Anthony Mackie is back on the big screen as a soldier in Iraq in “The Hurt Locker,” in theaters July 24.
Anthony Mackie and Jamal Woodard as Tupac and Biggie respectively, on the set of “Notorious.”
Mackie plays Shawrelle Berry in “Million Dollar Baby,” alongside Hollywood heavyweights Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman. The film won the Oscar for Best Picture in
In 2006’s “We Are Marshall,” a drama set in the seventies, Mackie drew acclaim for his role as Nate Ruffin.
Mackie stars as Hammer in 2004’s “Haven” opposite Joy Bryant, Orlando Bloom and Zoe Saldana.
Mackie’s drug-dealing character Frank in the critically acclaimed “Half Nelson” is one of his best roles.
Mackie showed his athletic skills in “Crossover” in 2006.
The veteran actor plays “Booty” in the 2005 action comedy “The Man.”
Mackie’s character John in Spike Lee’s “She Hate Me” is the most like his actual self, he says.
Tupac wasn’t the first rapper Mackie played, as he battled Eminem’s semiautobiographical character in “8 Mile.”