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Don Cheadle

1964-11-29 Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Image of Don Cheadle


Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. 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).


White Noise Murray Siskind 2022-11-25
Space Jam: A New Legacy Al G. Rhythm 2021-07-08
No Sudden Move Curtis 'Curt' Goynes 2021-06-24
30 for 30: The Bunny & the GOAT Al G. Rhythm 2021-06-06
With/In Volume 1 (segment "Intersection") 2021-06-13
Marvel Studios' 2021 Disney+ Day Special James 'Rhodey' Rhodes (archive footage) 2021-11-12
Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King Self - Actor, "Avengers: Endgame" 2020-08-30
Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times 2020-09-19
One World: Together at Home Self 2020-04-18
Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee Self 2019-12-20
Captain Marvel James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine (uncredited) 2019-03-06
Avengers: Endgame James Rhodes / War Machine 2019-04-24
Avengers: Infinity War James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine 2018-04-25
August 28: A Day in the Life of a People Self 2017-08-26
David Blaine: Beyond Magic Himself 2016-11-16
Captain America: Civil War Lieutenant James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine 2016-04-27
Kevin Hart: What Now? Rival Agent 2016-10-14
Miles Ahead Miles Davis 2016-01-22
Avengers: Age of Ultron James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2015-04-22
Iron Man 3 James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / Iron Patriot 2013-04-18
Don Cheadle is Captain Planet - Part 3 Captain Planet 2012-12-12
Don Cheadle is Captain Planet - Part 2 Captain Planet 2012-12-10
Don Cheadle is Captain Planet - Part 4 Captain Planet 2012-12-14
Flight Hugh Lang 2012-11-02
I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Himself 2012-02-19
Don Cheadle Is Captain Planet Captain Planet 2011-09-14
Kingdom Come Himself 2011-01-01
A Man's Story Self 2011-10-08
The Guard FBI agent Wendell Everett 2011-07-07
Iron Man 2 James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine 2010-04-28
Brooklyn's Finest Det. Clarence 'Tango' Butler 2010-03-04
The People Speak Self 2009-12-13
Hotel for Dogs Bernie 2009-01-16
Traitor Samir Horn 2008-08-23
Adjust Your Color: The Truth of Petey Greene Narrator (voice) 2008-01-01
Ocean's Thirteen Basher Tarr 2007-06-06
Reign Over Me Alan Johnson 2007-03-22
Talk to Me Ralph Waldo 'Petey' Greene 2007-07-13
Darfur Now Himself 2007-09-09
King Leopold's Ghost Narrator (voice) 2006-05-28
Crash Det. Graham Waters 2005-05-06
Ocean's Twelve Basher Tarr 2004-12-09
After the Sunset Henri Mooré 2004-11-12
The Assassination of Richard Nixon Bonny Simmons 2004-05-17
Hotel Rwanda Paul Rusesabagina 2004-03-04
The United States of Leland Pearl Madison 2003-01-18
Abby Singer Himself 2003-10-28
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Ticker Passenger 2002-01-01
The Topdog Diaries Himself 2002-11-01
Swordfish Agent J.T. Roberts 2001-06-07
Ocean's Eleven Basher Tarr (uncredited) 2001-12-07
Manic Dr. David Monroe 2001-01-27
Rush Hour 2 Kenny (uncredited) 2001-08-03
Things Behind the Sun Chuck 2001-10-12
Traffic Montel Gordon 2000-03-23
The Family Man Cash 2000-12-12
Mission to Mars Luke Graham 2000-03-10
Inside Traffic: The Making of 'Traffic' Self 2000-12-19
Fail Safe Lt. Jimmy Pierce 2000-04-09
A Lesson Before Dying Grant Wiggins 1999-05-22
Out of Sight Maurice 'Snoopy' Miller 1998-06-26
The Rat Pack Sammy Davis Jr. 1998-08-22
Bulworth L.D. 1998-05-15
Volcano Emmit Reese 1997-04-25
Rosewood Sylvester Carrier 1997-02-21
Boogie Nights Buck Swope 1997-10-07
Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Earl Manigault 1996-01-01
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead Rooster 1995-12-01
Devil in a Blue Dress Mouse Alexander 1995-09-15
Lush Life Jack 1993-10-01
The Meteor Man Goldilocks 1993-08-06
Roadside Prophets Happy Days Manager 1992-03-27
Colors Rocket 1988-04-15
Hamburger Hill Pvt. Washburn 1987-08-07
Punk 1986-08-06
Moving Violations Juicy Burgers Worker 1985-04-19
Black Stallions
Armor Wars James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine