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Salim Akil Poster

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Overview (1)

Born in Oakland, California, USA

Mini Bio (1)

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 award-winning "Soulfood" and quickly worked his way up to series Executive Producer, on top of directing and writing several episodes. He has worked as a Director on several other episodic TV series, including UPN's "Girlfriends" CW's/BET's "The Game" and BET's "Being Mary Jane." Additionally, Salim directed the feature film Sparkle (2012) a Sony Pictures remake of the 1974 musical of the same name.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: AP

Family (1)

Spouse Mara Brock Akil (24 April 1999 - present)  (2 children)

Trivia (2)

Brother-in-law of Kara Bustos.
Has 2 sons, Yasin Brock Akil (b. 2007) and Nasir Brock Akil (b. 2009,) with wife Mara Brock Akil.

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