Cool Dad Job: Actor, Rapper
Cool Dad Vibe: That Guy Who Was Great in That Thing
Cool Dad Bona Fides: Mahershalalhashbaz Ali Gilmore is an actor and rapper. He’s been working for almost two decades, but he became a nearly household name after playing Juan in Moonlight and winning the Best Supporting Actor Oscar. It didn’t hurt that he was the coolest looking guy at the ceremony. Now, he’s got a full slate of movies on the horizon, including Green Book and Alita: Battle Angel, a young daughter, Bari Najma Ali, and a massive future in front of him. Have you seen the True Detective trailer? Guy is gonna be everywhere.