Maryam Basir, who was born and raised in the Midwest and from Ann Arbor, is an accomplished actor and model who has traveled around the world learning many different 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. 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 screenwriter 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. ?