Anthony Mackie biography

Captain America: Civil War

Anthony Mackie

Date of Birth: September 23, 1979

Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Anthony Mackie first studied acting at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and completed his studies at Juilliard. He made his professional acting debut in the role of Tupac Shakur in Up Against the Wind onstage in New York City. He went on to win an Obie Award for his work in TALK at New York's Public Theatre.

Anthony made his Broadway debut opposite Whoopi Goldberg and Charles S. Dutton in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and has also appeared on Broadway with Alfre Woodward in Drowning Cow. His feature film debut was in 8 Mile (2002), starring Eminem. The following year he acted with Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett in Hollywood Homicide (2003).

While filming the Showtime TV movie S.F.C. (2003), Anthony worked with director Spike Lee, who cast him as the lead in his feature film, She Hate Me (2004). Anthony has also played roles in Million Dollar Baby (2004) starring Hilary Swank, We Are Marshall (2006) with Matthew McConaughey, Eagle Eye (2008) with Shia LaBeouf and The Adjustment Bureau , starring Matt Damon.

His roles include the films Man on a Ledge (2012) alongside Sam Worthington and Jamie Bell, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) with Benjamin Walker and Dominic Cooper and Gangster Squad (2013) starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

He went on to appear in Pain & Gain (2013) alongside Dwayne Johnson and Ed Harris and in Runner Runner (2013) alongside Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck.

When Anthony was cast as Sam Wilson/Falcon in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), it began a long relationship with Marvel. He reprised the role in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Ant-Man (2015), as well as Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

Most recently, Anthony returned to theaters in The Hate U Give (2018) in which he played alongside Amandla Stenberg and Regina Hall in the drama about modern day racial strife.

In 2014, Anthony married his longtime girlfriend Sheletta Chapital with whom he has three children.

Anthony Mackie Filmography

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Captain America: Civil War

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Running Time:  148 min.
Release Date: May 6, 2016
DVD/Blu-ray: September 13, 2016

Current rating: Rating: 4.07
based on 424 votes and 78 reviews
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Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Marisa Tomei, Frank Grillo, Martin Freeman, William Hurt, Daniel Brühl, Tom Holland, Kerry Condon

Inspiration: Captain America