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Don Cheadle


Donald Frank Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 29, 1964. His childhood found him moving from city to city with his family: mother Bettye (North), a teacher, father Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist, sister Dawn, and brother Colin. After graduating high school in Denver, Colorado, Cheadle attended and graduated ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 33 wins & 91 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Hotel Rwanda
Hotel Rwanda Paul Rusesabagina
(2004)
Crash
Crash Det. Graham Waters
(2004)
Iron Man Three
Iron Man Three Colonel James Rhodes
(2013)
Iron Man 2
Iron Man 2 Lt. Col. James 'Rhodey' Rhodes
(2010)

Filmography

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 2016 Kevin Hart: What Now? (Documentary)
Don Cheadle
 2012 Captain Planet 2 (Short)
Captain Planet
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Don Cheadle
- Unwindulax (2012) ... Don Cheadle
 2012/I Flight
Hugh Lang
 2011 Behind the Scenes of Sacks West (Video short)
 2011 Sacks West (Short)
 2010 Iron Man 2 (Video Game)
Lt. Col. James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine (voice)
 2006 Make Your Own Superbowl Ad (TV Movie)
 2006 The Dog Problem
Dr. Nourmand (uncredited)
 2003 MADtv (TV Series)
Perry
- Episode #9.3 (2003) ... Perry
 2003 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Passages Read By
 2002 Ticker (Short)
Passenger
 2001 Ocean's Eleven
Basher Tarr (uncredited)
 2001 Rush Hour 2
Kenny (uncredited)
 2001 Things Behind the Sun
Chuck
 2000 Animated Tales of the World (TV Series)
John Henry
 2000 Fail Safe (TV Movie)
Lt. Jimmy Pierce
 2000 Mission to Mars
Luke Graham
 2000 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Brother Faith
- Faith Off (2000) ... Brother Faith (voice)
 1999 A Lesson Before Dying (TV Movie)
Grant Wiggins
 1998 The Rat Pack (TV Movie)
Sammy Davis, Jr.
 1998 Bulworth
L.D.
 1997 Rosewood
Sylvester Carrier
 1993 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
Bennie
- Prince of Soul (1993) ... Bennie
- School's a Drag (1993) ... Bennie
 1993 Lush Life (TV Movie)
Jack
 1992 Roadside Prophets
Happy Days Manager
 1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Ice Tray
- Homeboy, Sweet Homeboy (1990) ... Ice Tray
 1990 China Beach (TV Series)
Angel
- Warriors (1990) ... Angel
 1989 Booker (TV Series)
Frenchie Sayles
- The Pump (1989) ... Frenchie Sayles
 1989 The Cherry (Short)
 1988 Colors
Rocket
 1988 Night Court (TV Series)
Jack
- Jung and the Restless (1988) ... Jack
 1987 The Bronx Zoo (TV Series)
Carver
- Small Victories (1987) ... Carver
 1987 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Darius Milton
- Days of Swine and Roses (1987) ... Darius Milton
 1986 Punk (Short)
 1986 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Julian Tatoon
- Gibbon Take (1986) ... Julian Tatoon
 1986 Fame (TV Series)
Henry Lee
- Losin' It (1986) ... Henry Lee
- Choices (1986) ... Henry Lee
 1986 Sidekicks (TV Series)
Gang Leader
- The Last Electric Knight (1986) ... Gang Leader
 1985 Moving Violations
Juicy Burgers Worker
 1984 3 Days (Short)
Angel
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Other Works:

TV commercial for The Los Angeles Mentoring Partnership. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 19 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

In fifth grade I was Templeton the Rat in a production of 'Charlotte's Web'. I remember I had a friend who worked in a doughnut shop. I'd go in, get a doughnut and sit there with my script, going over the lines and making notes in the margin. I was serious! See more »

Trivia:

After acting in Hotel Rwanda (2004), a film about the early 1990s Rwandan genocide, he became an activist to raise awareness of the mid-2000s genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. In January 2005, he traveled to Sudan with five members of Congress to see refugee camps and to meet survivors of the genocide. Upon his return, he reported on his trip for ABC News Nightline (1980). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently portrays law enforcement agents or professionals with a troubled social life and/or past.

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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