Anthony Mackie

Anthony Mackie arrives at SAG-AFTRA Foundation Patron of the Artists Awards 2017 in Beverly Hills

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Anthony Mackie is an American actor famous for playing the superheroes Falcon and Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

His film acting debut came in the 2002 drama/musical 8 Mile, co-starring Eminem, Brittany Murphy, and Mekhi Phifer. Other movies have included Avengers: Endgame, Avengers: Infinity War, Captain America: Civil War, Captain America: Winter Soldier, and The Hurt Locker.

On TV, Mackie recently reprised his MCU character in the Disney+ limited series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. He also took the reins from Joel Kinnaman to play Takeshi Kovacs in Season 2 of the Netflix sci-fi drama Altered Carbon, adapted from the 2002 cyberpunk novel of the same name. And Mackie starred in the 2019 Black Mirror episode “Striking Vipers.”

In addition, his acting bona fides include a degree from the distinguished Juilliard in New York City. The New Orleans native grew to love NYC while attending school there and owned an erstwhile Crescent City-style bar in Brooklyn.


  • Full name: Anthony Dwane Mackie
  • Born: September 23, 1978
  • Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Height: 5’10”
  • Net worth: $8 million
  • Spouse: Sheletta Chapital (m. 2014-2018)
  • Sibling: Calvin Mackie (author, inventor, speaker)
  • Education: Juilliard School
  • Top Anthony Mackie movies and TV shows: 8 Mile, Altered Carbon, Avengers: EndgameCaptain America: Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, The Hurt Locker
  • Fun fact: Anthony Mackie originally studied to become an oil refinery engineer
  • Most famous for: Playing Falcon and Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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