Ayad Akhtar is one of those guys you'd hate if he wasn't so likeable.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright is an award-winning screenwriter, a critically-acclaimed novelist, an actor and a teacher. And he's only 43 years old.
The Pulitzer-winning play, "Disgraced," is about a Pakistani-American who tries to distance himself from his roots. His deception falls apart when he and his wife host a dinner party. "Disgraced" has its Broadway debut this fall.