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 - Cry Freedom
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1987: His turn as real-life South African activist Steve Biko in "Cry Freedom" earned Washington his first Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination.

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