Denzel Washington



Place of birth:

Mount Vernon, New York, United States:


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, 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Denzel Washington, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

The Little Things (2021)
as Joe "Deke" Deacon
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Legacy Brought to Screen (2020)
as Self
Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King (2020)
as Self (archive footage)
Giving Voice (2020)
as Self
The Equalizer 2 (2018)
as Robert McCall
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
as Roman J. Israel
Chasing Trane (2017)
as John Coltrane (voice)
Fences (2016)
as Troy Maxson
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
as Sam Chisolm
Champs (2015)
as Himself
The Equalizer (2014)
as Robert McCall
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
The March (2013)
as Narrator (voice)
2 Guns (2013)
as Robert 'Bobby' Trench
Flight (2012)
as Whip Whitaker
Safe House (2012)
as Tobin Frost
Unstoppable (2010)
as Frank Barnes
The Book of Eli (2010)
as Eli
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
as Walter Garber
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial (2009)
as Self
The Great Debaters (2007)
as Melvin B. Tolson
American Gangster (2007)
as Frank Lucas
Déjà Vu (2006)
as Doug Carlin
Inside Man (2006)
as Detective Keith Frazier
Vengeance Is Mine: Reinventing "Man on Fire" (2005)
By Any Means Necessary: The Making of Malcolm X (2005)
as Himself
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
as Major Bennett Ezekiel Marco
People Like Us: Making 'Philadelphia' (2004)
as Self
Man on Fire (2004)
as John W. Creasy
Out of Time (2003)
as Matthias " Lee " Whitlock
Antwone Fisher (2002)
as Dr. Jerome Davenport
John Q (2002)
as John Quincy Archibald
Training Day (2001)
as Alonzo Harris
Remember the Titans (2000)
as Coach Herman Boone
Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light (2000)
The Bone Collector (1999)
as Lincoln Rhyme
The Hurricane (1999)
as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
The Siege (1998)
as Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard
He Got Game (1998)
as Jake Shuttlesworth
Fallen (1998)
as John Hobbes
Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special (1997)
as Humpty Dumpty / The Crooked Man (voice)
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
as Dudley
Courage Under Fire (1996)
as Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
as Easy Rawlins
Virtuosity (1995)
as Lt. Parker Barnes
Crimson Tide (1995)
as Hunter
Philadelphia (1993)
as Joe Miller
The Pelican Brief (1993)
as Gray Grantham
Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
as Don Pedro of Aragon
Malcolm X (1992)
as Malcolm X
Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II (1992)
as Narrator
Jammin': Jelly Roll Morton on Broadway (1992)
as Narrator
Ricochet (1991)
as Nick Styles
Mississippi Masala (1991)
as Demetrius Williams
Mo' Better Blues (1990)
as Bleek Gilliam
Heart Condition (1990)
as Napoleon Stone
Glory (1989)
as Pvt. Trip
The Mighty Quinn (1989)
as Xavier Quinn
Baka: The People of the Rainforest (1989)
as Narrator
For Queen & Country (1988)
as Reuben
The George McKenna Story (1988)
as George McKenna
Cry Freedom (1987)
as Steve Biko
Power (1986)
as Arnold Billings
A Soldier's Story (1984)
as Private First Class Peterson
License to Kill (1984)
as Martin Sawyer
Carbon Copy (1981)
as Roger Porter
Flesh & Blood (1979)
as Kirk
Coriolanus (1979)
as Aedile, Roman Soldier, Volscian Soldier
Wilma (1977)
as Robert Eldridge, age 18 (as Denzel Washington, Jr.)
The Tragedy of Macbeth ()
as Lord Macbeth
Leave The World Behind ()

Production Credits

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)
The Equalizer 2 (2018)
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Fences (2016)
Fences (2016)
The Equalizer (2014)
Safe House (2012)
Executive Producer
The Book of Eli (2010)
The Great Debaters (2007)
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (2000)
A Journal for Jordan ()
A Journal for Jordan ()
Leave The World Behind ()