When you think of an icon in Hollywood, Denzel Washington is one of the first names that come to mind. The actor has built an impressive resume. His first initial role in Hollywood was in NBC series St. Elsewhere. That was the kickstart to what has been a long, successful career.
Other notable films Washington has starred in are Remember The Titans, American Gangster, The Great Debaters and Inside Man. On top of working as the director for Antwone Fisher.
Recently it has been announced that Washington has been selected as the 47th recipient of the American Film Institue Life Achievement Award. The award is the highest honors one can receive in their career.
Prior to Denzel, past recipients include George Clooney and Morgan Freeman. Washington is set to receive the award for June 9, 2019, in Los Angelos.