Mamoudou Athie (/ˈmɑːməd ˈɑː/; born July 25, 1988) is a Mauritanian-American actor. He is perhaps known for his roles in the films The Circle (2017) and The Front Runner (2018), and Unicorn Store (2019).

Mamoudou Athie
Mamoudou Athie at Toronto International Film Festival on ColliderVideo.jpg
Athie interviewed at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2018
BornJuly 25, 1988 (age 31)

Early lifeEdit

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] in the Two-Year Professional Actor Training Program and the Yale School of Drama.

Selected filmographyEdit

Selected televisionEdit


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

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