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Don Cheadle

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Don CheadleDonald Frank “Don” Cheadle, Jr. (born November 29, 1964) is an American actor. Cheadle had an early role in Picket Fences and followed it with performances in Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Rosewood (1997) and Boogie Nights (1997). He then started a collaboration with director Steven Soderbergh that resulted in the movies Out of Sight (1998), Traffic (2000) and Ocean’s Eleven (2001). Other Cheadle films include The Rat Pack (1998), Things Behind the Sun (2001), Swordfish (2001), Crash (2004), Ocean’s Twelve (2004), Ocean’s Thirteen (2007), Reign Over Me (2007), Talk to Me (2007), Traitor (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010) and Iron Man 3 (2013).

1. BUT I THINK IT’S INTOXICATING WHEN SOMEBODY IS SO UNAPOLOGETICALLY WHO THEY ARE.

2. I THINK IF YOU WERE TO LOOK AT MY RESUME IN TOTAL YOU WOULD SEE A LOT OF THINGS THAT ARE KIND OF ALL OVER THE MAP.

3. I USED TO RECORD BUT JUST IN MY OWN STUDIO OR IN MY FRIEND’S BACK WHEN I TOYED WITH THE IDEA OF BEING A RAPPER.

4. I DON’T LIKE MESSAGE MOVIES EITHER.

5. I WANT TO BE A PART OF GREAT THINGS.

6. I DON’T LIKE MOVIES THAT ARE TRYING TO PREACH AND TRYING TO TELL YOU HOW TO FEEL.

7. I IMAGINE IT WAS MUCH DIFFERENT IN THE 1970S. THAT WAS THE RENAISSANCE FOR BLACK ACTORS, ALBEIT IN BLAXPLOITATION MOVIES. THERE WAS A MUCH GREATER PREPONDERANCE OF WORK THEN THAN THERE IS NOW.

8. I’VE NEVER BEEN A PART OF A FILM BEFORE THAT OFFERS SUCH A PLATFORM INTO REAL ISSUES, THAT RAISES SOCIAL AWARENESS AND HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CHANGE THINGS.

9. NO, IT’S NOT COMFORTABLE; I HATE WATCHING MYSELF. YOU DON’T LIKE WHEN YOU HEAR YOUR VOICE ON YOUR VOICEMAIL; IMAGINE HAVING TO SEE YOURSELF 30 FEET WIDE AND 30 FEET BIG.

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