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List of Mahershala Ali Movies

Team Anfotimes 18 Feb 2024 06:41 pm
Here is a list of all movies by American actor Mahershala Ali.

Mahershala Ali stands as a towering figure in the realm of American acting, renowned for his exceptional talent, versatility, and profound impact on both the big and small screens. Born Mahershalalhashbaz Gilmore on February 16, 1974, Ali's journey to stardom has been marked by numerous accolades and groundbreaking achievements.

His path to success began with a pursuit of excellence, earning an MFA degree from New York University and honing his craft with dedication and passion. Ali's early career saw him making waves on television, with notable roles in series like "Crossing Jordan" (2001–02) and "Threat Matrix" (2003–04). However, it was his breakthrough role as Richard Tyler in the science fiction series "The 4400" (2004–07) that propelled him into the spotlight and showcased his remarkable talent.

Ali's transition to the big screen was met with critical acclaim, with standout performances in films like "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008) directed by David Fincher. He further solidified his reputation with supporting roles in acclaimed films such as "Moonlight" (2016) and "Green Book" (2018), for which he received two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor. His win made him the first Muslim actor to receive an Oscar and the second Black actor to win multiple acting Oscars.

Beyond his film work, Ali has left an indelible mark on television, with standout performances in series like "True Detective" (2019) and "Ramy" (2020), earning him critical acclaim and Primetime Emmy nominations. His portrayal of Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes in the first season of the Netflix series "Luke Cage" (2016) further showcased his ability to inhabit complex characters with depth and nuance.

In addition to his on-screen achievements, Ali has also made significant contributions behind the scenes, winning a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Program for executive producing "We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest" (2020). With his remarkable talent, unwavering dedication, and groundbreaking achievements, Mahershala Ali continues to inspire audiences and fellow actors alike, leaving an indelible legacy in the world of entertainment.



Mahershala Ali All Movies List

Year Title Role
2003 Making Revolution Mac Laslow
2008 Umi's Heart Ezra
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Tizzy
2009 Crossing Over Detective Strickland
2010 Predators Mombasa
The Wronged Man Calvin Willis
All Signs of Death Gabe
2012 The Place Beyond the Pines Kofi
2013 Go for Sisters Dez
2014 Supremacy Deputy Rivers
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Boggs
2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
2016 Kicks Marlon
Gubagude Ko Ochoro
Free State of Jones Moses
The Realest Real The Minister
Moonlight Juan
Hidden Figures Colonel Jim Johnson
2017 Roxanne Roxanne Cross
2018 Green Book Doctor Donald Shirley
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Aaron Davis / Prowler
2019 Alita: Battle Angel Vector
2021 Eternals Eric Brooks / Blade
Swan Song Cameron / Jack
2023 Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Aaron Davis
Leave the World Behind George G.H. Scott
2025 Wildwood  Brenden


Year Title Role
2001–2002 Crossing Jordan Dr. Trey Sanders
2002 Haunted Alex Dalcour
NYPD Blue Rashard Coleman
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Tombs' Security Guard
The Handler
2003–2004 Threat Matrix Jelani Harper
2004–2007 The 4400 Richard Tyler
2009 Lie to Me Det. Don Hughes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Mark Foster
2011–2012 Treme Anthony King
Alphas Nathan Clay
2012 Alcatraz Clarence Montgomery
2013–2016 House of Cards Remy Danton
2016 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver City Hall Informant
Luke Cage Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes
2017 Comrade Detective Coach
2018 Room 104 Franco
2019 True Detective Wayne Hays
2020 Ramy Sheikh Ali Malik
2021 Invincible Titan
2023 Chimp Empire Narrator
TBA The Plot Jake

Disclaimer: These Data (Table or List Data) are compiled from various sources and by our own research. These data can be approximate and Anfotimes does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data.

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