Don Cheadle

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Kansas City, MO
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/29/1964, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; director; musician
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Don Cheadle Fast Facts:
  • Played Roland Wilson in the short-lived Golden Girls spin-off, Golden Palace (1992).
  • Won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1995 for Devil in a Blue Dress.
  • Nominated for NAACP Image Awards for his work in Rosewood (1997) and Bulworth (1998).
  • Accompanied five members of Congress on a fact-finding mission to the Sudan to help spread awareness about refugee issues.
  • Appeared in commercials for the National Football League.
  • Founded the Ante Up for Africa poker tournament in 2006, which has raised over $3 million for victims of violence in Darfur and Rwanda.
  • Named Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program in 2010.
  • Don Cheadle Relationships:
  • Bridgid Coulter - Significant Other
  • Betty Cheadle - Mother
  • Donald Cheadle - Father
  • Imani Cheadle - Daughter
  • Ayana Cheadle - Daughter
  • Cindy Cheadle - Sister
  • Colin Cheadle - Brother
  • Don Cheadle Awards:
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2004 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2005 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2014 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical - Nominee
  • 2005 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Film - Nominee
  • 2013 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical - Winner
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA (BFA in Theatre, 1986)

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