Denzel Washington is an actor, film director, and film producer. 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.
Denzel Washington is a featured actor in the films produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and was a frequent collaborator of the late director Tony Scott.
Denzel Washington has received two Golden Globe awards and a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for Glory (1989) and Best Actor for Training Day (2001).
Denzel Washington was last seen onstage in the summer of 1990 in the title role of the Public Theater’s production of Shakespeare’s Richard III and in 2005, after a 15-year hiatus, he appeared onstage again in another Shakespeare play as Marcus Brutus in Julius Caesar on Broadway. The production’s limited run was a consistent sell-out averaging over 100% attendance capacity nightly despite receiving mixed reviews.
How Denzel Washington Made His Money – Movies
Estimated Net Worth: $140 Million
Birthday: December 28, 1954