Channing Matthew Tatum is an American actor, producer, and dancer. He is known for his leading role in Magic Mike, and its sequel, Magic Mike XXL. He also starred in the action-comedy film 21 Jump Street and its 2014 sequel, 22 Jump Street.
About Channing Tatum in brief
Channing Matthew Tatum is an American actor, producer, and dancer. Tatum made his film debut in the drama film Coach Carter. His breakthrough role was in the 2006 dance film Step Up, which introduced him to a wider audience. He is known for his leading role in Magic Mike, and its sequel, Magic Mike XXL. He also starred in the action-comedy film 21 Jump Street and its 2014 sequel, 22 Jump Street. His other films include She’s the Man, The Dilemma, White House Down, the drama Foxcatcher, The Hateful Eight, Hail, Caesar!, and Logan Lucky. Tatum was born in Cullman, Alabama, the son of Kay Tatum, an airline worker, and Glenn Tatum, who worked in construction. His family moved to the Pascagoula, Mississippi area when he was six. He has discussed having dealt with attention deficit disorder and dyslexia while growing up, which affected his ability to do well in school.
As a child, he practiced wuzuquan kung fu. In 2010, he told an Australian newspaper that he wanted to make a movie about his experiences as a stripper. That idea led to the movie Magic Mike. In 2008, Tatum co-starred in director Kimberly Peirce’s film Stop-Loss, about soldiers returning home from the Iraq War, and in director Stuart Townsend’s film Battle in Seattle, about the 1999 protest of the World Trade Organization in Seattle. The same year, he starred as Duke in the 2009 action film G. I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and its 2013 sequel G.I.Joe: Retaliation. He was picked as one of Tear Sheet magazine’s \”50 Most Beautiful Faces\” of October 2001.