Don Cheadle Height Weight Age Body Statistics Biography

Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. is an American actor. He is the recipient of multiple accolades, including two Grammy Awards, a Tony Award, two Golden Globe Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. He has also earned nominations for an Academy Award, two British Academy Film Awards and 11 Primetime Emmy Awards. His Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony nominations make him one of few black individuals to be nominated for the four major American entertainment awards (EGOT).

Following early roles in Hamburger Hill (1987), and as the gangster “Rocket” in the film Colors (1988), Cheadle built his career in the 1990s with roles in Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Rebound: The Legend of Earl ‘The Goat’ Manigault (1996), Rosewood (1997), Boogie Nights (1997), and Bulworth (1998). His collaboration with director Steven Soderbergh resulted in the films Out of Sight (1998), Traffic (2000), The Ocean’s Trilogy (2001–2007), and No Sudden Move (2021). Cheadle was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Rwandan hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina in the historical drama film Hotel Rwanda (2004). He was the co-producer of Crash, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2005. Cheadle extended his global recognition with his role as James “Rhodey” Rhodes / War Machine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe beginning with Iron Man 2 (2010), replacing Terrence Howard. He will lead the film Armor Wars as part of the franchise.

His television work includes appearances in Night Court (1988), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), Booker (1990), Picket Fences (1993–1995), The Bernie Mac Show (2002), ER (2002), and as Marty Kaan in House of Lies (2012–2016) for which he won a Golden Globe Award in 2013 and four Primetime Emmy Award nominations. From 2019 to 2021, Cheadle starred in the series Black Monday, earning two Emmy Award nominations.

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In 2016, he received his first Grammy Award, winning Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media for the soundtrack Miles Ahead. In 2022, he received a second Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for his narration of the audiobook Carry On: Reflections for a New Generation from John Lewis; he also received

Early life

Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri to Bettye Cheadle (née North), a teacher, and Donald Frank Cheadle Sr., a clinical psychologist. He has a sister, Cindy, and a brother, Colin. His family moved from city to city throughout his childhood. He attended Hartley Elementary School in Lincoln, Nebraska from 1970 to 1974.[6] Cheadle graduated in 1982 from East High School in DenverColorado. During high school, he played saxophone in the jazz band, sang in choirs, and was active in the theater department, performing in musicals, plays, and mime shows.

Cheadle went on to attend the California Institute of the Arts, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theater in 1986.

Personal life

In 2008, Cheadle’s family history was profiled on the PBS series African American Lives 2. A DNA test revealed that Cheadle is of Cameroonian descent. Another DNA test revealed that among his African ancestry, one-third comes from the region from Senegal to Liberia, just over one-quarter comes from the CongoAngola region, and the rest comes from western Nigeria and Benin.

Cheadle married his long-time partner, actress and Rosewood co-star Bridgid Coulter, in early 2020. The couple has been together for more than 28 years and have two children.

Don Cheadle  Height Weight Age Body Statistics Biography

Don Cheadle Biodata and Biography
NameDonald Frank Cheadle Jr.
Nick-nameRocky, Sly, “Sly” Stallone, The Italian Stallion
Date Of Birth29 November 1964
Age58 Years (as in 2023)
Profession / OccupationActor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter (American, English)
Mother TongueEnglish
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height / Weight5′ 8” / 74kg
First MovieMoving Violations (1985)
First DebutActor: Moving Violations (1985)Writer: Miles Ahead (2015)Director: Miles Ahead (2015)
Producer: Crash (2004)
TV Actor: Fame (1986)
Money FactorNet Worth: $35 million

