Found in: Iranian films
Actor , is a 1993 film by Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf.
The movie is about an Iranian actor named Akbar who is trying to be a serious actor instead of the clown everyone considers him to be. However financial problems force him to abandon his dream of being an artistic actor. He also has to deal with his family problems and his wife's inability to become pregnant.
The movie is a combination of fiction and reality since the leading character has the same name and occupation as the actor who portrays the role, while the details and events are fictional.
The movie features Akbar Abdi, as Akbar, Fatemeh Motamed-Aria as his wife, Simin, and Mahaya Petrosian as the gypsy girl.