Susan Taslimi

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سوسن تسلیمی
Susan Taslimi
Susan Taslimi, 2010
Born (1950-02-07) February 7, 1950 (age 67)
Rasht, Iran
Occupation Actress, Film director, Theatre director, Screenwriter

Susan Taslimi (also spelt Soosan Taslimi, Persian: سوسن تسلیمی‎‎, born February 7, 1950) is an Iranian actress, film director, theatre director, and screenwriter. She emigrated from Iran in 1989, now living and working in Sweden.[1]


She graduated in theater and acting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Tehran,[2] she started film acting with Bahram Bayzai's Ballad of Tara in 1979.

Filmography (as an actress)[edit]


  • Ballad of Tara (Persian: چریکه تارا‎‎, Tcherike-ye Tara, 1979, Iran) - Tara
  • Death of Yazdgerd (Persian: مرگ یزدگرد‎‎, Marg-e Yazdgerd, 1982, Iran) - the miller's wife
  • Sarbedaran (TV series, 1984, Iran) - Fatemeh
  • Madian (Persian: مادیان‎‎, a.k.a. The Mare, 1985, Iran)
  • Telesm (Persian: تلسم‎‎, a.k.a. The Spell, 1986, Iran) - Shazdeh's bride
  • Bashu, the Little Stranger (Persian: باشو، غریبه کوچک‎‎, Bashu, Gharibe-ye Kuchak, 1986, released in 1989, Iran) - Naii
  • Perhaps Some Other Time (Persian: شاید وقتی دیگر‎‎, Shayad Vaghti Digar, 1988, Iran)
  • Gränsen (a.k.a. Never, 1995, Sweden) - Aisha
  • En dag i taget (TV series, 1999, Sweden) - Kia
  • Orka! Orka! (TV series, 2004, Sweden) - Schole
  • Charmøren (a.k.a. The Charmer, Persian: افسونگر‎‎, Afsungar, 2017, Denmark) - Leila


Filmography (as a director)[edit]

  • Hus i helvete (feature film, a.k.a. All Hell Let Loose, 2002)
  • Orka! Orka!. (TV series, episodes 16-18, 2004)
  • Det epileptiska riktmärket. (play by Martina Montelius, premier March 2004 at Teater Galeasen, Stockholm)
  • Älskar, älskar och älskar. (TV drama based on play by Martina Montelius, 2004, Swedish Television)
  • Häktet (TV series, 2005)

Personal life[edit]

  • Her father, Khosro Taslimi, is a film producer.
  • Her mother, Monireh Taslimi, is an actress and film editor.
  • Her brother, Cyrous Taslimi, is an actor and film producer.
  • Her ex-husband, Dariush Farhang, is a film director.


  1. ^ "Susan Taslimi - Biography". IMDB. Retrieved 2007-03-28. 
  2. ^ سوسن تسلیمی (in Persian). Retrieved 2007-03-28. 

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