Isaiah Mustafa

Born Feb 11, 1974

Isaiah Mustafa is an American actor and former NFL practice squad wide receiver. Mustafa is widely known as the main character for a series of Old Spice TV commercials, The Man Your Man Could Smell Like.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Isaiah Mustafa.


1974 Birth Born on February 11, 1974.


1995 21 Years Old After transferring to Arizona State University in 1995, Mustafa was a starting wide receiver for the Arizona State Sun Devils but had an unspecified "confrontation" with a coach and was benched his senior year.
1997 23 Years Old Mustafa played during the 1997 Rose Bowl between the then-undefeated Sun Devils (led by Mustafa's friend Jake Plummer) and the Ohio State Buckeyes. … Read More
1999 25 Years Old After a season on the Oakland Raiders and Cleveland Browns' practice squads in 1999, he attended the Seattle Seahawks' training camp in 2000.
2000 26 Years Old …  Mustafa studied history at Arizona State and, in 2000, owned a restaurant called Jo Jo's Barbecue on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles that is now closed. … Read More


2010 36 Years Old 1 More Event
After the Seahawks, Mustafa pursued an acting career, playing small character roles on various television programs. He gained sudden fame in February 2010 as the result of the popular The Man Your Man Could Smell Like advertising campaign for Old Spice, which featured his monologues. … Read More
2011 37 Years Old On July 26, 2011, Old Spice launched a new campaign on YouTube featuring a challenge between Isaiah Mustafa and Fabio entitled Mano a Mano in el Baño. … Read More
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