Date: 23rd March 2002

Julia Roberts Backs Denzel For Oscar Glory

Actress Julia Roberts knows who she wants to present this year's (2002) Best Actor Oscar to - Hollywood hunk Denzel Washington.
The Ocean's Eleven (2001) beauty, who picked up the Academy Award for her role in Erin Brockovich (2000) last year (2001), is gearing up to present the golden statuette to either Denzel, Russell Crowe, Sean Penn, Will Smith or Tom Wilkinson next month.

Julia describes Denzel, who is nominated for Training Day (2001), as, "the best actor of his generation."She enthuses, "He should be on his third Oscar by now, and that
might not be enough.
I cannot absorb living in a world where I have an Oscar for best
actress and Denzel doesn't have one for best actor."
Julia starred with Denzel in the 1993 thriller Pelican Brief, The (1993).

Source: WENN



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