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Maryam Basir, who was born and raised in the Midwest and from Ann Arbor, is an accomplished actor and model who has travelled around the world learning many difference cultural customs and social structures. As a young woman, Maryam followed her dreams and started her career by moving to New York where she was discovered immediately.
Since then Maryam’s work has taken her around the world. She has travelled to Japan, Paris, the South of France, Italy, Switzerland, Thailand, Indonesia, Germany, Lagos, Abuja, Brazil, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Hawaii and throughout the United States. Ms. Basir has appeared in films and on television and in music videos, as well as national and international commercials for major companies.
Maryam has also appeared in print with national and international magazines, and in national newspapers and she has been featured on several book covers. She has appeared on television shows such as Law & Order SVU, The Chi, Chicago PD, Empire and more, and in films with superstars Denzel Washington and Wesley Snipes, while taking direction from famous directors and producers like Ridley Scott, Antoine Fuqua and Oscar winning screen writer of Precious, Geoffrey C. Fletcher. She has excelled in many areas while perusing her passion for modeling and film acting. She has even performed a dance for the Princess of Afghanistan. She has a natural talent for modeling and an intense passion for acting which she believes is her calling. She continues to be open to delving into new and exciting projects and is dedicated to constantly polishing her craft.
Maryam Basir has accomplished a great deal in her field and here are some of her credits
in the following areas:
Election Night, Mooz-lum, Blood of a Champion, Blood Night, American Gangster, Hard Rock, Outlaws, The Fright Club, American Dream, Yes We Can: Family, Outlaws, Glimpse, Spiderman III, The Boy Who Cried Vamp, Where My Ladies At, Winkie’s Spot, 13 Going on 30, Single Hills, Love’s Sweet Thing, Poser
Law & Order SVU, The Chi, Empire, Chicago PD, Detroiters, The View, 30 Rock, Are We There Yet, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order, Sex and the City, NBC’s $9.99, The Bedford Diaries.
Maryam Basir is also the founder of Noir Diamonds, a 501c3 nonprofit tax-exempt charitable organization dedicated to helping build strong, confident girls who grow into strong, confident and successful women. Noir Diamonds began in 2015 from the desire to provide children with the social skills necessary to face everyday challenging situations with total confidence.
The mission of the Noir Diamonds is to design a program for elementary and middle school-aged children to enrich the lives of young girls by instilling positive qualities through leadership, social skills and etiquette training, as they travel from childhood to adulthood. Thereby, improving their characters, self-esteem and chances for success in life.
For more information, please visit www.noirdiamonds.org.
Maryam chats with G. Keith about appearing in print with national and international magazines, and in national newspapers and she has been featured on several book covers. She has appeared on television shows such as Law & Order SVU, The Chi, Chicago PD, Empire, and more, and in films with superstars Denzel Washington and Wesley Snipes, while taking direction from famous directors and producers like Ridley Scott, Antoine Fuqua, and Oscar-winning screenwriter of Precious, Geoffrey C. Fletcher. G. Keith Alexander is the crossroads where culture, lifestyle, and community meet. Legendary New York radio/TV personality, G. Keith Alexander will tap into the who’s who in entertainment, empowerment, and health & wellness to bring you exciting and unparalleled content. The G. Keith Alexander brand is that of an authentic New York City icon built on over thirty years of radio and television broadcasting excellence. His brand of coolness has come to represent to millions of fans, on-air fun, great music, and engaging entertainment experiences.