Born in Alliance, Ohio, which was the first of many homes for Yuri; he’s lived in Virginia, Tennessee, West Africa, Japan, New York and resides in Los Angeles. Yuri discovered his talent and passion for acting near the end of high school and since then has made a reputation of being a committed and creative artist on both stage and screen internationally. He made his debut in writing, producing and starring in the independent short, “Faithful.” He is a student of martial arts, speaks fluent Japanese, French and German. Yuri is becoming well-known for his work in voice over in video games and animation, some of his roles include Superman on Legion of Super Heroes (2006), Sasuke on Naruto (2002) and The Prince in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003) video game series.
In 2004, he started his own production company, Monkey Kingdom Productions, with partner Tara Platt.
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