Al Mukadam

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Al Mukadam
Born (1984-04-06) April 6, 1984 (age 34)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor, director, producer
Years active 1999–present
Notable work Ray Brennan in Radio Free Roscoe

Al Mukadam (born Ali Mukaddam; April 6, 1984) is a Canadian actor from Toronto.[1] He is known for his performance as Ray Brennan in the Family Channel television series Radio Free Roscoe (2003–2005).[2]

Career[edit]

Mukadam started his career as a child actor and starred in several Canadian television series,[1] including Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend, Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series, and Degrassi: The Next Generation. He transitioned into young adult roles with his performance as high school student Ray Brennan in the Family Channel television series Radio Free Roscoe (2003–2005).[2]

In 2015, Mukadam starred in the independent film People Hold On, as part of an ensemble cast that included Chloe Rose, Katie Boland, and Paula Brancati,[3] which was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award.[4] That year, he also starred and co-produced the comedic web series We Are Disorderly, which premiered at a screening in Toronto that was attended by Drake and other Degrassi alum.[5][6]

In 2016, he appeared in the feature film Miss Sloane, opposite Jessica Chastain.[7] The film had its world premiere at the AFI Fest on November 11, 2016,[8] and also screened at the Napa Valley Film Festival on November 13, 2016.[9]

In 2018, he played a supporting role in the CTV police procedural television series The Detail.[10][11] It was cancelled after one season.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

[13]

  • 2008: Mookie's Law (short) (credited as Al Mukadam)
  • 2010: Up & Down (short)
  • 2010: Running Boy (short)
  • 2010: Knock Knock (short)

Producer[edit]

[13]

  • 2008: Mookie's Law (short) (credited as Al Mukadam)
  • 2010: Up & Down (short)
  • 2010: Running Boy (short)
  • 2010: Knock Knock (short)
  • 2011: Welcome Back (documentary)

Actor[edit]

[13]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 I Was A Sixth Grade Alien Second in Command 3 episodes
1999–2000 Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend Eldest Son / Young Pythias (voice) 2 episodes
1999–2002 Angela Anaconda Johnny Abatti (voice) Main role
2000–2001 Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series Gilbert Blythe (voice)
2001 Martin the Warrior: A Tale of Redwall Felldoh (voice)
2002 The Zack Files Orwell Episode: "Zack and White"
2002 Get A Clue Gabe TV movie
2002 Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun Wheelie (voice)
2002–2003 Degrassi: The Next Generation Mohammed 3 episodes
2003 Soul Food Teddy Davidson Episode: "My Brother's Keeper"
2003–2005 Radio Free Roscoe Ray "Pronto" Brennan Main role
2005 The Blobheads T.J. 4 episodes
2005 Tagged: The Jonathan Wamback Story Toby TV movie
2008 Mookie's Law Mookie Short Film; also directed by Ali Mukaddam (as Al Mukadam)
2009 The Assistants Heston Nidalu 4 episodes
2010 Unnatural History Abrams Episode: "Now You See Me"
2010 Uniform Victory Man Short film
2011 Breakaway Inderjit Film
2013-2015 Oh No! It's an Alien Invasion Nate Main Role
2014 Spun Out Nelson Abrams Main role, 26 episodes
2015 People Hold On Dan Film[14]
2016 Second Jen TV series
2016 Miss Sloane Ross Film
2018 The Detail Aaron Finch TV series

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Exclusive Interview: Al Mukadam's Long Road | | the TV addict". www.thetvaddict.com. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  2. ^ a b "These Life With Derek Siblings Grew Up Together, Then Reunited For A Film About Growing Up". MTV News. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  3. ^ "People Hold On review: So no one told you life was gonna be this way". National Post. 2015-10-09. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  4. ^ "2016 Canadian Screen Award Winners". CHCH. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  5. ^ "Drake and Degrassi peers reunite in Toronto | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  6. ^ "Toronto web-series gets lost in Drake Degrassi reunion". blogTO. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  7. ^ Wilner, Norman (2016-12-07). "Self-serious issue picture Miss Sloane has its pleasures". NOW Magazine. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  8. ^ Lang, Brent (October 24, 2016). "'Miss Sloane' to World Premiere at AFI Fest (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  9. ^ "Miss Sloane". Napa Valley Film Festival. Retrieved October 10, 2016.
  10. ^ "Shenae Grimes-Beech and Angela Griffin star in CTV's The Detail, a quiet reinvention of the cop show". CBC Radio,March 27, 2018.
  11. ^ "Degrassi and Coronation Street actresses star in new Canadian detective drama | The Star". thestar.com. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  12. ^ "Cop drama The Detail cancelled at CTV after one season". TV, eh?. 2018-06-04. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  13. ^ a b c "Al Mukadam". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  14. ^ Brad Wheeler (October 9, 2015). "People Hold On: Film on the daunting prospects of adulthood". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2016-06-02.

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