Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington -

A popular black actor, Denzel Washington somewhat filled the gap created when Sidney Poitier went into semi-retirement. His defining role was in "Glory."

Denzel Washington received a nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "Cry Freedom" and the Oscar two years later for "Glory." His o ther notable films include "Mo' Better Blues," "The Pelican Brief," "Much Ado About Nothing," "Crimson Tide," and "Remember the Titans."

In 2002 Denzel Washington won the Best Actor Oscar for "Training Day." Denzel seems to pick his film projects better than many stars, frequently appearing in projects that are popular and critical successes.

His newest films include: "John Q," "Antwone Fisher," and "Out of Time." In 2004, watch for Denzel Washington in "Man On Fire" and in "The Manchurian Candidate." More