Born: Oakland, California, USA.
Mahershala Ali was born on the 16th of February 1974. He is an American actor and rapper who began his career as a regular on series such s Crossing Jordan and Threat Matrix before his breakthrough role in the series The 4400. His first feature film was the 2008 fantasy drama film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and his other notable films include Predators, The Place Beyond the Pines, Free State of Jones, Hidden Figures and The Hunger Games series. He is also known for his roles in the Netflix series House of Cards. Ali received universal critical acclaim and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, the SAG Award and the Critics' Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor, and received a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award nomination.
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