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|Born|| Mahershalalhashbaz Ali|
February 16, 1974
|Characters played||Aaron Davis|
Other notable works include Crossing Jordon, NYPD Blue, Threat Matrix, The 4400, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Crossing Over, Predators, Alcatraz, The Place Beyond the Pines, Treme, Alphas, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 and Part 2, House of Cards, Free State of Jones, Hidden Figures, and Roxanne Roxanne.
He is the first Muslim actor to win an Academy Award, for his role in the Best Picture winner Moonlight.