Denzel Washington accepts his Oscar in this celebratory photo, hand-signed by Washington!
Award-winning actor Denzel Washington received an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in the 2001 crime thriller film Training Day, in which he portrayed Detective Alonzo Harris, a corrupt cop, in a departure from his usual roles. The film follows two LAPD narcotics officers over a 24-hour period in the gang-ridden neighborhoods of the LAPD Rampart Division and South Central Los Angeles.
In addition to an Academy Award for Best Actor, the highly acclaimed actor has also garnered three Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and another Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory (1989). Other acclaim includes that for his portrayals of South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko in Cry Freedom (1987), Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X in Malcolm X (1992), boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter in The Hurricane (1999), football coach Herman Boone in Remember the Titans (2000), poet and educator Melvin B. Tolson in The Great Debaters (2007), and drug kingpin Frank Lucas in American Gangster (2007).
The photograph has been hand-signed by Denzel Washington, in an especially large and bold signature, in black felt-tip. Measuring 10" in height x 8" width, the photo comes framed and ready for display in a gold 14" x 12" frame.
This photograph bears a unique alphanumeric PSA/DNA authenticating certification label in the lower right corner, and is accompanied by a corresponding Certificate of Authenticity from PSA/DNA Authentication Services who performed an examination of Mr. Washington's signature signature and determined it to be authentic.