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Don Cheadle

Donald Frank "Don" Cheadle, Jr. (/ˈtʃiːdəl/; born November 29, 1964) is an American film actor and producer. Cheadle's breakout role came in Picket Fences and followed it with critically acclaimed performances in Devil in a Blue Dress, Rosewood and Boogie Nights. He then started a collaboration with director Steven Soderbergh that resulted in the movies Out of Sight, Traffic and Ocean's Eleven. Other memorable films include The Rat Pack, Things Behind the Sun, Academy Award for Best Picture winner Crash, Swordfish, Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, Reign Over Me, Talk to Me, Traitor and Iron Man 2. 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. He also campaigns for the end of genocide in Darfur, Sudan, and co-authored a book concerning the issue titled Not On Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond. Along with George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, David Pressman, and Jerry Weintraub, Cheadle co-founded the Not On Our Watch Project, an organization focusing global attention and resources to stop and prevent mass atrocities. In 2010, Cheadle was

Don Cheadle -- Screw Card Counting -- Casinos are the Villains

Don Cheadle
Screw Card Counting Casinos are the Villains

Don Cheadle doesn't know jack about card-counting, but he's definitely on Ben Affleck's side ... because he clearly thinks the casinos are the real bad guysOur photog got Don leaving Locanda… READ MORE >

House of Lies -- Caught In Gang Gunfire

House of Lies
Caught In Gang Gunfire

There was shooting in the middle of shooting "House of Lies," TMZ has learned.Here's how it went down.  This afternoon, the show was on location at Nickerson Gardens housing project in South… READ MORE >

- 741 days ago
Don Cheadle -- L.A. is Still Recovering from Rodney King Beating

Don Cheadle
L.A. is Still Recovering from Rodney King Beating

The issue of race relations is the "biggest thing we have to deal with as a society in the United States and probably the world" ... so says Don Cheadle. The Academy Award nominated actor -- who… READ MORE >

- 1256 days ago
LiLo's New Pal -- Here Comes Trouble

LiLo's New Pal -- Here Comes Trouble

We're all for Lindsay Lohan making new friends, but Lilly Allen probably isn't the best bud for the 3x rehab grad -- especially since Lily had to be carried drunk outta an awards show just last… READ MORE >

- 2725 days ago
Sacha Leaves Borat at Home

Sacha Leaves Borat at Home

TMZ spotted the man of many personalities, Sacha Baron Cohen, leaving the Egyptian Theatre on Tuesday night in a not so "sexy time" atmosphere. Cohen and his future wife, Aussie hottie Isla… READ MORE >

- 3172 days ago
Exclusive: Cheadle Takes on "Miles"

Exclusive: Cheadle Takes on "Miles"

Breaking News: TMZ has learned that Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle ("Hotel Rwanda") plans to direct and star in "Miles Davis," a biopic of the legendary jazz innovator. What's more, Cheadle has… READ MORE >

- 3278 days ago
"Ocean's 13" Set on Fire

"Ocean's 13" Set on Fire

Just when we thought the set of "Ocean's 13" couldn't get any hotter - funny man Bernie Mac and Oscar nominated actor Don Cheadle showed back to shoot scenes for the highly anticipated film.Bits… READ MORE >

- 3382 days ago

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