SUSAN TASLIMI

A legend in Iranian Film & Theatre history. Susan Taslimi  is educated actor in Western and Eastern theater technology at Tehran University's Acting Education. Has participated in a large number of theater, film and television productions in Iran and Sweden. In Sweden she has worked at Stockholm City Theater, Gothenburg City Theater, Theater Galeasen, Riksteatern, Uppsala City Theater, Folkteatern Gävleborg, Folkteatern Gothenburg, Örebro County Theater and Östgötateatern. She has also directed film and theater, written screenplays, taught, lectured and held board assignments in several contexts.

Filomgraphy 

Filmography (as an actress)


  • Ballad of Tara (1979, Iran) as Tara
  • Death of Yazdgerd (1982, Iran) as The Miller's wife
  • Sarbedaran (TV series, 1984, Iran) as Fatemeh
  • Madian
  • Telesm as Shazdeh's bride
  • Bashu, the Little Stranger (1989, Iran) as Naii
  • Perhaps Some Other Time (1988, Iran)
  • Gränsen (a.k.a. Never, 1995, Sweden) as Aisha
  • En dag i taget (TV series, 1999, Sweden) as Kia
  • Orka! Orka! (TV series, 2004, Sweden) as Schole
  • Charmøren (a.k.a. The Charmer, Afsungar, 2017, Denmark) as Leila
  • Medea (1991) - Medea
  • Death of Yazdgerd (1979) - The Miller's wife



Filmography (as a director)


  • Hus i helvete (feature film, a.k.a. All Hell Let Loose, 2002)
  • Orka! Orka!. (TV series, episodes 16-18, 2004)
  • Det epileptiska riktmärket. (play by Martina Montelius, premier March 2004 at Teater Galeasen, Stockholm)
  • Älskar, älskar och älskar. (TV drama based on play by Martina Montelius, 2004, Swedish Television)
  • Häktet (TV series, 2005)