Biography

Thespian Vida Ghahremani qualified for years as the most preeminent actress in late 20th and early 21st century Iran. She entered Persian film during adolescence, debuting in 1958 with a role in the Farsi-language picture Storm in Our Town, and went on to work in a diverse array of genres. Ghahremani achieved international crossover success as a middle-aged performer with a supporting role in director Wayne Wang's gentle, thoughtful slice-of-life drama A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2007). ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi