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Don Cheadle

Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. (born 29 November 1964) is an American actor, author, director, producer and writer. Following early roles in Hamburger Hill (1987), and as the gangster "Rocket" in the film Colors (1988), he built his career in the 1990s with roles in Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Rosewood (1997), and Boogie Nights (1997). His collaboration with director Steven Soderbergh resulted in the films Out of Sight (1998), Traffic (2000), and The Ocean's Trilogy (2001–2007). He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his lead role as Rwandan hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina in the historical genocide drama film Hotel Rwanda (2004). From 2012 to 2016, he starred as Marty Kaan on the Showtime comedy series House of Lies; he won a Golden Globe Award in 2013 for the role. Since 2019, he has starred as Maurice Monroe in the Showtime series Black Monday, a role which earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 2019. He extended his global recognition with his role as the superhero War Machine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, replacing Terrence Howard, appearing in Iron Man 2 (2010), Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Captain Marvel (2019), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Description above is from the Wikipedia article Don Cheadle, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 29, 1964 In Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times
Latest Project:
Series Armor Wars 2022-12-31
Known For
Poster of Avengers: Endgame
Poster of Captain Marvel
Poster of Captain America: Civil War
Poster of America Beyond the Color Line
Movie Black Stallions 2022
Series Armor Wars James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine 2022-12-31
Movie Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times 2022
Movie No Sudden Move 2021-07-01
Movie Space Jam: A New Legacy Al G Rhythm 2021-07-08
Movie Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King Self - Actor, "Avengers: Endgame" (archive footage) 2020-08-30
Series Don't Look Deeper martin 2020-07-27
Series Black Monday Maurice 'Mo' Monroe 2019-01-20
Series Desus & Mero Self - Illustrious Guest 2019-02-21
Movie Captain Marvel James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine (uncredited) 2019-03-06
Movie Avengers: Endgame James Rhodes / War Machine 2019-04-24
Movie Avengers: Infinity War James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2018-04-25
Series The Shop: Uninterrupted Self 2018-08-28
Series DuckTales Donald Duck (voice) 2017-08-12
Movie August 28: A Day in the Life of a People Himself 2017-08-26
Movie Miles Ahead Miles Davis 2016-01-22
Movie Captain America: Civil War Lieutenant James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine 2016-04-27
Movie Kevin Hart: What Now? Rival Agent 2016-10-14
Movie United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Making of 'Captain America: Civil War' 2016-09-13
Series Chelsea Self 2016-05-11
Movie David Blaine: Beyond Magic Himself 2016-11-16
Movie Avengers: Age of Ultron James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2015-04-22
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015-08-02
Series Lip Sync Battle Himself 2015-04-02
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self 2014-02-17
Series Running Wild with Bear Grylls Himself 2014-07-28
Series Off Camera with Sam Jones Himself 2014-02-06
Movie Iron Man 3 James "Rhodey" Rhodes / Iron Patriot 2013-04-18
Movie Iron Man 3 Unmasked Himself 2013-09-24
Series House of Lies Marty Kaan 2012-01-08
Movie I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Himself 2012-02-19
Movie Flight Hugh Lang 2012-11-02
Movie A Man's Story Himself 2011-10-08
Movie The Guard FBI agent Wendell Everett 2011-07-07
Movie Don Cheadle Is Captain Planet Captain Planet 2011-09-01
Movie Kingdom Come Himself 2011-01-01
Series Funny or Die Presents Frederick Douglass 2010-02-15
Movie Iron Man 2 James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2010-04-28
Movie Ultimate Iron Man: The Making of Iron Man 2 Himself 2010-09-28
Series Conan Self 2010-11-08
Movie Brooklyn's Finest Tango 2009-01-16
Movie The People Speak Himself 2009-12-13
Movie Hotel for Dogs Bernie 2009-01-16
Movie Traitor Samir Horn 2008-08-23
Movie Adjust Your Color: The Truth of Petey Greene Narrator (voice) 2008-01-01
Movie Reign Over Me Alan Johnson 2007-03-23
Movie Talk to Me Ralph Waldo 'Petey' Greene 2007-07-13
Movie Ocean's Thirteen Basher Tarr 2007-06-06
Movie Darfur Now Himself 2007-09-09
Series The Henry Rollins Show Himself 2006-04-01
Movie King Leopold's Ghost Narrator (voice) 2006-05-28
Movie Crash Det. Graham Waters 2005-05-06
Series America Beyond the Color Line Himself 2004-02-03
Movie The Assassination of Richard Nixon Bonny Simmons 2004-05-17
Movie Ocean's Twelve Basher Tarr 2004-12-09
Movie Hotel Rwanda Paul Rusesabagina 2004-03-04
Movie After the Sunset Henri Mooré 2004-11-12
Movie The United States of Leland Pearl Madison 2003-01-18
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself 2003-01-26
Movie Abby Singer Himself 2003-10-28
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Himself 2003-09-08
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Self 2003-02-21
Movie The Topdog Diaries Himself 2002-11-01
Movie Ticker Passenger 2002-01-01
Movie Manic Dr. David Monroe 2001-01-27
Series The Hire Passenger 2001-04-26
Movie Rush Hour 2 Kenny (uncredited) 2001-08-03
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 Swordfish Agent J.T. Roberts 2001-06-07
Movie Mission to Mars Luke Graham 2000-03-10
Movie Traffic Montel Gordon 2000-03-23
Movie Fail Safe Lt. Jimmy Pierce 2000-04-09
Movie The Family Man Cash 2000-12-12
Movie A Lesson Before Dying Grant Wiggins 1999-05-22
Series Independent Lens Host 1999-08-09
Series The Early Show Himself 1999-11-01
Movie Bulworth L.D. 1998-05-15
Movie Out of Sight Maurice "Snoopy" Miller 1998-06-26
Movie The Rat Pack Sammy Davis Jr. 1998-08-22
Movie Rosewood Sylvester Carrier 1997-02-21
Movie Volcano Emmit Reese 1997-04-25
Series The View Himself 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 with Trevor Noah Himself 1996-07-22
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Devil in a Blue Dress Mouse Alexander 1995-09-15
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie Punk 1993-08-06
Movie The Meteor Man Goldilocks 1993-08-06
Movie Lush Life Jack 1993-10-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993-09-13
Movie Roadside Prophets Happy Days Manager 1992-03-27
Series Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Unknown 1992-09-22
Series Picket Fences John Littleton 1992-09-18
Series MTV Movie & TV Awards Don Cheadle 1992-06-10
Series The Golden Palace Roland Wilson 1992-09-18
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Ice Tray 1990-09-10
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Movie Colors Rocket 1988-04-15
Series The Bronx Zoo Unknown 1987-03-19
Movie Hamburger Hill Pvt. Washburn 1987-08-07
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Moving Violations Juicy Burgers Worker 1985-04-19
Series Fame Unknown 1982-01-07
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series Saturday Night Live Himself - Host 1975-10-11
Series The Oscars Himself 1953-03-18