57 years old (Born on November 29, 1964)
Actor, film producer, philanthropist, and author; He is famous from Ocean's Eleven, Reign Over Me, Hotel Rwanda and Iron Man 2..Brother of Colin Cheadle. Lives with Bridgid Coulter, who plays his wife in Rosewood (1997)  In July 2005, he officially toured the Hotel des Milles Collines in Kigali, Rwanda on which the film Hotel Rwanda (2004) is based. Sister is a teacher in Washington, D.C. and his brother works in Denver's mayor's office Drives a hybrid car, Toyota Prius.
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Fun Facts About Don Cheadle
He and Bridgid Coulter have two daughters (born in 1995 and 1997).
Appears uncredited in two back-to-back movies, Rush Hour 2 (2001) and Ocean's Eleven (2001). He played a criminal in both films.
The son of a child psychologist and teacher
Hotel Rwanda (2004) is ranked #90 on the American Film Institute's 100 Most Inspiring Movies of All Time, the most recent entry on the list.
Appeared in The Rat Pack (1998) (TV) as Sammy Davis Jr., who along with the other Rat Pack members, appeared in the original _Ocean's 11_(1960)_. Cheadle then appeared in the remake, Ocean's Eleven (2001).
Has a half-brother named Andrew Kilbourne.
Was considered for the role of Huggy Bear in Starsky & Hutch (2004).
Got his first big break starring as the hotel clerk on the short lived "The Golden Girls" (1985) spin-off "The Golden Palace" (1992) alongside Cheech Marin.
Has a sister, Cindy.
Plays the saxophone
Briefly worked as a stand-up comic early in his career.
After acting in Hotel Rwanda (2004), a film about the early 1990s Rwandan genocide, he became an activist to raise awareness of the mid-2000s genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. In January 2005, he traveled to Sudan with five members of Congress to see refugee camps and to meet survivors of the genocide. Upon his return, he reported on his trip for "ABC News Nightline" (1980).
Graduated from East High School in Denver, Colorado.