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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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Born:
Nov 29, 1964 In Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
79
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Series Animated Tales of the World 2017
Known For
Poster of House of Lies
Poster of Funny or Die Presents
Poster of The Henry Rollins Show
Poster of The Bronx Zoo
Filmography

Animated Tales of the World (2018)

Animation Family Kids
Series
as John Henry
8 1 votes

Chelsea (2016)

Talk
Series
as Himself
5.1 12 votes

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Adventure Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Lieutenant James Rhodes / War Machine
6.9 5256 votes

Kevin Hart: What Now? (2016)

Comedy Documentary
Movie
as Himself
6.7 48 votes

Miles Ahead (2015)

Drama Music
Movie
as Miles Davis
6.8 52 votes

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as James Rhodes / War Machine
7.3 5187 votes

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Colonel James " Rhodey" Rhodes
6.9 7644 votes

House of Lies (2012)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Marty Kaan
5.9 47 votes

Flight (2012)

Drama
Movie
as Hugh Lang
6.4 2103 votes

A Man's Story (2012)

Documentary Foreign
Movie
as Himself
8.3 3 votes

Kingdom Come (2011)

Comedy
Movie
as Himself
8 1 votes

The Guard (2011)

Action Comedy Thriller Crime
Movie
as FBI agent Wendell Everett
6.8 298 votes

Funny or Die Presents (2010)

Comedy
Series
as Frederick Douglass
6 2 votes

Iron Man 2 (2010)

Adventure Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Lt. Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine
6.6 5667 votes

Hotel for Dogs (2009)

Comedy Family
Movie
as Bernie
5.6 140 votes

Brooklyn's Finest (2009)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Tango
6.3 233 votes

The People Speak (2009)

History Documentary
Movie
as Himself
7 2 votes

Traitor (2008)

Drama Action Thriller Crime
Movie
as Samir Horn
6.6 171 votes

Reign Over Me (2007)

Drama
Movie
as Alan Johnson
7 256 votes

Darfur Now (2007)

Crime Documentary
Movie
as himself
5.3 3 votes

Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

Crime Thriller
Movie
as Basher Tarr
6.5 1655 votes

Drunk History (2007)

Comedy
Series
as Frederick Douglass
6.8 4 votes

Talk to Me (2007)

Drama
Movie
as Ralph Waldo 'Petey' Greene
7 29 votes

The Henry Rollins Show (2006)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Crash (2004)

Drama
Movie
as Det. Graham Waters
7.1 969 votes

The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

Drama History Thriller
Movie
as Bonny Simmons
6.4 72 votes

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Drama History War
Movie
as Paul Rusesabagina
7.4 649 votes

After the Sunset (2004)

Action Comedy Crime Drama
Movie
as Henri Mooré
5.9 186 votes

Ocean's Twelve (2004)

Thriller Crime
Movie
as Basher Tarr
6.4 1713 votes

The United States of Leland (2003)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Pearl Madison
6.4 79 votes

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
4.9 13 votes

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.3 19 votes

Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)

Comedy Talk
Series
as Unknown
6.1 44 votes

The Hire: Ticker (2002)

Action Adventure
Movie
as Passenger
5.6 11 votes

Swordfish (2001)

Action Crime Thriller
Movie
as Agent J.T. Roberts
6 793 votes

Rush Hour 2 (2001)

Action Comedy Crime Thriller
Movie
as Kenny
6.4 808 votes

Manic (2001)

Drama
Movie
as Dr. David Monroe
7 26 votes

Things Behind the Sun (2001)

Drama
Movie
as Chuck
5.9 4 votes

Ocean's Eleven (2001)

Thriller Crime
Movie
as Basher Tarr (uncredited)
7.1 3143 votes

The Bernie Mac Show (2001)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.4 15 votes

Mission to Mars (2000)

Science Fiction
Movie
as Luke Graham
5.6 290 votes

Fail Safe (2000)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Lt. Jimmy Pierce
6.3 13 votes

Traffic (2000)

Drama
Movie
as Montel Gordon
6.9 426 votes

The Family Man (2000)

Comedy Drama Romance Fantasy
Movie
as Cash
6.5 416 votes

Independent Lens (1999)

Documentary Drama
Series
as Host
7 1 votes

A Lesson Before Dying (1999)

TV Movie Drama
Movie
as Grant Wiggins
2.3 3 votes

The Early Show (1999)

News
Series
as Unknown

Bulworth (1998)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as L.D.
6.3 51 votes

Out of Sight (1998)

Romance Comedy Crime
Movie
as Maurice Miller
6.5 266 votes

The Rat Pack (1998)

Drama TV Movie
Movie
as Sammy Davis Jr.
5.1 11 votes

Rosewood (1997)

Drama History
Movie
as Sylvester Carrier
6.4 26 votes

Volcano (1997)

Science Fiction Action Drama Thriller
Movie
as Emmit Reese
5.1 294 votes

Boogie Nights (1997)

Drama
Movie
as Buck Swope
7.4 662 votes

The View (1997)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
2.5 13 votes

Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (1996)

Drama
Movie
as Earl Manigault
6.7 13 votes

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)

News Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.1 81 votes

Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Mouse Alexander
6.3 71 votes

MADtv (1995)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.1 16 votes

ER (1994)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7 71 votes

Punk (1993)

Drama
Movie

The Meteor Man (1993)

Fantasy Action Comedy Science Fiction Family
Movie
as Goldilocks
4.9 25 votes

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
6.9 32 votes

Lush Life (1993)

Drama
Movie
as Jack
3.8 2 votes

Roadside Prophets (1992)

Action Adventure Comedy Drama
Movie
as Happy Days Manager
6.8 6 votes

The Golden Palace (1992)

Comedy
Series
as Roland Wilson
6 1 votes

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.2 6 votes

Picket Fences (1992)

Drama Comedy
Series
as D.A. John Littleton
8.6 7 votes

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)

Comedy
Series
as Ice Tray
7.2 145 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.2 770 votes

Colors (1988)

Action Crime Drama
Movie
as Rocket
6.6 72 votes

China Beach (1988)

War & Politics Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.8 10 votes

The Bronx Zoo (1987)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Hamburger Hill (1987)

War Action Drama
Movie
as Pvt. Washburn
6.5 93 votes

L.A. Law (1986)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.1 14 votes

Sidekicks (1986)

Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
8 1 votes

Moving Violations (1985)

Comedy
Movie
as Juicy Burgers Worker
6.2 8 votes

Fame (1982)

Music Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.4 14 votes

Hill Street Blues (1981)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.8 28 votes

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Unknown
6.7 10 votes