Mahershala Ali

D.O.B: Feb 16, 1974 |  Oakland, California, USA

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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 A24s Brad Pitt and Adele Romanski produced independent feature film, Moonlight, as well as reprised his role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, the fourth and final installment in the critically and commercially acclaimed Hunger Games franchise, alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Donald Sutherland, and Julianne Moore.

Biography

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 A24s Brad Pitt and Adele Romanski produced independent feature film, Moonlight, as well as reprised his role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, the fourth and final installment in the critically and commercially acclaimed Hunger Games franchise, alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Donald Sutherland, and Julianne Moore. As District 13s Head of Security, Boggs (Ali) guides and protects Katniss (Lawrence) through the final stages of the districts rebellion against the Capitol. Lionsgate released the film on November 20, 2015. Ali will next star in Gary Rosss civil war era drama The Free State of Jones opposite Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Keri Russell. STX Entertainment will release the film on May 13, 2016. On television, Ali was recently cast in Netflix and Marvel Entertainments Luke Cage in the role of Cornell Cottonmouth Stokes. A Harlem nightclub owner, Stokes will become an unexpected foe in Lukes life when Stokes criminal activities threaten Lukes world. Ali stars alongside Mike Colter, Rosario Dawson, and Alfre Woodard. The series will premiere on Netflix in 2016. Ali can be seen on the award-winning Netflix original series House of Cards, where he will reprise his fan-favorite role as lobbyist and former press secretary Remy Danton for a fourth season in March 2016. Alis previous feature film credits include Derek Cianfrances The Place Beyond the Pines opposite Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper, Wayne Kramers Crossing Over starring Harrison Ford, John Sayles Go For Sisters, and David Finchers The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.