• 31 YEARS: DENZEL & PAULETTA photo | Denzel Washington

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Published: Wednesday January 22, 2014 16:00 PM EST

2014

31 YEARS: DENZEL & PAULETTA

After meeting Pearson on the set of the TV movie Wilma in 1977, marrying her six years later and having four kids together, Washington knows the “simple to wedded bliss: "Do what your wife tells you and keep your mouth shut."