Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, film director, and film producer who played Coach Herman Boone in the 2000 Disney sports drama film, Remember the Titans, Doug Carlin in the 2006 Touchstone Pictures film, Deja Vu, Jake Shuttlesworth in the 1998 Touchstone Pictures film, He Got Game, Dudley in the 1996 Touchstone Pictures film The Preacher's Wife and Lieutenant Commander Ron Hunter in Crimson Tide.