Denzel Washington Wiki:
Denzel Washington is an American Actor, TV Actor, Film Director, and Film Producer. Denzel was born 28th December 1954 and brought up in Mount Vernon, New York, United States. He is one of the most likable actors in Hollywood industry.
Denzel made his first big screen appearance in Carbon Copy in 1981. In 1989, his film career began to take precedence when he won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Tripp, the runaway slave in Edward Zwick’s powerful historical masterpiece Glory (1989).
His father Denzel Hayes Washington Sr. is a native of Buckingham County, Virginia, was an ordained Pentecostal minister, and also worked for the New York City Water Department and at a local department store, S. Klein. His mother Lennis Lynne, was a beauty parlor owner and operator born in Georgia and partly raised in Harlem.
Denzel Washington was started his career as a theater actor, in his early age, he has done many theaters. He made his first big screen appearance in Carbon Copy (1981) with George Segal. Malcolm X and The Hurricane garnered him Oscar nominations for Best Actor before he finally won that statuette in 2002 for his lead role in Training Day (2001).
He has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1990s, 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).
In 2016, Denzel was selected as the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards.
Family Background & Girlfriend:
When he was 14, his parents divorced, and his mother sent him to a private preparatory school, Oakland Military Academy in New Windsor, New York. In his family, there is five-member including Washington. He has one brother named David Washington and has one sister name Lorice Washington.
He dated Sanaa Lathan, she was the first girlfriend of Denzel. On June 25, 1983, Washington married Pauletta Pearson, whom he met on the set of his first screen work, the television film Wilma. They have four children.
Denzel Washington – Wiki – Biography:
|Name||Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr.|
|Age (2018)||63 Years|
|Date of Birth||28th December 1954|
|Profession||Film Actor, Producer, TV Actor, Film Director|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Capricorn|
|Birthplace||Mount Vernon, New York|
|College/ University||University of Texas|
|Father’s Name||Denzel Washington, Sr|
|Mather’s Name||Lennis Lynne|
|Brother’s Name||David Washington|
|Sister’s Name||Lorice Washington|
|Debut Movie||Carbon Copy (1981)|
|Spouse||Pauletta Pearson (m. 1983)|
|Girlfriend / Boyfriend||Sanaa Lathan|
|Favorite Actor||Not known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Height in Centimeters||186 cm|
|Weight in Kilograms||90 kg|
|TV Shows||St. Elsewhere|