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John David Washington

Born: July 28, 1984, Los Angeles, California, USA

John David Washington is an American actor and former American football running back. He played college football at Morehouse and signed with the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2006. 


Professionally, Washington spent four years as the running back for the United Football League's Sacramento Mountain Lions. 

Washington shifted to an acting career like his father, Denzel Washington and mother, Pauletta Washington. He is known for his roles in the HBO comedy series Ballers and in Spike Lee's 2018 film BlacKkKlansman.


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Poster of Monsters and Men
69%

Monsters and Men (2018)

Movie
Drama |
USA |
| 95 Min

After capturing an illegal act of police violence on his cellphone, a Brooklyn street hustler sets off a series of events that alter the lives of a local police officer and a star high-school athlete.

69 2018 95
Poster of BlacKkKlansman
68%

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Movie
Crime |
Drama |
Biography |
Comedy |
USA |
| 128 Min

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and became the head of the local chapter.

68 2018 128
Poster of The Old Man & the Gun
73%

The Old Man & the Gun (2018)

Movie
Comedy |
Crime |
Drama |
USA |
| 93 Min

The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman, who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

73 2018 93
Poster of Love Beats Rhymes

Love Beats Rhymes (2017)

Movie
Drama |
USA |
| 105 Min

An aspiring hip-hop artist discovers the world of slam poetry.

0 2017 105
Poster of Ballers
76%

Ballers (2015)

TV Show
Drama |
USA |
| 60 Min

A look at the lives of athletes after they step off the field.

76 2015 60
Poster of The Book of Eli
69%

The Book of Eli (2010)

Movie
Action |
Thriller |
Sci-Fi |
USA |
| 118 Min

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

69 2010 118
Poster of Malcolm X
77%

Malcolm X (1992)

Movie
Drama |
| 202 Min

The biopic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader.

77 1992 202



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