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How Many Awards Has Denzel Washington Won?

How Many Awards Has Denzel Washington Won? The Answer May Surprise You

Denzel Washington took home his first SAG Award this year, beating out award-season darlings Casey Affleck and Ryan Gosling. Washington has been around so long that it may have surprised you to learn that he hadn't won a SAG Award yet, but he has taken home two Oscars, three Golden Globes, and a Critics' Choice Award. He's up for the Oscar again this year, and his chances of winning just got even better! In case you're wondering which films earned the Fences star his statuettes, here's a rundown.

Oscars: 2

  • Won: Best actor in a leading role, Training Day, 2002
  • Won: Best actor in a supporting role, Glory, 1990
  • Best actor in a leading role, Fences, 2017
  • Best actor in a leading role, Flight, 2013
  • Best actor in a leading role, The Hurricane, 2000
  • Best actor in a leading role, Malcolm X, 1993
  • Best actor in a supporting role, Cry Freedom, 1988

Golden Globes: 3

  • Won: Cecil B. DeMille Award, 2016
  • Won: Best actor in a motion picture, The Hurricane, 2000
  • Won: Best actor in a supporting role in a motion picture, Glory, 1990
  • Best actor in a motion picture, Fences, 2017
  • Best actor in a motion picture, Flight, 2013
  • Best actor in a motion picture, American Gangster, 2008
  • Best actor in a motion picture, Training Day, 2002
  • Best actor in a motion picture, Malcolm X, 2008
  • Best actor in a motion picture, Cry Freedom, 1988

SAG Awards: 1

  • Won: Outstanding male actor in a lead role, Fences, 2017
  • Outstanding male actor in a lead role, Flight, 2013
  • Outstanding male actor in a lead role, Training Day, 2002
  • Outstanding male actor in a lead role, The Hurricane, 2000

Critics Choice Awards: 1

  • Won: Freedom Award, Antoine Fisher, 2003
  • Best actor, Flight, 2013
  • Best actor, Fences, 2017
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