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Salim Akil

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Birthday
22, 1964
Birthplace
Oakland, CA
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1964 (age 55)
Birthplace
Oakland, CA

About

American director, writer, and TV producer. He co-created the TV series Black Lightning and has worked on several TV shows such as Being Mary JaneThe Game, and Girlfriends.

Before Fame

He started his career as a staff writer for Showtime's Soulfood.

Trivia

He was nominated for the 2016 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series.

Family Life

He married Mara Brock Akil in 1999. The couple has two children, Yasin and Nasir.

Associated With

He directed the 2011 comedy Jumping the Broom starring Paula PattonLaz Alonso, and Angela Bassett.