Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr.. (Born December 28, 1954), commonly known as actor Denzel Washington is a popular American film. Denzel is typically known for his roles portraying real characters such as Steve Biko, Malcolm X, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Melvin B. Tolson, Frank Lucas. He is African-American Monday  Sidney Poitier won the Oscar for lead actor best for his role in Training Day (2001). So far Washington has a total of three Golden Globes and two Oscar.
Denzel Washington was born in 1954 in Mt. Vernon, New York. Denzel is her mother Lennis "Lynne", was a shopkeeper who made the original Georgia but grew up in Harlem  while his father Reverend Denzel is Denzel Washington, Sr.., A minister and work for the Department for and the department store, "S. Klein".  .
Washington university in the Department of Drama and Journalism Fordham University and a BA in 1977. After a period of confused in choosing careers, Denzel's advice to try acting. He enrolled in the class cast of Lincoln Center (Lincoln Center) and started taking some plays of Eugene O'Neill and William Shakespeare. After graduating from acting classes, Denzel continues to gain scholarships to attend film school prestigious American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. After a year in San Francisco, Washington decided to return to New York City to begin a professional acting career .
The first phase
The movie is Denzel Washington's first Carbon Copy (1981), but he was paying more attention in the field of television for his role in the popular TV series at that time was St. Elsewhere. Denzel is one of the few actors to appear in all six seasons (from 1982 to 1988) premiered St. Elsewhere. After success on television, directed by Richard Attenborough Denzel was cast as the struggle against apartheid Steve Biko in Cry Freedom film (1988). The role has brought Oscar nominations for the first male lead and Denzel began to play the traditional character of his true history. Two years later, Cry Freedom, Denzel is the first Oscar in the category [[The male side for the role defiant black soldier in Glory (1989).
1992 Denzel plays the black leader Malcolm X in the movie directed by Spike Lee. Again starring Denzel was appreciated and he was Oscar nominated Monday as the male lead, and put Washington up the position of Hollywood's top stars. A year later he continued his success with a few other hard, play black lawyer who hate gay people, but to justify a gay person with AIDS (Tom Hanks) in Philadelphia (1993). After Philadelphia, Denzel Washington started to join the highly commercial films such as The Pelican Brief, Crimson Tide, Much Ado About Nothing and The Preacher's Wife. In 1999, Washington returned with a knack for portraying historical characters joining The Hurricane. This is a film about life's stormy famous boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, who was imprisoned for 20 years because of unfairly convicted of murder is wrong. Denzel continues to demonstrate its capabilities when the role was rated with a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination next. The role also brought back The Hurricane Denzel Washington to win the Silver Bear for best male lead in the 2000 Berlin Film Festival.
Denzel Washington in 2001 final, which is famous for the role, also won an Oscar for her role as the male lead villain Alonzo Harris, metamorphic policeman in Training Day (2001). With this success, Denzel became African Americans Monday  Sidney Poitier won an Oscar as the male lead. Also this year an actress who was African-American female lead Oscars, it was Halle Berry.
In 2002, after roles in successful films of commerce John Q., Washington directed her first film Antwone Fisher. After Antwone Fisher, Denzel take a picture of a hit series such as Out of Time, Man on Fire and The Manchurian Candidate . Denzel Washington in 2006 went on to play a police officer in Inside Man director Spike Lee familiar (starred with Jodie Foster, Clive Owen) and Déjà Vu, both of which are blockbusters and critically evaluate high.
2007 Denzel Gangsto U.S. participation (American Gangster) as drug magnate Frank Lucas cunning to escape from the pursuit of police officers, played by Russell Crowe. The same year he directed and starred in The Great Debaters.
In 1983, Washington married actress Pauletta Pearson, who starred with him in the drama begins Wilma career. Denzel and Pauletta have 4 children, John David (b. 1984), Katia (b. 1987) twins Olivia and Malcolm (b. 1991). May 20, 2007, Denzel was awarded an honorary doctorate in anthropology Morehouse College.
2006 occurred a rare event with Denzel when he and two directors Oliver Stone and Michael Moore was put on the list whom Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) to negotiate in exchange for freedom for 3 U.S. military contractors captured in 2003 they