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Peyman Maadi is a Actor Iranien born on 30 july 1970 at New York City (USA)

Peyman Maadi

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Birth name Peyman Moaadi
Nationality Iran
Birth 30 july 1970 (48 years) at New York City (USA)

Peyman Moaadi (Persian: پیمان معادی‎‎, born 1970 in New York) is an Iranian American actor, screenwriter, and director. He is best known for starring in the films A Separation and About Elly by director Asghar Farhadi.

Biography

Peymân Maâdi naît à New York de parents iraniens. Son père est avocat et la famille retourne en Iran en 1977.
Peymân Maâdi est l'auteur ou le coauteur de plusieurs films iraniens, dont Le Chant du cygne.

Après avoir œuvré en tant que scénariste durant les années 2000, il commence sa carrière d'acteur de cinéma en 2009, avec le thriller psychologique À propos d'Elly en 2009. Le cinéaste Asghar Farhadi lui confie le premier rôle masculin de son projet suivant, le drame Une séparation. Le film reçoit des critiques dithyrambiques, et vaut à l'acteur l'Ours d'argent d'interprétation masculine au festival du film de Berlin 2011.

Il tourne alors aux quatre coins du monde. En 2014, il donne la réplique à la jeune Kristen Stewart dans le drame indépendant américain Camp X-Ray, écrit et réalisé par Peter Sattler. Il défend la même année le drame italien Melbourne et fait partie de la large distribution du film à sketch-es argentin Ghesse-ha. Enfin, il est membre du jury des longs métrages lors du 17e festival international du film de Shanghai, présidé par Gong Li.

En 2015, il se concentre sur Hollywood en évoluant dans le film d'aventure historique Last Knights de Kazakhstan I Kiriya, aux côtés de Clive Owen et Morgan Freeman, et en 2016, se fait diriger par Michael Bay pour le thriller d'action militaire 13 Hours.

La même année, il fait partie de la distribution principale de la série polar évènement The Night Of, scénarisée par Richard Price et réalisée par Steven Zaillian.

Best films

A Separation (2011)
(Actor)

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Filmography of Peyman Maadi (7 films)

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, 2h24
Directed by Michael Bay
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Action, Historical
Themes Films set in Africa, Films based on the September 11 attacks, Seafaring films, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Disaster films, United States Armed Forces in films, Films about hijackings
Actors James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Toby Stephens, Pablo Schreiber, Max Martini, David Denman
Roles Amahl
Rating72% 3.6477453.6477453.6477453.6477453.647745
On the evening of September 11, 2012, the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a group of Islamic militants attack on the American diplomatic compound and a nearby CIA Annex in Benghazi, Libya. They kill four Americans, including a US Ambassador, J. Christopher Stevens. A security team of six members fight to defend Americans but only partially succeed.
Last Knights, 1h55
Directed by Kazuaki Kiriya
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors Clive Owen, Morgan Freeman, Cliff Curtis, Ayelet Zurer, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Aksel Hennie
Roles Emperor
Rating62% 3.1007053.1007053.1007053.1007053.100705
Bartok watches over his estate, a vassal kingdom to a great empire. Protecting the Bartok clan is Commander Raiden and his elite soldiers, who also serve Bartok. Raiden is surprised when Bartok tells him he is to be his heir, and gives him a sword. The empire has become corrupt and the evil minister, Geza Mott, humiliates Bartok by beating him with a stick for failing to provide an adequate bribe, until Bartok retaliates — which is treason against the crown. Bartok is put to trial where he speaks openly of his disdain for what honour has become in the empire. He is sentenced to death and Raiden is ordered to execute his own master. Bartok's estate is divided and the Bartok clan is disbanded. Geza Mott suspects Raiden will demand vengeance, and has his trusted warrior, Ito, watch Raiden to ensure there is no possibility of revenge.
Camp X-Ray
Camp X-Ray (2014)
, 1h57
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films
Actors Kristen Stewart, Peyman Maadi, Lane Garrison, Julia Duffy, John Carroll Lynch, Joseph Julian Soria
Roles Ali (as Payman Maadi)
Rating68% 3.449033.449033.449033.449033.44903
Army private first class Amy Cole (Kristen Stewart) is placed as a guard at Guantanamo Bay detention camp, specifically Camp Delta. As a new guard at the prison she is first cold towards the detainees despite the fact of her showing dislike to certain actions towards the detainees. Eight months pass and she even writes a report to explain an irregularity on a shower shift that lead to a detainee (Peyman Moaadi) feeling uncomfortable. By the end of the film she stops him from committing suicide. At this point it is clear that her convictions towards the detainee are much different as she seems in distress and really affected by the possibility of him ending dead. The film ends by her leaving Guantanamao and leaving him a Harry Potter book he had been asking for years.
A Separation, 1h54
Directed by Asghar Farhadi
Origin Iran
Genres Drama
Themes Pregnancy films, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities
Actors Leila Hatami, Peyman Maadi, Shahab Hosseini, Merila Zarei, Sareh Bayat, Sarina Farhadi
Roles Nader
Rating82% 4.1491354.1491354.1491354.1491354.149135
Nader and Simin have been married for 14 years and live with their 11-year-old daughter Termeh in Tehran. The family belongs to the urban middle-class and the couple is on the verge of separation. Simin wants to leave the country with her husband and daughter, as she does not want Termeh to grow up under the prevailing conditions. This desire is not shared by Nader. He is concerned for his elderly father, who lives with the family and suffers from Alzheimer's disease. When Nader decides to stay in Iran, Simin files for divorce.
Soog
Soog (2011)
, 1h25
Origin Iran
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families, Medical-themed films, Films about disabilities, Sign-language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Sahar Dolatshahi, Peyman Maadi
Roles Masoud (voice)
Rating71% 3.5769953.5769953.5769953.5769953.576995
Dans la pénombre, on entend un couple se disputer violemment. Puis, ils quittent précipitamment leur domicile. Les phares de leur véhicule éclairent alors la chambre de leur fils Arshia, âgé de dix ans, qui ne dort pas et n'a donc rien perdu de la scène. Dès le lendemain, l'oncle et la tante de l'enfant, tous deux sourds, partent sur des routes escarpées et sinueuses à la recherche des parents. Or, la route s'avère, en fin de compte, douloureuse : les parents d'Arshia sont victimes d'un terrible accident…
About Elly
About Elly (2009)
, 1h59
Directed by Asghar Farhadi
Origin Iran
Genres Drama
Actors Golshifteh Farahani, Taraneh Allidousti, Shahab Hosseini, Mani Haghighi, Merila Zarei, Peyman Maadi
Roles Peyman
Rating79% 3.9981753.9981753.9981753.9981753.998175
A group of middle-class Iranian friends travels to the shores of the Caspian Sea on a three-day vacation. They are former classmates at the law faculty of the university. There are three couples: Sepideh and her husband Amir, who have a young daughter; Shohreh and her husband Peyman, who have two young children, including a son, Arash; and Lastly, Nazy and her husband Manuchehr. The trip is planned by Sepideh, who brings along her daughter's kindergarten teacher, Elly, in order to introduce her to Ahmad, a divorced friend, visiting from Germany.