New York Times, SF Chronicle Highlight Saint Mary's Alumnus Mahershala Ali

New York TimesThe New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle both featured lengthy spotlights on Saint Mary's alumnus and talented film, stage and Emmy nominated television actor Mahershala Ali. In the article "Mahershala Ali? You’ve Surely Seen His Face," the NY Times notes the rising star's trajectory from Saint Mary's to graduate school, to small, but significant roles, in TV and film to his status now as a recognized dramatic force in Hollywood. Ali has received high praise for his work in Moonlight, his latest film.

San Francisco Chronicle logoIn the San Francisco Chronicle story "With ‘Moonlight’ and more, Mahershala Ali hits stratosphere," Theater Professor Rebecca Engle comments on Ali's talents and his journey as an artist at Saint Mary's. The article also notes Ali’s moving commencement address to the class of 2016 this spring. 

Date of Mention: 
Thursday, October 20, 2016