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House of Lies
(Series)
Hotel Rwanda
(Movie)
Paul Rusesabagina
(Exploration)
John Travolta
(Movies & TV)
Miles Davis
(Jazz)
Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Movies & TV)
George Clooney
(Movies & TV)
 

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Don Cheadle

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Don Cheadle

American film actor and producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1964.

Countries: United States (73%), United Kingdom (6%), Rwanda (5%)

Main connections: House of Lies, Hotel Rwanda, Paul Rusesabagina

Linked to: African-American Film Critics Association Awards 2007, East High School, International Rescue Committee, Los Angeles Film Critics Association

 

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Don Cheadle was born in 1964 add something


1982

Cheadle graduated in 1982 from East High School in Denver, Colorado, and went on to the California Institute of the Arts, graduating with a BFA in Acting add something


1987

Cheadle acted in "Hamburger Hill" in 1987 add something


1988

Cheadle played the role of Rocket in the 1988 movie "Colors" add something

 

He played the role of Jack in the April 1, 1988 "Jung and the Restless" episode of "Night Court" add something


1990

In 1990, 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 add something


1992

In 1992, he received a supporting role in "The Golden Girls" spin-off "The Golden Palace" add something


1997

He starred in the 1997 film "Volcano", directed by Mick Jackson add something


1998

Frank Sinatra - In 1998, Ray Liotta portrayed Sinatra in the HBO movie The Rat Pack, alongside Joe Mantegna as Dean Martin and Don Cheadle as Sammy Davis, Jr. It depicted their contribution to John F. Kennedy's election as U.S. president in 1960.

 

May Britt - May Britt was portrayed by Megan Dodds in the 1998 TV film "The Rat Pack", which depicted her marriage to Sammy Davis, Jr., played by Don Cheadle


1999

Rudolf Martin - After arriving in Los Angeles in 1999, he appeared in the Warner Brothers thriller "Swordfish" starring John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry and Don Cheadle


2001

Swordfish (film) - "'Swordfish"' is a 2001 American action crime thriller film directed by Dominic Sena and starring John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle and Vinnie Jones


2002

Cheadle appeared in NFL commercials promoting the Super Bowl from 2002 to 2005 add something

 

Steve Martin - In 2002, he adapted the Carl Sternheim play "The Underpants", which ran Off Broadway at Classic Stage Company and in 2008, co-wrote and produced "Traitor", starring Don Cheadle


 

He starred in, and was one of the producers of "Crash", which won the 2005 Academy award for Best Picture add something

 

In 2004, his lead role as Rwandan hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina in the genocide drama film "Hotel Rwanda" earned him an Academy award nomination for Best Actor add something

 

Terry George - He earned his second Academy *award nomination in 2004 for directing, producing and co-writing "Hotel Rwanda", which starred Don Cheadle and Sophie Okonedo

 

Paul Rusesabagina - Paul's work is dramatized in the 2004 movie "Hotel Rwanda" in which he is played by Don Cheadle


 

In 2005, Cheadle was nominated for the Academy award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Paul Rusesabagina in the film "Hotel Rwanda" add something

 

Ananda Lewis - In the spring of 2005, she has interviewed Paris Hilton, Dylan Ryder, Don Cheadle and Ryan Phillippe , and actress Dyan Cannon


2006

Tegla Loroupe - In December, 2006, she traveled with George Clooney, Joey Cheek, and Don Cheadle to Beijing, Cairo, and New York on a diplomatic mission to bring an end to violence in Darfur

 

Danny Glover - In May 2006, the film had included cast members Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle, Jonathan_Rhys_Meyers, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Roger Guenveur Smith, Mos Def, Isaach De Bankolé, and Richard Bohringer


 

In 2007, Cheadle was awarded the BET Humanitarian award of the year for his numerous humanitarian services he rendered for the cause of the people of Darfur and Rwanda add something

 

According to the episode of the "National Heads-Up Poker Championship" aired on NBC on April 15, 2007, Cheadle defeated noted poker champion Phil Ivey in the first round of the tournament add something

 

On the episode aired April 29, 2007, in the second round of the tournament, Cheadle was defeated and knocked out of the tournament by Vegas poker pro Scott Fischman add something

 

In a July 2007 interview he stated, "'Tishomingo' is dead add something

 

On December 13, 2007, Cheadle and fellow actor George Clooney were presented with the Summit Peace award by the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates in Rome for their work to stop the genocide and relieve the suffering of the people of Darfur add something

 

Petey Greene - Greene was portrayed by Don Cheadle in the 2007 film "Talk To Me", which is based on his life and career

 

Phil Ivey - On the April 15, 2007 airing of NBC's "National Heads-Up Poker Championship", Ivey was defeated by actor Don Cheadle


2008

In 2008, Cheadle's family history was profiled on the PBS series "African American Lives 2" add something

 

CineVegas - Celebrities honored at the 2008 Festival include James Caan, Don Cheadle, Rosario_Dawson, Anjelica Huston, Viggo Mortensen and Sam Rockwell

 

Matt Damon - The video aired on February 24, 2008, and featured Affleck along with a host of celebrities, including Don Cheadle, Brad_Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Harrison Ford, and Robin Williams


2009

In 2009, Cheadle performed in "The People Speak", a documentary feature film that uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday Americans, based on historian Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" add something

 

In the same tournament in 2009, he defeated David Pham in the first round only to lose to Paul Wasicka in the round of 32 add something


2010

In 2010, Cheadle assumed the role of James Rhodes in the film "Iron Man 2", replacing Terrence Howard, his "Crash" co-star add something

 

In 2010, Cheadle was appointed, "U.N. Environment Program Goodwill Ambassador add something

 

In 2010, Cheadle was named U.N. Environment Program Goodwill Ambassador add something

 

Scarlett Johansson - The film, released in May 2010, was directed by Jon Favreau and starred Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Mickey_Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson and Sam Rockwell

 

House of Lies - Casting announcements began in December 2010, with Don Cheadle as the first actor to be cast, as Marty Kaan, "a highly successful, cut-throat consultant who is never above using any means necessary to get his clients the information they want"


2012

Cheadle currently stars in the new Showtime TV series "House of Lies", which premiered on January 8th, 2012 add something

 

As of the show's January 8, 2012 premiere, Cheadle stars in the Showtime TV series "House of Lies" add something

 

Glynn Turman - In 2012, he began starring in "House of Lies" on Showtime as the father of Don Cheadle's character

 

Stephen Hopkins (director) - Hopkins has directed a number of episodes of Showtime's series "House of Lies" starring Don Cheadle which premiered on January 8, 2012 and has been renewed for a third season


2013

In 2013, Cheadle won the Golden Globe for best actor in a TV series add something


2014

In summer 2014, Cheadle directed and starred in the film "Miles Ahead", based on the life of jazz musician Miles Davis add something


2015

In September 2015, Cheadle appeared in the promo ad for the Champions for Earth tournament in "Angry Birds Friends" add something

 

Miles Davis - "Miles Ahead", a biopic about Davis' life is scheduled to premiere at the New York Film Festival in October 2015, directed by and starring Don Cheadle as Davis


2018

In 2018, Cheadle guest starred in the reboot "Ducktales", providing Donald Duck's new voice box add something


2019

On his 2019 "Saturday Night Live" appearance, he wore a T-shirt saying 'protect trans kids' add something