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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Don Cheadle

By// S. Tia Brown

Don Cheadle admits to having one surefire way to make his two teen daughters blush. “When a great song comes on the radio while I’m driving, I put the car in park and bust a move in the middle of traffic. Afterward, I’m embarrassed too, but how are you going to stay still when ‘Burn Rubber’ comes on?”

2. Heavy Metal:

Getting fit enough for his Iron Man 3 role required a little sacrifice during mealtime. “You don’t want to be a porker
in that metal thing, so I had to learn to push away from the table,” the 48-yearold confesses. “I also made sure to have easy access to healthy snacks. It’s just too easy to go south if you don’t.”

3. Comic Relief:

The Kansas City, MO native’s superhero affinity came later than most. “I was a fan of Batman with Adam West, but it was very kitschy,” he recalls. “It wasn’t until college that I began reading Dark Night, X-Men, Watchmen and Spider-Man.”

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