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 He 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, Mustafa attended the Seattle Seahawks' training camp in 2000. … Read More


In 2010, he signed a talent deal with NBC and appeared in a supporting role in the comedy film Horrible Bosses.
2011 37 Years Old On July 26, 2011, Old Spice launched a new campaign on YouTube featuring a challenge between Mustafa and Fabio entitled Mano in el Baño. … Read More


2014 40 Years Old He resumed his work for Old Spice with a series of advertisements released in January 2014. … Read More
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In May 2015, it was announced that Mustafa would portray the werewolf Luke Garroway on the Freeform fantasy series Shadowhunters, based on The Mortal Instruments series of novels by Cassandra Clare.
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