Here is Denzel Washington Biography.
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Washington’s Personal Information
Full name: Denzel Hayes Washington Jr.
Nick name: Denzel Washington
Date of birth: December 28, 1954
Birth place: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Father: Denzel H. Washington, Sr.
Mother: Lennis Washington
Brother: No Broher
Sister: No sister
Wife: Pauletta Washington
John David Washington
Denzel Washington Biography (Physical appearance)
Height: 6′ 1″ (1.85m)
Eye color: Dark Brown.
Hair color: Dark Brown.
About his career
He has received seventeen NAACP Image Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, one Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for playing Union Army soldier Private Trip in the historical drama film Glory (1989), and Best Actor for his role as corrupt detective Alonzo Harris in the crime thriller Training Day (2001).
Washington has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1980s, including his portrayals of real-life figures such as South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko in Cry Freedom (1987),
Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X in Malcolm X (1992), boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter in The Hurricane (1999), football coach Herman Boone in Remember the Titans (2000), poet and educator Melvin B. Tolson in The Great Debaters (2007), and drug kingpin Frank Lucas in American Gangster (2007).
He has been a featured actor in films produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and has been a frequent collaborator of directors Spike Lee, Antoine Fuqua, and Tony Scott. In 2016, he received the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards.
In 2002, Washington made his directorial debut with the biographical film Antwone Fisher. His second directorial effort was The Great Debaters (2007).
His third film, Fences (2016), in which he also starred, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Denzel Washington Money factor
Net worth: $220 Million.