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Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington [3]

Born:December 28, 1954 (66)
Filmography Rating:7.45 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.25 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.22 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:72.66%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Much Ado About Nothing [1993](39) => Don Pedro
The Pelican Brief [1993](39) => Gray Grantham
Remember the Titans [2000](46) => Coach Herman Boone

Trivia that mentions this person:
The Pelican Brief [1993]
  • The two main stars, Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington, do not appear on screen together until an hour and 5 minutes into the movie.
  • Gray Grantham (Denzel Washington) and Smith Keen (John Lithgow) secretly meet at the home of George and Martha Washington at Mount Vernon, VA. Denzel Washington was born in Mount Vernon, NY.
  • To research his role as reporter Gray Grantham, Denzel Washington spent time with Washington Post editors and reporters.
    Blade [1998]
  • When David S. Goyer first pitched the idea of doing a Blade movie, the executives of New Line felt there were only three actors who could possible do the role: Wesley Snipes, Denzel Washington and Laurence Fishburne, but in Goyer's mind, Snipes was always the perfect choice for the character of Blade. However, LL Cool J was briefly considered for the part.
    The LEGO Movie [2014]
  • Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, and Christian Bale at one point were considered to reprise the role of Batman. Emma Stone and Robert Downey Jr. were considered for the leading roles. Denzel Washington was considered to voice Vitruvius.
    Black Panther [2018]
  • The younger version of Forest Whitaker's character, Zuri, is played by Denzel Whitaker. Although they share the same surname, they are not father and son, nor are they related. They both also appeared in The Great Debaters (2007) (starring Denzel Washington, whom Denzel Whitaker was named after) where funnily enough, they played father and son. Forest Whitaker has a son called [?] Ocean Whitaker who was born in the same year as Denzel Whitaker.
    Jack Reacher [2012]
  • Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, Russell Crowe, Johnny Depp, Cary Elwes, Colin Farrell, Harrison Ford, Jamie Foxx, Mel Gibson, Stephen Lang, Dolph Lundgren, Edward Norton, Ron Perlman, Brad Pitt, Keanu Reeves, Kurt Russell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Vince Vaughn, Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis were all considered for Jack Reacher.
    Quotes From/About Denzel Washington
    Denzel WashingtonMy role 14 years ago in Richard III - that was the first time I played a bad guy and learned a lot about it - they have all the fun!