Denzel Washington

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Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington’s unforgettable performances have garnered him two Academy Awards, a Tony Award, three Golden Globe Awards and countless other awards.

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Denzel Washington

He received his first Academy Award for the historical war drama “Glory” (1989) and his second for the crime drama “Training Day” (2001). In addition, he has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in “Cry Freedom” (1987), “Malcolm X” (1992), “The Hurricane” (1999), “Flight” (2013), and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” (2017). Mr. Washington produced and directed the critically acclaimed adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Fences,” in which he reprised his Tony Award-winning role opposite Viola Davis. The film received four Academy Award nominations including best picture and best performance by an actor in a leading role for Mr. Washington. Other notable credits include: “Much Ado About Nothing” (1993), “A Soldier’s Story” (1984), “Crimson Tide” (1995), “Devil in a Blue Dress” (1995), “Remember the Titans” (2000), “Inside Man” (2006), “The Great Debaters” (2007) and “American Gangster” (2007). Mr. Washington’s professional acting career began in New York, where he performed in theater productions such as “Ceremonies in Dark Old Men” and “Othello.” He rose to fame when he landed the role of Dr. Phillip Chandler in the NBC long-running hit television series “St. Elsewhere.” In 2016 he was selected as the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards.