Don Cheadle Bio, Age, Wife, Iron Man, Avengers, SNL

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Don Cheadle Biography

Don Cheadle (Donald Frank Cheadle Jr.) is an American actor , film producer, director, and writer. He built his career in the 1990s with roles in Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Rosewood (1997) and also Boogie Nights (1997). This was following early roles in Hamburger Hill (1987), and as the gangster “Rocket” in the film Colors (1988).

Don’s collaboration with director Steven Soderbergh resulted in the films Out of Sight (1998), Traffic (2000) and also Ocean’s Eleven (2001).

He was then nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his lead role as the Rwandan hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina in the historical genocide drama film Hotel Rwanda (2004).

Cheadle starred as Marty Kaan on the Showtime comedy series House of Lies from 2012 to 2016 for which he won a Golden Globe Award in 2013.

Don Cheadle Age | How Old Is Don Cheadle?

Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. was born on November 29, 1964 in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. He is [agecalc birthdate=1964-11-29]

Don Cheadle Family

He was born to Bettye (née North), a teacher, and Donald Frank Cheadle Sr., a clinical psychologist. Cheadle has a sister, Cindy, and a brother, Colin. His family also moved from city to city in his childhood.

From 1970 to 1974, Don attended Hartley Elementary School in Lincoln, Nebraska. He graduated from East High School in Denver, Colorado in 1982.

Cheadle played saxophone in the jazz band, sang in the choirs and was also active in the theatre department, performing in musicals, plays, and mime shows under the direction of Catherine Davis during his high school.

Don Cheadle Wife

Cheadle has been with his long time partner actress Bridgid Coulter since 1992.

Don Cheadle Kids

He has two daughters, Imani Cheadle and Ayana Tai Cheadle with his partner.

Actor Don Cheadle

Don became eligible for his Screen Actors Guild (SAG) card when he then appeared as a burger joint employee in the 1985 comedy Moving Violations.

He also appeared in Hamburger Hill in 1987, and then played the role of Jack in the April 1, 1988 “Jung and the Restless” episode of Night Court. Although he was 23 at the time he’s character was 16 years old.

Don then played the role of Rocket in the 1988 movie Colors. He also appeared in a video for Angela Winbush’s No. 2 hit single “It’s the Real Thing” in 1989, he performed dance moves in an orange jump suit, working at a car wash.

He appeared in an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air titled “Homeboy, Sweet Homeboy”, playing Will Smith’s friend and Hilary’s first love interest, Ice Tray in 1990.

Don played a supporting role in The Golden Girls spin-off The Golden Palace in 1992. He finally played district attorney John Littleton on three seasons of Picket Fences.

Don first received widespread notice for his portrayal of Mouse Alexander in the film Devil in a Blue Dress. For this, he won Best Supporting Actor awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the National Society of Film Critics and was also nominated for similar awards from the Screen Actors Guild and the NAACP Image Awards.

His performance in the title role of the 1996 HBO TV movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl “The Goat” Manigault followed soon thereafter. Cheadle also starred in the 1997 film Volcano, directed by Mick Jackson.

Don and Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder worked on a potential comedy show on NBC in 2009. The “project revolve[d] around mismatched brothers who reunite to open a private security company.” Don and McGruder were then slated to serve as executive producers, while McGruder was expected to write the script.

Don Cheadle Marvel

He then extended his global recognition with his role of War Machine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Iron Man 2 (2010), Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), and also Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

Don Cheadle Iron Man

Cheadle assumed the role of War Machine / James Rhodes in Iron Man 2 (2010), replacing Terrence Howard in 2010.

Don Cheadle Avengers

He reprised this role in Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018)[13], and also Avengers: Endgame (2019).

Don Cheadle Showtime

He starred in the Showtime TV series House of Lies from 2012 2016. Cheadle won the Golden Globe as Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on the show in 2013.

Don Cheadle SNL

Cheadle hosted Saturday Night Live on 16 February  2019.

Don Cheadle Miles Davis

He spent ten years writing and producing the film Miles Ahead (2016) based on the life of jazz musician Miles Davis. He also directed and starred in the film. His locations for the movie were found in Cincinnati.

Don guest starred in the 2017 reboot DuckTales, providing Donald Duck’s new voice box in 2018.

Don Cheadle Height | How Tall Is Don Cheadle?

Cheadle stands at a height of 1.72 m.

Is Don Cheadle Sick? | Don Cheadle Cancer | Don Cheadle Health

There is no any available information regarding Cheadle’s health.

Don Cheadle DNA

Cheadle family’s history was profiled on the PBS series African American Lives 2. His DNA test revealed that he is of Cameroonian descent.

His other DNA test revealed that among his African ancestry, its one-third comes from the region from Senegal to Liberia, just over one-quarter comes from the Congo-Angola region, and also the rest comes from western Nigeria and Benin.

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