Amir Rahimzadeh

Amir Rahimzadeh

Actor, director and producer in Melbourne, Australia

About Amir

British-Iranian Amir has a wealth of acting experience on stage and screen. He now lives in Melbourne where he is continuing his passion for acting and writing.

TV credits include: Last Tango in Halifax (BBC), Our Girl (BBC), Tyrant (Fox TV)

Film Credits include: Olivia Twist (Arno Hazebroek), Go With God (Best short, Cardiff 2017), Last Night in Edinburgh (Twice BAFTA nominee and winner), Rosewater (Jon Stewart), Freesia (Conor Ibraheim)

Most recent film "Profile" directed by Timur Bekmambetov will premiere in 2018 at Berlin Film Festival.

Amir has also co-written and co-produced 3 stage productions and several short films and online comedy sketches.


Name: Amir Rahimzadeh

Lives in: Melbourne, Australia

Occupation: Actor, Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Credits

  • The Hobby Warehouse

    The Hobby Warehouse (2018)
    Television (Comedy) Actor The Hobby Warehouse follows the life of Timothy who lands his dream job as a product tester at Hobby Warehouse. Timothy takes a lot of pride in his work...like a lot of pride. So when Timothy tests a product you know there's going to be extremes taken and eyebrows raised at his often over the top levels of enthusiasm. In the eyes of the ever-distracted Hobby Warehouse boss Barry, Timothy is just what the company needs. Just try selling that idea to his co-workers. Written by Tristan McLindon

  • Profile

    Profile (2018)
    Film (Thriller) Actor British journalist goes undercover and infiltrates the digital propaganda channels of the called Islamic State, which has been mobilizing ever greater numbers of women from Europe. Her daily internet contacts with an ISIS recruiter gradually pull her in and push the limits of her investigation. Written by Markus Fagerholt

  • Freesia

    Freesia (2017)
    Film (Drama) Actor A multi-narrative journey that weaves between three families in present-day Bradford, where three worlds collide and leave a Muslim scholar fighting for his life. Yusif, the son of Mosque scholar Rehman, is doing his best to keep his dad's dream at arms length. Zac is from a White working class family whose troubles hit fifth gear due to his radical behaviour. Khadija is second generation Iraqi and a recent graduate in Politics whose ambitions are about to be put to the test. Fuelled by yet another grooming case making the headlines, they must face the storm before the calm - and they call it 'Islamophobia Written by Conor Ibrahiem

  • Our Girl

    Our Girl (2016)
    Television (Drama and War) Actor The series follows Georgia on her first deployment as a serving army medic against the backdrop of the British Army's withdrawal from Afghanistan.

  • Donors

    Donors (2016)
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  • Steve and Lucy's Date

    Steve and Lucy's Date (2016)
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  • The Edit

    The Edit (2016)
    Film (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director An Iranian film maker (Bahman) is making a documentary in the UK about a British war veteran from the Iraq war. Bahman falls in love with his Editor (Kate) who lives with her son (Elliot). Bahman's wife (Neda) confronts Kate. Bahman has applied for political asylum while Neda is missing her family and culture back in Iran. Written by Alireza Razazifar and Fedya Noorelahian

  • Tyrant

    Tyrant (2016)
    Television (Action, Drama and Thriller) Actor Barry Al-Fayeed has been living in the United States for twenty years, during which time he got married to Molly Olson, and had two children (Sammy and Emma), with both Molly and he working as physicians, Barry as a pediatrician, in Pasadena. This life belies the fact that at age sixteen, he, under his given name Bassam, escaped his family life in the middle eastern country of Abuddin, where the Al-Fayeeds have been the dictatorial rulers for generations, normally of violent and repressive regimes which he could not morally tolerate. He has not been back to Abuddin since. On the urging of his mother, Barry decides to go back to Abuddin with Molly and family in tow. He may find that leaving Abuddin this second time around is more difficult as he gets ensconced in the troubles the Al-Fayeeds are facing in general in continuing to rule the country as a repressive dictatorship. The longer Barry stays, the more it in turn affects the only life of democratic freedom Molly, Sammy and Emma ... Written by Huggo

  • Last Night in Edinburgh

    Last Night in Edinburgh (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor When teen sisters Zahra and Hoda discover that their family holiday abroad is really a plan by their parents to deliver them both into forced marriages, the girls flee home to find their own ways of remaining in Edinburgh, testing the limits of their bond and the resolve of the adults who control their futures.