Don Cheadle Family and Relatives
FatherDonald Frank Cheadle, Sr.
MotherBettye Cheadle
BrothersColin Cheadle, Andrew Kilbourne
SistersCindy Cheadle
Marital StatusMarried
WifeBridgid Coulter ​(m. 2020)
DaughtersImani Cheadle, Ayana Tai Cheadle
Girlfriends/ AffairsJennifer Flavin (m. 1997)
Don Cheadle Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Height in Centimetres178 cm
Height in Meters1.78 m
Height in Feet Inches5′ 8”
Body Measurement40-32-13
Chest Size40 inches
Waist Size32 inches
Biceps Size13 inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Don Cheadle Favorites
Favorite ColourBlack
Favorite ActorNot Known
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite FoodChinese Food
HobbiesGardening, Reading, Travelling
Favorite DirectorNot Known
Favorite DestinationNot Known
Favorite Car CollectionsNot Known
Sexual OrientationStraight
Don Cheadle Education School and Colleges
Education QualificationBachelor of Fine Arts
SchoolSchool of Visual Arts
College / UniversityCalifornia Institute of the Arts
Otis College of Art and Design
OthersNot Known
Don Cheadle Residence and Contact Address
Birth PlaceKansas City, Missouri, USA
Home TownKansas City, Missouri, USA
Present ResidenceLos Angeles, California, USA
House AddressLos Angeles, California, USA
Phone No / Mobile NoNot Known
Email IDNot Known
WebsiteNot Known
Don Cheadle Awards, Honours, Achievements
Academy Awards (Oscar)Nominated Best Actor – Hotel Rwanda
Golden Globe Awards1999: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a TV Series – The Rat Pack
2013: Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series — House of Lies
Grammy Awards2016: Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media – Miles Ahead
Screen Actors Guild Awards2001: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture – Traffic
2006: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture – Crash
Don Cheadle Social Media
FacebookNot Known

Filmography and Awards

Don Cheadle is an American actor and producer that has appeared in numerous films and television series since the early 1980s. He has appeared in the films Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Rebound: The Legend of Earl “The Goat” Manigault as Earl Manigault (1996), Volcano (1997) and Boogie Nights (1997). He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his portrayal of Sammy Davis Jr. in the 1998 film The Rat Pack.

In 2001, he was cast as Basher Tarr in the first installment of the Ocean’s film series. He went on to reprise the role in the 2004 sequel and the 2007 final film of the trilogy. During that time, he starred in the 2004 drama film Hotel Rwanda as Paul Rusesabagina which earned him Best Actor nominations for an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award. The same year, he was a part of the ensemble cast in the film Crash alongside Sandra Bullock and Matt Dillon.

In 2010, he replaced Terrence Howard in the role of James Rhodes / War Machine in the Marvel Studios film Iron Man 2. He later reprised the role in Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Captain Marvel (2019), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021) and What If…? (2021).

His television work includes appearances in Night Court (1988), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), The Golden Palace (1992-1993), Picket Fences (1993–1995), The Bernie Mac Show (2002), ER (2002), and as Marty Kaan in House of Lies (2012–2016).


19843 DaysAngel
1985Moving ViolationsJuicy Burgers Worker
1987Hamburger HillPvt. Washburn
1992Roadside ProphetsHappy Days Manager
1993The Meteor ManGoldilocks
1995Things to Do in Denver When You’re DeadRooster
Devil in a Blue DressMouse Alexander
1997VolcanoEmmit Reese
RosewoodSylvester Carrier
Boogie NightsBuck Swope
1998Out of SightMaurice Miller
2000TrafficMontel Gordon
Mission to MarsLuke Graham
The Family ManCash
2001Rush Hour 2KennyUncredited cameo
Things Behind the SunChuck
ManicDr. David Monroe
SwordfishAgent J.T. Roberts
Ocean’s ElevenBasher Tarr
2002TickerPassengerSegment for the BMW short film series The Hire
2003Abby SingerHimself
The United States of LelandPearl Madison
2004Ocean’s TwelveBasher Tarr
After the SunsetHenri Mooré
The Assassination of Richard NixonBonny Simmons
Hotel RwandaPaul Rusesabagina
CrashDetective Graham WatersAlso producer
2006The Dog ProblemDr. Nourmand
King Leopold’s GhostNarrator
2007Reign Over MeAlan Johnson
Talk to MePetey GreeneAlso executive producer
Ocean’s ThirteenBasher Tarr
Darfur NowHimselfAlso producer
2008TraitorSamir HornAlso producer
2009Hotel for DogsBernie
The People SpeakHimselfDocumentary
2010Brooklyn’s FinestClarence ‘Tango’ Butler
Iron Man 2James Rhodes / War Machine
2011The GuardFBI Agent Wendell Everett
2012FlightHugh Lang
2013Iron Man 3James Rhodes / Iron Patriot
2014St. VincentExecutive producer only
2015Avengers: Age of UltronJames Rhodes / War Machine
Miles AheadMiles DavisAlso director, writer and producer[18]
2016Kevin Hart: What Now?Himself
Captain America: Civil WarJames Rhodes / War Machine
2018Avengers: Infinity WarJames Rhodes / War Machine
2019Captain MarvelJames Rhodes / War MachineUncredited cameo; mid-credits scene
Avengers: EndgameJames Rhodes / War Machine
2021With/In: Volume 1Segment: “Intersection”
No Sudden MoveCurt Goynes
Space Jam: A New LegacyAl-G Rhythm
2022White NoiseMurray
TBAPrince of Darkness Not yet releasedJeremiah HamiltonAlso producer; post-production
Films that have not yet been releasedDenotes films that have not yet been released


