Donya Fannizadeh


Age: 49

Iranian noted puppeteer and daughter of famous TV and film actor Parviz Fannizadeh (d. 1980) who was best known for her act with one of Iran's most beloved fictional puppet character Kolah Qermezi (meaning 'The One with the Red Hat') in TV series and movies, which changed to a cultural phenomenon influencing many Iranians including children, adults and elderly people for more than two decades.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: November 17, 1967

Died: December 28, 2016

Tehran, Iran