Yasmine Bleeth Biography
The exotic combinations of her parents produced a head turning beauty in Yasmine Bleeth, and she started modeling at a very young age. Her first commercial was shot when she was just 10 months old, which was for a Johnson and Johnsons baby shampoo. Her father also became her manager, and in 1974 she also starred in Candid Camera as a child. When she was 6 years old, she appeared in a Max Factor ad campaign. Yasmine Bleeth soon caught the eye of photographer Francesco Scavullo who photographed her and her mother in his book, Scavullo Women.
Yasmine Bleeth shot her first film, Hey Babe!, in 1980. She then moved on to the soap opera scene where she starred Ryans Hope at the age of 16, followed by One Life to Live. She was best known for her roles as Caroline Holden on the television series, Baywatch, alongside Pamela Anderson and Brooke Burns. She was a mainstay on the show, starring in Baywatch for 3 years. She became recognized as one of the best looking actresses in the world, earning her a spot in the 1995 edition of People Magazines 50 Most Beautiful People. In 1998 Yasmine Bleeth appeared in the comedy, Baseketball, and then went on to the television series Titans, in 2000.
Yasmine Bleeth had an on and off addiction to cocaine, and in 2000 she entered the rehabilitation center Promises, in Malibu, to help her fight the addiction. Although she was released, she was arrested in 2001 when her car pulled up in Michigan. The police found cocaine residue and paraphernalia in the car. She was found guilty to possession of cocaine. Yasmine Bleeth was sentenced to one hundred hours of community service, and two years probation, after which her record would then be cleared.
Yasmine Bleeth met her husband, Paul Cerrito, at the Promises Rehabilitation Clinic, and they both in Los Angeles.