About Jamileh Sheikhi
April 29, 1930 - May 23, 2001
|Place of Birth||:||Zanjan, Iran|
|Also Known As||:||Jamileh Sheykhi, Jamile Sheikhi, Jamile Sheykhi, جمیله شیخی|
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Jamileh Sheykhi (Persian: جمیله شیخی, April 30, 1930 – May 23, 2001) was an Iranian actress and the mother of actor Atila Pesyani. She made her stage debut in 1957 and began film acting with Shipwreck (1975, Nosrat Karimi). As a pioneer and veteran character actress of Iranian theatre and cinema, she performed in a number of films with reputable directors. Sheykhi had a distinguished screen appearance in Travellers (1991, Bahram Bayzai) and won the Best Actress award at the International Fajr Film Festival.