Tony Zarrindast

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Tony Zarrindast
محمد زرین‌دست
Mohammad Zarrindast

DiedNovember 29, 2016(2016-11-29) (aged 82) [1]
Occupationfilm producer, film director and cinema actor

Tony Zarrindast (Persian : محمد زرین‌دست also known as Mohammad Zarrindast) was an Iranian American [2] [3] film producer, film director and cinema actor. He was considered by some as the "Persian Ed Wood". His 1996 film Werewolf was featured on an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 . Zarrindast graduated from University of California, Los Angeles in the field of cinema. His brother was Alireza Zarrindast. On November 29, 2016 he died from cancer.


  1. "محمد زرین‌دست، از فیلمسازان قدیمی سینمای ایران، درگذشت". Radio Farda. Nov 30, 2016.
  2. "احسان حدادی در کنار محمد زرین‌دست + عکس". namehnews. 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
  3. "Iranians in Los Angeles". Irangeles. Retrieved 22 May 2015.

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