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Denzel Washington


Denzel Washington is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received three Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory (1989) and Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller Training Day (2001). Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 76 wins & 154 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Training Day
Training Day Alonzo
(2001)
American Gangster
American Gangster Frank Lucas
(2007)
Man on Fire
Man on Fire John W. Creasy
(2004)
Inside Man
Inside Man Detective Keith Frazier
(2006)

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Roman J. Israel
 2013 2 Guns
Bobby
 1989 Glory
Pvt. Trip
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Other Works:

Stage play: "A Raisin in the Sun" - playing Walter opposite LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Lena), Sophie Okonedo (Ruth), Anika Noni Rose (Beneatha), Bryce Clyde Jenkins (Travis). Director: Kenny Leon (Ethel Barrymore Theatre New York) See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 13 Interviews | 28 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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(on having to do publicity) I'm an actor, so that's the bottom line. I'm not a marketing whatever. My strength does not lie in marketing a product called "Denzel". That's not what I do. My strength lies in playing a part and hopefully entertaining and affecting people on some level. Now I'm not being naive. I know that marketing comes into play when you're spending 50 or 60 million dollars of ... See more »

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Lives in Los Angeles, California. See more »

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Frequently works with director Edward Zwick See more »

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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