Iran has held a memorial ceremony for late Iranian actor Ezzatollah Entezami.
The event took place in the presence of many artistic figures and Iranian actors in Sangelaj Theatre.
The legendary actor passed away in Tehran at his home, following a period of illness, at the age of 94.
Veteran Iranian actor Ezzatollah Entezami (born June 21, 1924, Tehran) started his career on stage in 1941 and graduated from a theater and cinema school in Hanover, Germany, in 1958.
His debut performance was in Dariush Mehrjooyi’s ‘The Cow’ (1969), which received a Golden Hugo from the Chicago International Film Festival in 1971.
He has received two Fajr International Film Festival’s Crystal Simorghs for Best Actor for ‘Grand Cinema’ (1988) and ‘Angel’s Day’ (1993).
Entezami also received a certificate of Merit from the Fajr Festival for ‘Naser al-Din Shah the Cinema Actor’ (1991).