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Denzel Washington Earns Golden Globe Nomination

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington is officially taking awards season by storm!

His performance as Whip Whitaker in Flight has already landed him major recognition across Hollywood. Now, the actor can add a Golden Globe nomination to his growing list.

Washington is nominated for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama, a category in which he is up against Daniel Day-Lewis of Lincoln, Richard Gere of Arbitrage, John Hawkes of The Sessions and Joaquin Phoenix of the The Master.

Django Unchained, starring Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington, earned five Golden Globe nominations and Don Cheadle of Showtime’s House of Lies is a contender for Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series, Comedy. 

Washington's other nominations for Flight include a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role and two NAACP Image Award noms for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture and Outstanding Motion Picture.

The actor previously won two Academy Awards, two Golden Globes and 13 NAACP Image Awards.

PHOTO GALLERY: Black Actors and Actresses Who Have Won Oscars

  • Recording artists Common and John Legend pose in the press room during the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, California.
  • Lupita Nyongo - 2013
  • Director Steve McQueen, winner of Best Motion Picture for Twelve Years A Slave poses in the press room during the 86th Academy Awards on March 2nd, 2014 in Hollywood, California.
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