How old was Denzel Washington in his first movie: Wilma?

Denzel Washington was 21 in Wilma when he played the character 'Robert Eldridge, age 18 (as Denzel Washington, Jr.'.

That was over 46 years ago in 1977.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

Today he is 69, and has starred in 78 movies in total, 77 of those since Wilma was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Wilma, I think Denzel Washington looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Bud Greenspan has worked with Denzel Washington just once in his career.
  • Denzel Washington's first movie was as 'Robert Eldridge, age 18 (as Denzel Washington, Jr.' in Wilma, released in 1977 when he was 21
  • Wilma scores 6.7 out of 10 on TMDB.

Denzel Washington's other movies