Denzel Washington


Biography

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.

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2018The Equalizer 2 as Robert McCall
2017Roman J. Israel, Esq. as Roman J. Israel, Esq.
2017Chasing Trane as John Coltrane (voice)
2016Fences as Troy Maxson
2016The Magnificent Seven as Sam Chisolm
2015Champs as Himself
2014The Equalizer as Robert McCall
2014The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon as Himself
2013The March as Narrator (voice)
20132 Guns as Robert 'Bobby' Trench
2013Circus Halligalli as
2012Flight as Whip Whitaker
2012Safe House as Tobin Frost
2010Unstoppable as Frank Barnes
2010The Book of Eli as Eli
2009Live from Studio Five as
2009The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 as Walter Garber
2007The Great Debaters as Melvin B. Tolson
2007American Gangster as Frank Lucas
2006Déjà Vu as Agent Doug Carlin - ATF
2006Inside Man as Detective Keith Frazier
2004The Manchurian Candidate as Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco
2004Man on Fire as Creasy
2003Out of Time as Matthias " Lee " Whitlock
2003The Ellen DeGeneres Show as
2002Antwone Fisher as Dr. Jerome Davenport
2002John Q as John Quincy Archibald
2001Training Day as Alonzo Harris
2000Remember the Titans as Coach Herman Boone
1999The Bone Collector as Lincoln Rhyme
1999The Early Show as
1999The Hurricane as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
1998The Siege as Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard
1998TRL as
1998He Got Game as Jake Shuttlesworth
1998Fallen as John Hobbes
1997Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special as Humpty Dumpty / The Crooked Man (voice)
1997The View as
1996The Preacher's Wife as Dudley
1996Courage Under Fire as Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling
1995Devil in a Blue Dress as Ezekiel 'Easy' Rawlins
1995Virtuosity as Lt. Parker Barnes
1995Crimson Tide as Lt. Commander Ron Hunter
1993Philadelphia as Joe Mille
1993The Pelican Brief as Gray Grantham
1993Much Ado About Nothing as Don Pedro of Aragon
1992Malcolm X as Malcolm X
1992Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II as Narrator
1992The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as
1991Ricochet as Nick Styles
1991Mississippi Masala as Demetrius Williams
1990Mo' Better Blues as Bleek Gilliam
1990Heart Condition as Napoleon Stone
1989Glory as Pvt. Trip
1989The Mighty Quinn as Xavier Quinn
1988For Queen & Country as Reuben
1987Cry Freedom as Steve Biko
1986The George McKenna Story as George McKenna
1986Power as Arnold Billing
1984A Soldier's Story as Private First Class Peterson
1984License to Kill as Martin Sawyer
1983Live with Regis and Kathie Lee as
1982St. Elsewhere as Dr. Philip Chandler
1982Wogan as
1981Carbon Copy as Roger Porter
1981Wanna bet, that..? as
1979Flesh & Blood as Kirk
1977Wilma as Robert Eldridge, age 18 (as Denzel Washington, Jr.)
1973The American Film Institute Salute to ... as
1953The Academy Awards as
1952Today as
-Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother goose big book of Rhymes as Humpty Dumpty
-Untitled Satire as Old Revolutionary
2018The Equalizer 2 as Robert McCall
2018The Equalizer 2 as Producer
2017Roman J. Israel, Esq. as Roman J. Israel, Esq.
2017Chasing Trane as John Coltrane (voice)
2016Fences as Producer
2016Fences as Director
2016Fences as Troy Maxson
2016The Magnificent Seven as Sam Chisolm
2015Champs as Himself
2014The Equalizer as Robert McCall
2014The Equalizer as Producer
2014The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon as Himself
2013The March as Narrator (voice)
20132 Guns as Robert 'Bobby' Trench
2013Circus Halligalli as
2012Flight as Whip Whitaker
2012Safe House as Tobin Frost
2012Safe House as Executive Producer
2010Unstoppable as Frank Barnes
2010The Book of Eli as Eli
2010The Book of Eli as Producer
2009Live from Studio Five as
2009The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 as Walter Garber
2007The Great Debaters as Director
2007The Great Debaters as Melvin B. Tolson
2007American Gangster as Frank Lucas
2006Déjà Vu as Agent Doug Carlin - ATF
2006Inside Man as Detective Keith Frazier
2004The Manchurian Candidate as Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco
2004Man on Fire as Creasy
2003Out of Time as Matthias " Lee " Whitlock
2003The Ellen DeGeneres Show as
2002Antwone Fisher as Dr. Jerome Davenport
2002Antwone Fisher as Director
2002John Q as John Quincy Archibald
2001Training Day as Alonzo Harris
2000Remember the Titans as Coach Herman Boone
1999The Bone Collector as Lincoln Rhyme
1999The Early Show as
1999The Hurricane as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
1998The Siege as Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard
1998TRL as
1998He Got Game as Jake Shuttlesworth
1998Fallen as John Hobbes
1997Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special as Humpty Dumpty / The Crooked Man (voice)
1997The View as
1996The Preacher's Wife as Dudley
1996Courage Under Fire as Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling
1995Devil in a Blue Dress as Ezekiel 'Easy' Rawlins
1995Virtuosity as Lt. Parker Barnes
1995Crimson Tide as Lt. Commander Ron Hunter
1993Philadelphia as Joe Mille
1993The Pelican Brief as Gray Grantham
1993Much Ado About Nothing as Don Pedro of Aragon
1992Malcolm X as Malcolm X
1992Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II as Narrator
1992The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as
1991Ricochet as Nick Styles
1991Mississippi Masala as Demetrius Williams
1990Mo' Better Blues as Bleek Gilliam
1990Heart Condition as Napoleon Stone
1989Glory as Pvt. Trip
1989The Mighty Quinn as Xavier Quinn
1988For Queen & Country as Reuben
1987Cry Freedom as Steve Biko
1986The George McKenna Story as George McKenna
1986Power as Arnold Billing
1984A Soldier's Story as Private First Class Peterson
1984License to Kill as Martin Sawyer
1983Live with Regis and Kathie Lee as
1982St. Elsewhere as Dr. Philip Chandler
1982Wogan as
1981Carbon Copy as Roger Porter
1981Wanna bet, that..? as
1979Flesh & Blood as Kirk
1977Wilma as Robert Eldridge, age 18 (as Denzel Washington, Jr.)
1973The American Film Institute Salute to ... as
1953The Academy Awards as
1952Today as
-Untitled Satire as Old Revolutionary
-Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother goose big book of Rhymes as Humpty Dumpty