7 Things You Need to Know About Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘s Anthony Mackie

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Captain America: The Winter Solider hits theaters on Friday April 4, but before you run out to see it, you should get to know one of its new stars a little better. The second installment of the Captain America franchise includes a new character named Sam Wilson — aka The Falcon — played by Anthony Mackie and we dug up quite a few interesting facts about him.

For example, did you know he's got some serious Oscars street cred? Yep, he starred in not one but TWO films that won Best Picture at the Oscars before he turned 30. Not too shabby if you ask us. If you want to know which movies those were — and MUCH more — click through the gallery to find out facts about Anthony that you need to know.