Don Cheadle

29 Nov 1964

Actor, Producer

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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Filmography (41 titles)

(movie, 2019)
···Avengers: Endgame
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, Action
Role: Actor (as James Rhodes · War Machine)
(movie, 2018)
···Avengers: Infinity War
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as James Rhodes · War Machine)
(movie, 2016)
···Captain America: Civil War
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Lieutenant James "Rhodey" Rhodes · War Machine)
(movie, 2015)
···Avengers: Age of Ultron
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as James "Rhodey" Rhodes · War Machine)
(movie, 2013)
7.5Iron Man 3
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Colonel James Rhodes)
(movie, 2012)
···Flight
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Hugh Lang)
(movie, 2011)
···The Guard
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as FBI agent Wendell Everett)
(movie, 2010)
7.3Iron Man 2
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Lt. Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes)
(movie, 2009)
···Brooklyn's Finest
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tango)
(movie, 2009)
···Hotel for Dogs
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Bernie)
(movie, 2008)
···Traitor
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2007)
···Talk to Me
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ralph Waldo 'Petey' Greene)
(movie, 2007)
···Ocean's Thirteen
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Basher Tarr)
(movie, 2007)
···Reign Over Me
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Alan Johnson)
(movie, 2005)
···Crash
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2004)
6.8Ocean's Twelve
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Basher Tarr)
(movie, 2004)
···After the Sunset
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Henri Mooré)
(movie, 2004)
···Hotel Rwanda
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Paul Rusesabagina)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bonny Simmons)
(movie, 2003)
···The United States of Leland
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Pearl Madison)
(movie, 2001)
···Ocean's Eleven
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Basher Tarr (uncredited))
(movie, 2001)
···Rush Hour 2
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Kenny)
(movie, 2001)
···Swordfish
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Agent J.T. Roberts)
(movie, 2001)
···Manic
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. David Monroe)
(movie, 2000)
···Traffic
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Montel Gordon)
(movie, 2000)
···The Family Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Cash)
(movie, 2000)
···Fail Safe
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lt. Jimmy Pierce)
(movie, 2000)
···Mission to Mars
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Luke Graham)
(series, 2000)
···Animated Tales of the World
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as John Henry)
(movie, 1999)
···A Lesson Before Dying
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Grant Wiggins)
(movie, 1998)
···Out of Sight
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Role: Actor (as Maurice Miller)
(movie, 1998)
···Bulworth
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as L.D.)
(movie, 1998)
···The Rat Pack
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sammy Davis, Jr.)
(movie, 1997)
8.5Boogie Nights
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Buck Swope)
(movie, 1997)
···Volcano
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Emmit Reese)
(movie, 1997)
···Rosewood
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Sylvester Carrier)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Earl Manigault)
(movie, 1995)
···Devil in a Blue Dress
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mouse Alexander)
(movie, 1993)
···The Meteor Man
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Goldilocks)
(movie, 1988)
···Colors
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Rocket)
(movie, 1987)
···Hamburger Hill
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Pvt. Washburn)