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Yareli Arizmendi (born April 24, 1964; age 54) played Karima Naiyeer during Season 2 of 24. Karima and her husband Hasan were in Los Angeles to attend their son's wedding to Marie Warner.

Biography and career Edit

Arizmendi was born in Ciudad de México on April 24, 1964, and raised in the US. She studied high school in Kansas. Arizmendi later completed a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and her Master's in Theatre at the University of California, San Diego.

Arizmendi began her professional acting career in 1994 in the film Like Water for Chocolate. After that, she has appeared in other films like Beverly Hills Cop III (with Louis Lombardi and Timothy Carhart), Fast Food Nation, Everlasting (with Michael Massee, Pat Healy, and David Dayan Fisher), and Road to Juarez (with Jacqueline Piñol).

Aside of films, Arizmendi has also appeared in numerous TV shows. Some of the ones she has worked on are Silk Stalkings, NYPD Blue (with Jimmy Smits, Conor O'Farrell, David Labiosa, and Lourdes Benedicto), Six Feet Under (with Peter Macdissi), Threat Matrix (with Anthony Azizi), and In Absentia.

Arizmendi is a director and scriptwriter. She is married to Mexican musician, singer, director and producer Sergio Arau.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Everlasting (2016)
  • Road to Juarez (2015)
  • Mariachi Gringo (2012)
  • Naco es chido (2010)
  • Don't Let Me Drown (2008)
  • David & Fatima (2008)
  • Marta's Sex Tape (2006)
  • A Day Without a Mexican (2004)
  • Girl in 3D (2003)
  • Bellyfruit (1999)
  • Love Always (1996)
  • Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
  • Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

Television appearances

  • In Absentia (2017)
  • MisSpelled (2015)
  • Latinas Chat Media (2014)
  • Heroes (2007)
  • State of Mind (2007)
  • Medium (2006)
  • House M.D. (2006)
  • LAX (2004)
  • Six Feet Under (2003)
  • NYPD Blue (1996)
  • Silk Stalkings (1994)

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