Anthony Mackie, an American actor with active filmography and a perfect beautiful personal life!
Anthony Mackie’s family background and childhood
An American actor, Anthony Mackie popular for his acting in many films like The Hurt Locker, Million Dollar Baby, and the Marvel universe’s movies like Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Avengers: Age of Ultron.
On 23 September 1978, he was born as Anthony Dwane Mackie. This 40 years old actor, has African-American ethnicity in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Born to parents Martha Mackie and Willie Mackie, his father died due to Katrina hurricane at New Orleans.
His father owned a roofing business called, Mackie Roofing. Since his father was a contractor so Anthony did not choose to do manual labor work as a profession.
Talking about his siblings, he has a brother named Calvin Mackie who is an American mentor, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. He is also an engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana. His other siblings are Linda Nellie (sister), Calvin Mackie (brother), and Maryanne Holland (sister).
Mackie’s educational background
Moving on to his educational background, Mackie attended Warren Easton Sr. High School. Furthermore, he also attended the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA).
Talking about his graduation, he graduated in 1997 from the North Carolina School of the Arts (NCSA). This was his graduation from the high school drama program.
As a member of Group 30 (1997–2001), He graduated from the Juilliard School’s Drama Division alongside, Tracie Thoms (American television, film, and stage actress and singer) and Lee Pace (American actor).
Mackie stepped into acting with an understudy to Don Cheadle in Suzan-Lori Parks’ play Topdog/Underdog in 2002. The following year, he landed his role in Crossing and Hollywood Homicide.
With five movies, he came in 2004. Among them, Brother to Brother and She Hate Me led him to be nominated for many awards. On the same year, he landed his role in Million Dollar Baby which is one of his successful roles.
In 2005, he acted in The Man as Booty. The following year, Mackie acted in movies like Freedomland, Half Nelson, Heavens Fall, We Are Marshall and Crossover. He appeared on Ascension Day and Eagle Eye.
He appeared in another Academy Award-winning film The Hurt Locker released in 2009 where he portrayed Sergeant J. T. Sanborn. He landed his roles in American Violet, Notorious and Desert Flower.
Another award-winning movie, he landed his role in Night Catches Us in 2010. The following year, he landed his role in Real Steel, What’s Your Number?, 10 Years and The Adjustment Bureau.
In 2012 with Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and Man on a Ledge, he showed his acting skills. The next year, he came up with The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete, Runner Runner, The Fifth Estate, Pain & Gain, Repentance and Gangster Squad.
Mackie in Marvel’s movie
He acted in Captain America: The Winter Soldier in 2014. Again with the same role, he came up in Avengers: Age of Ultron. In the same year, Mackie appeared in Marvel’s Ant-Man.
With the role as Sam Wilson / Falcon, he again appeared in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War. In Avengers: Infinity War, he again made his appearance which was released in 2018.
In the upcoming Untitled Avengers film, we will be able to see him. Furthermore, there are a couple of movies where we would be seeing his acting. Upcoming movies include The Woman in the Window, Against All Enemies, Point Blank, The Banker, etc.
Pleasant personal life
As his professional life is so balanced, Mackie has a beautiful personal life. He married to his longtime girlfriend Sheletta Chapital. They got married on 17 December 2014. As of now, they have three children together.
There has not been any news about their conflicts or disputes. They have been living together happily with their three children. The names or any other details about their children are yet to be in the limelight.
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Anthony Mackie is an American actor. He has been featured in feature films, television series, and Broadway and Off-Broadway play. He is best known for his roles in the Academy Award-winning films The Hurt Locker (2009) as Sergeant J. T. Sanborn and as Shawrelle Berry in Million Dollar Baby (2004). He is also known for playing the character Sam Wilson/Falcon in the Marvel universe and has appeared in such films as Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Avengers: Age of Ultron. more bio…