Hollywood movie star Denzel Washington was honoured with the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award at Dolby Theatre on June 06, 2019 in Hollywood, California.
Denzel 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. Tolson in The Great Debaters(2007), and drug kingpin Frank Lucas in American Gangster (2007).
He has also received two Golden Globe awards, one Tony Award, two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor awards.
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