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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 series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 1999-09-20
Latest Project:
Movie Alita: Battle Angel 2018-07-19
Known For
Poster of Kicks
Poster of Gubagude Ko
Poster of The Wronged Man
Movie Alita: Battle Angel Vector 2018-07-19
Movie Roxanne, Roxanne Cross 2017-01-22
Movie Free State of Jones Moses Washington 2016-06-24
Movie Kicks Marlon 2016-09-09
Movie Gubagude Ko Ochoro 2016-06-16
Movie The Realest Real The Minister 2016-09-12
Movie Hidden Figures Colonel Jim Johnson 2016-12-10
Movie Moonlight Juan 2016-10-21
Series Marvel's Luke Cage Cornell Stokes 2016-09-30
Movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Boggs 2015-11-18
Movie Supremacy Deputy Rivers 2014-06-12
Series True Detective Wayne Hays 2014-01-12
Movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Boggs 2014-11-18
Series House of Cards Remy Danton 2013-02-01
Movie The Place Beyond the Pines Kofi Kancam 2013-03-20
Movie Go for Sisters Dez 2013-11-08
Series Alphas Nathan Clay 2011-07-11
Movie The Wronged Man Calvin Willis 2010-01-17
Movie Predators Mombasa 2010-07-03
Movie Crossing Over Detective Strickland 2009-02-27
Movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Tizzy 2008-11-24
Series The 4400 Richard Tyler 2004-07-11
Series Threat Matrix Jelani Harper 2003-09-18
Series Crossing Jordan 2001-09-24
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20