Theatre Alumni in the News: Mahershala Ali ('96)

Oscar Winner

Mahershala Ali wins Oscar in 2019

The remarkable talents of actor Mahershala Ali ’96 were recognized once again with an Oscar for his performance in the 2018 film, Green Book.

“It's a richly deserved win," says Professor Rebecca Engle, Ali's first drama teacher here at Saint Mary's. "Mahershala’s craft and artistry are, as always, impeccable. His rapport and respect for co-star Viggo Mortensen lift their onscreen relationship beyond the limits of a conventional Hollywood script.”

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