Born in Torrance, California, Denzel Whitaker is best known for his award-winning role in “The Great Debaters,” where he performed opposite two of his namesakes, Denzel Washington and Forest Whitaker. Denzel’s distinct passion for creation is complemented by a unique grasp of pragmatic knowledge that allows him to manifest what he wishes to portray, whether it’s in acting, directing, photography, editing, or writing.
Denzel will next be seen starring in Cut Throat City directed by RZA and starring Kat Graham, Wesley Snipes, TI, Terrence Howard, and Shameik Moore. He recently was seen as the younger version of Forrest Whitaker in the hit Marvel film Black Panther. Denzel’s extensive feature credits include Abduction, Warrior, The Bad Lieutenant, and Training Day. His previous TV credits include the FX comedy Legit, Nickelodeon’s All That, Black Dynamite, Rizzoli & Isles, and ABC’s Blue Bloods.