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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, États-Unis
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Hatton 2023-09-08
Known For
Poster of Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Poster of Chasing Trane
Poster of Champs
Poster of Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special
Movie Hatton Self 2023-09-08
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 (archive 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 The Equalizer 2 Robert McCall 2018-07-19
Movie Chasing Trane John Coltrane (voice) 2017-04-14
Movie Roman J. Israel, Esq. Roman J. Israel 2017-11-17
Movie Fences Troy Maxson 2016-12-16
Movie The Magnificent Seven Sam Chisolm 2016-09-14
Movie Champs Self 2015-03-13
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Self (archive footage) 2014-02-01
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself 2014-02-17
Movie The Equalizer Robert McCall 2014-09-24
Series Circus Halligalli Unknown 2013-02-25
Movie The March Narrator (voice) 2013-08-26
Movie 2 Guns Robert 'Bobby' Trench 2013-08-02
Movie Safe House Tobin Frost 2012-02-08
Movie Flight Whip Whitaker 2012-11-02
Movie The Book of Eli Eli 2010-01-14
Movie Unstoppable Frank Barnes 2010-11-04
Movie We Are One With President-Elect Barack Obama Self 2009-01-18
Movie The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Walter Garber 2009-06-10
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie American Gangster Frank Lucas 2007-11-02
Movie The Great Debaters Melvin B. Tolson 2007-12-25
Movie Inside Man Keith Frazier 2006-03-17
Movie Déjà Vu Doug Carlin 2006-11-22
Movie By Any Means Necessary: The Making of 'Malcolm X' Self 2005-02-08
Series The Reichen Show 2005-11-11
Movie Man on Fire John W. Creasy 2004-04-23
Movie The Manchurian Candidate Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco 2004-07-30
Movie People Like Us: Making 'Philadelphia' Self 2004-07-19
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Out of Time Matt Lee Whitlock 2003-10-03
Movie John Q John Quincy Archibald 2002-02-15
Movie Antwone Fisher Dr. Jerome Davenport 2002-12-19
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
Movie The Bone Collector Lincoln Rhyme 1999-11-04
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie He Got Game Jake Shuttlesworth 1998-05-01
Movie Fallen John Hobbes 1998-01-16
Movie The Siege Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard 1998-11-06
Series TRL Unknown 1998-09-14
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 Courage Under Fire Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling 1996-07-04
Movie The Preacher's Wife Dudley 1996-12-13
Movie Crimson Tide Lt. Commander Ronald "Ron" Hunter 1995-05-12
Movie Devil in a Blue Dress Easy Rawlins 1995-09-29
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 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
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
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
Movie Malcolm X Malcolm X 1992-11-18
Movie Mississippi Masala Demetrius Williams 1991-09-18
Movie Ricochet Nick Styles 1991-10-04
Movie Heart Condition Napoleon Stone 1990-02-02
Movie Mo' Better Blues Bleek Gilliam 1990-08-03
Movie The Mighty Quinn Xavier Quinn 1989-02-17
Movie Glory Pvt. Trip 1989-12-15
Movie For Queen & Country Reuben 1988-05-17
Movie The George McKenna Story George McKenna 1988-08-01
Series LIVE with Kelly and Mark Unknown 1988-09-05
Movie Cry Freedom Steve Biko 1987-11-06
Movie Power Arnold Billings 1986-01-31
Movie License to Kill Martin Sawyer 1986-12-16
Movie A Soldier's Story Private First Class Peterson 1984-09-14
Series Wogan Himself 1982-05-04
Series St. Elsewhere Philip Chandler 1982-10-26
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie Carbon Copy Roger Porter 1981-08-06
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