Awards and memorials of the late star have been dedicated to the Cinema Museum by his son, Sam Mashayekhi.
Statuette for the best actor from Pyongyang Film Festival, North Korea, in 1988, Best actor in a Leading Role Award from the third edition of Fajr International Film Festival in 1984, Hafez Statue of the Picture World in 2000, Statue of Merit of Cinema House celebration in 2003 and the Commemoration of Hafez at the French Exploration Palace in 2006 were among the awards given to the Cinema Museum.
Born in 1934, Mashayekhi who left his studies in Theater unfinished is a late Iranian actor. He was hired by the newly established Dramatic Arts Center in 1957.
In 1963, he played a role in the short movie 'Snake Cover', directed by Hajir Daryoush. He officially began his acting career in 1970.
Mashayekhi's debut movie ‘Brick and Mirror’ in 1965 did not keep him away from being involved in theater as he kept playing roles on stage for years and remained faithful to the fine art.
He has been honored with the First Grade Order of Art and Culture. His roles in historical TV series such as ‘Kamal-ol-Molk’ and ‘Hezar Dastan’ exhibit his acting ability.
He appeared in numerous movies, including ‘The Cow’, ‘Chrysanthemums’, ‘The Fateful Day’, ‘Don't Call Me a Clunker!’, ‘Thirteen 59 (1980)’ and ‘Cheque’.
Mashayekhi also took part in several TV series such as ‘It's All There’, ‘Imam Ali (AS)’, ‘Era of Constitutional Revolution’, ‘The Cherry Garden’, ‘Mother’, ‘Tabriz in Fog’, ‘The Chef’, ‘The Doormat’, ‘Lighter than Darkness’, and ‘Setayesh’.
He died on April 2, 2019 at the age of 85.