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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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Born:
Dec 28, 1954 In Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
41
First Appeared:
In the movie Flesh & Blood 1979-10-14
Latest Project:
Movie The Equalizer 2 2018-07-19
Known For
Poster of The Equalizer
Poster of Flight
Poster of The Book of Eli
Poster of American Gangster
Filmography
Movie The Equalizer 2 Robert McCall 2018-07-19
Movie Roman J. Israel, Esq. Roman J. Israel, Esq. 2017-11-17
Movie Fences Troy Maxson 2016-12-16
Movie The Magnificent Seven Sam Chisolm 2016-09-14
Movie Maverick Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling 2015-11-13
Movie The Chosen: Forbidden Cave Pvt. Trip 2015-08-20
Movie Champs Himself 2015-03-13
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself 2014-02-17
Movie Desert Cathedral Humpty Dumpty 2014-05-17
Movie The Equalizer Robert McCall 2014-09-24
Movie Paul McCartney - Out There Tokyo Private First Class Peterson 2013-11-21
Movie The March Narrator (voice) 2013-08-26
Movie 2 Guns Robert 'Bobby' Trench 2013-08-02
Movie Flight Whip Whitaker 2012-11-02
Movie Safe House Tobin Frost 2012-02-09
Movie Beyond the Blackboard Xavier Quinn 2011-04-24
Movie Unstoppable Frank Barnes 2010-11-04
Movie The Book of Eli Eli 2010-01-11
Movie The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Walter Garber 2009-06-11
Movie American Gangster Frank Lucas 2007-11-02
Movie The Great Debaters Melvin B. Tolson 2007-12-27
Movie Déjà Vu Agent Doug Carlin - ATF 2006-11-22
Movie Die Toten Hosen - Nur zu Besuch Joe Mille 2006-09-07
Movie Edge of Outside Kirk 2006-07-05
Movie Inside Man Detective Keith Frazier 2006-03-23
Movie The Manchurian Candidate Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco 2004-07-30
Movie Man on Fire Creasy 2004-04-23
Movie Jay Jay Lt. Commander Ron Hunter 2003-11-14
Movie Out of Time Matthias " Lee " Whitlock 2003-10-03
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
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 Remember the Titans Coach Herman Boone 2000-09-29
Movie The Bone Collector Lincoln Rhyme 1999-11-04
Movie The Hurricane Rubin "Hurricane" Carter 1999-09-17
Movie Virtuosity Lt. Parker Barnes 1995-08-04
Movie Cry Freedom Steve Biko 1987-11-05
Movie A Soldier's Story Private First Class Peterson 1984-09-14
Series St. Elsewhere Dr. Philip Chandler 1982-10-26
Movie Flesh & Blood Kirk 1979-10-14