Anthony Mackie’s biographyAnthony Mackie is an American actor who became famous for playing in the 8 Mile, Hollywood Homicide, Million Dollar Baby. Mackie's finest hour was him shooting in The Hurt Locker war drama, which opened the door to the fantastic world of Marvel Studios, where he was given the role of superhero Falcon.
Childhood and youthThe future actor was born in the family of roofer Willie Mackie and housewife Martha Mackie. Anthony's creative abilities showed up at an early age. He first attended the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts then studied at the Winston-Salem School of Art, where he mastered theatrical skills.
Our hero’s mother died when he was still a child. A few years later his father married again. His stepmother turned out to be a kind and caring woman contrary to stereotypes. Three new children were born in the new family but Anthony and Calvin never felt left out - there was enough parental love for everyone. But in 2005 the young actor's father and stepmother became victims of the terrible hurricane Katrina, which practically destroyed New Orleans and killed nearly 2,000 people.