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Fereshteh Samimi member of the Toronto Film Industry

Fereshteh Samimi


Fereshteh Samimi was born in Isfahan, Iran. She then moved to Saskatchewan, Canada with her mother at the age of 8. She recognized her aspirations for the entertainment industry and her passion of acting from very early on. Growing up she was involved in musical theater and dance. She has 11 years of dance training, primarily Belly Dance but also Latin, Bollywood, Jazz and Contemporary. In 2014 she moved to Toronto, Ontario to pursue acting more professionally. Since then she has been an active participant in many classes, workshops and projects in the city.

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