Mamoudou Athie

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Mamoudou Athie
Mamoudou Athie at Toronto International Film Festival on ColliderVideo.jpg
EducationWilliam Esper Studio
Yale University (MFA)
Years active2015–present

Mamoudou Athie (/ˈmɑːməd ˈɑː/ MAH-mə-doo AH-chay)[1] is a Mauritanian-American actor and producer. He is best known for his roles in the films The Circle (2017), The Front Runner (2018), Unicorn Store (2017), Underwater (2020), Uncorked (2020) and Jurassic World Dominion (2022), as well as the television series The Get Down (2016–2017) and Sorry for Your Loss (2018–2019). Athie was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for his performance in Cake.[2]

Early life[edit]

Athie was born in Mauritania, the son of a diplomat father who received political asylum in the U.S. when Athie was six months old.[3] Athie grew up in New Carrollton, Maryland.[4][3] He studied acting at the William Esper Studio in the Two-Year Professional Actor Training Program.[4]



Not yet released Denotes works that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2015 Experimenter Crying Man
2016 Jean of the Joneses Ray Malcom
2017 Patti Cake$ Basterd
One Percent More Humid Jack
The Circle Jared
Unicorn Store Virgil
2018 The Front Runner AJ Parker
2019 Watch Room Nathan Short film
2020 Underwater Rodrigo Nagenda
Uncorked Elijah
Black Box Nolan Wright
2022 Jurassic World Dominion Ramsay Cole
TBA The Burial Not yet released [5]


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Madam Secretary Staffer Episode: "The Ninth Circle"
2016 Me & Mean Margaret Charles Unaired television pilot
2016–2017 The Get Down Grandmaster Flash 8 episodes
2017 The Detour Carl 11 episodes
2018–2019 Sorry for Your Loss Matt Greer 20 episodes
2019 Cake Jerome 5 episodes
2019 Oh Jerome, No Jerome 8 episodes
2022 Archive 81 Dan Turner 8 episodes

Video Games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2022 Jurassic World Evolution 2 Ramsey Cole Biosyn Dominion expansion


  1. ^ "Elizabeth Olsen and Mamoudou Athie navigate grief in 'Sorry for Your Loss'". Los Angeles Times. April 16, 2019. Retrieved May 10, 2022.
  2. ^ "Mamoudou Athie". Television Academy.
  3. ^ a b "Mamoudou Athie Gets His Big Break In 'Patti Cake$'". 18 August 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Mamoudou Athie". 7 June 2017.
  5. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (1 February 2022). "'Jurassic World Dominion' Star Mamoudou Athie Joins Amazon Studios' 'The Burial'". Deadline Hollywood.

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