Denzel Washington’s Mother Lennis Lynne Was A Beauty Parlorowner And Operator Born In

Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington


Washington, has received two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe awards, and a Tony Award. His mother, Lennis “Lynne”, was a beauty parlor-owner and operator born in Georgia and partly raised in Harlem. Washington was interested in attending Texas Tech University: “I grew up in the Boys Club in Mount Vernon, and we were the Red Raiders. Returning to Fordham that fall with a renewed purpose and focus, he enrolled at the Lincoln Center campus to study acting and was given the title roles in both Eugene O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones and Shakespeare’s Othello.

Denzel Washington’s Mother Lennis Lynne Was A Beauty Parlorowner And Operator Born In

Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington


Washington, has received two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe awards, and a Tony Award. Denzel Washington was born in Mount Vernon, near New York City, on December 28, 1954. His mother, Lennis “Lynne”, was a beauty parlor-owner and operator born in Georgia and partly raised in Harlem. He participated in a staff talent show for the campers and a colleague suggested he try acting.

Denzel Washington’s Mother Lennis Lynne Was A Beauty Parlorowner And Operator Born In

Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington


(born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, screenwriter, director and film producer. He has received much critical acclaim for his work in film since the 1990s, including for his portrayals of real-life figures, such as Steve Biko, Malcolm X, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, Melvin B. Tolson, Frank Lucas, and Herman Boone. His mother, Lennis “Lynne”, was a beauty parlor-owner and operator born in Georgia and partly raised in Harlem.

Denzel Washington’s Mother Lennis Lynne Was A Beauty Parlorowner And Operator Born In

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(born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, screenwriter, director and film producer. Washington, has received two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe awards, and a Tony Award. His mother, Lennis “Lynne”, was a beauty parlor-owner and operator born in Georgia and partly raised in Harlem. His father, Reverend Denzel H. Washington, Sr., a native of Buckingham County, Virginia, served as an ordained Pentecostal minister, and also worked for the Water Department and a local department store, S. Klein. When he was 14, his parents’ marriage fell apart and his mother sent him to a private preparatory school, Oakland Military Academy, in New Windsor, New York State. So when I was in high school, I wanted to go to Texas Tech in Lubbock just because they were called the Red Raiders and their uniforms looked like ours.” Washington earned a B.A. in Drama and Journalism from Fordham University in 1977. Returning to Fordham that fall with a renewed purpose and focus, he enrolled at the Lincoln Center campus to study acting and was given the title roles in both Eugene O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones and Shakespeare’s Othello. Shortly after graduating from Fordham, Washington made his professional acting debut in the 1977 made-for-television film Wilma with his first Hollywood appearance in the 1981 film Carbon Copy.
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington’s Mother Lennis Lynne Was A Beauty Parlorowner And Operator Born In

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He first rose to prominence when he joined the cast of the medical drama, St. Elsewhere, playing Dr. Philip Chandler for six years. Washington, has received two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe awards, and a Tony Award. His mother, Lennis “Lynne”, was a beauty parlor-owner and operator born in Georgia and partly raised in Harlem. So when I was in high school, I wanted to go to Texas Tech in Lubbock just because they were called the Red Raiders and their uniforms looked like ours.” Washington earned a B.A. in Drama and Journalism from Fordham University in 1977. A major career break came when he starred as Dr. Phillip Chandler in the television hospital drama St. Elsewhere which ran from 1982 to 1988 on NBC. He was one of only a few African American actors to appear on the series for its entire six-year run. in 1987 Washington starred as South African anti-apartheid political activist Steven Biko in Richard Attenborough’s Cry Freedom for which he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film also marked the third time that Spike Lee and Washington worked on a film together.