Denzel Washington among honorees set to get US Presidential Medal of Freedom

Maria Menounos | 02 Jul 2022

Hollywood star Denzel Washington can now add one more accomplishment to his rundown of honors as he is set to get the US Presidential Medal of Freedom.

As per Variety, on Friday, US President Joe Biden reported the 17 beneficiaries of the honor, which is introduced yearly in a function at the White House each July.

The award perceives well known individuals who have made remarkable commitments to American culture, culture, legislative issues or world harmony.

Among the honorees, Washington is the main entertainer or diversion figure perceived for the current year. Nonetheless, sports figures Simone Biles and Megan Rapinoe, among others will likewise be given the Medal of Freedom on July 7.

Washington is perhaps of the most commended entertainer, chiefs and makers of his age. Throughout his vocation, he has won two Oscars for the movies ‘Greatness’ and ‘Malcolm X,’ as well as getting eight different designations, including this year, for ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’.

Different distinctions he has gotten incorporate a Tony Award for his work in the 2010 restoration of ‘Walls’ and a Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award (a privileged Golden Globe Award) in 2016 for exceptional commitments to the universe of amusement.

In 2020, Washington was named the best entertainer of the 21st 100 years by The New York Times, according to Variety.

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