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Birthday: Feb 16, 1974
Place of Birth: Oakland, California, USA

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.

Filmography
Movie Cast Year
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Tizzy Weathers 2008
Predators Mombasa 2010
The Place Beyond the Pines Kofi Kancam 2013
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Boggs 2014
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Boggs 2015
Go for Sisters Dez 2013
Supremacy Deputy Rivers 2014
Free State of Jones Moses Washington 2016
Kicks Marlon 2016
Moonlight Juan 2016
Hidden Figures Colonel Jim Johnson 2016
The Realest Real The Minister 2016
Gubagude Ko Ochoro 2016
Crossing Over Detective Strickland 2009
The Wronged Man Calvin Willis 2010
The Personal History of Rachel DuPree Isaac Dupree 1970
Roxanne, Roxanne Cross 2017
Green Book Don Shirley 2018
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Aaron Davis / Prowler (voice) 2018
All Signs of Death Gabe 2010
All Signs of Death Mercer 2010
Umi's Heart Ezra 2008
Alita: Battle Angel Vector 2019
Sovereign 1970
Blade Eric Brooks / Blade 1970
Series Cast Year
The 4400 Richard Tyler 2004
Crossing Jordan 2001
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 1999
Alphas Nathan Clay 2011
Threat Matrix Jelani Harper 2003
Marvel's Luke Cage Cornell Stokes 2016
House of Cards Remy Danton 2013
True Detective Wayne Hays 2014
Lie to Me Detective Hughes 2009
Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter 2015
The View Himself 1997
Stand Up to Cancer Himself 2008
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