Marjane Satrapi

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Birthday
22, 1969
Birthplace
Rasht, Iran
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
22, 1969 (age 49)
Birthplace
Rasht, Iran

About

Graphic novelist, children's book author, and cartoonist whose autobiographical work, Persepolis, was adapted into a successful 2007 film. Her other notable works include Embroideries and Chicken with Plums.

Before Fame

She grew up in Iran and studied abroad for a time at The French School of Vienna, Austria. She later graduated from the Islamic Azad University with a master's degree in visual communications.

Trivia

Her novel, Chicken with Plums, was adapted into a film.

Family Life

She was previously married to a man named Reza from 1989 to 1994; she later married Mattias Ripa.

Associated With

The film based on her book, Persepolis, featured punk rocker Iggy Pop.