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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[on Training Day
(2001)] - My son talked me into doing that movie. He was like, 'Dad, you've never done anything like this'. I just hadn't been asked before. The only film that was sort of dark that I'd turned down was _Se7en (2000)_. They offered me the Brad Pitt
part, but I was like, "This is so dark and evil." Then when I saw the movie, I was like, "Oh, shoot".
Only the second black actor (after Sidney Poitier
) to win the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (for Training Day
(2001)). Poitier received the honorary Academy Award that same year.
Fiery anger driven tirades