Denzel Washington Facts
American actor, film director, and film producer
- Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor, film director, and film producer.
- He was born on December 28, 1954.
- He has received much critical acclaim for his work in film since the 1990s.
- He is popular for his portrayals of real-life figures such as Steve Biko, Malcolm X, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Melvin B. Tolson, Frank Lucas, and Herman Boone.
- He is a featured actor in the films produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and was a frequent collaborator of the late director Tony Scott.
- He has received two Golden Globe Awards and a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for Glory (1989) and Best Actor for Training Day (2001).