June 15, 1990
Denzel Whitaker launched his acting career at the tender age of four. Whitaker kickstarted his acting career with roles in various television comedies, such as "One on One" (UPN, 2001-06) and "The War at Home" (Fox, 2005-07). He had a part on the television special "All That 10th Anniversary Reunion Special" (Nickelodeon, 2004-05). During the early stages of his acting career, Whitaker worked in films like "Training Day" (2001) with Denzel Washington. In the early 2000s, he worked on the silver screen, taking roles in "The Great Debaters" (2007) and the Nicolas Cage crime drama "Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans" (2009). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Rizzoli & Isles" (TNT, 2009-16). He also lent his distinctive voice to "Black Dynamite" (Cartoon Network, 2011-15). Whitaker most recently acted in the Jonathan Bennett thriller "Submerged" (2015).