Oscar Nominations - nwherald

This film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Denzel Washington portraying Whip Whitaker in a scene from "Flight." Washington was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for his role in the film. The 85th Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 on ABC. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Robert Zuckerman)

Denzel Washington