Mashayekhi in 2018
|Died||April 2, 2019 84) (aged|
Giti Raoufi(m. 1960)
|Children||3, including Nader|
Jamshid Mashayekhi (Persian : جمشید مشایخی, November 26, 1934 – 2 April 2019) was an Iranian actor.
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Mashayekhi began professional acting on stage in 1957. His first feature film role was Brick and Mirror (1965, Ebrahim Golestan). After a four-year break, he acted in The Cow (1969, Darius Mehrjui) and Kaiser (1969, Masoud Kimiai). Mashayekhi commonly appeared as an elderly grandfather because of his white hair and charismatic face and figure. He received a best performance award for The Grandfather (1985, Majid Gharizadeh) from the First Festival of Non-aligned Countries in North Korea.
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