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Salim Akil

Salim and Mara Brock Akil acquired a multi-year development deal with Warner Bros. Entertainment, slated to begin in 2016. Salim is a native of Oakland, California. He wrote and co-produced the film Drylongso (1999) which was featured at the Sundance Film Festival and Berlin Film Festival. Salim started as a staff writer for Showtime's ... See full bio »

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2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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The Game
The Game Director
Jumping the Broom
Sparkle Director
Being Mary Jane
Being Mary Jane Director


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 2018 Black Lightning (TV Series) (filming)
 2013-2015 Being Mary Jane (TV Series) (17 episodes)
- Sparrow (2015)
- Facing Fears (2015)
- Signing Off (2015)
 2006-2015 The Game (TV Series) (70 episodes)
- Pow Pow Pow!! (2015)
- Get Up, Stand Up (2015)
- Hashtag My Bad (2015)
 2013 The Start Up (TV Movie)
 2012/I Sparkle
 2003-2007 Girlfriends (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Karaokee-Dokee (2006)
- Just Joan (2006)
- Bad Blood (2006)
 2002-2004 Soul Food (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Pagan Poetry (2004)
- The New Math (2003)
- Child Safety (2002)
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Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Has 2 sons, Yasin Brock Akil (b. 2007) and Nasir Brock Akil (b. 2009,) with wife Mara Brock Akil. See more »

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