His main film parts have been supporting roles and he is yet to join the mega stars but has been recognised for playing men of integrity in several films including ‘Gattaca’ in 1997, ‘Deep Impact’ in 1998, ‘The Wishing Tree’ in 1999, and ‘Full Frontal’ in 2002.
Blair has also turned his hand to producing and directing with ‘The Second Coming’ in 1992 multitasking as director, executive producer, co-writer and acting star.
In 2002 Denzel tried his hand at directing and has gained a reputation for being well planned and meticulous, making his first film with ‘Antwone Fisher’ in 2002 then also directed ‘The Great Debaters’ in 2007.
Other notable movies that he produced are ‘The Book of Eli’ in 2010 and ‘Safe House’ in 2012.
The film caused controversy from the portrayal of Jesus Christ coming back to earth as a ‘man of color.