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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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Public Service Announcement (PSA) TV commercial "Great Futures Start Here" for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America with Denzel Washington, Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Wesley Clark, Mario Lopez, John Paul DeJoria, Jackie Joyner, Kerry Washington, Martin Sheen, Sugar Ray Leonard, Smokey Robinson, Magic Johnson, Cuba Gooding... 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 The Book of Eli (2010)] - We shot in New Mexico, and the environment definitely helped. It was bleak. It got chilly and windy. The wind was the biggest deal. You'd have to wash the sand out of your nose and eyes. The world that the movie takes place in, the opportunity to do all this "Blade" kind of martial-arts stuff, working with the Hughes brothers -- it was an interesting combination of ... See more »

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Has worn some kind of military uniform in at least six of his films. See more »

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Frequently works with director Edward Zwick See more »

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