Houshang Touzie

Inside Biography


Houshang Touzie is the TV and film actor. He is highly appreciated for his work in Agro (2012), The mission (1983), and America So Beautiful (2001).

Early Life and Education

The actor Houshang Touzie was born in Iran. Regarding his nationality, Touzie is an Iranian and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is a Middle Eastern.

Touzie was interested in acting from his early days of school and began performing in local theater productions. 

Professional Career

Houshang Touzie began his acting career by portraying the major character in 1982 film, Ferestedah. He also made his appearance in several acclaimed movies including, America So Beautiful and Checkpoint as well.

Houshang got a breakthrough after appearing in a 2012 American historical drama film, Ago along with Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, and John Goodman as well. In addition to acting, Touzie also made his appearance in the TV shows, Homeland in 2013 and NCIS: Los Angeles in 2014.

Personal Life

The Argo star, Houshang Touzie married his girlfriend, Shohreh Aghdashloo in the year 1987. The couple exchanged their vows in a private ceremony in the presence of friends and family. His wife Shohreh is an Iranian-American actress who has portrayed some significant roles in several successful movies.

They have a daughter, Tara Touzie, born in 1989. On September 9, 2017, the pair also attended the HFPA & InStyle annual celebration of Toronto International Film Festival at Windsor Arms Hotel. 

Shohreh previously married to Iranian painter, graphist, and writer, Aydin Aghdashloo in the year 1972 when she was 19 and her ex-husband, Aydin was 31. However, the couple divorced in 1979 without any children.

Net Worth and Body Measurement

Houshang Touzie earns a hefty amount of money from his successful acting career as he has featured in several all-time hit movies. Houshang Touzie’s estimated net worth is estimated to be more than $1 million. One of his critically-acclaimed and commercially successful movie is Argo.

The film grossed $136 million in North America, and $96 million in other countries, for a worldwide total box office collection of $232.3 million whereas its producing cost was only $44.5 million. He stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches. 

by Bchrome, 17 Sep, 2017

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