Don Cheadle



Place of birth:

Kansas City, Missouri, USA :


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.

Film Credits

David Blaine: Beyond Magic (2016)
as Himself
Kevin Hart: What Now ? (2016)
as Himself
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
as Lieutenant James Rhodes / War Machine
Miles Ahead (2016)
as Miles Davis
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
as James Rhodes / War Machine
Iron Man 3 Unmasked (2013)
as Himself
Iron Man 3 (2013)
as Colonel James " Rhodey" Rhodes
A Man's Story (2012)
as Himself
Flight (2012)
as Hugh Lang
The Guard (2011)
as FBI agent Wendell Everett
Kingdom Come (2011)
as Himself
Ultimate Iron Man: The Making of Iron Man 2 (2010)
as Himself
Iron Man 2 (2010)
as Lt. Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine
The People Speak (2009)
as Himself
Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
as Tango
Hotel for Dogs (2009)
as Bernie
Traitor (2008)
as Samir Horn
Darfur Now (2007)
as himself
Talk to Me (2007)
as Ralph Waldo 'Petey' Greene
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
as Basher Tarr
Reign Over Me (2007)
as Alan Johnson
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
as Basher Tarr
After the Sunset (2004)
as Henri Mooré
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
as Paul Rusesabagina
The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)
as Bonny Simmons
Crash (2004)
as Det. Graham Waters
The United States of Leland (2003)
as Pearl Madison
The Hire: Ticker (2002)
as Passenger
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
as Basher Tarr (uncredited)
Things Behind the Sun (2001)
as Chuck
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
as Kenny
Swordfish (2001)
as Agent J.T. Roberts
Manic (2001)
as Dr. David Monroe
Traffic (2000)
as Montel Gordon
The Family Man (2000)
as Cash
Fail Safe (2000)
as Lt. Jimmy Pierce
Mission to Mars (2000)
as Luke Graham
A Lesson Before Dying (1999)
as Grant Wiggins
The Rat Pack (1998)
as Sammy Davis Jr.
Out of Sight (1998)
as Maurice Miller
Bulworth (1998)
as L.D.
Boogie Nights (1997)
as Buck Swope
Volcano (1997)
as Emmit Reese
Rosewood (1997)
as Sylvester Carrier
Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (1996)
as Earl Manigault
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
as Mouse Alexander
Lush Life (1993)
as Jack
Punk (1993)
The Meteor Man (1993)
as Goldilocks
Roadside Prophets (1992)
as Happy Days Manager
Colors (1988)
as Rocket
Hamburger Hill (1987)
as Pvt. Washburn
Moving Violations (1985)
as Juicy Burgers Worker

Production Credits

Miles Ahead (2016)
Miles Ahead (2016)
Miles Ahead (2016)
Traitor (2008)
Crash (2004)