Reza Naji

Reza Naji

About Reza Naji

Reza Naji

Reza Naji

December 26, 1942

Place of Birth    :   Tabriz, Iran
Also Known As    :   Mohammad Amir Naji, محمدرضا امیرناجی, Mohammad Reza Amir Naji, Mohammad Reza Naji, رضا ناجی, محمد امیر ناجی
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Reza Naji is an Iranian actor and an iconic figure of Iranian cinema. Naji started his career in theater when he was a teenager. While serving in the Iranian army, he continued to perform in different roles. His first role in a film goes back to 1997 in Children of Heaven, which proved to be a breakthrough. For playing the role of Ali's father, director Majid Majidi was seeking an actor with an Azeri accent, and Naji was carefully selected from a group of 2,500 actors tested for the role. Since then, he has played several roles in Iranian films. Among his most notable performances is his appearance in "The Song of Sparrows", directed by renowned film director Majid Majidi, for which Naji won the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, and Best Performance by an Actor at the 2008 Asia Pacific Screen Awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Reza Naji, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​