- Denzel Washington is called some of the iconic actors of his technology.
- He’s most identified for his roles within the following motion pictures: Philadelphia, Fences, Coaching Day, Flight, Malcolm X, and extra.
- The star has gained three Golden Globes with much more nominations.
All through his decades-long profession Denzel Washington, 68, has wowed audiences throughout the globe along with his acting skills. And with nice performing, many accolades have rightfully adopted him. A number of the 68-year-old’s most up-to-date work contains the 2021 thriller The Little Issues, together with The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021). He’s at the moment engaged on the third installment of the movie franchise The Equalizer, set to premiere in late 2023. With this yr’s Golden Globes upon us, under is a extra detailed have a look at the Flight star’s wins and nominations over time!
His 3 Golden Globes
Finest Supporting Actor In A Movement Image — Glory (1990)
Denzel started his superb performing profession within the late Seventies and it was solely a matter of time till he scored his first Golden Globe win. In 1989 the legend gained the award for Finest Supporting Actor In A Movement Image for his work on the movie Glory. Denzel acted within the hit film alongside different spectacular actors together with Morgan Freeman, Matthew Broderick, Cary Elwes, and extra.
The hit challenge was directed by Edward Zwick and written by Kevin Jarre. On the time of his win, Denzel famous that his spouse, Pauletta Washington, 72, had “nearly broke” his nostril as a result of she “kissed him so laborious” after they heard of his win. Together with thanking Hollywood International Press Affiliation, the forged, and crew, Denzel additionally made certain to thank his spouse and children in his acceptance speech. “My spouse, stunning spouse whose hung in there with me,” he stated on the time. “My kids, my mother… I thank God, I thanks.” Notably, Pauletta and Denzel have four adult kids: John David Washington, Malcolm Washington, Katia Washington, and Olivia Washington.
Finest Actor In A Movement Image Drama — The Hurricane (2000)
After his 1990 win for Glory, Denzel didn’t win a Golden Globe for the following decade. Nonetheless, he took dwelling the award for Finest Actor in a Movement Image Drama in 2000 for his work on The Hurricane. The movie relies on the lifetime of middleweight boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, who was wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for homicide in 1966. Denzel starred within the movie alongside Ray Donovan actor Liev Schreiber, David Paymer, and Within the Warmth of the Evening star Rod Steiger.
Cecil B. deMille Award — (2016)
Denzel’s most up-to-date win on the Golden Globes was in 2016 when he was awarded with the Cecil B. deMille Award. The celebrated award was established in 1952 to honor those that have made “excellent contributions to the world of leisure,” per the official Golden Globe website. Notably, 2016 was the identical yr that Denzel’s movie Fences premiered. He starred within the film alongside How To Get Away With Homicide star Viola Davis and wowed audiences as soon as extra. Different celebrities who’ve taken dwelling this award embody Walt Disney, the late dancer Fred Astaire, actress Judy Garland, and singer Frank Sinatra. And in more moderen years a few of the winners embody: The Satan Wears Prada star Meryl Streep, TV character Oprah Winfrey, and Forrest Gump star Tom Hanks.
Regardless of successful a powerful three Golden Globe awards all through his profession, Denzel has been nominated for a complete of eight Golden Globes that he didn’t win (not together with his wins). Beneath is the checklist of nominations the American Gangster star earned however didn’t take dwelling.
- Finest Actor in a Movement Image – Drama — Cry Freedom (1988)
- Finest Actor in a Movement Image – Drama — Malcolm X (1993)
- Finest Actor in a Movement Image – Drama — Coaching Day (2002)
- Finest Actor in a Movement Image – Drama — American Gangster (2008)
- Finest Actor in a Movement Image – Drama — Flight (2013)
- Finest Actor in a Movement Image – Drama — Fences (2017)
- Finest Actor in a Movement Image – Drama — Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2018)
- Finest Actor in a Movement Image – Drama — The Tragedy of Macbeth (2022)