Mamoudou Athie

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Mamoudou Athie
Mamoudou Athie at Toronto International Film Festival on ColliderVideo.jpg
Athie interviewed at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2018
Born1988 (age 30–31)
Mauritania, Africa

Mamoudou Athie (/ˈmɑːməd ˈɑː/; born 1988) is a Mauritanian-American actor. He is perhaps known for his roles in the films The Circle (2017) and The Front Runner (2018).

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.[1] Athie grew up in New Carrollton, Maryland.[2][1] He studied acting at the William Esper Studio [2] and the Yale School of Drama.

Selected filmography[edit]

Selected television[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Mamoudou Athie Gets His Big Break In 'Patti Cake$'". 18 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Mamoudou Athie".

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