Amir Escandari

Amir Escandari

Director, Writer


Amir Escandari is an Iranian-American director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his work on films such as The Wrestler, The Wrestler 2, and The Wrestler 3.

Amir was born in Tehran, Iran in 1975 and raised in a middle-class family. His father was a businessman, and his mother was a homemaker. As a child, Amir was highly creative, and found himself drawn to the arts. He studied at the Tehran Art School, where he developed a passion for filmmaking.

After graduating high school, Amir moved to the United States to pursue his dream of becoming a filmmaker. Upon arriving in the United States, Amir quickly found success in the entertainment industry. He worked as a production assistant on various TV shows, commercials, and music videos.

Amir then decided to pursue a career in film directing. He wrote and directed his first feature film, The Wrestler, in 2004. The film was a critical success, and Amir was praised for his unique vision and ability to tell stories that resonate with viewers.

Amir then went on to direct The Wrestler 2 and The Wrestler 3, both of which were highly successful films. He continued to write and direct various films, including the drama Karma and the action-comedy The Devil Went Down to Tehran.

In addition to his filmmaking career, Amir is also an accomplished actor. He has appeared in several films, including the award-winning Tehran Taboo and the critically acclaimed The Wrestler.

Amir Escandari is a multi-talented director, producer, and screenwriter. He has been praised for his unique style and vision, and has been successful in creating films that are both entertaining and thought-provoking. His work has earned him numerous awards and accolades, and he continues to be a respected figure in the film industry.

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