Anthony Mackie is an American actor. Anthony Mackie has been featured in feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays. Anthony Mackie was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 2009 Independent Spirit Awards.
This is his second ISA nomination, the first coming for his work in 2003 in Brother to Brother, where he was nominated for Best Actor. Also in 2009, Anthony Mackie portrayed rapper Tupac Shakur in the film Notorious. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Martha and Willie.
He attended the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. Anthony Mackie graduated from the drama program at the North Carolina School of the Arts, and later graduated from the Juilliard School, where he was classmates with actors Tracie Thoms and Lee Pace. His brother Calvin is an Associate Professor at Tulane University.