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Denzel Washington


Denzel Washington was born in December 28,1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He was the middle child of the 3 children of a Pentecostal minister father and a beautician mother. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at Fordham University intent on a career in journalism. However, he caught the acting bug while appearing in student drama ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 64 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 2 Guns
Bobby
 1997 Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special (TV Movie)
Humpty Dumpty / The Crooked Man (voice)
 1995-1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Humpty Dumpty / Sgt. Louie / Crooked Man
- Mother Goose (1997) ... Humpty Dumpty / Sgt. Louie / Crooked Man (voice)
- Rumpelstiltskin (1995) ... Humpty Dumpty (voice)
 1992 Great Performances (TV Series)
Narrator
 1989 Glory
Pvt. Trip
 1984 License to Kill (TV Movie)
Martin Sawyer
 1979 Coriolanus (Video)
Aedile / Roman Citizen / Volscian Citizen / ...
 1979 Flesh & Blood (TV Movie)
Kirk
 1977 Wilma (TV Movie)
Robert Eldridge, age 18
 1974 Death Wish
Alley Mugger #1 (uncredited)
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Other Works:

The Bible Experience (Zondervan, 2007), He, Song of Solomon See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 13 Interviews | 18 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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(on making movies) It's simple: You get a part. You play a part. You play it well. You do your work and you go home. And what is wonderful about movies is that once they're done, they belong to the people. Once you make it, it's what they see. That's where my head is at. See more »

Trivia:

Was in consideration for the part of Curtis Taylor Jr in Dreamgirls (2006). However Jamie Foxx was cast instead. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays military men and law enforcement officers See more »

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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