Denzel Washington Overview

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Born: December 28, 1954

"It was never my dream to be famous," says this Mount Vernon, New York native. "I didn't start acting to be a movie star. I started in the theater and my desire was to get better at my craft. It's still my desire. I don't consider myself a movie star, nor do I really have the desire to be one. I'm just an entertainer." After graduating from high school, Washington enrolled at New York's Fordham University, where he began studying journalism. He still uses that early journalism training to... See All


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