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Date of Birth
31 May 1930, Kermanshah, Iran
Fakhri Khorvash (May 31, 1930, Kermanshah, Iran)
Fakhri Khorvash was born Fakhri Asvadi in Kermanshah.
She finished high school at 16 and entered collage to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor.
She was working as a teacher when she was chosen by the “Bachelor Society” to act in a play.
Her outstanding performance brought her offers to participate in other plays. From 1954 to 1958 she appeared in seven films.
The Culture Ministry of the time tasked her with staging one teletheater every week and for a decade she collaborated with well-known names such as Jamshid Mashayekhi, Ezzatollah Entezami, Jamileh Sheikhi and others to bring different plays to life on the small screen.
She has acted in 38 films of which 15 were made after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
She has starred in a number of television series most notably was her portrayal of Mahd Olya in the period drama “Amir Kabir”.
Her last film was “A Little Kiss” in which she appeared at the age of 75.
In 1971, she has received the Festival’s Sepas Statue for Best Actress for “Mr. Simpleton”.