Shohreh Aghdashloo

The Expanse

Shohreh Aghdashloo

Talk: The Expanse

Shohreh Aghdashloo stops by Google for a conversation about her large body of work (from the film "House of Sand and Fog" to her memoir "The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmines." She also discussed the new SyFy series "The Expanse", where she portrays Chrisjen Avasarala.

Shohreh Aghdashloo

Shohreh Aghdashloo starred in the BBC/HBO mini-series House of Saddam, in which she portrays Saddam Hussein's wife, Sajida, and for which she won the 2009 Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie. Shohreh's film credits include House of Sand and Fog (for which she received an Academy Award nomination), The Exorcism of Emily Rose, X-Men: The Last Stand, and The Nativity Story.

The Book

Shohreh Aghdashloo writes poignantly about her struggles as an outsider in a new culture—as a woman, a Muslim, and a Persian—adapting to a new land and a new language, and shares behind-the-scenes stories about what it’s really like to be an actress in Hollywood.

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