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The 8 Hottest Iranian Actresses In Hollywood

Iran's best kept secret may not be their nuclear program but in fact how beautiful their women are.

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1. Nasim Pedrad

Where you probably recognize her from: Saturday Night LiveInteresting fact: She is the first Iranian born cast member on SNLSee more about Nasim on IMDB.
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Where you probably recognize her from: Saturday Night Live

Interesting fact: She is the first Iranian born cast member on SNL

See more about Nasim on IMDB.

2. Nadia Bjorlin

Where you probably recognize her from: Days of Our LivesInteresting fact: She placed third in the 1998 Miss Florida Teen USA PageantSee more about Nadia on IMDB.
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Where you probably recognize her from: Days of Our Lives

Interesting fact: She placed third in the 1998 Miss Florida Teen USA Pageant

See more about Nadia on IMDB.

3. Shohreh Aghdashloo

Where you probably recognize her from: She has been in a lot of things like 24, Portlandia and House, but was first widely recognized for being nominated for an Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress in House of Sand and FogInteresting fact: She is the oldest person on this listSee more about Shohreh on IMDB.
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Where you probably recognize her from: She has been in a lot of things like 24, Portlandia and House, but was first widely recognized for being nominated for an Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress in House of Sand and Fog

Interesting fact: She is the oldest person on this list

See more about Shohreh on IMDB.

4. Necar Zadegan

Where you probably recognize her from: Her role as the First Lady Dalia Hassan on the eighth season of 24Interesting fact: She was born in Heidelberg, Germany See more about Necar on IMDB.
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Where you probably recognize her from: Her role as the First Lady Dalia Hassan on the eighth season of 24

Interesting fact: She was born in Heidelberg, Germany

See more about Necar on IMDB.

5. Sarah Shahi

Where you probably recognize her from: The lead role on the new USA show Fairly LegalInteresting fact: She's the great-great-granddaughter of Fat′h-Ali Shah Qajar of the Qajar Dynasty, who ruled Iran from 1797-1834 See more about Sarah on IMDB.
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Where you probably recognize her from: The lead role on the new USA show Fairly Legal

Interesting fact: She's the great-great-granddaughter of Fat′h-Ali Shah Qajar of the Qajar Dynasty, who ruled Iran from 1797-1834

See more about Sarah on IMDB.

6. Bahar Soomekh

Where you probably recognize her from: Saw III and Mission Impossible IIIInteresting fact: Was one of People magazine's 100 Most beautiful people in the world in 2006See more about Bahar on IMDB.
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Where you probably recognize her from: Saw III and Mission Impossible III

Interesting fact: Was one of People magazine's 100 Most beautiful people in the world in 2006

See more about Bahar on IMDB.

7. Catherine Bell

Where you probably recognize her from: As Lieutenant Colonel Sarah MacKenzie of the television show JAGInteresting fact: She had thyroid cancer when she was in her 20's and had to have it removedSee more about Catherine on IMDB.
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Where you probably recognize her from: As Lieutenant Colonel Sarah MacKenzie of the television show JAG

Interesting fact: She had thyroid cancer when she was in her 20's and had to have it removed

See more about Catherine on IMDB.

8. Nazanin Boniadi

Where you probably recognize her from: Iron ManInteresting fact: She is an official spokesperson for Amnesty InternationalSee more about Nazanin on IMDB.
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Where you probably recognize her from: Iron Man

Interesting fact: She is an official spokesperson for Amnesty International

See more about Nazanin on IMDB.

9. Honorable Mention: Adrian Pasdar

Where you probably recognize him from: HeroesInteresting fact: He is married to Natalie Maines, the lead singer of The Dixie ChicksDisclaimer: Yeah, I know he is a guy but he is too handsome to keep off this listSee more about Adrian on IMDB.
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Where you probably recognize him from: Heroes

Interesting fact: He is married to Natalie Maines, the lead singer of The Dixie Chicks

Disclaimer: Yeah, I know he is a guy but he is too handsome to keep off this list

See more about Adrian on IMDB.

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