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


He films on location all over the globe, but Washington (in Sardinia in 2001 with wife Pauletta and their two daughters) makes a point of returning home on weekends to spend time with kids Katia, 17, and 13-year-old twins Olivia and Malcolm. He even trekked cross-country in 2002 to watch son John David, 20, a student at Georgia's Morehouse College, play his first college football game.