Person Details

Birthday: 1974-02-16 22:05:36

Aliases: Mahershalalhashbaz Ali , Mahershala Karim-Ali , 마허샬라 알리

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Oakland, California, USA

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Movie Involvements: 21

TV Involvements: 10


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

Alita: Battle Angel
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7

Alita: Battle Angel

(2019) Vector
Hidden Figures
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8

Hidden Figures

(2016) Colonel Jim Johnson
House of Cards
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8

House of Cards

(2013) Remy Danton
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
Average
7
True Detective
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8

True Detective

(2014) Wayne Hays
Marvel's Luke Cage
Average
7

Marvel's Luke Cage

(2016) Cornell Stokes
The 4400
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7

The 4400

(2004) Richard Tyler
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Average
7

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Eric Brooks / Blade
2021 N/A
2019 Vector
2018 Aaron Davis / Prowler (voice)
Don Shirley
2017 Cross
2016 Colonel Jim Johnson
Juan
Cornell Stokes
The Minister
Marlon
Moses Washington
Ochoro
Himself
Narrator
2015 Boggs
Himself
Himself
2014 Boggs
Deputy Rivers
Wayne Hays
2013 Dez
Kofi Kancam
Remy Danton
2011 Nathan Clay
2010 Mombasa
Gabe
Mercer
Calvin Willis
2009 Detective Strickland
Detective Hughes
2008 Tizzy Weathers
Ezra
Himself
2004 Richard Tyler
2003 Jelani Harper
Mac Laslow
2001 Trey Sanders
1999 N/A
1997 Himself
1953 Himself - Best Supporting Actor winner
Himself
Isaac Dupree
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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