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Watch Denzel Washington's Golden Globes Speech

A legend among his peers, the New York native delivered heartfelt words.

Michael Murdock // Splash News

Denzel Washington is an icon, a hero and now he's the Cecil B. DeMille Award honoree. The legendary actor was honored tonight (January 10) at the Golden Globe Awards, with an introduction by Tom Hanks and a standing ovation from room that included Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Smith and Jennifer Lawrence. Watch his heartfelt speech below, where he starts a story about his humble beginnings before he gets sidetracked for a lack of glasses!

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