Behrouz Vossoughi popular Iranian actor from West Azarbaijan

Behrouz Vossoughi

Behrouz Vossoughi

Behrouz Vossoughi (Persian: بهروز وثوقی‎, born as Khalil Vossoughi  10 March 1938 in Khoy, West Azarbaijan, Iran) is an Iranian actor.
He started acting in films with Samuel Khachikian‘s Toofan dar shahr-e ma. He became a major star as the brooding hero of the revenge drama Qeysar (1969). He has over 50 years of experience in the motion picture industry, with featured appearances in more than 90 films. His work has earned him recognition at several international film festivals. Vossoughi has also worked in television, radio, and theater. In 2012, he was an official festival judge for the Noor Iranian Film Festival.


  • Toghi
  • Tangsir
  • Gavaznha
  • Caravans (1978) – James Fargo co-starring with Anthony Quinn/
  • Rhino Season (2012)


  • San Francisco International Film Festival “The Unvanquished” honoree (2006)

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