Don Cheadle

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Don Cheadle

Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. born November 29, 1964) is an American actor, film producer, director and writer. Following an early role in Hamburger Hill (1987), Cheadle 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 Ocean's Eleven (2001).Cheadle 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 his portrayal of this character.Cheadle extended his global recognition with his role of James Rhodes / War Machine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (replacing Terrence Howard, who played the role in Iron Man (2008)). Cheadle played this starring role in Iron Man 2 (2010), Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

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Date of Birth:
November 29, 1964
Gender:
Male
Country:
U.S