Anthony Mackie biography

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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 played a role in The Hate U Give (2018) alongside Amandla Stenberg and Regina Hall, and in Miss Bala (2019) alongside Gina Rodriguez.

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

Anthony Mackie Filmography

Actor:

Detroit

Genre:  Drama, Thriller
Running Time:  142 min.
Release Date: August 4, 2017
DVD: December 12, 2017
Blu-ray: December 12, 2017
Digital: November 28, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 3.23
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Cast: John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, John Krasinski, Anthony Mackie