Amir Shervan biography

Amir Shervan

Film director

1929 – 2006

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Who was Amir Shervan?

Amir Shervan, born Amir Hosein Ghaffari, was an Iranian film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter.

After studying theatre in Pasadena, California, he returned to his home country and had a prolific cinema career that began with Parviz Khatibi's 1949 film Vaareite Bahari. After the Iranian Revolution, he installed himself in California and from 1987 to 1992, produced and directed several action films including Samurai Cop that starred Matt Hannon and Robert Z'Dar. Samurai Cop was restored in a brand new HD transfer for theatrical and DVD release by distributor Cinema Epoch in 2013. Cinema Epoch will also release Shervan's other works Killing, American Style, Young Rebels, and Gypsy in restored versions.

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Born
May 24, 1929
Tehran
Nationality
  • Iran
Profession
Died
Nov 1, 2006

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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