Babak Karimi
Karimi as Babak Sepehri in the film I Hate the Early Morning
Born (1960-03-22) 22 March 1960 (age 61)
OccupationActor, editor, director
Parent(s)Nosrat Karimi (father)
AwardsFajr Film Festival Best Actor
Silver Bear for Best Acting

Babak Karimi (Persian: بابک کریمی‎, born 1960) is an Iranian actor.[1][2] For his role in A Separation, he won the Silver Bear for Best Actor (as part of ensemble) at 61st Berlin International Film Festival in 2011.[3]



Home Video

Year Title Role Director Notes
2021 I Want To Stay Alive Homayoon Haghi Sharam Shah Hosseini distributed by Filimo


Year Title Role Director Network
2020 Compass Nasser Tajali Sharam Shah Hosseini IRIB TV1


  1. ^ "بابک کریمی: فیلم فرهادی یک الکتروشوک است برای سینمای ایران / کیارستمی و فرهادی از دو مسیر مختلف به یک هدف می‌رسند". Archived from the original on 2012-04-11. Retrieved 2014-10-26.
  2. ^ گفتگویی با بابک کریمی: جشنوارهٔ فجر از لحاظ کیفی انتظارات را برآورده نکرد
  3. ^ Brooks, Brian. "Iran's "Separation" Wins Berlinale's Golden Bear". IndieWire. Retrieved 19 February 2011.