What are some facts about TV star Yasmin Canli?


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TV star Yasmin Canli is a German-Turkish actress who was born in 1984. She is primarily known for her role in the 2011 American comedy television series, "Xeno-Date."

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Yasmin Canli started her career in television and film in the early 2000s. In her native Cologne, she studied at the Arturo Acting School from 2002 until 2006. In 2008, she took part in the comedy and improv school and performance group The Groundlings, who are based in Los Angeles, California. She also attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Los Angeles the following year.

As well as acting, Canli has done voice work for the dubbing of foreign films and television series for German-speaking audiences. Her credits in this area include the American films "Letters to Juliet" and "Winter's Bone," both released in 2010.

Although Canli is most well-known for playing "Waitress" on eight episodes of the 2011 American television series "Xeno-Date," Canli was also a series regular from 2006 until 2008 on a soap opera called "All That Matters" in her native Germany. Canli was also on the German comedy television series "Hausmeister Krause - Ordnung muss sein" from 2006 until 2010 and appeared in the 2011 German comedy film "Die Superbullen - Sie kennen keine Gnade."

Canli's hobbies include basketball, aikido, kickboxing and rollerblading. She is fluent in German, as well as Turkish and English.

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