Channing Matthew Tatum (born April 26, 1980) is an American actor, film producer, dancer, model and former male stripper. For Disney he played Tyler Gage in the 2006 Touchstone Pictures film Step Up and its sequel Step Up 2: The Streets.
He was also mentioned in the Best Friends Whenever episode "A Time to Travel", the Stuck in the Middle episode "Beast Day Party", the Raven's Home episode Big Trouble in Little Apartment and the Bizaardvark episode "Moosetashio: A Cautionary Tale".
- Tatum was originally considered along the WWE wrestler Paul Levesque for the role of Thor Odinson in Thor, but at the end, Chris Hemsworth was cast instead.
- Tatum was also originally shortlisted for the role of Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger, but at the end, Chris Evans was cast instead.