Mahershala Ali is ready to take a break after winning Best Supporting Actor at the 2017 Oscars for his role in the Best Picture-winning Moonlight! “I’m gonna take off for about two, two and a half months,” the 43-year-old actor revealed while making an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday (February 27), before talking [...]
One of the highlights of last night’s Academy Awards ceremony (aside from, well, that) was seeing actor Mahershala Ali win a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his turn in Moonlight. It was a nuanced, soulful performance that stands out...Show More Summary
Mahershala Ali scooped up some gold hardware at Sunday night’s Oscars, winning best actor in a supporting role for “Moonlight,” which also won best picture. Which means he’s graduated to a secure spot on Hollywood’s A-list now. But he hasn’t forgotten his roots — in addition to thanking his onetime teacher, the late Zelda Fichandler, who […]
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Like thousands around the world, Pakistani academic Adil Najam tweeted with apparent pride about Mahershala Ali becoming the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar. Ali won the best supporting actor award for his role as the mentor of a gay black boy in Miami in the film “Moonlight.” “Also loved him in #HouseofCards,” Najam wrote. […]
Mahershala Ali, who took home the Oscar for best supporting actor on Sunday for his role in Best Picture winner Moonlight, is being widely celebrated as the first Muslim to ever win an Oscar. But that win isn't being celebrated by all Muslims everywhere. Show More Summary
Mahershala Ali took home the Oscar for best supporting actor for his incredible portrayal of Juan in Moonlight, but the Academy Award-winning actor had a life before the screen you probably didn’t know about. Ali was always interested in acting, but while attending college he was on a basketball scholarship. Show More Summary
Ali won the Oscar in the best supporting actor category.
The Moonlight actor won the best supporting actor award for his role as Juan, an out drug dealer and mentor to a closeted boy. The film also won for best picture and best adapted screenplay.
Oscars 2017: Mahershala Ali Wins Best Supporting Actor for ‘Moonlight’ Mahershala Ali just won an Oscar in the 'Best Supporting Actor' category for his role in the LGBT film 'Moonlight' that may win big tonight Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Mahershala Ali’s win for Best Supporting Actor is also a timely piece of history-making: He’s the first Muslim actor to ever win an Academy Award. (The late Omar Sharif was nominated for Lawrence of Arabia but didn’t win.) The Moonlight...Show More Summary
Image Source: Getty / Lester Cohen Mahershala Ali made history with his win for best supporting actor at the Oscars on Sunday night. The Moonlight star, who recently became a new dad, also became the first Muslim actor to take home the coveted Oscar trophy. Show More Summary
Mahershala Ali wins Best Supporting Actor for 'Moonlight' at the 2017 Oscars.
“It’s not about you. It’s about these characters. You’re in service to these characters.”
Capping a breakout year in which he starred on screens big and small, Mahershala Ali won the supporting actor Oscar for his role as the soulful, nurturing drug dealer Juan in the searing drama “Moonlight.” A familiar face since appearing in the TV series “Crossing Jordan” in 2001, Ali became a...
Mahershala Ali Wins Best Supporting Actor by videosuploaded5566 Now that's how you accept the highest honor in Hollywood! Mahershala Ali may have been the frontrunner in this year's Best Supporting Actor category at the Oscars, but you wouldn't have thought so based on his acceptance speech! The actor won the award for his small but powerful performance in [...]
In an expected but triumphant win for Best Actor in a Supporting Role during the 89th Academy Awards, Mahershala Ali gave a humble speech, thanking those in his life who helped him achieve such a deserved feat. “I want to thank my teachers, my professors,” the “Moonlight” actor began. Show More Summary
Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Moonlight at at the 89th Annual Academy Awards Sunday night. He beat out Hell or High Water's Jeff Bridges, Manchester by the Sea's Lucas Hedges, Lion's Dev Patel and Nocturnal Animals' Michael Shannon for the award. Show More Summary
Moonlight's Mahershala Ali took home best supporting actor at the Oscars on Sunday, the very first award of the night. We've been loving his poignant speeches all season (his speech at the SAG Awards may have made us cry) and this one is particularly special, since he and his wife welcomed a new baby just days before the big show. Congratulations!
"I'm so blessed to have had this opportunity."