Timeless, classic, iconic. Box office superstar Denzel Washington is all three seamlessly on the October cover of GQ. The Mount Vernon native spoke about his forty second film, 2 Guns, with Mark Wahlberg, his role models, and playing the legendary Malcolm X.
Click through to read more of the interview, and photos from the editorial below.
Lessons from Sidney Poitier…
“Sidney Poitier told me this years ago: ‘If they see you for free all week, they won’t pay to see you on the weekend, because they feel like they’ve seen you. If you walk by the magazine section in the supermarket and they’ve known you all their life, there’s no mystery. They can’t take the ride.’ My professional work is being a better actor. I don’t know how to be a celebrity.”