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Denzel Washington

1954-12-28 Mount Vernon, New York, USA

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Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, screenwriter, director and film producer. He first rose to prominence when he joined the cast of the medical drama St. Elsewhere, playing Dr. Philip Chandler for six years. He has received much critical acclaim for his work in film since the 1990s, including for his portrayals of real-life figures, such as Steve Biko, Malcolm X, Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, Melvin B. Tolson, Frank Lucas, and Herman Boone. Washington has received two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe awards, and a Tony Award. He is notable for winning the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his part in Glory in 1989, and the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2001 for his role in the film Training Day.


Untitled Gladiator Sequel 2024-11-20
The Equalizer 3 Robert McCall 2023-08-30
Hatton Self 2023-09-08
Sidney Self 2022-09-10
Crafting the Tragedy of Macbeth Self 2022-01-14
Denzel Washington - Un modèle américain Self (archive footage) 2022-10-15
Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist Self 2021-04-17
The Little Things Joe "Deke" Deacon 2021-01-28
Parkinson at 50 Self (archival footage) 2021-08-28
The Tragedy of Macbeth Macbeth 2021-12-05
Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King Self (archive footage) 2020-08-30
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Legacy Brought to Screen Self 2020-12-18
Giving Voice Self 2020-01-26
The Equalizer 2 Robert McCall 2018-07-19
Chasing Trane John Coltrane (voice) 2017-04-14
Roman J. Israel, Esq. Roman J. Israel 2017-11-17
The Magnificent Seven Sam Chisolm 2016-09-14
Fences Troy Maxson 2016-12-16
Champs Self 2015-03-13
And the Oscar Goes To... Self (archive footage) 2014-02-01
The Equalizer Robert McCall 2014-09-24
The March Narrator (voice) 2013-08-26
2 Guns Robert 'Bobby' Trench 2013-08-02
Flight Whip Whitaker 2012-11-02
Safe House Tobin Frost 2012-02-08
Unstoppable Frank Barnes 2010-11-04
The Book of Eli Eli 2010-01-14
We Are One With President-Elect Barack Obama Self 2009-01-18
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Walter Garber 2009-06-10
The Great Debaters Melvin B. Tolson 2007-12-25
American Gangster Frank Lucas 2007-11-02
Inside Man Detective Keith Frazier 2006-03-17
Déjà Vu Doug Carlin 2006-11-22
By Any Means Necessary: The Making of 'Malcolm X' Self 2005-02-08
Vengeance Is Mine: Reinventing 'Man on Fire' Self 2005-05-24
The Manchurian Candidate Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco 2004-07-30
Man on Fire John W. Creasy 2004-04-23
People Like Us: Making 'Philadelphia' Self 2004-07-19
The Evolution of an American Filmmaker Self 2003-05-20
Out of Time Matt Lee Whitlock 2003-10-03
John Q John Quincy Archibald 2002-02-15
Antwone Fisher Dr. Jerome Davenport 2002-12-19
Training Day Alonzo Harris 2001-10-05
Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light 2000-02-02
Remember the Titans Coach Herman Boone 2000-09-29
The Hurricane Rubin "Hurricane" Carter 1999-09-17
The Bone Collector Lincoln Rhyme 1999-11-04
The Siege Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard 1998-11-06
He Got Game Jake Shuttlesworth 1998-05-01
Fallen John Hobbes 1998-01-16
Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special Humpty Dumpty / The Crooked Man (voice) 1997-10-12
Courage Under Fire Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling 1996-07-04
The Preacher's Wife Dudley 1996-12-13
Crimson Tide Lt. Commander Ronald "Ron" Hunter 1995-05-12
Devil in a Blue Dress Easy Rawlins 1995-09-15
Virtuosity Lt. Parker Barnes 1995-08-04
Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Self (archive footage) 1994-05-18
A Century of Cinema Self 1994-01-01
Much Ado About Nothing Don Pedro of Aragon 1993-05-07
The Pelican Brief Gray Grantham 1993-09-17
Philadelphia Joe Miller 1993-12-22
Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II Narrator 1992-11-11
Jammin': Jelly Roll Morton on Broadway Narrator 1992-11-02
Malcolm X Malcolm X 1992-11-18
Ricochet Nick Styles 1991-10-04
Mississippi Masala Demetrius Williams 1991-09-18
Rabbit Ears - Anansi Narrator (voice) 1991-08-17
Mo' Better Blues Bleek Gilliam 1990-08-03
Rabbit Ears - John Henry Narrator (voice) 1990-09-01
Heart Condition Napoleon Stone 1990-02-02
The Mighty Quinn Xavier Quinn 1989-02-17
Glory Pvt. Trip 1989-12-15
Baka: The People of the Rainforest Narrator 1989-01-18
The George McKenna Story George McKenna 1988-08-01
For Queen & Country Reuben 1988-05-17
Cry Freedom Steve Biko 1987-11-06
License to Kill Martin Sawyer 1986-12-16
Power Arnold Billings 1986-01-31
A Soldier's Story Private First Class Peterson 1984-09-14
Carbon Copy Roger Porter 1981-08-06
Coriolanus Roman Soldier / Volscian Soldier 1979-03-31
Flesh & Blood Kirk 1979-10-14
Wilma Robert Eldridge, age 18 1977-12-19
Untitled Denzel Washington Hannibal Project