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Don Cheadle

Donald Frank "Don" Cheadle, Jr. was on born November 29, 1964 in Kansas City, Missouri. He is an American film actor as well as producer. Cheadle first received widespread notice for his portrayal of Mouse Alexander in the film Devil in a Blue Dress, for which he won Best Supporting Actor awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the National Society of Film Critics and was nominated for similar awards from the Screen Actors Guild and the NAACP Image Awards. Following soon thereafter was his performance in the title role of the 1996 HBO TV movie, Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault. He also starred in the 1997 film Volcano, directed by Mick Jackson. Cheadle continued his rise to prominence in the late 1990s and the early 2000s for his supporting roles in the Steven Soderbergh-directed films Out of Sight, Traffic, and Ocean's Eleven. In 2004, his lead role as Rwandan hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina in the genocide drama film Hotel Rwanda earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He also starred in, and was one of the producers of Crash, which won the 2005 Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2010, Cheadle assumed the role of James Rhodes in the film Iron Man 2, replacing Terrence Howard, his Crash co-star. He also campaigns for the end of genocide in Darfur, Sudan, and co-authored a book concerning the issue titled Not On Our Watch: The Mission To End Genocide In Darfur And Beyond. In 2007, Cheadle was awarded the BET Humanitarian award of the year for his numerous humanitarian services he rendered for the cause of the people of Darfur and Rwanda. In 2010, Cheadle was named U.N. Environment Program Goodwill Ambassador.

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Nov 29, 1964 In Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie Avengers: Endgame 2019-04-24
Known For
Poster of Avengers: Age of Ultron
Poster of Swordfish
Poster of Manic
Movie Avengers: Endgame James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2019-04-24
Movie Avengers: Infinity War James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2018-04-25
Movie Captain America: Civil War James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2016-04-27
Movie David Blaine: Beyond Magic Himself 2016-11-16
Movie Miles Ahead Miles Davis 2015-10-10
Movie Avengers: Age of Ultron James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2015-04-22
Movie Wiplala Juicy Burgers Worker 2014-11-19
Movie Iron Man 3 Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes / Iron Patriot 2013-04-18
Movie Objects in the Rearview Luke Graham 2013-03-22
Movie Flight Hugh Lang 2012-11-02
Movie Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase One: Avengers Assembled Colonel James Rhodes 2012-04-30
Series House of Lies Marty Kaan 2012-01-08
Movie The Guard FBI agent Wendell Everett 2011-07-07
Movie Kingdom Come Himself 2011-01-01
Movie Blind Happy Days Manager 2011-08-10
Movie A Man's Story Himself 2011-10-08
Series Funny or Die Presents Frederick Douglass 2010-02-15
Movie Iron Man 2 Lt. Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2010-04-28
Movie The People Speak Himself 2009-12-13
Movie Hotel for Dogs Bernie 2009-01-16
Movie Brooklyn's Finest Tango 2009-01-16
Movie Traitor Samir Horn 2008-08-23
Movie Darfur Now himself 2007-09-09
Series Drunk History Frederick Douglass 2007-08-06
Movie Talk to Me Ralph Waldo 'Petey' Greene 2007-07-13
Movie Ocean's Thirteen Basher Tarr 2007-06-06
Movie Reign Over Me Alan Johnson 2007-03-23
Series The Henry Rollins Show Unknown 2006-04-01
Movie Crash Det. Graham Waters 2004-09-10
Movie The Assassination of Richard Nixon Bonny Simmons 2004-05-17
Movie After the Sunset Henri Mooré 2004-11-12
Movie Ocean's Twelve Basher Tarr 2004-12-09
Movie Hotel Rwanda Paul Rusesabagina 2004-09-11
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie The United States of Leland Pearl Madison 2003-01-18
Movie Ticker Passenger 2002-01-01
Movie Ocean's Eleven Basher Tarr (uncredited) 2001-12-07
Series The Bernie Mac Show Unknown 2001-11-14
Movie Things Behind the Sun Chuck 2001-10-12
Movie Rush Hour 2 Kenny 2001-08-03
Movie Swordfish Agent J.T. Roberts 2001-06-07
Movie Manic Dr. David Monroe 2001-01-27
Movie Fail Safe Lt. Jimmy Pierce 2000-04-09
Movie Mission to Mars Luke Graham 2000-03-10
Movie Traffic Montel Gordon 2000-12-27
Movie Bad Seed Rocket 2000-06-06
Movie The Family Man Cash 2000-12-12
Series Independent Lens Host 1999-08-09
Movie A Lesson Before Dying Grant Wiggins 1999-05-22
Movie Out of Sight Maurice Miller 1998-06-26
Movie Bulworth L.D. 1998-05-15
Movie Rosewood Sylvester Carrier 1997-02-21
Movie Colors Rocket 1988-04-15
Movie Hamburger Hill Pvt. Washburn 1987-08-07
Movie Moving Violations Juicy Burgers Worker 1985-04-19
Series Saturday Night Live Himself - Host 1975-10-11