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Forest Whitaker

Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the 2006 film The Last King of Scotland, and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American male to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, following in ...

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Jul 15, 1961 In Longview, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Capturing Idi Amin
Latest Project:
Movie Story of Your Life 2016-03-05

Won 1 Oscar. Another 56 wins & 45 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Lee Daniels' The Butler
Poster of The Last King of Scotland
Poster of Phone Booth
Poster of Platoon
Movie A Fall from Grace Unknown 2017
Movie The Archbishop and the Antichrist Unknown 2017
Movie The Crow Unknown 2017
Movie I Am You Unknown 2016
Movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Unknown 2016
Series Roots Unknown 2016
Movie Story of Your Life Colonel Weber 2016-03-05
Movie Sewing Hope Unknown 2015
Movie A 'Taken' Legacy Unknown 2015
Movie Southpaw Unknown 2015-07-24
Movie Dope Unknown 2015-06-19
Series Drew Pearson Live Unknown 2015
Movie Songs My Brothers Taught Me Unknown 2015
Movie Taken 3 Unknown 2014
Movie Two Men in Town Unknown 2014
Movie Food Chains Unknown 2014
Movie 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2014-01-16
Movie Ernest & Celestine Ernest 2014-02-28
Movie The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2014
Movie 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2014
Movie 45th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2014
Movie 28 Men of Change Unknown 2014
Movie Mysteries of the Unseen World Unknown 2013
Movie Pawn Unknown 2013
Movie Repentance Unknown 2013
Series Africa Unknown 2013
Movie Fruitvale Station Unknown 2013
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2013-09-16
Movie Lee Daniels' The Butler Cecil Gaines 2013-08-16
Movie Making a Scene Man 2013-11-25
Movie Black Nativity Reverend Cornell Cobbs 2013-11-27
Series The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables Unknown 2013-12-22
Movie BET Awards 2013 Unknown 2013-06-30
Movie The Last Stand Unknown 2013-01-18
Series Live with Kelly and Michael Unknown 2013
Movie Zulu Unknown 2013
Movie Out of the Furnace Unknown 2013
Movie Freelancers LaRue 2013-01-12
Series Movie Guide Unknown 2013
Series The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2012
Series Oprah's Next Chapter Unknown 2012-01-01
Movie Rising from Ashes Unknown 2012
Movie Catch .44 Unknown 2012-01-05
Movie A Man's Story Unknown 2012-03-09
Movie A Dark Truth Unknown 2012-11-29
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Alternate Reality: The New Criminal Minds Unknown 2011
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - House of Corpses Unknown 2011
Movie National Memorial Day Concert Unknown 2011
Series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Unknown 2011
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - The Profiler Unknown 2011
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Loved Ones Unknown 2011
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Inside the Red Cell Unknown 2011
Series Ebert Presents: At the Movies Unknown 2011
Movie Guys Choice Awards 2011 Unknown 2011-06-10
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Morgan Freeman Himself 2011-06-19
Movie Serving Life Unknown 2011
Movie Monte Carlo Unknown 2011-07-01
Movie My Own Love Song Unknown 2010
Movie A Backyard Story Unknown 2010
Movie Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life Unknown 2010
Series Miradas 2 Unknown 2010
Movie The 82nd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2010
Movie Repo Men Jake 2010-03-19
Movie Our Family Wedding Unknown 2010
Movie The Experiment Unknown 2010
Movie Lullaby for Pi Unknown 2010
Movie 2009 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2009
Movie Hurricane Season Unknown 2009
Movie Where the Wild Things Are Unknown 2009
Movie 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2009
Movie The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Unknown 2009
Movie Powder Blue Unknown 2009
Series Lopez Tonight Unknown 2009-11-01
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial Unknown 2009-01-18
Series Brick City Unknown 2009
Movie Buscando a Penélope Unknown 2009
Movie Shooting Blue Unknown 2009
Movie Toys in the Attic Unknown 2009
Movie Shooting Star(s): The Rise of Hip Hop Photographer Johnny Nunez Unknown 2009
Movie Dewmocracy Unknown 2008
Movie Stand Up to Cancer Unknown 2008
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 2008
Series Närbild Unknown 2008
Movie An Evening at the Academy Awards Unknown 2008
Movie Vantage Point: Plotting an Assassination Unknown 2008
Movie Fragments Unknown 2008
Movie Street Kings Captain Jack Wander 2008-04-11
Movie King Unknown 2008
Movie The 2nd Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute Unknown 2008-11-27
Movie Vantage Point Howard Lewis 2008-02-22
Movie Kassim the Dream Unknown 2008
Movie Vantage Point: An Inside Perspective Unknown 2008
Movie Dragon Hunters Unknown 2008
Movie La noche de los Oscar Unknown 2008-02-24
Movie Crips and Bloods: Made in America Narrator 2008-01-20
Movie 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2008
Movie The 80th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2008-02-24
Movie 38th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2007
Movie The 12th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Unknown 2007
Movie Rwanda Rising Unknown 2007
Movie The Great Debaters Unknown 2007
Movie La noche de los Oscar Unknown 2007
Movie The 5th Annual TV Land Awards Unknown 2007
Movie The Orange British Academy Film Awards Unknown 2007
Movie Maquillando entre monstruos Unknown 2007
Movie Death and Taxis Unknown 2007
Movie The Air I Breathe Unknown 2007
Movie Ripple Effect Unknown 2007
Movie The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2007
