• Denzel  Washington

    Denzel Washington

    Born on December 28th, 1954

    From Mount Vernon, New York

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Roman J. Israel, Esq. Poster

Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Roman J. Israel is an idealistic defense attorney whose life gets upended when his boss and mentor -- the legendary civil rights icon William Henry Jackson -- dies unexpectedly. He's then recruited to join a law firm led by George Pierce, an ambitious lawyer who was one of Jackson's former students. Israel's legacy of activism soon gets put to the test when he takes on the case of Langston Bailey, a young man accused of murdering a convenience store clerk.

Golden Globe (2018)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2016)
Won
Cecille B. DeMille Award
American Gangster Poster

American Gangster

Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) earns his living as a chauffeur to one of Harlem's leading mobsters. After his boss dies, Frank uses his own ingenuity and strict business code to become one of the inner city's most powerful crime bosses. Meanwhile, veteran cop Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) senses a change in the mob's power structure and looks for ways to bring his opponent to justice.

Golden Globe (2008)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture