Yolanda Sangweni of Essence.com reports that prolific actor Don Cheadle won a 2013 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV Series (Comedy or Musical). Cheadle stars as Martin Kaan in the Showtime comedy ‘House of Lies,’ about a group of management consultants who’ll do anything to get a business deal done.

Cheadle’s character may take care of business on screen, but Cheadle is also known to take care of business off-screen. In 2007, Cheadle was awarded the BET Humanitarian award of the year for his numerous humanitarian services performed for the people of Darfur and Rwanda. Cheadle and actor George Clooney were presented with the Summit Peace Award by the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates in 1997 for their work to stop genocide and relieve the suffering of the people of Darfur.

He was previously nominated for a Golden Globe award in 1995 for his role as “Mouse” in Carl Franklin’s Devil in a Blue Dress (based on the novel by Walter Mosley) and won a Golden Globe for his role as Sammy Davis, Jr. in the television film “The Rat Pack.”

Read more at Essence.com.

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