Hossein Panahi

Hossein Panahi Dezhkooh (Persian: حسین پناهی دژکوه‎) (born 28 August 1956 - died 7 August 2004 ) was an Iranian actor and poet. After graduating from high school, recommended by his father, he found his way to "Ayatollah Golpaygaani"'s religion school. He then came back to his home town as a religious figure, but only for a few months. He then moved to Tehran and started studying in Anahita art school for four years and graduated as an actor and screen writer. He started his acting career in a TV show named: Mahaleh Bhdaasht (‪Hygiene‬ Neighbour). He then performed in some TV showes written by himself which were not that successful. He got some good attention from a show name "Two ducks in fog". He was the writer and director of the show as well as performing in it. This was his break through and people requested his shows to be broadcasted again. He died at the age of 49 caused by a heart attack. He was buried in the city of Soogh next to his mother.


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