John David Washington

John David Washington

Highest Rated: 96% BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Lowest Rated: 33% Amsterdam (2022)

Birthday: Jul 28, 1984

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

The son of Academy Award winner Denzel Washington, John David Washington was born in Toluca Lake, California in 1984. Aside from a small role in "Malcolm X" (1992), starring his father in the title role, the younger Washington avoided the glitz and glamour of the Hollywood spotlight, instead focusing his attention on athletics. After lettering in football, baseball, and track at Campbell Hall High School in Los Angeles, Washington attended his father's alma mater, Morehouse College, on a football scholarship. As a running back at Morehouse, he set school records for yards in a career, season, and single game and led his conference in rushing in 2005. Undrafted in the 2006 draft, Washington was signed by the St. Louis Rams, eventually ending up on their practice squad. After stints in the NFL Europe and the short-lived United Football League, Washington finally came back to Hollywood, first as a co-producer on "The Book of Eli" (2010) starring his father and directed by Allen and Albert Hughes. Washington's first professional work in front of the camera during his adult life came in 2015 when he landed a role as a series regular on "Ballers" (HBO, 2015-). On the show he plays Ricky Jerret, a cocky wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins, with Dwayne Johnson playing his agent.

Highest rated movies

BlacKkKlansman
The Old Man & the Gun
Monsters and Men
Tenet
Monster
Malcolm & Marie
Beckett
Love Beats Rhymes

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
31% No Score Yet Amsterdam Unknown (Character) - 2022
47% 33% Beckett Beckett (Character) - 2021
57% 67% Malcolm & Marie Malcolm (Character) - 2021
69% 76% Tenet Protagonist (Character) $58.1M 2020
69% 70% Monster Richard "Bobo" Evans (Character) - 2018
93% 62% The Old Man & the Gun Lt. Kelly (Character) $11.1M 2018
84% 69% Monsters and Men Dennis (Character) $500.1K 2018
96% 83% BlacKkKlansman Detective Stallworth (Character) $48.6M 2018
44% 62% Love Beats Rhymes Mahlik (Character) - 2017

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Guest 2019 2021
No Score Yet 66% Desus & Mero Guest 2020-2021
No Score Yet 26% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2018-2020
No Score Yet 10% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2018 2020
72% 90% Ballers Ricky Jerret (Character) 2015-2019
No Score Yet 19% The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Guest 2019
No Score Yet 44% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2018
No Score Yet 0% The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest 2018