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Don Cheadle ACTOR

Don Cheadle was born on November 29th, 1964 in Kansas City, Missouri with the birth name Donald Frank Cheadle, born to Bettye and Donald Frank Cheadle Sr.  He was raised in various places throughout his childhood and after earning his high school diploma from East High in Denver, Colorado, he went on to receive a BA in Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts.
He then began to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.  He first found work as a stand up comic while attending various auditions.  His early on television appearances included the series, "Sidekicks" (1986), "L.A. Law" (1986), "Fame" (1986), "Hill Street Blues" (1986) and "The Bronx Zoo".
One of his first big roles was in the film, "Hamburger Hill" (1987).  He then appeared on such films as, "Roadside Prophets" (1992), "The Meteor Man" (1993), "Things to Do in Denver When Your Dead" (1995) and the role that really gained him attention in, "Devil in a Blue Dress" (1995), a role for which he won a Best Supporting Actor Award from the Los Angeles Film Critics.
Other successful films he has starred in include, "Volcano" (1997), "Boogie Nights" (1997), "Mission to Mars" (2000), "Ocean's Eleven" (2001) starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Andy Garcia, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, Carl Reiner, Bernie Mac and Elliott Gould, "Rush Hour 2" (2001), "Crash" (2004) and "Ocean's Twelve" (2004) and the last in the Ocean's Trilogy, "Ocean's Thirteen" (2007).
More recently he has appeared on the films, "Brooklyn's Finest" (2009), "Iron Man 2" (2010), "The Guard" (2011), "Flight" (2012) and to release in 2013, "Iron Man 3".  He also has worked on thirteen episodes of the television series, "House of Lies" (2012).  
Don Cheadle resides in Los Angeles, California with actress, Bridgid Coulter and they have two daughters together.  He also devotes his time as an activist to raise awareness of the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan.  In 2007, he was awarded the BET Humanitarian award of the year for his humanitarian services he has provided for the causes he believes in.  He was also awarded a Summit Peace Award in 2007 for his work and time he has devoted to stop the genocide and suffering of the people of Darfur. 


2013   Iron Man

2012   Flight

2012   House of Lies 

2011   Don Cheadle Is Captain Planet

2011   Behind the Scenes of Sacks West

2011   Sacks West

2011   The Guard 

2010   Iron Man 2

2010   Iron Man

2010   Drunk History

2009   Brooklyn's Finest 

2009   Hotel for Dogs

2008   Traitor

2007   Ocean's Thirteen

2007   Reign Over Me

2007   Talk to Me

2006   Make Your Own Superbowl Ad

2006   The Dog Problem 

2004   Ocean's Twelve 

2004   After the Sunset

2004   Hotel Rwanda 

2004   Crash

2004   The Assassination of Richard Nixon 

2003   MADtv 

2003   Independent Lens

2003   Biography

2003   The United States of Leland 

2002   ER 

2002   Ticker 

2002   The Bernie Mac Show 

2001   Ocean's Eleven 

2001   Rush Hour 2 

2001   Swordfish 

2001   Manic

2001   Things Behind the Sun 

2000   Traffic 

2000   The Family Man 

2000   Fail Safe

2000   Mission to Mars 

2000   The Simpsons 

2000   Animated Tales of the World

1999   A Lesson Before Dying 

1998   The Rat Pack 

1998   Out of Sight 

1998   Bulworth 

1997   Boogie Nights 

1997   Volcano

1997   Rosewood 

1996   Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault 

1993-1995  Picket Fences 

1995   Devil in a Blue Dress

1995   Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead

1992-1993  Hangin' with Mr. Cooper 

1993   Lush Life 

1993   The Meteor Man 

1992-1993  The Golden Palace

1992   Roadside Prophets 

1990   The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 

1990   China Beach

1989   Booker

1989   The Cherry

1988   Colors

1988   Night Court

1987   Hamburger Hill 

1987   The Bronx Zoo

1987   Hill Street Blues 

1986   L.A. Law 

1986   Fame 

1986   Sidekicks

1986   Punk

1985   Moving Violations 

1984   3 Days

Matinee Classics - Ocean's 13 starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Bernie Mac, Elliott Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Eddie Jemison, Don Cheadle, Shaobo Qin, Carl Reiner, Andy Garcia, Eddie Izzard, Ellen Barkin, Al Pacino, Vincent Cassel, Bob Einstein, Olga Sosnovska, David Palmer, Julian Sands, Angel Oquendo, Jerry Weintraub, Scott L. Schwartz, Oprah Winfrey and Noureen DeWulf
Matinee Classics - Ocean's 12 starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Vincent Cassel, Elliott Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Eddie Jemison, Shaobo Qin, Carl Reiner, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Albert Finney, Eddie Izzard, Jeroen Krabbe, Bruce Willis, Cherry Jones, Robbie Coltrane, Topher Grace, Candice Azzara, erry Weintraub, Mini Anden and Jared Harris

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