With an Oscar nomination and a baby on the way, Mahershala Ali is working on finding balance in his hectic life. The Moonlight
star, 42, spoke with ET’s Denny Directo over the weekend at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival about the many exciting events in his life this year.
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“You don't get a break to really be reflective,” the recent SAG Award winner said of his press tour. “That's the only thing I look forward to this, about this being over, is that I get to look back and appreciate the time. But right now just taking it a day at a time and really enjoying the opportunities we get to share the film.”
Ali, who is currently expecting his first child with wife Amatus Sami-Karim, also opened up about the struggle between his professional and personal life.