Denzel Washington and his 39-year-old wife, Pauletta, dine al fresco in Portofino, Italy


Denzel Washington and his 39-year-old wife Pauletta dine al fresco in Portofino while on vacation in Italy

Double Oscar winner Denzel Washington and his 39-year-old wife, Pauletta Pearson, were spotted enjoying a date while vacationing in Italy on Friday night.

The 67-year-old actor and 71-year-old actress dined al fresco at Portofino’s most famous restaurant, Ristorante Puny, in the piazzetta (town square).

“I do what I’m told. I keep my mouth shut,’ Denzel joked to People in 2018 on their secret to longevity.

Still going strong! Two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington and his 39-year-old wife Pauletta Pearson were spotted enjoying a date while vacationing in Italy on Friday night

New York native: The 67-year-old actor and 71-year-old actress dined al fresco at Portofino's most famous restaurant, Ristorante Puny, right on the piazzetta (town square)

New York native: The 67-year-old actor and 71-year-old actress dined al fresco at Portofino’s most famous restaurant, Ristorante Puny, right on the piazzetta (town square)

“What comes to mind: security, food, a nice house. The difference between a house and a house is a big difference. You can buy a house, but that doesn’t make it a house – and not to say a man can’t make a house a house.

“But my wife made our house a home and raised [our] beautiful children and protected and sacrificed them for them. She did most of the work.

The Washingtons originally met on the 1977 set of the NBC film Wilma, and they renewed their vows at a 1995 ceremony presided over by anti-apartheid activist Desmond Tutu in South Africa.

The Macbeth Tragedy actor and Breaking actress are the proud parents of 38-year-old son John David (actor), 34-year-old daughter Katia (producer) and twin daughters from 31 years old, Olivia (actress) and Malcolm (producer).

Denzel joked with People in 2018 about their longevity secret:

Denzel joked with People in 2018 about their longevity secret: “I do what I’m told. I keep my mouth shut’ (pictured March 27)

Return!  The Washingtons originally met on the 1977 set of the NBC film Wilma, and they renewed their vows at a 1995 ceremony presided over by anti-apartheid activist Desmond Tutu in South Africa (pictured in 1986 )

Return! The Washingtons originally met on the 1977 set of the NBC film Wilma, and they renewed their vows at a 1995 ceremony presided over by anti-apartheid activist Desmond Tutu in South Africa (pictured in 1986 )

2016 Family Portrait: The Macbeth Tragedy actor and Breaking actress are the proud parents of 38-year-old son John David (actor), 34-year-old daughter Katia (producer), as well as 31-year-old twins Olivia (actress) and Malcolm (producer, not pictured)

2016 Family Portrait: The Macbeth Tragedy actor and Breaking actress are the proud parents of 38-year-old son John David (actor), 34-year-old daughter Katia (producer), as well as 31-year-old twins Olivia (actress) and Malcolm (producer, not pictured)

On July 7, President Joe Biden reward Denzel and 17 others the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Washington will next appear in Reginald Hudlin Sidney’s documentary Sidney Poitier, which premieres September 23 on Apple TV+.

The Oscar-winning trendsetter died on January 6 at the age of 94 from cardiopulmonary failure.

Pauletta will next star as Mama Lu in the Onyx Collective legal drama Reasonable Doubt — which premieres Sept. 27 on Hulu — which was executive produced by Kerry Washington and Larry Wilmore.

‘He had to carry a lot of weight’: Denzel will next appear in Reginald Hudlin’s Sidney Poitier documentary Sidney, which premieres September 23 on Apple TV+

'Can't Knock The Hustle': Pauletta will next play Mama Lu in the Onyx Collective legal drama Reasonable Doubt - premiering September 27 on Hulu - which was produced by Kerry Washington (pictured November 30) and Larry Wilmore

‘Can’t Knock The Hustle’: Pauletta will next play Mama Lu in the Onyx Collective legal drama Reasonable Doubt – premiering September 27 on Hulu – which was produced by Kerry Washington (pictured November 30) and Larry Wilmore

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