Washington in 2000
|Born||December 28, 1954
Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, director, producer|
|Spouse||Pauletta Washington (m. 1983–present)|
Denzel Washington (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, director, and producer. He has won many awards during his acting career. In 2001 he became only the second African American man to win the Academy Award for "Best Actor". He has been in over 30 major Hollywood movies.
- (AP) (March 25, 2002). "Beautiful Mind wins Best Picture Oscar". Lodi, California: Lodi News Sentinel. p. 7. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=F6tAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=9SAGAAAAIBAJ&pg=4404,2892811&dq=denzel+washington+oscar+training+day+black+man&hl=en. Retrieved 11 February 2012.