Denzel Washington

Actor, Celebrity

1954 –

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Who is Denzel Washington?

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor, film director, and film producer. 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 is a featured actor in the films produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and was a frequent collaborator of the late director Tony Scott.

Washington has received two Golden Globe awards and a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for Glory and Best Actor for Training Day.

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Born
Dec 28, 1954
Mount Vernon
Also known as
  • Denzel Jermaine Washington, Jr.
  • Denzel Hayes Washington Jr.
  • Denzel Washington, Jr.
  • D
  • Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr.
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Christianity
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Fordham University
    Journalism
  • Mainland High School
  • Pennington-Grimes Elementary School
    ( - 1968)
  • Oakland Military Academy
Lived in
  • Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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