Kasbi, Mohammad (born May 26, 1951, Tehran)
Mohammad Kasbi graduated in Cinema Acting and Directing from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts at Tehran University.
He began his career with stage acting at the age of 13 years old.
In 1991, he was nominated for the Fajr International Film Festival’s Crystal Simorgh Best Male Actor award for his role in 'Badook' (1991).
Four years later, he received a Crystal Simorgh and Malaysia’s East Asia Film and Television Festival Best Actor Award for his role in 'Father' (1995).
Kasbi has appeared in other movies, such as 'Eternal Repentance' (1982), 'The Calls' (1985), 'Boycott' (1985), 'The Crisis' (1987), 'The Refugee' (1993), 'Attack on H-3' (1994), 'The Moon and the Sun' (1995), 'Slivers of the Sun' (1995), 'The World Upside-Down' (1997), 'Saint Mary' (2000), 'Dear, I'm In No Mood' (2001), 'The Foreign Doll' (2005), 'The Wall' (2007), and 'Ominous Seed' (2008).
He has also acted in series, including 'Rana' (1988-1990), 'Sweet Ride' (2005), 'Until Morning' (2006), 'The Spiritualists' (2006), 'Three by Four' (2008), 'Let's Not Turn Around' (2009), 'The Occupiers' (2010), 'Stepmother' (2010), 'Three Shares Each' (2011), and 'Dementia' (2012).
Kasbi is also the founder of the Play Department of National Radio, the founder of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance’s Center for Performance Arts, and the authority in charge of managing the Play Division and Township Affairs of the Artistic Center.
He has some directing experience in 1987 and 1989 as well.