Nobody is born a superstar — not even Denzel Washington. Before the Oscars, and before he was getting steady work, he was just another struggling actor, looking for the next role that would help him pay his rent. Eventually, one of those roles helped jump-start his career, though he didn’t know it at the time. Looking back, though, he could see how one particular gig really changed his life. (Click on the media bar below to hear Denzel Washington)
Washington’s latest movie, The Equalizer 2, is playing in theaters now.