Anthony Mackie Biography, Age, Wife, 8 Mile, Avengers, Movies, Net Worth

Who Is Anthony Mackie?

Anthony Mackie (Anthony Dwane Mackie) is an American actor who has been featured in films, television series, and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays. They include Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Drowning Crow, McReele, A Soldier’s Play, and Carl Hancock Rux’s Talk, for which he won an Obie Award in 2002.

He was featured in Eminem’s film debut, 8 Mile in 2002. He was then nominated for Independent Spirit Award for Best Actor for his role in Brother to Brother. Mackie’s second nomination was for Best Supporting actor at the 2009 Independent Spirit Awards for his role in The Hurt Locker.

Mackie attended Warren Easton Sr. High School and also the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA). He graduated from the high school drama program at the North Carolina School of the Arts (NCSA) in 1997. Mackie later graduated from The Juilliard School’s Drama Division as a member of Group 30 (1997–2001). It also included actors Tracie Thoms and Lee Pace.

How Old Is Anthony Mackie?

Anthony Dwane Mackie was born on September 23, 1978, in New Orleans, Lousiana, U.S. He is 40 years old as of 2018.

Anthony Mackie Family

Mackie was born to Martha (née Gordon) and Willie Mackie Sr., a carpenter who then owned a roofing business, Mackie Roofing.

Anthony Mackie Wife | Kids

In 2014, Anthony married his long-time girlfriend, Sheletta Capital. The couple has three children.

Anthony Mackie Career

He worked as an understudy to Don Cheadle in Suzan-Lori Parks’ play Topdog/Underdog in 2002 and also won an OBIE Award for his role in Carl Hancock Rux’s play Talk. Anthony’s first starring role in a feature film was in the 2003 independent film Brother to Brother, where he also played Perry, who is a young African-American artist who struggles to adjust to the world as a black homosexual.

Anthony Mackie 8 Mile

Mackie appeared in the 2002 film 8 Mile, as Papa Doc, Eminem’s character’s nemesis. He would later go on to star as a man who struggles to adjust to the world he’s created after becoming a corporate whistleblower and then later starting a business impregnating lesbians for a fee in Spike Lee’s 2004 film She Hate Me.

Anthony appeared in 2004 Academy Award winner, Million Dollar Baby, and five years later he appeared in another Academy Award-winning film, The Hurt Locker (2009). He was starred in Half Nelson alongside Ryan Gosling and Shareeka Epps as well as We Are Marshall in 2006. He also starred in Crossover alongside Wesley Jonathan and Wayne Brady.

Anthony starred in three plays by playwright August Wilson at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Fences, and Jitney – all part of “August Wilson’s 20th Century”, a month-long presentation of ten staged readings of Wilson’s “Century Cycle” in March 2008.

He has participated several times in the “24-Hour Plays” held in New York City each fall.

Anthony Mackie Tupac

He also portrayed the rapper, Tupac Shakur, in the 2009 film Notorious. Mackie first played Shakur on Off-Off-Broadway (while still at Juilliard) in 2001 in the play Up Against the Wind, which also then featured his classmate Thoms. His other films in the works include biopics of Olympian Jesse Owens, Antebellum slave revolt leader Nat Turner, and cornetist and also jazz musician Buddy Bolden.

Mackie played the role of Pentheus in the New York City Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park production of The Bacchae in the summer of 2009.

Mackie starred with Christopher Walken in A Behanding in Spokane on Broadway, which then opened on February 15, 2010. He also narrated The Best That Never Was, director Jonathan Hock’s documentary for the ESPN 30 for 30 series about the Philadelphia, MS native, and also football star Marcus Dupree. Mackie appeared in the 2011 Matt Damon film The Adjustment Bureau where he also plays Harry Mitchell, a sympathetic member of a shadowy supernatural group that controls human destiny.

Anthony Mackie Falcon | Captain America

He co-starred, as the Sam Wilson / Falcon, in the Marvel Studios sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014).

Anthony Mackie Avengers

Mackie reprised the role in 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man, and again in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War and will also return in the upcoming 2019’s Avengers: Endgame. Mackie was cast as Martin Luther King Jr. in the HBO TV drama All the Way on June 30, 2015. He also appears opposite Bryan Cranston. Cranston repeats his Tony Award-winning role as Lyndon B. Johnson from the play of the same name in this telefilm, which then debuted on HBO on May 21, 2016.

Anthony was cast in the Netflix science-fiction film, IO in October 2016. The film was released on January 18, 2019, by Netflix. He was cast as the gang leader King in the 2018 movie adaptation of the bestselling novel The Hate U Give in September 2017. It was then announced in July 2018 that Mackie was cast in the role of Takeshi Kovacs on the second season of the Netflix science-fiction series, Altered Carbon.

Anthony Mackie Net Worth

The actor has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

How Tall Is Anthony Mackie?

Mackie stands at a height of 1.78 m.

Anthony Mackie Movies

Year

Title

Role

2019

IO

Micah

Miss Bala

Dave

Avengers: Endgame

Sam Wilson / Falcon

The Woman in the Window

2018

Avengers: Infinity War

Sam Wilson / Falcon

The Hate U Give

King

2017

Detroit

Karl Greene

2016

Triple 9

Marcus Belmont

Captain America: Civil War

Sam Wilson / Falcon

2015

Playing It Cool

Bryan

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Sam Wilson / Falcon

Ant-Man

Sam Wilson / Falcon

Our Brand Is Crisis

Ben

Love the Coopers

Officer Percy Williams

The Night Before

Chris Roberts

2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Sam Wilson / Falcon

Black or White

Jeremiah Jeffers

Shelter

Tahir

2013

Gangster Squad

Coleman Harris

Repentance

Tommy Carter

Pain & Gain

Adrian Doorbal

The Fifth Estate

Sam Coulson

Runner Runner

Agent Eric Shavers

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

Kris

2012

Man on a Ledge

Mike Ackerman

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

William H. Johnson

2011

The Adjustment Bureau

Harry Mitchell

10 Years

Andre Irine

What’s Your Number?

Tom Piper

Real Steel

Finn

2010

Night Catches Us

Marcus Washington

2009

The Hurt Locker

Sergeant J. T. Sanborn

American Violet

Eddie Porter

Notorious

Tupac Shakur

Desert Flower

Harold Jackson

2008

Eagle Eye

Major William Bowman

2007

Ascension Day

Nathaniel “Nat” Turner

2006

Freedomland

Billy Williams

Half Nelson

Frank

Heavens Fall

William Lee

We Are Marshall

Nate Ruffin

Crossover

Tech

2005

The Man

Booty

2004

Brother to Brother

Perry

The Manchurian Candidate

PFC Robert Baker

She Hate Me

John Henry “Jack” Armstrong

Haven

Hammer

Million Dollar Baby

Shawrelle Berry

2003

Crossing

Cass

Hollywood Homicide

Killer “Joker”

2002

8 Mile

Papa Doc/Clarence

TBA

Against All Enemies

Hakim Jamal

Point Blank

Paul

The Banker

Bernard Garrett

Anthony Mackie TV Shows

Year

Title

Role

2019

Altered Carbon

Takeshi Kovacs

2018

Animals.

Receipt (voice)

2016

All the Way

Martin Luther King Jr.

2010

30 for 30

Narrator

2004

Sucker Free City

K-Luv (Keith)

2003

Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Carl Hines

2002

As If

Bar Patron

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