Channing Tatum

Channing Matthew Tatum

Channing Matthew Tatum(born April 26, 1980) is an American actor and film producer.He began his career as a fashion model before turning to film roles, having starred inShe's the Man(2006),Step Up(2006),Fighting(2009),Public Enemies(2009),G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra(2009), andDear John(2010).

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 Channing Tatum's Early_life

Channing Tatum was born in Cullman, Alabama , the son of Kay, an airline worker, and Glenn Tatum, who worked in construction.His ancestry includes Irish , French and Native American .Tatum's family moved to Mississippi when he was six, and he grew up in the bayous near the Mississippi River , where he enjoyed a rural existence.

Tatum was athletic while growing up, playing football , soccer, track , baseball , and performing martial arts ; he has said that "girls were always [his] biggest distraction in school."As a child, he practiced kung fu .Tatum spent most of his teenage years in the Tampa, Florida area and initially attended Gaither High School before going to Tampa Catholic High School .He graduated in 1998 and was voted most athletic. Afterward, Tatum was awarded a football scholarship to Glenville State College in Glenville, West Virginia , but he turned it down. He returned home and started working odd jobs.US Weeklyreported that around this time Tatum began working as an exotic dancer at a local nightclub , under the name "Chan Crawford."In 2010, he told an Australian newspaper that he would like to make a movie about his experiences as a stripper, saying, "I've already got the director picked out. I'd like Nicolas Refn , who did the movieBronson, to do it because he's insane for it."

He later moved to Miami, where he was discovered on the street by a model talent scout.

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 Channing Tatum's Career

Early work

Tatum was first cast as a dancer in Ricky Martin 's " She Bangs " music video,after an audition in Orlando , Florida; he was paid $400 for the job. His first experience was in the fashion industry as a model, working for such noted clients such as Armani and Abercrombie & Fitch . He soon moved into television commercials, landing national spots for Mountain Dew and Pepsi in 2002.[citation needed]He subsequently signed with a modelling agency in Miami , Page 305 (Page Parkes Modeling Agency), and appeared inVoguemagazine. He soon appeared in campaigns for Abercrombie & Fitch , Nautica , Dolce & Gabbana , American Eagle Outfitters , and Emporio Armani . He was picked as one ofTear Sheetmagazine's "50 Most Beautiful Faces" of October 2001.Tatum also signed with Beatrice Model agency in Milan, Italy and Ford Models in New York City.

Tatum has said that his modeling career has helped him with his life, specifying that "It's made my life, and my family's life, a lot easier, because I never knew what I wanted to do and now they don't really have to worry about me anymore. I've been able to explore life, and through exploring it I've found that I love art, I love writing, I love acting, I love all the things that make sense to me. And I've been given the chance to go out and see the world, and to see all the things out there. Not everyone gets that chance".


In 2004, Tatum started his acting career, appearing in an episode of the television seriesCSI: Miami. His first feature film role was in 2005's high school drama,Coach Carter, playing Jason Lyle, a basketball player opposite Samuel L. Jackson ; Tatum also appeared in rapper Twista 's " Hope " music video, which accompanied the film. In the same year, Tatum had a role as a factory endorsed top motocross racer inSupercross, and part of the supporting cast inHavoc. He was also in Ciara's music video, Get Up, which featured Chamillionare. Although Tatum has said that he loves modeling, he has taken a break from the profession to concentrate on his acting career, saying that he prefers making more mature films.

Tatum was originally scheduled to play Genghis Khan in the filmMongol,but was replaced by actor Tadanobu Asano . He was eventually cast in the filmShe's the Man, where he plays Duke , the love interest of Viola Hastings, Amanda Bynes 's character. The film opened on March 17, 2006, and it was a modest success at the box office, grossing about $57 million worldwide.

That same year, in 2006, Tatum starred inStep Up, a dance-themed romance, playing a rebellious hip-hop dancer who must partner with a ballerina who is in training played by Jenna Dewan which opened on August 11, 2006. The film earned a total of $21 million in its opening weekend and $114 million worldwide. Later that year, Tatum played in the 1980s-set dramaA Guide to Recognizing Your Saintsstarring Robert Downey, Jr. and Shia LaBeouf , in which he plays Antonio, a street youth in Astoria, Queens who uses his fists to solve problems. Tatum has described the latter film as his "first dramatic role"; his performance received positive notices at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival , where the film premiered.The acclaim continued when he received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for " Best Supporting Actor ".


In 2008, Tatum co-starred in director Kimberly Peirce 's filmStop-Loss, about soldiers returning home from the Iraq War , and in director Stuart Townsend 's filmBattle in Seattle, about the 1999 protest of the World Trade Organization meeting in Seattle . Tatum played in the indie filmThe Trap, which was directed by Rita Wilson . He was chosen for a role in the filmPoor Things, starring Lindsay Lohan , Shirley MacLaine , Rosario Dawson , and Olympia Dukakis , but had to turn it down because of scheduling conflicts.

