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Sarah Shahi Biography

Birth Name:
Aahoo Jahansouz Shahi
Birth Place:
Euless, Texas, United States

Fast Facts

  • Is a descendant of Fath Ali Shah, a 19th century Iranian ruler
  • Former cheerleader for the Dallas Cowboys
  • Won the Miss Fort Worth beauty pageant in 1997
  • Appeared on the cover of the 2000 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Calendar
  • Director Robert Altman encouraged her to move out to Hollywood and try her hand at acting after she appeared as an extra in his movie Dr
  • T and the Women
  • Participated in a USO tour, entertaining U
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  • troops in Bosnia, Macedonia, Kosovo and Italy
  • Speaks fluent English and Farsi


  • Violet Moon Howey -- Daughter
  • Abbas Shahi -- Father
  • Mahmonir Shahi -- Mother
  • Knox Blue Howey -- Son
  • William Wolf Howey -- Son