Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

  • Born on
    • December 28th, 1954
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. 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.


Acting (54 Credits)

2021The Little Things as Joe "Deke" Deacon
2021The Tragedy of Macbeth as Lord Macbeth
2018The Equalizer 2 as Robert McCall
2017Roman J. Israel, Esq. as Roman J. Israel
2016The Magnificent Seven as Sam Chisolm
2016Fences as Troy Maxson
2016Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary as John Coltrane (voice)
2014The Equalizer as Robert McCall
2014And the Oscar Goes to...
20132 Guns as Robert 'Bobby' Trench
2012Safe House as Tobin Frost
2012Flight as Whip Whitaker
2010The Book of Eli as Eli
2010Unstoppable as Frank Barnes
2009The Taking of Pelham 123 as Walter Garber
2007American Gangster as Frank Lucas
2007The Great Debaters as Melvin B. Tolson
2006Inside Man as Detective Keith Frazier
2006Deja Vu as Doug Carlin
2004Man on Fire as John W. Creasy
2004The Manchurian Candidate as Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco
2003Out of Time as Matthias " Lee " Whitlock
2002John Q as John Quincy Archibald
2002Antwone Fisher as Dr. Jerome Davenport
2001Training Day as Alonzo Harris
2000Remember the Titans as Coach Herman Boone
1999The Hurricane as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
1999The Bone Collector as Lincoln Rhyme
1998Fallen as John Hobbes
1998He Got Game as Jake Shuttlesworth
1998The Siege as Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard
1996Courage Under Fire as Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling
1996The Preacher's Wife as Dudley
1995Devil in a Blue Dress as Easy Rawlins
1995Crimson Tide as Hunter
1995Virtuosity as Lt. Parker Barnes
1993Much Ado About Nothing as Don Pedro of Aragon
1993Philadelphia as Joe Miller
1993The Pelican Brief as Gray Grantham
1992Malcolm X as Malcolm X
1991Ricochet as Nick Styles
1991Mississippi Masala as Demetrius Williams
1990Mo' Better Blues as Bleek Gilliam
1990Heart Condition as Napoleon Stone
1989The Mighty Quinn as Xavier Quinn
1989Glory as Pvt. Trip
1988For Queen & Country as Reuben
1987Cry Freedom as Steve Biko
1986The George McKenna Story as George McKenna
1986Power as Arnold Billings
1984License to Kill as Martin Sawyer
1984A Soldier's Story as Private First Class Peterson
1982St. Elsewhere as Dr. Philip Chandler
1981Carbon Copy as Roger Porter

Himself (1 Credits)

2014Champs as Himself


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