Tatum and Dito Montiel , who worked together onA Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, reteamed on the action dramaFightingfor Rogue Pictures . Tatum starred as Sean McArthur, a young man who scrapes up a living scalping tickets in New York City . Tatum next appeared in writer/director/producer Michael Mann 's 2009 crime dramaPublic Enemies, playing the 1930s American gangster Pretty Boy Floyd . The same year, Tatum starred as Duke inG.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Paramount Pictures ' live-action film based on the popular Hasbro action figures. He also played a soldier inDear John, a Screen Gems film based on a popular Nicholas Sparks bestseller.

Tatum and Dito Montiel will join forces again when Channing stars in 2010's action thrillerThe Brotherhood of the Rose. Montiel will both write and direct the film. The story is a cat-and-mouse espionage tale about two orphans raised by a top CIA agent to become assassins. When their operations go awry, they find themselves on the run, caught in a conspiracy and hunted by the most dangerous spies in the world. The book was previously adapted as a two-part NBC miniseries in 1989 that starred David Morse , Peter Strauss , Connie Sellecca , and Robert Mitchum .

Jenna Dewan , Deborah Scranton , Rwandan President Paul Kagame , documentary subject Jean Pierre Sagahutu, producer Reid Carolin and executive producer Tatum attend the premiere ofEarth Made of Glass.

Tatum suffered a burn injury from an accident while filmingThe Eagle of the Ninthin Scotland . A crew member poured boiling water down Tatum's wetsuit, having forgotten to dilute the boiling water with cold river water, a technique used to keep actors warm during the shooting of a river-scene. Tatum attempted to pull the wetsuit away from his body, but the water poured down into the crotch of his wetsuit and severely burned his penis. Tatum reported the boiling water "pretty much burned the skin off the head of my dick" and that "it was the most painful thing I have ever experienced in my life." However, Tatum reports that "Now my penis is fantastic! One hundred percent recovered."

Along with friends Reid Carolin , Adam Martingano, Brett Rodriguez,and wife Jenna Dewan , Tatum has started a production company called 33andOut Productions.Their first production is a documentary calledEarth Made of Glassthat follows the Rwandan President Paul Kagame and genocide survivor Jean-Pierre Sagahutu. The film was selected to premiere at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival .

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 Channing Tatum's Personal_life

In 2006, Tatum met Jenna Dewan on the set ofStep Up. They began dating shortly after filming had finished.The couple became engaged in early September 2008 in Maui , Hawaii .On Saturday, July 11, 2009, they were married on the grounds of Church Estates Vineyards in Malibu, California.

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 Channing Tatum's Filmography

2005 Coach Carter Jason Lyle
Havoc Nick Direct-to-video
Supercross Rowdy Sparks
2006 She's the Man Duke Orsino
Step Up Tyler Gage
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints Antonio Limited release
2007 The Trap Greg
2008 Step Up 2: The Streets Tyler Gage cameo
Stop-Loss Steve Shriver
Battle in Seattle Johnson Limited release
2009 Sparks Sundance Film Festival
Fighting Shawn MacArthur
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Duke/Conrad Hauser
2010 Dear John John Tyree
Earth Made of Glass Executive Producer withJenna Dewan Post-Production
2011 Haywire TBA Post-Production
The Dilemma TBA Post-Production
The Eagle Marcus Aquila Post-Production
Son of No One TBA Post-Production
The Stanford Prison Experiment TBA Announced
2012 The Vow Kim Carpenter Post-production
Ion TBA Announced
G.I. Joe 2 Duke/Conrad Hauser Announced

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 Channing Tatum's References

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  2. Albertson, Cammila."Channing Tatum - Overview" .Allmovie. . Retrieved 2009-05-09.
  3. "Channing Tatum Is Engaged" .People.Time. 2008-09-07. . Retrieved 2009-05-09.
  4. "Channing Tatum: The G.I. Joe star is ready for action" .Elle. July 16, 2009. . 
  5. "" .Channing Tatum: Relentless (Interview). . Retrieved March 13, 2006.
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  7. "" .CHANNING TATUM VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Chan’s New ‘Fighting’ Interview on CW’s New York Morning News. . Retrieved April 20, 2009.
  8. Salamone, Gina (2009-04-19)."Channing Tatum:New star puts up his dukes in 'Fighting' and his Duke in 'G.I. Joe'" .New York Daily News. Daily News. . Retrieved 2009-05-09.
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  10. "VIDEO: Channing Tatum's Sizzling Stripper Past" 2009-08-11. . Retrieved 2009-10.15.
  11. "Channing Tatum's stripper past" .The Sydney Morning Herald. January 18, 2010. . 
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  13. "TeenPeople" .Channing Tatum Takes a Dramatic Turn. . Retrieved September 30, 2006.
  14. "" .Spirit Award Nomination. Archived fromthe original on January 28, 2007. . Retrieved February 1, 2007.
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  18. Baclayon, Jovie (2008-09-07)."Channing Tatum Engaged!" .E! Online. . Retrieved 2009-05-09.
  19. "" .CONGRATS to the New Mr. and Mrs.Tatum!!!. . Retrieved July 11, 2009.
  20. "Winners of ‘Teen Choice 2010‘ Awards Announced; Teens Cast More Than 85 Million Votes" . . 

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