Early Years and Family History: Payman Maadi, also known as Peyman Moaadi, was born to Iranian parents in New York City. His family moved back to Iran when he was five years old. Growing up in Tehran, Payman was exposed to a rich cultural environment that nurtured his creative instincts from a young age.

Education and Early Career: Payman Maadi initially pursued a degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology. However, his passion for storytelling led him to explore writing and filmmaking. He began his career as a screenwriter, penning scripts for several acclaimed Iranian films in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Career Highlights and Achievements: After the success of “A Separation,” Maadi continued to work on both Iranian and international projects. His notable works include:

  • “The Last Knights” (2015), alongside Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman.
  • “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” (2016), directed by Michael Bay.
  • “Camp X-Ray” (2014), starring opposite Kristen Stewart.

In addition to his acting career, Maadi has also ventured into directing. His directorial debut, “Snow on the Pines” (2012), received positive reviews for its nuanced storytelling and direction.

Real Name: Payman Maadi (Persian: پیمان معادی)

Date of Birth: June 30, 1970

Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

Residence: Tehran, Iran / Los Angeles, USA

Nationality: Iranian-American

Religion: Not publicly disclosed

Profession: Actor, Screenwriter, Director

Partner: Maadi is married and has children, but details about his family are kept private.

Father: Not publicly disclosed

Mother: Not publicly disclosed

Horoscope: Cancer

Age: 54 (as of 2024)

Weight: Approximately 75 kg (165 lbs)

Height: 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm)

Body Type: Athletic

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Hair Color: Black