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Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington Denzel Washington (birth name Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr.) was born on Tuesday, December 28, 1954 in Mt. Vernon, New York, USA. He is a famous actor and director.

Biography and Career:

Denzel was born and raised in Mount Vernon and he has an older sister. His parents divorced when he was 14 years old. Altough he wanted to study at Texas Tech University, Denzel ended up at Fordham University where he studied Drama and Journalism. He managed to finish his studies there in 1977 and got a B.A.

In the same year after graduating Washington made his break in professional acting with a role in "Wilma", a television movie. His big screen debut was made with "Carbon Copy" in 1981. His shot to fame came with a role in "St. Elsewhere" a very popular television drama, this was happenin g in the 1982-1988 period.

He played in many movies and won 5 Academy Awards (3 nominations), 5 BET Awards (3 nominations), Golden Globe Awards (1 nomination) and Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. Glory, The Hurricane, American Gangster, Inside Man, Malcolm X and Training Day are some of the most successful movies in which he played.

General appearance:

- 6' '' (184 cm) height.

Being born on Dec 28, Denzel is a Capricorn.

Denzel Washington attended the BA Journalism, Fordham University.

Denzel dated Sanaa Lathan and amongst other amorous encounters was Pauletta Washington.

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The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
Carbon Copy
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For Queen & Country
The Mighty Quinn
Heart Condition
Mississippi Masala
Malcolm X
Much Ado About Nothing
The Pelican Brief
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A Century of Cinema
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Category: Actors  - ( Actors Archive)

Date Added: 03 March '10

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