Appeared in "Fences" with Viola Davis
on Broadway at the Cort Theater.
3 Print Biographies |
13 Interviews |
18 Articles |
9 Pictorials |
17 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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(on what inspires him as an actor) I like to go to new places. To specify, it is to say that I like not knowing. I like knowing when I get there. I know when it starts coming around and it raises the hair or it doesn't. I was trained in the theater. So it was instilled in me as a young performer to take chances and not to worry about all that, because failure is a part of growth. If you're gonna ...
said working with Washington on Philadelphia
(1993) was like "going to film school". Hanks said he learned more about acting by watching Denzel than from anyone else.
In almost all the films - e.g. Man on Fire
(2004), American Gangster
(2007), John Q
(2002) - where he handles or uses sidearms (usually a 9mm Beretta or similar pistols), there's a scene of him swiftly ejecting a bullet from the loaded chamber by pulling back the slide assembly and subsequently catching the bullet before it falls to the ground.