Early life :
Anthony Mackie was a child of Martha and Willie Mackie, a carpenter who owned a roofing business named Mackie Roofing. He was an American actor born on September 23, 1978, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended Warren Easton Sr. High School and in 1997 he graduated from the high school Drama program at North Carolina School of arts. e graduated from the Juilliard School’s Drama Division as a member of Group 30. His brother is an engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was planning for engineering but he was interested in acting so he left engineering and focused his career in acting. He has two brothers and two sisters.
He is famous in Films, television series, and Broadway and off-Broadway plays. He is a theatrical performer too. In 2002 he appeared in film “8 miles” as the main antagonist, Papa Doc. In 2003 he played the role of a young African-American artist named Perry, who struggles to adjust to the world as a black homosexual in the independent film “ Brother to Brother” this was his first starring film. Next, he played in” Million Dollar Baby” which was able to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. He also played in Spike lee’s an American director “She Hates Me “in 2006 he played in “ Half Nelson”, “We Are Marshall” and “Crossover” one after another.
Talking about the series and plays he played all parts of three plays by August Wilson at John f. Kennedy center,” Mainey’s Black Bottom” ,” Fences’ and” Jitney”. He also played in 24 hour plays held in New York City each fall.he played the role of Pentheus in “ The Bacchae” in the New York City ‘s Public theater produced by Shakespeare in the Park. He also played with Christopher Walkensha in” A Behanding in Spokane “in 2010 which was a black comedy written by Martin McDonagh.
He has appeared in several films. He played in the film The Adjustment Bureau in 2011. He narrated documentary ”The Best That Never Was” about the football player “Marcus Dupree” He acted as Sam Wilson/Falcon (a superhero )in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and also in Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015. He then played in Ant-Man in 2015. Some of his other works are Captain America: Civil War in 2016. Avengers: Infinity War in 2018 and Avengers: Endgame in recently 2019. They all were the production of The Marvel Cinematic Universe films.
Mackie gave his best effort to portray the role of Martin Luther King Jr in the Tv drama “ All The Way “ in HBO. He also played the role of Gang Leader King in the movie “ The Hate U Give” which was based on the best selling novel by Angie Thomes he so the fifth season of Netflix’s Science fiction anthology series ‘Black Mirror” he has played several seasons of Netflix’s science-fiction.
Social Media :
We can see him active on several social media. He has a twitter account with 1.1 million followers. He does not use Instagram because he thinks this is for kids not for an adult-like him. He is also active in facebook.
Anthony Mackie is 41 years old married actor with three kids. He got married to his girlfriend whom he dated for many years. He got married on 17 December 2014 with Sheletta Chapital. He has his own Bar in Brooklyn, New York which he opened in 2011.
He has worked in many movies, series, plays and earn his name as well as money . He earns net worth $4 million.
Awards and achievements:
African-American Film Critics Association Award in 2009– Best supporting actor in the hurt locker
Black Reel Awards in 2010- Best supporting actor in the hurt locker
Black Reel Awards in 2011 in The Night Catches Us – best Actor
Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards in 2008 -Best Ensemble in the hurt locker
Gotham Independent Film Award in 2009 - Best Ensemble Performance in the hurt locker0 0