Will Smith vs Denzel Washington
Willard Christopher Smith Junior (Will Smith) was born on September 25th in the year 1968, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in United States of America. Will Smith is an African American with Native American heritage. Will Smith gained his education from Overbrook High School in Philadelphia. Will smith was interested in music and following this interest, he met Jeffrey A. Townes during a party after which they started working together. After gaining popularity, Will Smith spent a lot of money on cars, houses and jewelry which made him almost bankrupt when he was in his early twenties. Will Smith started his acting career in the year 1990 when he acted in TV series ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’. He reached a point of success with his movie ‘Bad Boys’ in the year 1995. Will continues working in a number of movies and TV serials even today.
Denzel Hayes Washington Junior (Denzel Washington) was born on 28th of December in the year 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York, United States of America. Denzel Washington, after completing his graduation from high school, enrolled in Fordham University to start a career in journalism. While working in the student drama production, he got interesting in acting and went to San Francisco to join the American Conservatory Theater. He left the theater after a year to start working as an actor. Washington found work quite easily and the first appearance he made was in the Television Series ‘Carbon Copy’ which hit the screens in the year 1981. Denzel Washington worked in a number of great films earning him success through his versatile acting career.
Difference between Will Smith and Denzel Washington
Will Smith is an actor from America who has gained success as a recording artists as well as a producer in films. Denzel Washington works as an actor and similar to Will Smith, he has also been successful in his works as a film producer. Denzel Washington is a director as well as screenwriter while Will Smith doesn’t work as any of these two. Will Smith started his career as rapper and was met by success in a very short time in the year 1990. Smith started working in films after Television career during the mid 1990s. On the other hand, Denzel Washington entered show business after graduation from Fordham University in Washington. Denzel Washington made his first appearance on the Television Movie ‘Wilma’ which was broadcasted for the first time in the year 1977. Denzel Washington has worked as a successful actor in the leading roles as well as the supporting roles. Will Smith holds a record in the Guinness Book of World Records. He made a record in 2005 for being present at 3 premiers on the same day. Will Smith has earned 4 Golden Globe Award and 2 Academy Award nominations. He has also earned several Grammy Awards. On the other hand Denzel Washington has received 2 Golden Globe Awards. He also holds 2 Academy Awards as well as a Tony Award. He also has an Oscar for the Best Supporting Actor.