Shohreh AghdashlooShohreh Aghdashloo (, ; née Vaziri-Tabar (); 11 May 1952) is an Iranian and American actress. She has received various accolades, including a Primetime Emmy Award and a Satellite Award, in addition to a nomination for an Academy Award.
Following numerous starring roles on the stage, she made her film debut in ''Chess of the Wind'' (1976). Her next two films ''The Report'' (1977) and ''Sooteh Delan'' (1977) garnered critical acclaim and established Aghdashloo as one of Iran's leading ladies, although the films were banned in Iran itself. Aghdashloo moved to England during the Iranian Revolution in 1979 and then to the United States, subsequently becoming a U.S. citizen. After several years playing small roles in television and film, her performance in ''House of Sand and Fog'' (2003) brought her several film critics' awards and a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her other film appearances include ''The Exorcism of Emily Rose'' (2005), ''X-Men: The Last Stand'' and ''The Nativity Story'' (both 2006), ''The Odd Life of Timothy Green'' (2013) and ''Star Trek Beyond'' (2016).
In television, she is best known for her roles as Dina Araz in the fourth season of ''24'' and as Chrisjen Avasarala on ''The Expanse'' (2015–2022). For her role as Sajida Talfah in the HBO miniseries ''House of Saddam'' (2008), she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. In 2013, she released her autobiography titled ''The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmines''. In 2021, she voiced Grayson in Netflix's acclaimed series, ''Arcane''. Provided by Wikipedia