Sharifinia, Mohammad-Reza (born June 15, 1955, Khorasgan)
Mohammad-Reza Sharifinia was born in a village near Khorasgan, Isfahan.
He has a BA in Physical Education. He began his career with minor roles, but after appearing in Imam Ali (PBUH) (1991) series he found a nation-wide fame.
Since then he has appeared in over 50 movies such as 'Pari' (1994), 'Minoo Tower' (1995), 'Sheida' (1998), 'Love Isn't Enough' (1998), 'Sweet Jam' (2001) 'Donya' (2002), 'The Fifth Reaction' (2002), 'Season Salad' (2004), 'Marriage Iranian Style' (2004), 'The Outcast' (2006), 'Who Killed Amir?' (2006), 'Tambourine' (2007), 'Women are Angels' (2007), 'A Tiny Mistake' (2008), 'The Outcast 2' (2008), 'The Outcast 3' (2010), 'Dissertation' (2011), 'The Backstreets of Shemroon' (2011), 'The Ascended' (2013), and 'What Men don't Know About Women' (2013).
Sharifinia has also acted in series such as 'Neighbors' (2000), 'The Green Journey' (2001), 'A Message from the Afterlife' (2007), 'Era of Constitutional Revolution' (2009), 'Mokhtarnameh' (2004-2009), 'Tabriz in Fog' (2010), 'Hereafter' (2010), 'A Friend's Share' (2011), 'Yalda' (2012), 'The Billionaire' (2012), 'Restless' (2013), and 'We are not Angels' (2013).
Aside from acting, he has also dabbled in photography and worked as a casting director.
He was the assistant director of movies such as 'Snowman' (1994), 'Leila' (1996) and 'A Girl Named Tondar' (2000).
In 2013, he won a Fajr International Film Festival Crystal Simorgh for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for 'Scandal' (2012).