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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 Cubed
Latest Project:
Movie The Tragedy of Macbeth 2021-12-05
Known For
Poster of The Equalizer 2
Poster of The March
Poster of Virtuosity
Poster of Wilma
Series Cubed Unknown 2023
Series Rabbit Ears Productions Unknown 2023
Movie The Tragedy of Macbeth Macbeth 2021-12-05
Movie The Little Things Joe "Deke" Deacon 2021-01-28
Movie Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist Self 2021-04-17
Movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Legacy Brought to Screen Self 2020-12-18
Movie Loving Neverland Self (archive footage) 2020-09-14
Movie Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King Self (archive footage) 2020-08-30
Movie The Equalizer 2 Robert McCall 2018-07-19
Movie Game Night Himself (uncredited) 2018-02-22
Movie Roman J. Israel, Esq. Roman J. Israel 2017-11-17
Movie The Magnificent Seven Sam Chisolm 2016-09-14
Movie Fences Troy Maxson 2016-12-16
Movie Champs Himself 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
Series Circus Halligalli Unknown 2013-02-25
Movie Flight Whip Whitaker 2012-11-02
Movie Safe House Tobin Frost 2012-02-09
Movie Unstoppable Frank Barnes 2010-11-04
Movie The Book of Eli Eli 2010-01-11
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Walter Garber 2009-06-10
Movie We Are One With President-Elect Barack Obama Self 2009-01-18
Movie The Great Debaters Melvin B. Tolson 2007-12-27
Movie American Gangster Frank Lucas 2007-11-02
Movie Inside Man Detective Keith Frazier 2006-03-17
Movie Déjà Vu Doug Carlin 2006-11-22
Movie By Any Means Necessary: The Making of Malcolm X Himself 2005-02-08
Movie The Manchurian Candidate Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco 2004-07-30
Movie People Like Us: Making 'Philadelphia' Self 2004-07-19
Movie Man on Fire John W. Creasy 2004-04-23
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Out of Time Matthias " 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
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie The Hurricane Rubin "Hurricane" Carter 1999-09-17
Movie The Bone Collector Lincoln Rhyme 1999-11-04
Movie Fallen John Hobbes 1998-01-16
Series TRL Unknown 1998-09-14
Movie The Siege Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard 1998-11-06
Movie He Got Game Jake Shuttlesworth 1998-05-01
Movie Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special Humpty Dumpty / The Crooked Man (voice) 1997-10-12
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Courage Under Fire Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling 1996-07-04
Movie The Preacher's Wife Dudley 1996-12-13
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown 1995-03-12
Movie Virtuosity Lt. Parker Barnes 1995-08-04
Movie Devil in a Blue Dress Easy Rawlins 1995-09-15
Movie Crimson Tide Hunter 1995-05-12
Movie A Century of Cinema Self 1994-01-01
Movie The Pelican Brief Gray Grantham 1993-09-17
Movie Much Ado About Nothing Don Pedro of Aragon 1993-05-07
Movie Philadelphia Joe Miller 1993-12-22
Movie Malcolm X Malcolm X 1992-11-18
Movie Jammin': Jelly Roll Morton on Broadway Narrator 1992-11-02
Movie Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II Narrator 1992-11-11
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Ricochet Nick Styles 1991-10-04
Movie Mississippi Masala Demetrius Williams 1991-09-18
Movie Mo' Better Blues Bleek Gilliam 1990-08-03
Movie Heart Condition Napoleon Stone 1990-02-02
Movie Glory Pvt. Trip 1989-12-15
Movie Baka: The People of the Rainforest Narrator 1989-01-18
Movie The Mighty Quinn Xavier Quinn 1989-02-17
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Movie For Queen & Country Reuben 1988-05-17
Movie The George McKenna Story George McKenna 1988-08-01
Movie Cry Freedom Steve Biko 1987-11-06
Movie Power Arnold Billings 1986-01-31
Movie A Soldier's Story Private First Class Peterson 1984-09-14
Movie License to Kill Martin Sawyer 1984-01-10
Series St. Elsewhere Philip Chandler 1982-10-26
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Movie Carbon Copy Roger Porter 1981-08-06
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie Flesh & Blood Kirk 1979-10-14
Movie Coriolanus Aedile, Roman Soldier, Volscian Soldier 1979-01-01
Movie Wilma Robert Eldridge, age 18 1977-12-19
Series The American Film Institute Salute to ... Unknown 1973-04-02
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14