Anthony Mackie is an American actor. He featured in various movies as various roles. Anthony Mackie’s videos, pictures, and wiki are available on different websites.
Anthony Mackie was born on September 23, 1979. In feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Drowning Crow, McReele, A Soldier’s Play, and Talk, he has been attributed.In the 2009 Independent Spirit Awards, for Best Supporting Actor, he was nominated for his role in The Hurt Locker. In 2003, he was also nominated for best actor in Brother to Brother.
Born: 1979 in New Orleans, Louisiana
Major Genres: Drama
Career Highlights: The Hurt Locker, Million Dollar Baby, Half Nelson
First Major Screen Credit: Brother to Brother (2004)
Height: 6′ (1.83 m)
Personal life and career
Mackie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. The New Orleans Center was attended by him for Creative Arts (NOCCA). At the North Carolina School of the Arts (NCSA) which is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, he graduated with the drama program. At Tulane University, his brother Calvin Mackie is an Associate Professor.
At the Kennedy Center, August Wilson starred Mackie in three plays in the spring of 2008. “Sucker Free City” and “She Hate Me” were directed by Spike Lee and starred by Mackie.
Before taunting Detroit-based rapper Eminem as a member of the rival rhyming crew in the box-office hit 8 Mile, Ill-fated rapper Tupac Shakur was described by Anthony Mackie in a stage production of Up Against the Wind. The lead was taken by Mackie as a sperm-donating former biotech executive opposite Ellen Barkin and Ossie Davis in Spike Lee’s “She Hate Me”, and proved that he could even hold his own against such screen legends as Clint Eastwood and Morgan Freeman with a substantial role in the boxing drama Million Dollar Baby.
Anthony Mackie earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination as “Brother to Brother” movie in which he played role of homeless shelter employee who is struggling with his cultural and sexual identity. His first lead role was earned by Mackie in a motion picture with Spike Lee’s critically lambasted “She Hate Me” (2004).
As an understudy to Don Cheadle in Suzan-Lori Parks’ play Topdog/Underdog, Anthony Mackie worked, in 2002. In the 2003, independent film Brother to Brother in which he played a star role of Perry; a young African-American artist struggles to adjust to the world as a homosexual who happens to be Black.
In the 2002, film 8 Mile was appeared by him, as papa Doc, Eminem’s nemesis. In the January 2009, in film Notorious as rapper Tupac Shakur was emerged by him. The role of pentheus in the New York City Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park production of The Bacchae was played by him, in the summer of 2009.
1992 Won an award from the Speech and Theater League Festival
2001 Received critical accolades as rapper Tupac Shakur in the Off-Off Broadway play Up Against the Wind
2002 Appeared in the New York stage production of Talk
2002 Feature film debut as the fearsome Papa Doc in 8 Mile
2002 Was an understudy to Don Cheadle in Suzan-Lori Parks play Topdog/Underdog
2003 Appeared as a young art student in acclaimed drama Brother to Brother ; earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination
2004 First lead role in Spike Lee s She Hate Me
2005 Appeared as a loud-mouthed boxer in Clint Eastwood s Million Dollar Baby
2005 Had a small role as a dealer in the independent film Half Nelson
Quotes of Anthony Mackie
“Avatar was good, but it wasn’t a movie, it was a spectacle”
“I feel, very clearly, that a lot of the country has moved past where we were at when the movie was set, but a lot of the country has not”
“A lot of people don’t understand that as African Americans at that time, we were at war”
“The actor they were considering for the part fell out and I made my move … I had to give quite the spiel.”
“If anybody tells you they expected any of this they’re lying”
“He has me beat. I’m an early bird … Once I turned 30, I couldn’t anymore.”
“There are a lot of unhappy people, and whatever hand she was dealt, she dealt with it … I think that’s commendable.”