Ausar Tesfa Moore, also known as Moor iLL was born on December 20, 1990, in Hartford, Connecticut and raised in Rosenberg, Texas. He grew up with a schizophrenic brother and a Ghanaian step-dad whom he believed was his biological father for quite some time. By age 8, his mother enrolled him in his first acting class which initiated his love for performing.
Ausar attended Lamar Consolidated High School where he was heavily involved in Speech & Debate. He competed on a national level which led to receiving invitations from institutions like Harvard University.
In 2009, fresh out of high school he booked his first role on the television series “Friday Night Lights”. And by 2010, he was in New York City attending AMDA New York.
To date, Ausar Moore has worked on NBC productions including “Friday Night Lights” and “The Brave”. He has also been producing music and short films under the name “Moor iLL”.