Denzel Turns 50

As the sexy Oscar winner hits the mid-century mark, take a look inside his life. By Serena Kappes and Lucy Maher

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Updated: Monday Dec 27, 2004 | 06:00 AM EST By: By Lucy Maher

JOKE'S ON HIM

The actor known for his dramatic turns in films including (from left) Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), He Got Game (1998) and Mississippi Masala (1991) would love to get some laughs. "I really want to do a comedy. Tell the studios that I want to do a (film): me and Tom Hanks, two nutty guys wandering around."