Denzel Washington

American actor, director and producer

Denzel Washington (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, director, and producer. He has won many awards during his acting career. In 2001 he became only the second African American man to win the Academy Award for "Best Actor".[1] He has been in 43 feature films. He has won two Oscars. [2]

Denzel Washington
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Washington in 2000
Born (1954-12-28) December 28, 1954 (age 67)
OccupationActor, director, producer
Height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Pauletta Washington (m. 1983)

Washington played Malcolm X in the 1992 movie Malcolm X. He played Whip Whitaker in the 2012 film Flight. His son, John David, is also an actor. He also made his film debut in the 1974 film Death Wish.


  1. (AP) (March 25, 2002). "Beautiful Mind wins Best Picture Oscar". Lodi, California: Lodi News Sentinel. p. 7. Retrieved 11 February 2012.
  2. "Denzel Washington". IMDb.

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