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Dame of the Day: Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi Khorsandi

Today’s Dame of the Day is Shappi Khorsandi (June 8, 1973-). Born in Iran, Khorsandi and her family were forced to flee to Britain during the Islamic Revolution. She chronicled how the move impacted her family and childhood in her book, A Beginner’s Guide to Acting English. Khorsandi continues to tour throughout Britain and internationally.