Denzel Washington

1954 - Today

Denzel Washington

Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, director, and producer. He has been described as an actor who reconfigured "the concept of classic movie stardom", associating with characters defined by their grace, dignity, humanity, and inner strength. He has received seventeen NAACP Image Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, one Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for playing Union Army soldier Private Trip in the historical drama film Glory (1989), and Best Actor for his role as corrupt detective Alonzo Harris in the crime thriller Training Day (2001).Washington has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1980s, including his portrayals of real-life figures such as South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko in Cry Freedom (1987), Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X in Malcolm X (1992), boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter in The Hurricane (1999), football coach Herman Boone in Remember the Titans (2000), poet and educator Melvin B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denzel Washington has received more than 18,489,179 page views. His biography is available in 92 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 102nd most popular actor.

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  • 18M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 92

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Denzel Washington ranks 101 out of 8,832Before him are Orson Welles, Doris Day, Hedy Lamarr, Judy Garland, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Gary Cooper. After him are Mel Gibson, Jean Marais, Jean Gabin, Alan Rickman, Clark Gable, and Yves Montand.

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Among people born in 1954, Denzel Washington ranks 6Before him are Angela Merkel, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Jackie Chan, Hugo Chávez, and John Travolta. After him are François Hollande, Jean-Claude Juncker, James Cameron, Shinzō Abe, Emir Kusturica, and Sócrates.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Denzel Washington ranks 200 out of 12,171Before him are Edwin McMillan (1907), Charles Sanders Peirce (1839), James Madison (1751), John Ford (1894), Judy Garland (1922), and Gary Cooper (1901). After him are Mel Gibson (1956), Frank Zappa (1940), Ezra Pound (1885), Talcott Parsons (1902), Robert Andrews Millikan (1868), and Herbert Hoover (1874).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Denzel Washington ranks 54Before him are Tom Hanks (1956), Charlton Heston (1923), Orson Welles (1915), Doris Day (1922), Judy Garland (1922), and Gary Cooper (1901). After him are Mel Gibson (1956), Clark Gable (1901), Christopher Lloyd (1938), Sigourney Weaver (1949), Tony Curtis (1925), and Tommy Lee Jones (1946).