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Paula Patton and husband Robin Thicke attend the premiere of the film 2 Guns at the SVA Theatre in New York on July 29, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Marion Curtis /  Startraksphoto.com
07/30/2013

Check out photos of Paula Patton, husband Robin Thicke, co-stars Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington and others at the premiere of "2 Guns" in New York on July 29, 2013.

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07/30/2013
Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg appear in a scene from the 2013 film 2 Guns. - Provided courtesy of none / Universal Pictures Trailer for the 2013 film '2 Guns,' which stars Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington and Paula Patton.
07/30/2013
Paula Patton and husband Robin Thicke attend the premiere of the film 2 Guns at the SVA Theatre in New York on July 29, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Marion Curtis /  Startraksphoto.com

Paula Patton wore a cleavage-baring, black and white gown to the recent premiere of the action film "2 Guns" in New York and also arrived with her husband of eight years, singer Robin Thicke.

Her outfit is a Basil Soda creation and is from the designer's Fall/Winter 2013-2014 Ready-To-Wear collection. A front slit allowed the 37-year-old actress to show off her toned legs as she posed playfully on the red carpet.

07/30/2013
Denzel Washington appears in an undated 2013 interview provided by Universal Pictures. - Provided courtesy of none / Universal Pictures Denzel Washington talked about his new film '2 Guns' and having a few laughs with Mark Wahlberg on the set.
02/07/2013
Denzel Washington talks to OTRC at the 85th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon on February 4 at the Beverly Hilton hotel. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC

Denzel Washington says he doesn't typically watch himself in his own movies, adding that he is more of a "forward thinker."

The 58-year-old Oscar winner also tells OTRC.com that he works to try become a better actor and is even headed back to Broadway.

11/03/2012
Denzel Washington talks to OTRC.com on October 22, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Denzel Washington plays an airline pilot who's a cocaine addict and alcoholic in the new film flight and says he did not play the role in a way to make people like his character.

The film hit theaters on Friday, November 2 and also stars Don Cheadle. Washington's character, Whip Whitaker, becomes somewhat of a hero at first when he executes an emergency landing of his commercial jet but quickly falls from grace when his substance abuse is revealed following an investigation into what could have become a massive tragedy.

09/18/2012
Denzel Washington appears on the cover of GQ magazines October 2012 issue. - Provided courtesy of Nathaniel Goldberg / GQ

Denzel Washington opens up about the late Whitney Houston, his co-star in the 1996 Christmas movie "The Preacher's Wife," and her substance abuse in the newest issue of GQ magazine.

The iconic singer, who rose to fame as an actress in the 1992 film "The Bodyguard," died in February in a Los Angeles hotel at age 48. She was found in a bathtub and her death was ruled an accidental drowning, spurred by cocaine use and a pre-existing heart condition.

02/13/2012
Ryan Reynolds appears in a still from Safe House. - Provided courtesy of Universal Pictures

Ryan Reynolds had several mishaps on the set of his new film "Safe House," both of which nearly ruined Denzel Washington's experience.

"Ryan gave me a black eye," Washington said during a recent press conference, according to United Press International. "There's a scene where I reach over [a car seat] to try to choke him and I have handcuffs on. We were flying around in the car. He wasn't actually driving the car, it was being controlled by somebody else. So, it just happened as I was reaching forward, he was flying back and pow!"

02/04/2012
Ryan Reynolds appears in a still from Safe House. - Provided courtesy of none / Universal Pictures Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington star in 'Safe House,' which is slated for release on February 10, 2012.
11/04/2011
Drew Barrymore appears in a still from her 2010 film, Going the Distance. - Provided courtesy of New Line Productions/Jessica Miglio

Drew Barrymore tops Forbes' list of the Most Overpaid Actors of 2011. See the other A-listers who made the list, including Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Eddie Murphy and Will Ferrell.

10/05/2010
Denzel Washington appears in a still from his 2006 film, Deja Vu. - Provided courtesy of Touchstone Pictures / Ron Phillips

Denzel Washington donated over $2 million to Fordham University for a new scholarship for undergraduate theatre majors and to a Chair in Theatre position, which will be held by Tony-winning actress Phylicia Rashad.

"I wanted to create the Denzel Washington Endowed Scholarship and Chair in Theatre at Fordham in order to offer the next generation of students positive influences," The actor, who graduated from Fordham in 1977 said in a statement. "Phylicia Rashad, as the inaugural holder of the chair, will provide the care, compassion and that extra push to help take students where they're meant to go."

08/18/2011
, who has become one of the most popular senior actress, especially following a Saturday Night Live hosting stint last year, which earned the Golden Girls star her fifth Emmy Award - Provided courtesy of TV Land

Betty White and Tom Hanks are the most trusted personalities, according to results of a Reuters/Ipsos poll, released in August 2011.

See who else made the list.

11/19/2010
Denzel Washington appears in a scene from the film Unstoppable. - Provided courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Denzel Washington and Anne Hathaway are set to co-host the 17th annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert on December 11 in Oslo, Norway.

The event will also feature performances by artists such as Florence + the Machine, Herbie Hancock and Colbie Caillat. Elvis Costello, pop singer Robyn, jazz and funk group Jamiroquai, Barry Manilow and pianist Herbie Hancock were also added to the lineup recently.

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