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Denzel Washington

Film Director / Film Producer / Spokesperson / Politician / Screenwriter / Actor | * 12/28/1954 (67) | Mount Vernon, New York (United States of America (USA))
Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, director, and producer. Known for his performances on the screen and stage, he has been described as an actor who reconfigured "the concept of classic movie stardom". He is also known for his frequent collaborations with directors Spike Lee, Antoine Fuqua, and Tony Scott. Throughout his career spanning over four decades, Washington has received numerous accolades, including a Tony Award, two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and two Silver Bears. In 2016, he received the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 2020, The New York Times named him the greatest actor of the 21st century. In 2022, Washington received the Presidential Medal of Freedom bestowed upon him by President Joe Biden. Washington started his acting career in theatre, acting in performances off-Broadway, including William Shakespeare's Coriolanus in 1979. He first came to prominence in the medical drama St. Elsewhere (1982–1988). Washington's early film roles included Norman Jewison's A Soldier..."> ()
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Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor, screenwriter, director and film producer. He first rose to prominence when he joined the cast of the medical drama St. Elsewhere, playing Dr. Philip Chandler for six years. He has received much critical acclaim for his work in film since the 1990s, including for his portrayals of real-life figures, such as Steve Biko, Malcolm X, Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, Melvin B. Tolson, Frank Lucas, and Herman Boone. Washington has received two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe awards, and a Tony Award. He is notable for winning the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his part in Glory in 1989, and the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2001 for his role in the film Training Day.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Denzel Washington

Donostia Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play MTV Movie Award for Best Villain Horatio Alger Award Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture 2x Silver Bear for Best Actor Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor 2x Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor 7x Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Picture MTV Movie Award for Best Villain

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Movies with Denzel Washington as Actor(77)

as Robert McCall2023 The Equalizer 3
as himself2022 Sidney
as Macbeth2021 The Tragedy of Macbeth
as Joe "Deke" Deacon2021 The Little Things
as himself2020 Giving Voice
as Self (archive footage)2020 Loving Neverland
as Self (archive footage)2020 Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King
as Robert McCall2018 The Equalizer 2
as John Coltrane (voice)2017 Chasing Trane
as Roman J. Israel2017 Roman J. Israel, Esq.
as Sam Chisolm2016 The Magnificent Seven
as Troy Maxson2016 Fences
as himself2015 Champs
as Robert McCall2014 The Equalizer
as Narrator (voice)2013 The March
as Robert 'Bobby' Trench2013 2 Guns
as Tobin Frost2012 Safe House
as Whip Whitaker2012 Flight
as Eli2010 The Book of Eli
as Frank Barnes2010 Unstoppable
as Walter Garber2009 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
as Melvin B. Tolson2007 The Great Debaters
as Frank Lucas2007 American Gangster
as Doug Carlin2006 Déjà Vu
as Detective Keith Frazier2006 Inside Man
as Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco2004 The Manchurian Candidate
as John W. Creasy2004 Man on Fire
as Matthias " Lee " Whitlock2003 Out of Time
as Dr. Jerome Davenport2002 Antwone Fisher
as John Quincy Archibald2002 John Q
as Alonzo Harris2001 Training Day
as (archive footage)2000 Bamboozled
as Coach Herman Boone2000 Remember the Titans
as Lincoln Rhyme1999 The Bone Collector
as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter1999 The Hurricane
as Jake Shuttlesworth1998 He Got Game
as Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard1998 The Siege
as John Hobbes1998 Fallen
as Humpty Dumpty / The Crooked Man (voice)1997 Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special
as Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling1996 Courage Under Fire
as Dudley1996 The Preacher's Wife
as Hunter1995 Crimson Tide
as Lt. Parker Barnes1995 Virtuosity
as Easy Rawlins1995 Devil in a Blue Dress
as himself1994 A Century of Cinema
as Don Pedro of Aragon1993 Much Ado About Nothing
as Gray Grantham1993 The Pelican Brief
as Joe Miller1993 Philadelphia
as Malcolm X1992 Malcolm X
as Demetrius Williams1991 Mississippi Masala
as Nick Styles1991 Ricochet
as Napoleon Stone1990 Heart Condition
as Bleek Gilliam1990 Mo' Better Blues
as Pvt. Trip1989 Glory
as Xavier Quinn1989 The Mighty Quinn
as George McKenna1988 The George McKenna Story
as Reuben1988 For Queen & Country
as Steve Biko1987 Cry Freedom
as Arnold Billings1986 Power
as Private First Class Peterson1984 A Soldier's Story
as Martin Sawyer1984 License to Kill
as Roger Porter1981 Carbon Copy
as Aedile, Roman Soldier, Volscian Soldier1979 Coriolanus
as Kirk1979 Flesh & Blood
as Robert Eldridge, age 181977 Wilma

TV Shows/Series with Denzel Washington as Actor(19)

Movies with Denzel Washington as Crew(16)

Production/Producer2023 The Equalizer 3
Production/Producer2021 Leave The World Behind
Directing/Director2021 A Journal for Jordan
Production/Producer2021 A Journal for Jordan
Production/Producer2020 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Production/Producer2018 The Equalizer 2
Production/Producer2017 Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Directing/Director2016 Fences
Production/Producer2016 Fences
Production/Producer2014 The Equalizer
Production/Executive Producer2012 Safe House
Production/Producer2010 The Book of Eli
Directing/Director2007 The Great Debaters
Directing/Director2002 Antwone Fisher
Production/Producer2002 Antwone Fisher

Full Name: Denzel Washington
Born: Tuesday, 12/28 1954 (December) in Mount Vernon, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 67 years + 273 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Fordham University, Pennington-Grimes Elementary School, Oakland Military Academy, Mainland High School, Mount Vernon High School, The Center for Early Education
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Net worth estimate: 250,000,000 USD
Spouses (current/former): Pauletta Pearson Washington
Other names for Denzel Washington (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Дензел Вашингтон"
"دنزل واشنطن"
"덴절 워싱턴"
"เดนเซล วอชิงตัน"
"Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr."
"Ντένζελ Ουάσινγκτον"
"Denzel Hayes Washington"
"Дензел Вашинґтон"
Denzel Washington frequently works together with these people:
Spike Lee (20x, Crew)
Carl Fullerton (20x, Crew)
Larry M. Cherry (19x, Crew)
Jamie Foxx (14x, Actor)
Samuel L. Jackson (13x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (13x, Actress)
Will Smith (12x, Actor)
Hugh Grant (12x, Actor)
Zach Braff (12x, Actor)
Jennifer Aniston (11x, Actress)
Whoopi Goldberg (11x, Actress)
Jennifer Garner (11x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:28, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/25/2022