Yasmin Mitri - Movie Actress
An actress, Yasmin Mitri grew up in Brazil, where she worked toward a career in film. She regularly participated in theater productions and received training from institutions such as Camera e Acao and La Sorbonne, as well as Anhembi Morumbi, an art university where she learned about film production and directing. She later relocated to London, England, to join the Actors Studio. From there, Yasmin Mitri studied sight reading and screen acting at the Zoe Nathenson School of Film Acting as well as enrolled in the Actors Center and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).
While Ms. Mitri earned numerous roles in television and short films, her first big screen debut came when she was cast in Pimp, a film by Jubilee Productions. The thriller was released in 2010, and Ms. Mitri played the role of a Russian woman, named Oksana, who was mysteriously murdered. She performed alongside actors Danny Dyer and Billy Boyd. Yasmin Mitri is also known for Essex Boys Retribution and Demon and Doors.
Brazilian Basketball Players in the NBA
Yasmin Mitri is a professional model and actress from Brazil. Prior to launching her modeling career, Yasmin Mitri spent time playing for the Brazilian Federation of Basketball.
Brazil is one of the most well represented foreign countries in the National Basketball Association (NBA) today. Brazilian players in the league range from Bruno Caboclo, a promising 19-year-old rookie with the Toronto Raptors, to Nene Hilario, a 13-year veteran born in Sao Carlos. Perhaps the most recognizable Brazilian NBA star is Anderson Varejao, the Santa Teresa native who has spent 11 seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including seven seasons alongside two-time NBA champion LeBron James.
Tiago Splitter of the San Antonio Spurs is another notable player of Brazilian origin. As a center and power forward for the Spurs, Splitter has been to the NBA Finals twice, winning a title in 2014. Leandro Barbosa is a 12-year veteran of the league. Barbosa, currently playing for the Golden State Warriors, won the 2007 Sixth Man of the Year Award, given to the league’s most influential non-starter. Of the 127 individuals voting, 101 voted Barbosa first among the league’s other Sixth Man candidates.