Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, film director, and film producer. 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 is a featured actor in the films produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and was a frequent collaborator of the late director Tony Scott.

Washington has received two Golden Globe awards and a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for Glory (1989) and Best Actor for Training Day (2001).

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Denzel Washington - Filmography
... Year Film Role Notes 1974 Death Wish Alleyway mugger On-screen debut, uncredited 1977 Wilma Robert Eldridge Television film 1979 Coriolanus Aedile/Roman Citizen (video) 1981 Carbon Copy Roger Porter 1982 License to Kill Martin Sawyer Television film 1984 Soldier's Story, AA Soldier's Story Pfc ... Melvin Peterson George McKenna Story, TheThe George McKenna Story George McKenna United States title – Hard Lessons, television film 1986 Power Arnold Billings NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture 1987 Cry Freedom Steve Biko Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama 1989 Mighty Quinn, TheThe Mighty Quinn Xavier Quinn For Queen and Country Reuben James Festival du Film Policier de Cognac Award for Best Actor Glory Pvt ...

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