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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 The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Untitled Avengers Movie 2019-04-24
Known For
Poster of Countdown – Die Jagd beginnt
Poster of Manic
Poster of Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault
Poster of Die Simpsons
Movie Untitled Avengers Movie James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2019-04-24
Movie Avengers: Infinity War James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine 2018-04-25
Movie August 28: A Day in the Life of a People 2017-08-26
Movie The First Avenger: Civil War James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2016-04-27
Movie David Blaine: Beyond Magic Himself 2016-11-16
Movie Miles Ahead Miles Davis 2016-12-05
Movie Great Performers: L. A. Noir The Customer 2016-12-08
Movie Avengers: Age of Ultron Colonel James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2015-04-23
Movie Iron Man 3 Colonel James Rhodes 2013-04-18
Series House of Lies Marty Kaan 2012-01-08
Movie Flight Hugh Lang 2012-11-02
Movie Kingdom Come Himself 2011-01-01
Movie The Guard - Ein Ire sieht schwarz FBI agent Wendell Everett 2011-07-07
Movie A Man's Story Himself 2011-10-08
Series Countdown – Die Jagd beginnt Happy Days Manager 2010-01-14
Series Funny or Die Presents Frederick Douglass 2010-02-15
Movie Iron Man 2 Lt. Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes 2010-04-28
Movie Gesetz der Strasse - Brooklyn's Finest Tango 2009-01-16
Movie Victory John Henry 2009-01-31
Movie Traitor Samir Horn 2008-08-23
Movie Darfur Now himself 2008-08-22
Movie Rachels Hochzeit Host 2008-10-03
Movie Die Liebe in mir Alan Johnson 2007-03-23
Movie Talk to Me Ralph Waldo 'Petey' Greene 2007-07-13
Movie Ocean’s 13 Basher Tarr 2007-06-06
Series Drunk History Frederick Douglass 2007-08-06
Movie 30 Days of Night Unknown 2007-10-17
Series The Henry Rollins Show Unknown 2006-04-01
Movie L.A. Crash Det. Graham Waters 2005-05-06
Movie Attentat auf Richard Nixon Bonny Simmons 2004-05-17
Movie Hotel Ruanda Paul Rusesabagina 2004-09-11
Movie Ocean's Twelve Basher Tarr 2004-12-09
Movie After the Sunset Henri Mooré 2004-11-12
Movie Paradies - Die Leidenschaft des Paul Gauguin D.A. John Littleton 2003-01-01
Movie State of Mind Pearl Madison 2003-01-18
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Movie Abby Singer Don Cheadle 2003-10-28
Movie The Hire: Ticker Passenger 2002-01-01
Movie Passwort: Swordfish Agent J.T. Roberts 2001-06-07
Movie Manic Dr. David Monroe 2001-01-27
Movie Rush Hour 2 Kenny 2001-08-03
Movie Ocean's Eleven Basher Tarr (uncredited) 2001-12-07
Movie Things Behind the Sun Chuck 2001-10-12
Series The Bernie Mac Show Unknown 2001-11-14
Movie Mission to Mars Luke Graham 2000-03-10
Movie Fail Safe - Befehl ohne Ausweg Lt. Jimmy Pierce 2000-04-09
Movie Family Man Cash 2000-12-12
Movie Verurteilt - Der Fall Jefferson Grant Wiggins 1999-05-22
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Bulworth L.D. 1998-05-15
Movie Out of Sight Maurice Miller 1998-06-26
Movie Frank, Dean und Sammy tun es Sammy Davis Jr. 1998-08-22
Movie Volcano - Heisser als die Hölle Emmit Reese 1997-04-25
Movie Rosewood Burning Sylvester Carrier 1997-02-21
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Boogie Nights Buck Swope 1997-10-07
Movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Earl Manigault 1996-01-01
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Teufel in Blau Mouse Alexander 1995-09-15
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Emergency Room - Die Notaufnahme Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie Lush Life Jack 1993-10-01
Movie Meteor Man Goldilocks 1993-08-06
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Golden Palace Roland Wilson 1992-09-18
Series Echt super, Mr. Cooper Unknown 1992-09-22
Series Chancer Bernie 1990-03-06
Series Die Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Movie Colors - Farben der Gewalt Rocket 1988-04-15
Movie Stirb langsam Unknown 1988-07-15
Series The Bronx Zoo Unknown 1987-03-19
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Traffic School - Die Blech- und Dachschaden-Kompanie Juicy Burgers Worker 1985-04-19
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Montel Gordon 1983-04-04
Movie Die Rückkehr der Jedi-Ritter Unknown 1983-05-23
Series Fame Unknown 1982-01-07
Series Polizeirevier Hill Street Unknown 1981-01-15
Series The New People Pvt. Washburn 1969-09-22
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18