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Don Cheadle


Don 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 from the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 30 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Captain Planet 2 (Short)
 2012/I Flight
Hugh Lang
 2011 Don Cheadle Is Captain Planet (Short)
Captain Planet
 2011 Sacks West (Short)
 2006 The Dog Problem
Dr. Nourmand (uncredited)
 2002 Ticker (Short)
Passenger
 2001 Ocean's Eleven
Basher Tarr (uncredited)
 2001 Rush Hour 2
Kenny (uncredited)
 2001 Things Behind the Sun
Chuck
 2000 Mission to Mars
Luke Graham
 1998 Bulworth
L.D.
 1997 Rosewood
Sylvester Carrier
 1992 Roadside Prophets
Happy Days Manager
 1989 The Cherry (Short)
 1988 Colors
Rocket
 1986 Punk (Short)
 1985 Moving Violations
Juicy Burgers Worker
 1984 3 Days (Short)
Angel
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Starred in Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer-Prize winning play, "Topdog/Underdog", opposite Jeffrey Wright. He was replaced by Mos Def later. See more »

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4 Interviews | 14 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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I've been doing this since I was 10 years old, inhabiting different people and playing different roles. Thirty years later, there's still the same sort of excitement I get from it. It's still fun to inhabit different characters and play different things, so it's all in that panoply of acting. See more »

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Has a half brother named Andrew Kilbourne. See more »

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

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Sagittarius

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