Anthony Mackie

Anthony Mackie

Movie Actor

Anthony Dwane Mackie is an American actor. Mackie made his acting debut starring in the semi-biographical drama film 8 Mile.

Full Name
Anthony Dwane Mackie
Sep 23, 1978
5′ 10″
Net Worth


Anthony Mackie was born on September 23, 1978 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is an American actor who has starred in several movies and television shows. His zodiac sign is Libra and his ethnicity is African-American. He was raised by his mother, Martha Gordon, and his father Willie Mackie Sr., a carpenter.

Mackie began his career as a stage actor before making the transition to film. He made his Broadway debut in 2002's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." After appearing in a number of small roles in films such as 8 Mile, Million Dollar Baby, and The Manchurian Candidate, Mackie earned critical acclaim for his portrayal of Sgt. JT Sanborn in the 2006 war thriller The Hurt Locker. In 2011 he had a starring role in Captain America: The First Avenger and since then has appeared in numerous Marvel movies including Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.

In addition to acting on the big screen, Mackie has also starred on the small screen with roles on TV shows like Altered Carbon, House of Cards, Reprisal, and The Falcon & Winter Soldier. He is also an accomplished voice actor having provided voices for animated series such as The Boondocks and Robot Chicken. 

Mackie received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his performance as Martin Luther King Jr. in the HBO miniseries All The Way (2016). He has also been nominated for two Critics Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his work on Netflix’s film Point Blank (2019) and Hulu’s miniseries Little Fires Everywhere (2020).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1979</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Anthony Mackie is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 23, 1979, Anthony Mackie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Mackie Makes His Acting Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mackie makes his acting debut in the film “The Siege”. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Breakthrough Role in Million Dollar Baby</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mackie stars in the Oscar winning movie Million Dollar Baby and receives critical acclaim for his performance.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins The Avengers Franchise</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mackie joins the Marvel Universe as Falcon in the movie “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leads Netflix Original Film</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mackie stars in the Netflix original film ‘Point Blank’.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Mackie Joins The Falcon and The Winter Soldier Series</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mackie reprises his role as Falcon in the Disney+ series ‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in Outside The Wire</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mackie stars in the upcoming Netflix film ‘Outside The Wire’.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Inspiring Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anthony Mackie is an inspiring actor who has been in many well-known movies. His performances have been outstanding, and he has shown a great commitment to perfecting his craft. His roles also often involve major social issues, which makes him a great role model.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Talented and Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anthony Mackie is a talented actor who brings a lot of charisma to the screen with every performance. He is able to bring out multiple facets of his characters, making them real and relatable. His talent for playing different types of characters makes him an interesting actor to watch.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Very Charitable</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anthony Mackie has shown a great deal of dedication in giving back to his community. He regularly participates in charity events and donates money to various causes. He also often speaks at public events about important social issues such as racism and poverty.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Originally Wanted to be a Mechanic</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anthony Mackie initially wanted to pursue a career as an auto mechanic, but changed his mind after seeing Denzel Washington perform in the play "A Soldier's Play" at North Carolina Central University.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Major Role was in 8 Mile</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anthony Mackie's first major role was as Papa Doc in the 2002 movie 8 Mile.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Has Appeared in 10 Marvel Films</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anthony Mackie has appeared in 10 Marvel films including Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man and the Wasp.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Won Two Awards for Best Supporting Actor</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anthony Mackie won two awards for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Jesse in the film Brother to Brother at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival and the 2004 Independent Spirit Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Is A Member of the Sigma Phi Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anthony Mackie is a member of the Sigma Phi chapter of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity inc., which was established in 1991 at Morehouse College.</p></div>


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