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Channing Tatum

Channing Matthew Tatum (born April 26, 1980) is an American actor, film producer, dancer, and former model, best known for his roles in Step Up (2006), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Dear John (2010), The Vow (2012), 21 Jump Street (2012), and Magic Mike (2012). He has also appeared in films such as Coach Carter (2005), She's the Man (2006), A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006), Fighting (2009), and The Dilemma (2010). While mostly known for his dramatic performances in Dear John and The Vow, he has since ventured into more comedic roles. Tatum was born and raised in Cullman, Alabama. His mother, Kay (née Faust), is an airline worker, and his father, Glenn Tatum, worked in construction. He has a sister named Paige, and his closest thing to a brother is his cousin, Ray Tatum. His ancestry includes Irish, French, German, and Native American. Tatum's family moved to Mississippi when he was six, and he grew up in the bayous near the Mississippi River, where he lived in a rural setting. Tatum was athletic while growing up, playing football, soccer, track, baseball, and performing martial arts; he has said that "girls were always [his] biggest distraction in school." As a

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- 1411 days ago
Channing Tatum vs. Scott Speedman: Who'd You Rather?

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- 1464 days ago
Channing Tatum -- The Buff 'Magic' Body

Channing Tatum
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No fists were thrown when Channing Tatum stripped off his shirt to reveal his buff, hairless chest while filming his male exotic dancer movie "Magic Mike" on a boat in Tampa on Tuesday.Voila. READ MORE >

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Chicago Bar Fight -- Was Channing Tatum Involved? [VIDEO]

Chicago Bar Fight [VIDEO]
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TMZ has now obtained video of the actual bar fight in Chicago Friday night -- after which Channing Tatum was ushered away by security.As we reported, there's a conflict over whether Channing… READ MORE >

- 1589 days ago
Channing Tatum -- Held Back After Bar Brawl

Channing Tatum
Held Back After Bar Brawl

Channing Tatum had to be ushered away by security after a huge fight broke out at a Chicago bar early this morning.There was a flurry of tweets today claiming Channing was involved in the fight… READ MORE >

- 1590 days ago
Alex Pettyfer -- Stripping Down for Stripper Flick

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