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Happy birthday Denzel Washington


Happy birthday, Denzel Washington! Denzel is the actor, producer, and director who won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the 2001 film Training Day. After taking a semester off from college, he worked as an overnight summer camp counselor, where he discovered his acting abilities. He donated $1 million to the Children’s Fund of South Africa in 2012. Washington married Pauletta Pearson in June 1983, and the couple has four children together.

Check out a few throwback pics in the gallery. –Joi Pearson @joiapearson