Forouzan Jamshidnejad is a Norwegian-Iranian actor. She has an important role in Ali Abbasi's Holy Spider, which is screened at this year's festival. Forouzan started with acting as a five-year-old and has been in several plays and TV series in Iran. In Iran she has won several awards, among them the award for Best Actor at Fajr International Theater Festival in 2005 as a 17-year-old. She made her film debut in Mitra in 2021. Holy Spider is her second feature film.