Retracing Channing Tatum's Career

Retracing Channing Tatum's Career

Channing Tatum is currently one of the most popular actors in Hollywood and People's reigning Sexiest Man Alive. Before he stars in yet another film, let's take a look back at the progression of his career.

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Although he had been acting for a few years prior, it was Tatum's starring role in the dance movie Step Up that launched his career in 2006.

The role not only launched his career but his personal life as well, as he met his future wife, Jenna Dewan, on the film.

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In anticipation of his upcoming action-thriller, White House Down, in theaters June 28, take a look back at Tatum's backstory, including his days as an exotic dancer.