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Iranian actor Parviz Pour-Hosseini dies of COVID-19

Veteran Iranian actor Parviz Pour-Hosseini dies at 79 due to the coronavirus.

Veteran Iranian actor Parviz Pour-Hosseini has passed away at the age of 79 after contracting the novel coronavirus.

Pour-Hosseini’s son, Pourang, confirmed the news of his father's death, saying the veteran actor died in the early hours of Friday.

Pour-Hosseini was taken to an intensive care unit (ICU) in Firoozgar Hospital in the capital, Tehran, last week.

Earlier this week, we lost Iranian writer and filmmaker Kambuzia Partovi as well as voice actor Changiz Jalilvand to the new coronavirus.

Pour-Hosseini has appeared in various series which were aired on ifilm, such as ‘Truth Revealed’, ‘The Chef’, ‘Saint Mary’, ‘The Tenth Night’, ‘The First Night of Peace’, ‘Madness of Love’, and ‘Michael’.

His role in 'Saint Mary' (2000) brought him the Certificate of Merit at the Fajr International Film Festival in Iran.

He has also taken part in dozens of films, including ‘Kamal-ol-Molk’, ‘The Relationship’, ‘The Man Who Became a Mouse', ‘Mirage’, ‘The Angelica’, ‘The Night it Happened’, ‘Angel Day’, ‘The Fifth Chapter’, and ‘Leila's Sleep’.

ifilm English expresses heartfelt condolences to Pour-Hosseini’s family and fans on his demise.