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Annik Shefrazian

Iranian film and stage actress

Annik Shefrazian is ...


Born 1908 in Isfahan
Died 28 December 1996 in Kahrizak
Age 87 years

Sex or gender female
Country of citizenship Iran
Occupation actor
Residence Kahrizak Charity Sanatorium
Awards Crystal Simorgh for Best Supporting Actress

About Annik Shefrazian

Annik Shefrazian was a trailblazing Iranian actress who made a name for herself in both film and stage. Born on December 31, 1908, Shefrazian began her career in the 1920s, at a time when women were not typically seen on stage or screen in Iran.

Despite the challenges she faced as a female performer, Shefrazian quickly gained recognition for her talent and charisma. She appeared in a number of popular films throughout the 1930s and 1940s, including "The Lor Girl" and "The Nightingale of the Shah".

In addition to her film work, Shefrazian was also a celebrated stage actress. She performed in a variety of plays, ranging from classic Iranian dramas to modern works by European playwrights.

Throughout her career, Shefrazian was known for her powerful performances and her commitment to her craft. She was a pioneer for women in Iranian entertainment, and her legacy continues to inspire new generations of performers.


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- "Annik Shefrazian: The First Iranian Actress." Iran Review, 22 Mar. 2017,

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