1986FameHenry Lee2 episodes
L.A. LawJulian TatoonEpisode: “Gibbon Take”
SidekicksCholoEpisode: “The Last Electric Knight”
1987Hill Street BluesDarius MiltonEpisode: “Days of Swine and Roses”
The Bronx ZooCarverEpisode: “Small Victories”
1988Night CourtJackEpisode: “Jung and the Restless”
HoopermanHimselfEpisode: “High Noon”
1989BookerHimselfEpisode: “The Pump”
1990China BeachAngelEpisode: “Warriors”
The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirIce TrayEpisode: “Homeboy, Sweet Homeboy”
1992–1993The Golden PalaceRoland Wilson24 episodes
1993Hangin’ with Mr. CooperBennie2 episodes
Lush LifeJackTelevision film
1993–1995Picket FencesD.A. John Littleton38 episodes
1996Rebound: The Legend of Earl “The Goat” ManigaultEarl “The Goat” ManigaultTelevision film
1998The Rat PackSammy Davis Jr.Television film
1999A Lesson Before DyingGrant WigginsTelevision film
2000The SimpsonsBrother FaithVoice, episode: “Faith Off
Fail SafeLt. Jimmy PierceTelevision film
2002The Bernie Mac ShowCousin D2 episodes
ERPaul Nathan4 episodes
2003MADtvPerryEpisode #9.3
2010Drunk HistoryFrederick DouglassVolume 5
2012–2016House of LiesMarty Kaan58 episodes; also executive producer and director
201230 RockHimselfEpisode: “Unwindulax
2018–2020DuckTalesDonald DuckVoice, 2 episodes
2019–2021Black MondayMaurice Monroe30 episodes; also executive producer
2019Saturday Night LiveHimself (host)Episode: “Don Cheadle/Gary Clark Jr.
2020Don’t Look DeeperMartin14 episodes
2021The Falcon and the Winter SoldierJames RhodesEpisode: “New World Order”
Marvel Studios: AssembledHimselfDocumentary; Episode: “Assembled: The Making of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
What If…?James RhodesVoice, episode: “What If… Killmonger Rescued Tony Stark?”
2021–presentThe Wonder YearsDean WilliamsMain cast
2022The Boys Presents: DiabolicalNubian PrinceVoice, episode: “Nubian Vs. Nubian”
2023Agent ElvisThe CommanderVoice, 10 episodes
Secret Invasion Not yet releasedJames Rhodes / War MachinePost-production
Television series that have not yet been releasedDenotes television series that have not yet been released


2001Topdog/UnderdogBoothOff-Broadway performances

Video games

YearTitleVoice RoleNotesRef.
2010Iron Man 2James Rhodes / War Machine
2016Lego Marvel’s AvengersAudio archive footage

Music videos

1989It’s the Real ThingAngela Winbush
2017DNA.Kendrick Lamar

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