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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, a Tony Award. He is notable for winning the Best Supporting Actor for 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, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Rabbit Ears Productions
Latest Project:
Movie Untitled Gladiator Sequel 2024-11-21
Known For
Poster of Champs
Poster of American Gangster
Poster of Inside Man
Poster of Flesh & Blood
Movie Untitled Gladiator Sequel 2024-11-21
Series Cubed Unknown 2024
Series Rabbit Ears Productions Unknown 2024
Movie The Equalizer 3 Robert McCall 2023-08-30
Movie Sidney Self 2022-09-10
Movie The Little Things Joe "Deke" Deacon 2021-01-28
Movie Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist Self 2021-04-17
Movie The Tragedy of Macbeth Macbeth 2021-12-05
Movie Parkinson at 50 Self (archival footage) 2021-08-28
Movie Giving Voice Self 2020-01-26
Movie Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King Self (archive footage) 2020-08-30
Movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Legacy Brought to Screen Self 2020-12-18
Movie Game Night Himself (uncredited) 2018-02-15
Movie The Equalizer 2 Robert McCall 2018-07-19
Movie Roman J. Israel, Esq. Roman J. Israel 2017-11-17
Movie Chasing Trane John Coltrane (voice) 2017-04-14
Movie The Magnificent Seven Sam Chisolm 2016-09-14
Movie Fences Troy Maxson 2016-12-16
Movie Champs Self 2015-03-13
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself 2014-02-17
Movie The Equalizer Robert McCall 2014-09-24
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Self (archive footage) 2014-02-01
Movie 2 Guns Robert 'Bobby' Trench 2013-08-02
Movie The March Narrator (voice) 2013-08-26
Movie Flight Whip Whitaker 2012-11-02
Movie Safe House Tobin Frost 2012-02-08
Movie Unstoppable Frank Barnes 2010-11-04
Movie The Book of Eli Eli 2010-01-14
Movie The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Walter Garber 2009-06-10
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie We Are One With President-Elect Barack Obama Self 2009-01-18
Movie American Gangster Frank Lucas 2007-11-02
Movie The Great Debaters Melvin B. Tolson 2007-12-25
Movie Déjà Vu Doug Carlin 2006-11-22
Movie Inside Man Detective Keith Frazier 2006-03-17
Movie By Any Means Necessary: The Making of 'Malcolm X' Self 2005-02-08
Movie People Like Us: Making 'Philadelphia' Self 2004-07-19
Movie The Manchurian Candidate Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco 2004-07-30
Movie Man on Fire John W. Creasy 2004-04-23
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Out of Time Matt Lee Whitlock 2003-10-03
Movie Antwone Fisher Dr. Jerome Davenport 2002-12-19
Movie John Q John Quincy Archibald 2002-02-15
Movie Training Day Alonzo Harris 2001-10-05
Movie Bamboozled (archive footage) 2000-10-06
Movie Remember the Titans Coach Herman Boone 2000-09-29
Movie The Hurricane Rubin "Hurricane" Carter 1999-09-17
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie The Bone Collector Lincoln Rhyme 1999-11-04
Movie The Siege Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard 1998-11-06
Movie Fallen John Hobbes 1998-01-16
Series TRL Unknown 1998-09-14
Movie He Got Game Jake Shuttlesworth 1998-05-01
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special Humpty Dumpty / The Crooked Man (voice) 1997-10-12
Movie The Preacher's Wife Dudley 1996-12-13
Movie Courage Under Fire Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling 1996-07-04
Movie Devil in a Blue Dress Easy Rawlins 1995-09-15
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown 1995-03-12
Movie Crimson Tide Lt. Commander Ronald "Ron" Hunter 1995-05-12
Movie Virtuosity Lt. Parker Barnes 1995-08-04
Movie Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Self (archive footage) 1994-05-18
Movie A Century of Cinema Self 1994-01-01
Movie Philadelphia Joe Miller 1993-12-22
Movie Much Ado About Nothing Don Pedro of Aragon 1993-05-07
Movie The Pelican Brief Gray Grantham 1993-09-17
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Jammin': Jelly Roll Morton on Broadway Narrator 1992-11-02
Movie Malcolm X Malcolm X 1992-11-18
Movie Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II Narrator 1992-11-11
Movie Mississippi Masala Demetrius Williams 1991-09-18
Movie Ricochet Nick Styles 1991-10-04
Movie Mo' Better Blues Bleek Gilliam 1990-08-03
Movie Heart Condition Napoleon Stone 1990-02-02
Movie The Mighty Quinn Xavier Quinn 1989-02-17
Movie Baka: The People of the Rainforest Narrator 1989-01-18
Movie Glory Pvt. Trip 1989-12-15
Movie The George McKenna Story George McKenna 1988-08-01
Series LIVE with Kelly and Mark Unknown 1988-09-05
Movie For Queen & Country Reuben 1988-05-17
Movie Cry Freedom Steve Biko 1987-11-06
Movie License to Kill Martin Sawyer 1986-12-16
Movie Power Arnold Billings 1986-01-31
Movie A Soldier's Story Private First Class Peterson 1984-09-14
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Series St. Elsewhere Philip Chandler 1982-10-26
Movie Carbon Copy Roger Porter 1981-08-06
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie Coriolanus Roman Soldier / Volscian Soldier 1979-03-31
Movie Flesh & Blood Kirk 1979-10-14
Movie Wilma Robert Eldridge, age 18 1977-12-19
Series The American Film Institute Salute to ... Unknown 1973-04-02
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-19
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14