Dante Hoagland as Shahzad

Shahzad

Amira’s inquisitive, but reserved, twin brother who leans on Tray and Cousin Bobby to discover what it truly means to be a man.

Dante Hoagland

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Dante Myles Hoagland was born on February 8, 2003. He is the youngest of three brothers and one sister. He resides in Franklin Township, NJ, with his parents Michael & Nicole.

Most recently known as Young Michael Bivins in New Edition Story, Dante will soon be known for his role as Shahzad in the upcoming TBS series The Last O.G., in which Dante will act alongside comedian Tracy Morgan.

Dante is also known for feature films Fading Gigolo, in which he played alongside Woody Allen as “Coco,” and the babysitter thriller Emelie, as “Howie.” In television, Dante is known as Tina Fey’s adopted son “Terry” on 30 Rock, “Young Maurice” in Fatrick and various skit roles on Saturday Night Live. He is also known as “Mike” on Nickelodeon’s Team Umizoomi.

Dante has also appeared on Sesame Street, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and numerous regional and national commercials.  Dante is widely known for his starring role as "Young Danny Brown" in hip-hop artist Danny Brown's "Grown Up" video, which won the 2013 MTVU Woodie Award for best video of the year.

Dante enjoys rapping, playing video games, and spending quality time with family and friends. Dante is represented by Shirley Grant Management.