Denzel Washington Career
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor, film director, and film producer who was born in Mount Vernon, near New York City. He is the son of Reverend Denzel Hayes Washington, Sr., who was a an ordained Pentecostal minister, and also worked for the Water Department and at a local department store, S. Klein. His mother is Lennis “Lynne”, was a beauty parlor owner and operator. Washington is a Capricorn and he was attended grammar school at Pennington-Grimes Elementary School in Mount Vernon, until 1968. When he was 14, or after her parents broke up, he then enrolled to Oakland Military Academy, in New Windsor, New York. He latter continued study to a public high school in Daytona Beach, Florida, named Mainland High School. After that, he entered Texas College, but latter majoring and graduated with B.A. in Drama and Journalism from Fordham University in 1977. His hobby is playing basketball and Washington for his interest in acting while still in university. And to hone his skill acting, he then also entered American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Denzel Washington Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||December 28, 1954|
|Age||59 years old|
|Biceps Size||16 Inches|
|Chest size||40 Inches|
|Waist in Inches||33 Inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Height||6 Feet 1 Inches|
|Weight||176lbs or 80 kg|
Denzel Washington Career
Denzel Washington career began in New York theater with Shakespeare in the Park by Joseph Papp, which quickly followed numerous productions, including Ceremonies in Dark Old Men, Came home to roost, Othello or Man and Superman. His versatility as an actor gave him work in television productions soon as the TV movie Flesh and blood (1970), Wilma (1977), Carbon Copy (1981) or St. Elsewhere (1982) series, in which he rose to fame for her performance for six seasons of Dr. Chandler.He worked in Cry Freedom (1987), directed by Richard Attenborough for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Washington plays one of his roles more critically acclaimed through the film Malcolm X in 1992, directed by Spike Lee, where his portrayal of the black nationalist leader earned him an Oscar nomination. Denzel Washington played the role of lawyer Joe Miller in Philadelphia (1993), with Tom Hanks. He then starred In films such as The Pelican Brief, Crimson Tide, The Preacher’s Wife, Fallen and The Bone Collector, were blockbusters.Washington made his directorial debut in 2002 with Antwone FisherHe has also participated in major films like The Fire of revenge, The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and Inside Man (2006).
In 2007 he is starring in American Gangster, a filmed under orders from Ridley Scott and the cast accompanied by Russell Crowe in which he plays Frank Lucas, a heroin dealer in Harlem in the 60s.He then also appeared in The Book of Eli, in 2010 and returned with two films, Flight, and Safe House in 2012. In 2014, Danzel Washington is starring in The Equalizer, an action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua.
Denzel Washington Controversy
Danzel Washington is great actor with good image both as the family or as the entertainer. He has been awarded with many accolades and has donated much money for charity.
Danzel Washington Dating
Danzel Washington is dating Pauletta Pearson, and marrying her on June 25, 1983. The couple together since then and has been blessing with four children. In 1995, Washington and his wife renewed their vow in South Africa with Archbishop Desmond Tutu officiating.
Danzel Washington Net Worth
Denzel Washington has a very particular style that blends the goodness and passion, this mixture gives innate to the complicated characters he plays a very believable strength that fascinates the public. He is also listed in #6 as Richest Black Actors with amount of net worth about $190 million dollars.