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Mahershala Ali

1974-02-16 Oakland, California, USA

Image of Mahershala Ali


Mahershalalhashbaz "Mahershala" Ali (born Mahershalalhashbaz Gilmore; February 16, 1974) is an American actor. Ali began his career as a regular on series such as Crossing Jordan and Threat Matrix before his breakthrough role as Richard Tyler in the science-fiction series The 4400. His first major film release was in the 2008 David Fincher-directed romantic fantasy drama film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. His other notable films include Predators and The Place Beyond the Pines. He played a major role in Free State of Jones, set during and after the American Civil War. Ali is best known for his recent roles as Remy Danton in House of Cards, Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes in Netflix's TV series Luke Cage, Juan in Moonlight, and Boggs in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and its sequel, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.


Swan Song Cameron Turner 2021-12-17
Eternals Eric Brooks / Blade (voice) (uncredited) 2021-11-03
Between the World and Me 2020-11-21
Alita: Battle Angel Vector 2019-01-31
Green Book Dr. Don Shirley 2018-11-16
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Uncle Aaron / Prowler (voice) 2018-12-06
Roxanne, Roxanne Cross 2017-01-22
Kicks Marlon 2016-09-09
Hidden Figures Jim Johnson 2016-12-10
The Realest Real The Minister 2016-09-12
Gubagude Ko Ochoro 2016-06-16
Free State of Jones Moses Washington 2016-06-24
Moonlight Juan 2016-10-21
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Boggs 2015-11-18
The Mockingjay Lives: The Making of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Himself 2015-03-06
Supremacy Deputy Rivers 2014-06-12
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Boggs 2014-11-19
The Place Beyond the Pines Kofi Kancam 2013-03-14
Go for Sisters Dez 2013-11-08
Predators Mombasa 2010-07-03
Predators: The Chosen Mombasa 2010-10-19
The Wronged Man Calvin Willis 2010-01-17
Predators: Moments of Extraction Mombasa (Voice) 2010-10-19
Crossing Over Detective Strickland 2009-02-10
The Curious Birth of Benjamin Button Self 2009-05-05
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Tizzy Weathers 2008-12-25
Umi's Heart Ezra 2008-11-30
Making Revolution Mac Laslow 2003-03-28
All Signs of Death Gabe
The Personal History of Rachel DuPree Isaac Dupree
Blade Eric Brooks / Blade
Leave The World Behind
All Signs of Death Mercer