Denzel Washington

28 Dec 1954

Actor, Producer, Director

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, a Tony Award. He is notable for winning the Best Supporting Actor for Glory in 1989; and the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2001 for his role in the film Training Day

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Filmography (49 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Roman J. Israel, Esq.)
(movie, 2016)
···Fences
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor, Director, Producer
(movie, 2016)
···The Magnificent Seven
Genre: Adventure, Action, Western
Role: Actor (as Sam Chisolm)
(movie, 2014)
···The Equalizer
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2013)
···2 Guns
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Robert 'Bobby' Trench)
(movie, 2012)
···Flight
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Whip Whitaker)
(movie, 2012)
···Safe House
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2010)
···Unstoppable
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Frank Barnes)
(movie, 2010)
7.2The Book of Eli
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2009)
···The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Walter Garber)
(movie, 2009)
···The Taking of Pelham 123
Genre: Thriller, Action
Role: Actor (as Walter Garber)
(movie, 2007)
···The Great Debaters
Genre: Drama
Role: , Actor, Director
(movie, 2007)
···American Gangster
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Frank Lucas)
(movie, 2006)
7.3Déjà Vu
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Agent Doug Carlin - ATF)
(movie, 2006)
···Inside Man
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Detective Keith Frazier)
(movie, 2004)
···The Manchurian Candidate
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco)
(movie, 2004)
···Man on Fire
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Creasy)
(movie, 2003)
···Out of Time
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Matthias " Lee " Whitlock)
(movie, 2002)
···Antwone Fisher
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: , Actor, Director
(movie, 2002)
···John Q
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as John Quincy Archibald)
(movie, 2001)
···Training Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Alonzo Harris)
(movie, 2000)
···Remember the Titans
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Herman Boone)
(movie, 1999)
···The Bone Collector
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Lincoln Rhyme)
(movie, 1999)
···The Hurricane
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter)
(movie, 1998)
···The Siege
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard)
(movie, 1998)
···He Got Game
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jake Shuttlesworth)
(movie, 1998)
···Fallen
Genre: Thriller, Fantasy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as John Hobbes)
Genre: Family
Role: Actor (as Humpty Dumpty · The Crooked Man)
(movie, 1996)
···The Preacher's Wife
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Dudley)
(movie, 1996)
···Courage Under Fire
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling)
(movie, 1995)
···Devil in a Blue Dress
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ezekiel 'Easy' Rawlins)
(movie, 1995)
···Virtuosity
Genre: Action, Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lt. Parker Barnes)
(movie, 1995)
···Crimson Tide
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lt. Commander Ron Hunter)
(movie, 1993)
···Philadelphia
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Joe Mille)
(movie, 1993)
···The Pelican Brief
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Gray Grantham)
(movie, 1993)
···Much Ado About Nothing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Don Pedro of Aragon)
(movie, 1992)
···Malcolm X
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Malcolm X)
(movie, 1991)
···Ricochet
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Nick Styles)
(movie, 1991)
···Mississippi Masala
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Demetrius Williams)
(movie, 1990)
···Mo' Better Blues
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bleek Gilliam)
(movie, 1990)
···Heart Condition
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Napoleon Stone)
(movie, 1989)
···Glory
Genre: War
Role: Actor (as Pvt. Trip)
(movie, 1989)
···The Mighty Quinn
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Xavier Quinn)
(movie, 1988)
···For Queen & Country
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Reuben James)
Role: Actor (as Narrator)
(movie, 1986)
···The George McKenna Story
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as George McKenna)
(movie, 1984)
···A Soldier's Story
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Role: Actor (as Private First Class Peterson)
(movie, 1984)
···License to Kill
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Martin Sawyer)
(movie, 1979)
···Coriolanus
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Aedile · Roman Citizen · Volscian Citizen · Roman Soldier · Volscian Soldier)