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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.

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Feb 16, 1974 In Oakland, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Personal History of Rachel DuPree
Latest Project:
Movie The Green Book: Guide to Freedom 2019-02-25
Known For
Poster of Alita: Battle Angel
Poster of House of Cards
Poster of Alphas
Poster of Threat Matrix
Movie The Personal History of Rachel DuPree Isaac Dupree 2021
Movie Alita: Battle Angel Vector 2019-01-31
Movie The Green Book: Guide to Freedom Don Shirley 2019-02-25
Movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Aaron Davis / Prowler (voice) 2018-12-06
Movie Roxanne, Roxanne Cross 2017-01-22
Movie Free State of Jones Moses Washington 2016-06-24
Movie Gubagude Ko Ochoro 2016-06-16
Movie Kicks Marlon 2016-09-09
Series Marvel's Luke Cage Cornell Stokes 2016-09-30
Movie The Realest Real The Minister 2016-09-12
Movie Hidden Figures Colonel Jim Johnson 2016-12-10
Movie Moonlight Juan 2016-10-21
Movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Boggs 2015-11-18
Series True Detective Wayne Hays 2014-01-12
Movie Supremacy Deputy Rivers 2014-06-12
Movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Boggs 2014-11-19
Series House of Cards Remy Danton 2013-02-01
Movie The Place Beyond the Pines Kofi Kancam 2013-03-14
Movie Go for Sisters Dez 2013-11-08
Series Alphas Nathan Clay 2011-07-11
Movie Predators Mombasa 2010-07-03
Movie The Wronged Man Calvin Willis 2010-01-17
Movie Crossing Over Detective Strickland 2009-02-10
Movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Tizzy Weathers 2008-12-25
Series Stand Up to Cancer Himself 2008-09-05
Series Threat Matrix Jelani Harper 2003-09-18
Series Crossing Jordan 2001-09-24
Series The View Himself 1997-08-11
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