Kambiz Hosseini

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Kambiz Hosseini is a playwright and TV host working for Voice of America. He was born in Rasht, Iran in 1975 and moved to US in 2000. Hosseini was the host of popular Radio show called " Islamic revolution blossoms" when he was 10 years old. Since then he wrote and directed many stage plays, radio and TV shows. He is currently working as the writer and host of the Voice of America satirical show called Parazit. He studied dramatic literature and acting both in Iran and the U.S.
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