Iranian actor who played roles in many films, including The Woman Does Not Speak and A Candle in the Wind.
He studied psychology at the University of Tehran but dropped out and emigrated to Canada.
He was a host for a youth television show early in his career.
He married Parichehr Ghanbari in 1996 and they had two sons, Mohammad in 2004 and Amir in 2011.
He co-starred with Leila Hatami in the 2011 Iranian film A Separation.