Denzel Dominique Whitaker was born in Torrance, California on June 15, 1990 to Dale and Younalanda Whitaker. He made his acting debut at 11 in Training Day
opposite his namesake, Denzel Washington, and he was subsequently directed by and co-starred with Denzel in The Great Debaters
. Whitaker has also been on the big screen in The Bad Lieutenant
and as the voice of Albert in The Ant Bully.
As for TV, Denzel has appeared on UPN’s One on One
, and played recurring roles in Nickelodeon’s All That
and FOX’s The War At Home
. His other television credits include such hit shows as ER
, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody
and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Furthermore, he was a series regular on the ABC pilot House Rules.
Plus, this past year, he was cast in Gavin O’Connor’s Warrior,
which is set for release in 2011. And he currently appears as a recurring character on ABC’s Brothers & Sisters
and is developing several projects of his own.