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Mahershala Ali


MAHERSHALA ALI is fast becoming one of the freshest and most in-demand faces in Hollywood with his extraordinarily diverse skill set and wide-ranging background in film, television, and theater. This past fall, Ali wrapped A24's Brad Pitt and Adele Romanski produced independent feature film, Moonlight, as well as reprised his role in The Hunger ... See full bio »

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 2019 Настоящий детектив (TV Series)
Detective Wayne Hays
- Episode #3.8 (2019) ... Detective Wayne Hays
- Episode #3.7 (2019) ... Detective Wayne Hays
- Episode #3.6 (2019) ... Detective Wayne Hays
- Episode #3.5 (2019) ... Detective Wayne Hays
- The Hour and the Day (2019) ... Detective Wayne Hays
 2018 Комната 104 (TV Series)
Franco
- Shark (2018) ... Franco
 2018 Зелёная книга
Dr. Don Shirley
 2017 Madden NFL 18: Longshot (Video Game)
Cutter Wade
 2017 Товарищ детектив (TV Series)
Coach
- Two Films for One Ticket (2017) ... Coach (voice)
 2016 Скрытые фигуры
Colonel Jim Johnson
 2016 Люк Кейдж (TV Series)
Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes
- Manifest (2016) ... Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes
- Suckas Need Bodyguards (2016) ... Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes
- Just to Get a Rep (2016) ... Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes
- Who's Gonna Take the Weight? (2016) ... Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes
- Code of the Streets (2016) ... Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes
 2016 The Realest Real (Short)
The Minister
 2016/I Лунный свет
Juan
 2016 Gubagude Ko (Short)
Ochoro
 2016/II Кроссы
Marlon
 2013-2016 Карточный домик (TV Series)
Remy Danton
- Chapter 52 (2016) ... Remy Danton
- Chapter 51 (2016) ... Remy Danton
- Chapter 50 (2016) ... Remy Danton
- Chapter 45 (2016) ... Remy Danton
- Chapter 44 (2016) ... Remy Danton
 2014/I Превосходство
Deputy Rivers
 2013 Go for Sisters
Dez
 2011-2012 Люди Альфа (TV Series)
Nathan Clay
- God's Eye (2012) ... Nathan Clay
- If Memory Serves (2012) ... Nathan Clay
- Life After Death (2012) ... Nathan Clay
- Falling (2012) ... Nathan Clay
- When Push Comes to Shove (2012) ... Nathan Clay
 2011-2012 Тримей (TV Series)
Anthony King
- I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say (2012) ... Anthony King (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- The Greatest Love (2012) ... Anthony King (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- Knock with Me - Rock with Me (2012) ... Anthony King (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- That's What Lovers Do (2011) ... Anthony King (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- What is New Orleans? (2011) ... Anthony King (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2012 Алькатрас (TV Series)
Clarence Montgomery
- Clarence Montgomery (2012) ... Clarence Montgomery
 2011 Тушите свет (TV Series)
Death Row Reynolds
- Unaired Pilot ... Death Row Reynolds (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2010 All Signs of Death (TV Movie)
Gabe (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2010 CSI: Fatal Conspiracy (Video Game)
Todd Stuart (voice, as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2010 Predators Motion Comics: Moment of Extraction (Video short)
Mombasa (voice, uncredited)
 2010 Хищники
Mombasa (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2010 Невиновный (TV Movie)
Calvin Willis (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2009 Закон и порядок: Специальный корпус (TV Series)
Mark Foster
- Unstable (2009) ... Mark Foster (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2009 Обмани меня (TV Series)
Detective Don Hughes
- Do No Harm (2009) ... Detective Don Hughes (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2009 Переправа
Detective Strickland (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2008 Umi's Heart (Short)
Ezra (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2004-2007 Чeтыре тысячи четыреста (TV Series)
Richard Tyler
- One of Us (2007) ... Richard Tyler (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- Daddy's Little Girl (2007) ... Richard Tyler (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- Fifty-Fifty (2006) ... Richard Tyler (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- Terrible Swift Sword (2006) ... Richard Tyler (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- The Gospel According to Collier (2006) ... Richard Tyler (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2003-2004 Threat Matrix (TV Series)
Jelani Harper
- Cambodia (2004) ... Jelani Harper (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- 19 Seconds (2004) ... Jelani Harper (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- Extremist Makeover (2004) ... Jelani Harper (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- Stochastic Variable (2004) ... Jelani Harper (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- PPX (2004) ... Jelani Harper (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2003 The Handler (TV Series)
- Big Stones (2003) ... (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2003 Making Revolution
Mac Laslow (as Mahershala Karim-Ali)
 2003 C.S.I. Место преступления (TV Series)
Tombs' Security Guard
- Lucky Strike (2003) ... Tombs' Security Guard (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2002 Полиция Нью-Йорка (TV Series)
Rashard Coleman
- Das Boots (2002) ... Rashard Coleman (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2002 Haunted (TV Series)
Alex Dalcour
- Abby (2002) ... Alex Dalcour (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
 2001-2002 Расследование Джордан (TV Series)
Dr. Trey Sanders
- For Harry, with Love & Squalor (2002) ... Dr. Trey Sanders (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- With Honor (2002) ... Dr. Trey Sanders (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- Crime & Punishment (2002) ... Dr. Trey Sanders (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- Lost and Found (2002) ... Dr. Trey Sanders (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
- Acts of Mercy (2002) ... Dr. Trey Sanders (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
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Other Works:

Music video for Jay-Z: "Adnis" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Mahershalalhashbaz Ali | Mahershala Karim-Ali

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm excited about 'Luke Cage' with Michael Colter, who plays Luke Cage. I play the villain, Cottonmouth. It takes place in Harlem. It'll just be amazing for people to get to see an African-American superhero, which there weren't any when I was growing up. See more »

Trivia:

His Oscar win for Лунный свет (2016) marked the first time a Muslim actor won an Academy Award. See more »

Nickname:

Ali

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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