Trevante Rhodes Bio
Trevante Rhodes born Trevante Nemour Rhodes on February 10, 1990 in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, United States is an American actor. In 2016, he won several accolades and achieved recognition for his performance as Chiron in the Academy Award-winning film Moonlight.
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Born on 10th February 1990, Rhodes is 28 years old as of 2018.
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Being a very private person, Rhodes as managed to keep the details of his family off the limelight.
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Rhodes moved to Los Angeles after graduation, and immediately began working as an actor, playing supporting roles in the Terrence Malick film Song to Song, the Nacho Vigalondo film Open Windows opposite Elijah Wood, the Eddie O’Keefe film Shangri-La Suite and the Matt Jones / Dave Hill film The Night Is Young.
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He was cast on the role of ‘Ramsey’ in the Tyler Perry / OWN series If Loving You Is Wrong. Some of his television credits include the Fox series Gang Related and the HBO series Westworld.
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Rhodes rose to fame through his much praised performance in the 2016 film Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins, where he played the lead role of the adult Chiron. While speaking about the movie in an interview with Out, Rhodes said: “Being a black person in America right now is shit, being a homosexual in America right now is shit, and being a black homosexual is the bottom for certain people. That’s why I’m so excited for people to see Moonlight. I don’t feel like there’s a solution for our problems, but this movie might change people. That’s why you do it, because you feel like you’re doing something that matters. This is someone’s story.”Trevante Rhodes Photo
The film went on to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Picture, Drama and the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.
He was featured on Calvin Klein’s 2017 Spring underwear campaign in February 2017, along with Moonlight stars Mahershala Ali, Ashton Sanders, and Alex Hibbert, and in late 2017, he appeared in the music video “Family Feud” by Jay-Z.
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In 2018, he co-starred in the science fiction action film The Predator, and post-apocalyptic thriller film Bird Box.
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Other than playing the character of adult Chiron who is supposedly gay, Rhodes is not gay in real life.
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He was featured in the cover story of OutMagazine in March 2017.
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In ‘Bird Box,’ Trevante Rhodes of ‘Moonlight’ fights terror you can’t look at
Trevante Rhodes had a breakthrough role as the adult Chiron in the Oscar-winning “Moonlight.” Now he is facing apocalyptic horror with Sandra Bullock in the new Netflix movie “Bird Box.” Here are some essentials on the 28-year-old actor who’s emerged as a Hollywood contender.
Where you’ve seen him recently: Since 2016’s “Moonlight,” Rhodes has appeared in the “Predator” remake and “12 Strong,” the film version of Michigan writer Doug Stanton’s nonfiction book about a Special Forces team in Afghanistan, “12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers.”
How he got discovered: He was studying corporate communications at the University of Texas at Austin, where he ran for the track and field team, when he was stopped during a jog and asked to audition for an acting role, according to Texas Monthly. He wound up not getting the part, but he moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting after graduating in 2012.
Yes, he was in that Jay-Z video: Rhodes was part of the star-studded cast for the 2017 “Family Feud” video by director Ava DuVernay, which also featured Beyoncé, Michael B. Jordan, Jessica Chastain and Thandie Newton, to drop a few names.
His role in “Bird Box”: He plays Tom, one of the people seeking shelter inside the same house after a mysterious global catastrophe hits. It prompts those who look at some unknown, unexplained presence to kill themselves. Level-headed and empathetic, Tom bonds with Sandra Bullock’s pregnant character, Malorie, in the struggle to survive.
Working with a blindfold: “It was almost like learning to ride a bike,” says Rhodes, who, along with the rest of the cast, worked with a blind instructor on how to navigate spaces without relying on his sight.
The set’s mood: Rhodes praises director Susanne Bier for creating a very calm, relaxed atmosphere where the actors still could tap into the anxiety and tension of the film’s situation. He also lauds Bullock for keeping up everyone’s spirits, saying she teased him and others constantly to lighten the mood.
What he would do in a crisis like “Bird Box”: Rhodes says he’d turn to his track and field past. “I’d probably run as fast as I could and find somewhere to hide and hope there was food and water to last for a while,” he says, echoing his character’s choice. But he’d rather not contemplate that possibility. “I’m not really a scary-movie person,” he says.