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Denzel Washington

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. (born December 28, 1954) 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Denzel Washington, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 28, 1954 In Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie The Little Things 2021-01-28
Latest Project:
In the movie The Tragedy of Macbeth
Known For
Poster of Jammin': Jelly Roll Morton on Broadway
Poster of A Soldier's Story
Poster of License to Kill
Poster of Wilma
Movie The Tragedy of Macbeth Lord Macbeth
Movie The Little Things Deke
Movie Loving Neverland Self (archive footage)
Movie The Equalizer 2 Robert McCall
Movie Chasing Trane John Coltrane (voice)
Movie Roman J. Israel, Esq. Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Movie The Magnificent Seven Sam Chisolm
Movie Fences Troy Maxson
Movie Champs Himself
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Himself
Movie The Equalizer Robert McCall
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself
Movie And the Oscar Goes To...
Series Circus Halligalli Unknown
Movie 2 Guns Robert 'Bobby' Trench
Movie The March Narrator (voice)
Movie Flight Whip Whitaker
Movie Safe House Tobin Frost
Movie Unstoppable Frank Barnes
Movie The Book of Eli Eli
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown
Movie The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Walter Garber
Movie We Are One With President-Elect Barack Obama
Movie American Gangster Frank Lucas
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself
Movie The Great Debaters Melvin B. Tolson
Movie Inside Man Detective Keith Frazier
Movie Déjà Vu Agent Doug Carlin - ATF
Movie By Any Means Necessary: The Making of Malcolm X Himself
Series The Reichen Show Unknown
Movie The Manchurian Candidate Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco
Movie People Like Us: Making 'Philadelphia'
Movie Man on Fire Creasy
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown
Movie Out of Time Matthias " Lee " Whitlock
Movie John Q John Quincy Archibald
Movie Antwone Fisher Dr. Jerome Davenport
Movie Training Day Alonzo Harris
Movie Remember the Titans Coach Herman Boone
Movie The Bone Collector Lincoln Rhyme
Series The Early Show Unknown
Movie The Hurricane Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
Movie Fallen John Hobbes
Movie He Got Game Jake Shuttlesworth
Movie The Siege Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard
Series TRL Unknown
Series The View Unknown
Movie Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special Humpty Dumpty / The Crooked Man (voice)
Movie The Preacher's Wife Dudley
Movie Courage Under Fire Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling
Movie Devil in a Blue Dress Ezekiel 'Easy' Rawlins
Movie Virtuosity Lt. Parker Barnes
Movie Crimson Tide Lt. Commander Ron Hunter
Movie Philadelphia Joe Miller
Movie The Pelican Brief Gray Grantham
Movie Much Ado About Nothing Don Pedro of Aragon
Movie Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II Narrator
Movie Jammin': Jelly Roll Morton on Broadway Narrator
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown
Movie Malcolm X Malcolm X
Movie Ricochet Nick Styles
Movie Mississippi Masala Demetrius Williams
Movie Mo' Better Blues Bleek Gilliam
Movie Heart Condition Napoleon Stone
Movie Baka: The People of the Rainforest Narrator
Movie Glory Pvt. Trip
Movie The Mighty Quinn Xavier Quinn
Movie For Queen & Country Reuben
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown
Movie The George McKenna Story George McKenna
Movie Cry Freedom Steve Biko
Movie Power Arnold Billings
Movie A Soldier's Story Private First Class Peterson
Movie License to Kill Martin Sawyer
Series Wogan Himself
Series St. Elsewhere Dr. Philip Chandler
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown
Movie Carbon Copy Roger Porter
Movie Flesh & Blood Kirk
Movie Wilma Robert Eldridge, age 18 (as Denzel Washington, Jr.)
Series The American Film Institute Salute to ... Unknown
Series Goldene Kamera Verleihung himself
Series The Oscars Unknown
Series Today Unknown