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Denzel Washington


Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis (Lowe), from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at Fordham University, intent on a career in ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 70 wins & 89 nominations. See more awards »

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Audio recording: Appears in "The Bible Experience," which also features Alfre Woodard, Angela Bassett, Cuba Gooding Jr., Blair Underwood (as "Jesus") and Samuel L. Jackson (as "God"). See more »

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

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on what roles he would like to redo] Probably Shakespeare. I did "Othello" in college, and "Richard III", and those are the two roles I'd like to revisit. Movies? There's a couple I wish I hadn't done. I won't say which ones, but there are a couple of mistakes there. See more »

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Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#77) (1995). See more »

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Frequently works with director Edward Zwick See more »

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Capricorn

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