Denzel Washington

Biography

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

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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

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 77

Birthday 1954-12-28

Place of Birth Mount Vernon, New York, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Дензел Вашингтон

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Equalizer 2 as Robert McCall
2016 Fences as Troy
2016 The Magnificent Seven as Sam Chisolm
2015 Champs as Himself
2014 The Equalizer as Robert McCall
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon(1 episode) as Himself
2013 The March as Narrator (voice)
2013 2 Guns as Robert 'Bobby' Trench
2013 Circus Halligalli(1 episode)
2012 Flight as Whip Whitaker
2012 Safe House as Tobin Frost
2010 Unstoppable as Frank Barnes
2010 The Book of Eli as Eli
2009 Live from Studio Five(1 episode)
2009 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 as Walter Garber
2007 The Great Debaters as Melvin B. Tolson
2007 American Gangster as Frank Lucas
2006 Déjà Vu as Agent Doug Carlin - ATF
2006 Inside Man as Detective Keith Frazier
2004 The Manchurian Candidate as Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco
2004 Man on Fire as Creasy
2003 Out of Time as Matthias " Lee " Whitlock
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2002 Antwone Fisher as Dr. Jerome Davenport
2002 John Q as John Quincy Archibald
2001 Training Day as Alonzo Harris
2000 Remember the Titans as Coach Herman Boone
1999 The Bone Collector as Lincoln Rhyme
1999 The Early Show(2 episodes)
1999 The Hurricane as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
1998 The Siege as Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard
1998 TRL(1 episode)
1998 He Got Game as Jake Shuttlesworth
1998 Fallen as John Hobbes
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 The Preacher's Wife as Dudley
1996 Courage Under Fire as Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling
1995 Devil in a Blue Dress as Ezekiel 'Easy' Rawlins
1995 Virtuosity as Lt. Parker Barnes
1995 Crimson Tide as Lt. Commander Ron Hunter
1993 Philadelphia as Joe Mille
1993 The Pelican Brief as Gray Grantham
1993 Much Ado About Nothing as Don Pedro of Aragon
1992 Malcolm X as Malcolm X
1992 Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II as Narrator
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(3 episodes)
1991 Ricochet as Nick Styles
1991 Mississippi Masala as Demetrius Williams
1990 Mo' Better Blues as Bleek Gilliam
1990 Heart Condition as Napoleon Stone
1989 Glory as Pvt. Trip
1989 The Mighty Quinn as Xavier Quinn
1988 For Queen & Country as Reuben
1987 Cry Freedom as Steve Biko
1986 The George McKenna Story as George McKenna
1986 Power as Arnold Billing
1984 A Soldier's Story as Private First Class Peterson
1984 License to Kill as Martin Sawyer
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(5 episodes)
1982 St. Elsewhere(137 episodes) as Dr. Philip Chandler
1982 Wogan(1 episode)
1981 Carbon Copy as Roger Porter
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(2 episodes)
1979 Flesh & Blood as Kirk
1977 Wilma as Robert Eldridge, age 18 (as Denzel Washington, Jr.)
1973 The American Film Institute Salute to ...(1 episode)
1952 Today(2 episodes)
1944 Golden Globe Awards(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(6 episodes)
1900 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother goose big book of Rhymes as Humpty Dumpty
1900 Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary as Narrator
1900 Rabbit Ears Productions(0 episodes)
1900 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child(0 episodes)
1900 Cubed(0 episodes)

Production

2014 The Equalizer … Producer
2012 Safe House … Executive Producer
2010 The Book of Eli … Producer
1900 Half Past Autumn(0 episodes) … Producer
1900 Billy Stiles(0 episodes) … Producer
1900 Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream(0 episodes) … Executive Producer

Directing

2016 Fences … Director
2007 The Great Debaters … Director
2002 Antwone Fisher … Director

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