Don Cheadle Biography (1964-)



Born November 29, 1964, in Kansas City, MO; son of a psychologist and a teacher; brother of Colin Cheadle (an actor); children: two. Education: Studied visual arts and theatre at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). Avocational interests: Writing and performing music, playing the saxophone. Addresses: Agent-- Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Career: Actor. Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, member of the company, 1987-89. Member: Screen Actors Guild. Awards, Honors: Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award and National Society of Film Critics Award, both best supporting actor, both 1995,Image Award nomination, National Association for the Advancement of ColoredPeople, outstanding supporting actor in a motion picture, and Screen Actors Guild Award nomination, outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role, both 1996, all for Devil in a Blue Dress; Image Award nomination, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, outstanding lead actor in a television movie, miniseries, or drama special, 1997, for Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault; Image Award nomination,National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, outstanding supporting actor in a motion picture, 1998, for Rosewood; Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by a cast, 1998, for Boogie Nights; Image Award nomination, National Association for theAdvancement of Colored People, outstanding supporting actor in a motion picture, 1999, for Bulworth; Golden Globe Award, best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a series, miniseries, or motion picture, Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or movie, and Image Award nomination, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, outstanding lead actor in a television movie, miniseries, or drama special, all1999, for The Rat Pack; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actorin a miniseries or movie, 1999, Golden Satellite Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a miniseries or a motion picture made for television,and Image Award nomination, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, outstanding actor in a television movie, miniseries, or dramatic special, both 2000, all for A Lesson before Dying. Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
November 29, 1964
Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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