Denzel Washington through the years

Published On: Dec 27 2012 12:13:54 PM CST   Updated On: Sep 23 2014 09:15:45 AM CDT

As Denzel Washington stars in "The Equalizer" join us for a look at the Oscar-winning actor's life and career through the years.

Denzel Washington then now - St Elsewhere
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1982: After a few more minor parts on TV, Washington caught one of his first big breaks as a cast member of the medical drama "St. Elsewhere" on NBC. Washington played Dr. Phillip Chandler from 1982 to 1988.

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