Actor, producer, and director who won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the 2001 film, Training Day.
After taking a semester off from college, he worked as an overnight summer camp counselor, where he discovered his acting abilities.
He donated $1 million to the Children's Fund of South Africa in 2012.
He got married to Pauletta Pearson in June 1983, and the couple had four children together.
He and Matthew Broderick received much praise for their work in Glory.
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