  • Shitty Lives: SPB

    Shitty Lives: SPB (2015)
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  • Last Tango in Halifax

    Last Tango in Halifax (2015)
    Television (Comedy and Drama) Actor Re-united after 50+ years apart, Celia and Alan decide to marry. At age 16, Alan's late wife failed to pass on a letter from Celia, his longtime crush, with an apology for missing their first date and her forwarding address. Both now have daughters with lover troubles.

  • Rosewater

    Rosewater (2014)
    Film (Biography and Drama) Actor Based of a true story about a journalist who gets detained and brutally interrogated in prison for 118 days. The journalist Maziar Bahari was blindfolded and interrogated for 4 months in Evin prison in Iran, while the only distinguishable feature about his captor is the distinct smell of rosewater. An interview and sketch that Maziar did with a journalist on The Daily Show was used as evidence that Maziar was a spy and in communication with the American government and the CIA. Written by abivians

  • Olivia Twist

    Olivia Twist (2014)
    Film (Drama) Actor OLIVIA TWIST is set in contemporary times in Stoke-on-Trent, a city once renowned for industrial splendor. Olivia, an orphan from Afghanistan, is on the run and finds shelter with Bob Fagin and his gang of mercenary metal thieves. She is put to the test and challenged to fight for her freedom and protect her innocence. Against the backdrop of the 2011 UK riots, cross-cultural tension and the pottery tradition, the adaptation stays true to the gritty tone and social commentary underlying the original classic novel by Charles Dickens. Written by Anonymous

  • It's a Riot

    It's a Riot (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Crime and Drama) Actor From crisps and fruit pastilles to a dog and a hedge trimmer, its down to Tyrone, Bez and Keith as these three Mancunian lads initiate a plan of attack on their local corner shop. What obstacles face Tyrone as he battles to keep the focus of Bez, an easily manipulated, lifelong friend, and the always high as a kite Keith? We follow this band of merry men as they unintentionally form as a gang and attempt to perform the most unconventional heist of their lives! Will the vindictive Tyrone be able to step up as a leader or will supremacy get the better of him? Written by Anonymous

  • The Lost Generation

    The Lost Generation (2013)
    Film (Game-Show, Reality-TV and Thriller) Actor Heavily influenced by true events of occupy movements and protests across the world over the past 3 years, The Lost Generation portrays a very entertaining yet relevant depiction of our current media and society. We are invited to follow reality TV star SJ - the inspirational female lead, on an epic fight for survival in a dystopian presentation of our present-day world. The Lost Generation exists in a world governed by a corrupt media who have the police and government in their pocket. Able to scandalize the government through mass surveillance, the media creates propaganda on how to live a life - and leaves desperate civilians in its wake. But there is hope. They are called The Unknown. Written by Mark Ashmore

  • Sexdate

    Sexdate (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Actor Vijay is a hapless romantic. Since arriving in the UK from his native India, he has had relatively little interaction with British females. In Sexdate, he meets several ladies for fun and frolics, with none of the dates turning out as expected. Sexdate is a web-based comedy series with a difference. Written by Amir Rahimzadeh

  • Go with God

    Go with God (2013)
    Film (Short, Crime and Drama) Actor David Taylor has just half an hour to live. He is alone in his cell, in a foreign country, facing execution for something that isn't even a crime back home in Britain.

  • La Gazza

    La Gazza (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor La Gazza is the story of a superstitious bride and what happens when her wedding day goes awry.

  • Irreversible

    Irreversible (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor Exploring the darker side of human nature where people are pushed to do the unthinkable, Irreversible portrays how far people will go when guilt takes over. A suburban road is rocked when the boy who spends every day sat on the drive staring into space, vanishes. As the parents hope for the safe return of their child, the neighboring stoner brothers must account for their actions on the day he went missing. The mystery can be covered up only so far and there will be consequences. Written by Anonymous

  • Normale

    Normale (2012)
    Film (Documentary, Short, Comedy and Drama) Writer A docu-drama about 33-year-old Richard Nariz, who is forced to hide behind a mask because of a rare medical condition.

  • The Resourceful Enterprise of Penny and Bill

    The Resourceful Enterprise of Penny and Bill (2011)
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  • Fellaz

    Fellaz
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Education

  • Meisner Technique Workshops, Manchester
    (2012-2012)

  • Method Workshops with Ron Gilbert, London
    (2011-2011)

  • Acting Studio, Manchester
    (2000-2002)

Amir's Profile Statistics

  • Since: August 2012
  • Last online: > 2 weeks ago
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