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Channing Matthew Tatum (born April 26, 1980) is an American actor. Tatum made his film debut in the drama film Coach Carter (2005). His breakthrough role was in the 2006 dance film Step Up, which introduced him to a wider audience. He is known for his portrayal of the character Duke in the 2009 action film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and its 2013 sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation. Although both G.I. Joe films received negative reviews from critics, they were commercially successful, grossing more than $300 million at the box office.

Personal life

In 2006, Tatum met actress Jenna Dewan on the set of their movie Step Up; they married on July 11, 2009, at Church Estates Vineyards in Malibu, California. They have a daughter who was born in London in 2013.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Coach Carter Jason Lyle
Havoc Nick
Supercross Rowdy Sparks
War of the Worlds Boy in church Uncredited
2006 She's the Man Duke Orsino
Step Up Tyler Gage
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints Young Antonio
2007 The Trap Greg Short film
Battle in Seattle Johnson
2008 Step Up 2: The Streets Tyler Gage Cameo
Stop-Loss Steve Shriver
2009 Fighting Shawn MacArthur
Public Enemies Pretty Boy Floyd
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Conrad Hauser / Duke
2010 Dear John John Tyree
Earth Made of Glass Executive producer
2011 The Dilemma Zip
The Son of No One Jonathan "Milk" White
The Eagle Marcus Flavius Aquila
10 Years Jake Bills
2012 Haywire Aaron
The Vow Leo Collins
21 Jump Street Greg Jenko Also executive producer
Magic Mike Michael "Magic Mike" Lane Also producer
Nitro Circus: The Movie Himself Documentary
2013 Side Effects Martin Taylor
G.I. Joe: Retaliation Conrad Hauser / Duke
This Is the End Himself Cameo
White House Down John Cale Also executive producer
Don Jon Connor Verreaux Cameo
2014 The Lego Movie Clark Kent/Superman Voice
Foxcatcher Mark Schultz
22 Jump Street Greg Jenko
The Book of Life Joaquin Voice
2015 Jupiter Ascending Caine
Magic Mike XXL Magic Mike Also producer
The Hateful Eight Jody
2016 Hail, Caesar! Burt Gurney
2017 The Lego Batman Movie Clark Kent/Superman Voice
Logan Lucky Jimmy
Kingsman: The Golden Circle Tequila In post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2004 ' Bob Davenport Episode: "Pro Per"
2012 Saturday Night Live Himself (host) Episode: "Channing Tatum/Bon Iver"
2014 The Simpsons Himself Voice
Episode: "Steal This Episode"
2014 Running Wild with Bear Grylls Himself Season 1, episode 3: "Channing Tatum"
2016 Idiotsitter Trick Malloy Episode: "Hos Before Bros"
2017 Step Up: The Series Producer
2017 Comrade Detective Gregor Anghel (voice), Himself Executive Producer

Music videos

Year Title Artist Notes
2000 "She Bangs" Ricky Martin
2006 "(When You Gonna) Give It Up to Me" Sean Paul featuring Keyshia Cole
2006 "Get Up" Ciara featuring Chamillionaire
2013 "(I Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum" Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum featuring Jimmy Kimmel

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