Mahershala Ali: ‘I had to protect myself from people’s fear of me’
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The Moonlight actor has topped his Oscar win with a Golden Globe for Green Book. He talks about fatherhood, being a Muslim in Trump’s America and years of typecasting

Exactly two years ago, in early 2017, the actor Mahershala Ali and his wife were about to give birth – one after the other. “It’s something we still joke about,” says the 44-year-old American, sitting in a London hotel, smiling at the memory. “My wife was pregnant with a baby. And I was pregnant with an Oscar.”

The actor knows that...

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