Appeared (as "Richard III") in William Shakespeare
's "Richard III", part of the 1990 Free Shakespeare in the Park series in New York's Central Park.
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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(1998 quote on his career) In any craft or artistic endeavor you want to do different things. You want to go to different places, you want to find different ways to go about it. You may have your constants, but you're looking to go into new territories, new angles, new challenges. So that's how it is for me as an actor. I couldn't play the same guy eight times and I don't have to. I think I've ...
When Washington won the Best Actor Oscar for Training Day
(2001), Halle Berry
won the Best Actress Oscar for Monster's Ball
(2001), and Sidney Poitier
won the Honorary Award (2001), 2002 marked the first time in Academy Awards history that three African-Americans so dominated the Oscar ceremonies (2002).
In almost all the films - e.g. Man on Fire
(2004), American Gangster
(2007), John Q
(2002) - where he handles or uses sidearms (usually a 9mm Beretta or similar pistols), there's a scene of him swiftly ejecting a bullet from the loaded chamber by pulling back the slide assembly and subsequently catching the bullet before it falls to the ground.