Don’t You Dare Call Moonlight’s Mahershala Ali “Hershel”

by W Magazine Team

Long before he stole the show as a drug dealer turned father figure in Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight, which won the 2017 Golden Globe award for Best Drama, actor Mahershala Ali was scripting his kisses after school and getting dumped via class notes. He looks back on his humble beginnings with Lynn Hirschberg, here.