Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. is an American actor, director, and producer who was born on December 28, 1954. He has been dubbed an actor who “reconfigured the concept of classic movie stardom” for his screen and stage performances. He’s also recognised for working with directors like Spike Lee, Antoine Fuqua, and Tony Scott on a regular basis. Washington has won multiple awards throughout the course of his four-decade career, including a Tony Award, two Academy Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. He won the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016, and The New York Times ranked him the finest actor of the twenty-first century in 2020.