Denzel Washington: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: Actor, Director
  • Real name : Denzel Hayes Washington Junior
  • Sign : Capricorn
  • Date of birth : Tuesday 28 December 1954 (age: 66)
  • Country: United States

Denzel Washington is an American actor and director who was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York.

Noted for films such as Malcolm X and Philadelphia, Denzel Washington won the Oscar for Best Actor in 2002 for his composition of a corrupt police officer in the electric thriller Training Day by Antoine Fuqua, after the best supporting actor for Glory in 1990. The career of the actor is peppered with other successes, starting with the one that revealed him to the public, The Pelican Brief, where he played in 1993 the good Samaritan of the female star then in full rise, Julia Roberts. But his most faithful collaborations will be with Jonathan Demme, Spike Lee – He Got Game, Inside Man – and Tony Scott, while he will join his brother Ridley for American gangster.

On the private front, Denzel Washington is married since June 25, 1983 to the actress Pauletta Washington, born Pearson, with whom he had four children: John David, born July 28, 1984; Katia, born November 27, 1987 and twins Olivia and Malcolm, born April 10, 1991.