

    • 1 Career beginning
    • 2 Film career
    • 3 Television career
    • 4 Filmography
    • 5 Awards
    • 6 Musical activities
    • 7 Personal life
    • 8 See also
    • 9 References
    • 10 External links

    Career beginning

    Parviz Parastui had worked in judicature before he became an actor. He began his career by starring in the film Diar-e Asheghan. Following Diar-e Asheghan, Parastui began a long lasting career in films.

    Film career

    After starring in films such as Pishtazan-e Fath, Hunting, etc., Parviz Parastui acted as Sadeq Meshkini, a comedy role in the highly acclaimed yet controversial movie Leily is with Me directed by Kamal Tabrizi. The war film Leily Is with Me brought a new perspective to the Iran–Iraq War which up to then was viewed as taboo material. The movie tells the comical story of a war-fearing employee of Iranian Television Broadcasting unknowingly advancing straight to enemy lines, while actually trying to flee the war when he is assigned to accompany a director to a city close to enemy lines to film a documentary piece. Since then, Parastui has expanded his presence as a comedy film actor by starring in other revolutionary comedy films.

    Parviz Parastui also starred in some war films like: The Red Ribbon,The Glass Agency, Dead Wave, etc. Ebrahim Hatamikia directed most of Parastui''s war films.

    Parviz Parastui had been known as a comedian with playing roles in The Snowman, The Glass Love, Mard-e Avazi before he played a role in the satire film The Lizard (Marmoulak), another work by Kamal Tabrizi. He gained major popularity and fame after playing in Marmoulak as Reza Marmoulak.

    Television career

    Parastui''s TV works are limited to some series such as: The Apartment, Imam Ali, The Red Soil, Under the Pillory (Zir-e Tigh) . Parastui''s acting in Under the Pillory (Zir-e Tigh) gained him widespread admiration by the people. He was awarded the Best Actor title in International TV Programs Rome Festival for playing in Zire Tigh.

    Filmography Year Film Film (in English) Director of the Film
    1983 Diar-e Asheghan Land of Lovers
    1984 Pishtazan-e Fath Conquest Vanguards
    1987 Sazman-e Chahar Secret Agency
    1988 Shekar Hunting
    1990 Hekayat-e An Mard-e Khoshbakht The Adventures of that Fortunate Man
    1991 Maar The Snake
    1992 Emam Ali (TV series) Imam Ali Davoud Mirbagheri
    1995 Adam Barfi The Snowman Davoud Mirbagheri
    1996 Leily Ba Man Ast Leily is with Me Kamal Tabrizi
    Ava-ye Fakhteh (TV series) The voice of the Cuckoo
    1997 Zir-e Chatr-e Khorshid (TV series) Under the Umbrella of the Sun
    Mehr-e Madari Motherly Love Kamal Tabrizi
    Ravani The Mad Dariush Farhang
    Ajans-e Shisheh-yi The Glass Agency Ebrahim Hatamikia
    Mard-e Avazi The Changed Man Mohammad Reza Honarmand
    1999 Rooban-e Ghermez Red Ribbon Ebrahim Hatamikia
    Shookhi Joking Homayoon As''adiaan
    2000 Eshgh-e Shisheh-yi The Glass Love
    Moomiayi 3 Mummy III Mohammad Reza Honarmand
    2001 Mowj-e Mordeh The Dead Wave Ebrahim Hatamikia
    Ab va Atash Water & Fire Fereydoon Jeirani
    Khak-e Sorkh (TV series) The Red Soil Ebrahim Hatamikia
    2002 Azizam Man Kook Nistam I''m not winded Mohammad Reza Honarmand
    Divaneh-yi az Ghafas Parid One Flew Over the Cukoo''s Nest Ahmadreza Motamedi
    2003 Banoo-ye Man My Lady
    2004 Duel Duel Ahmad Reza Darvish
    Marmoulak The Lizard Kamal Tabrizi
    2005 Café Transit Border Café Kambuzia Partovi
    Beed-e Majnoon The Willow Tree Majid Majidi
    2006 Be Nam-e Pedar In the Name of the Father Ebrahim Hatamikia
    Zire Tigh (TV series) Under the Pillory Mohammad Reza Honarmand
    Fans (Theater) Fans Mohammad Rahmanian
    2007 Padash-e Sokut The Bonus for the Silence Maziar Miri
    Sad Sal Be In Sal-ha Saman Moghaddam
    2008 Ketab-e Ghanoon Law Book Maziar Miri
    2008 Bist Twenty Abdolreza Kahani
    2010 Sizdah 59 Thirteen Fifty-nine Saman Saloor
    2010 Khers Bear Khosro Masumi
    2011 Man-o Zbia Me and Ziba Fereydoun Hassanpour
    2013 Mehman Darim We Guests Mohammad Mehdi Asgarpour
    2014 Emrooz Today Reza Mirkarimi

    He won the Crystal Simorgh for Best Actor award at the 2005 Fajr Film Festival for his role in The Willow Tree (2005). He had previously won the Diploma of Honour for the Best Leading Actor at the 1996 Fajr Film Festival for acting in Leily Is with Me, as well as the Crystal Simorgh for Best Leading Actor from the same festival for his performance in The Glass Agency.

    Musical activities

    Besides acting in movies and on stage, Parastui is a singer and so far has recorded three albums. His last album called Daddy (Persian: بابایی‎) was released in 2006.

    Personal life

    Parviz Parastui was born in Challu, Kabudrahang, and is of Iranian Azerbaijani descent.

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