Mahershala Ali Wins the 2019 Oscar for Actor in a Supporting Role
Mahershala Ali is the 2019 Oscar winner for ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE! Congratulations to Mahershala Ali on his 2nd Oscar nomination and win. He previously took home the award for Actor in a Supporting Role for MOONLIGHT. Other nominees for ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE included Adam Driver in BLACKkKLANSMAN, Sam Elliott in A STAR IS BORN, Richard E. Grant in CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, and Sam Rockwell in VICE.
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As Dr. Donald Shirley, Mahershala Ali plays an African-American concert pianist who becomes friends with the working-class white bouncer who drives him through the South during a tour in 1962.