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"KING KONG AIN'T GOT NOTHING ON ME!"
As if being named one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World several times and one of Empire magazine's 100 Sexiest Stars in film history weren't enough proof of Washington's looks, Newsweek used him in article about the scientific explanation of "beauty".

STATURE
Weight: 199 lbs.
Height: 6'0

PERSONALITY
Although he exhibits endless talents and takes pride in acting in high profile movies, Denzel can be grumpy and not too easy to approach. Despite this, he is still a humble individual who knows to joke around and laugh.

AMISTAD
When asked to star in this racially intense film, Denzel Washington simply turned down the role, telling USA Weekend, "I ain't putting no chains around my neck. I'm not in the mood."

HOW DO MOST FANS RATE DENZEL?
Appeal: 93.88
Beauty: 90.67
Intelligence: 93.23
Talent: 97.44

FAME AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Even his salary has finally caught up with his reputation. He has for a while been the most recognizable black actor in history, and now he is also the best paid, if not also the most respected.

PHILANTHROPISTM
Denzel Washington has a brilliant aura that manifests in every one of his starring roles. He earned his place in Hollywood through top notch performances, and when he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the film Glory, he became the fifth African American to win an Academy Award. He has is now one of American's ten favorite actors.

EXTRA CREDIT
Washington was the first African-American to win a best actor Oscar since Sidney Poitier in 1963.

FAN CLUB INFORMATION
Addresses: Attention Sandy Rice, Publicist, PMK Public Relations Inc., 955 South Carrillo Drive, No. 200, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

PERSONAL STYLE
Denzel is stylish and conservative, so he never goes to public events wearing anything crazy. His physique always looks good!

SIGNIFICANT OTHER
Pauletta Pearson (aka Paulette Washington), actress, singer, pianist; born 1951; married 1983

Awards:
1981: Audelco Award: When the Chicken Comes Home to Roost
1981: Obie: Distinguished Ensemble Performance, A Soldier's Play
1989: Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Glory
1989: Oscar: Best Supporting Actor, Glory
1992: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor, Malcolm X
1992: Boston Film Critics Association: Best Actor, Malcolm X
1992: NAACP Image: Best Actor, Mississippi Masala
1992: Berlin Film Festival: Silver Bear Award: Best Actor, Malcolm X
1993: MTV Movie Award: Best Male Performance, Malcom X
1996: NAACP Image: Best Performance in an Animated/Live-Action/Dramatic Youth or Children's Series/Special, Happily Ever After: Rumpelstiltskin
1996: NAACP Image: Best Motion-Picture Actor, Crimson Tide
1996: NAACP Image: Entertainer of the Year
1997: ShoWest Actor of the Year
1997: NAACP Image: Best Motion-Picture Actor, Courage Under Fire
1997: NAACP Image: Entertainer of the Year
1997: NAACP Image: Best Performance in an Animated/Live-Action/Dramatic Youth or Children's Series/Special, Happily Ever After: Mother Goose
1999: Golden Globe: Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama), The Hurricane
2000: NAACP Image Award: Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, The Hurricane
2002: Oscar: Best Actor, Training Day