Series Rachael Ray Unknown 2007-05-31
Movie The 79th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2007-02-25
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007-02-21
Movie 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2007-01-28
Movie Odyssey in Rome Himself 2007-07-26
Movie The Last King of Scotland Unknown 2007-01-19
Movie Even Money Unknown 2006
Movie 2006 Women's World Awards Unknown 2006
Movie Before the Music Dies Unknown 2006
Movie The Marsh Unknown 2006
Movie 3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Unknown 2006-10-17
Movie Capturing Idi Amin Unknown 2006
Movie American Pets Unknown 2006
Movie 2006 BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards Unknown 2006
Movie Everyone's Hero Unknown 2006
Series Caiga quien caiga Unknown 2005
Series Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
Movie Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Unknown 2005-05-06
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Movie A Little Trip to Heaven Unknown 2005
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Movie Special Thanks to Roy London Unknown 2005-04-24
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie Venecia 2005: Crónica de Carlos Boyero Unknown 2005-09-16
Movie Mary Unknown 2005
Series Corazón de... Unknown 2005
Movie 2005 BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards Unknown 2005
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2005
Movie American Gun Unknown 2005
Series VH1: All Access Unknown 2004-03-15
Movie The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2004-02-28
Movie UFC 46: Supernatural Unknown 2004
Movie The 30th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 2004
Movie First Daughter Unknown 2004-09-24
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie Film Trix 2004 Unknown 2004
Movie Shooting 'Panic Room' Unknown 2004
Movie The Misbehavers Unknown 2004
Series Le grand journal de Canal+ Unknown 2004-08-30
Series Fashion News Live Unknown 2004-10-13
Series 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2004-02-22
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie American Storytellers Unknown 2003
Movie Chasing Papi Unknown 2003
Movie Phone Booth Captain Ramey 2003-04-04
Series Shootout Unknown 2003-10-12
Movie Deacons for Defense Unknown 2003
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Series The Twilight Zone Himself - Host 2002-09-18
Movie The Making of 'Green Dragon' Unknown 2002
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 2002
Movie Door to Door Unknown 2002-07-14
Movie HBO First Look: The Making of 'Panic Room' Himself 2002-03-22
Movie Panic Room Unknown 2002
Series The Shield Unknown 2002-03-12
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Movie The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2001
Movie A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon' Unknown 2001
Movie The Fourth Angel Unknown 2001
Movie Green Dragon Unknown 2001
Movie The Follow Unknown 2001
Movie Feast of All Saints Unknown 2001-11-11
Movie Four Dogs Playing Poker Unknown 2000
Movie Battlefield Earth Ker 2000-05-12
Movie Battlefield Earth: Evolution & Creation Unknown 2000
Series VH-1 Where Are They Now? Unknown 2000
Movie The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Unknown 2000
Movie Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Unknown 1999
Movie 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1999-03-07
Movie Witness Protection Unknown 1999
Series Independent Lens Unknown 1999-08-09
Movie Light It Up Unknown 1999
Movie 1998 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 1998
Movie Hope Floats Unknown 1998-05-29
Movie Black Jaq Unknown 1998
Series Five News Unknown 1998
Movie Body Count Crane 1998-04-28
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Clint Eastwood Unknown 1996
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie Phenomenon Nate Pope 1996-07-03
Movie 27th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1996
Movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Unknown 1996-11-23
Series Access Hollywood Unknown 1996-09-01
Movie 1995 VH1 Honors Unknown 1995
Movie Species Dan Smithson 1995-07-07
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 1995-03-27
Movie Waiting to Exhale Unknown 1995-12-22
Movie Mr. Holland's Opus Unknown 1995
Movie Smoke Unknown 1995
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Cartelera Unknown 1994
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Movie Ready to Wear Unknown 1994
Movie Blown Away Unknown 1994
Movie The Enemy Within Unknown 1994-08-20
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Movie The Making of Blown Away: A Day in the Life of the Bomb Squad Unknown 1994
Movie The 1994 Annual Diversity Awards Unknown 1994
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie Jason's Lyric Unknown 1994
Movie Body Snatchers Unknown 1993
Movie Strapped Unknown 1993
Movie Last Light Unknown 1993
Movie Lush Life Unknown 1993
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Bank Robber Unknown 1993
Movie The Crying Game Unknown 1992
Movie Consenting Adults Unknown 1992
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Article 99 Dr. Sid Handleman 1992-03-13
Movie Diary of a Hitman Unknown 1991
Movie A Rage in Harlem Unknown 1991
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie Criminal Justice Unknown 1990
Movie Downtown Dennis Curren 1990-01-12
Movie 21st NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1989-01-01
Movie The 6th Annual American Cinema Awards Unknown 1989-01-06
Movie Johnny Handsome Unknown 1989
Movie The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1989-01-28
Movie Bloodsport Unknown 1988-04-29
Movie Bird Charlie 'Bird' Parker 1988-09-30
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam Unknown 1987
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Stakeout Jack Pismo 1987-08-05
Movie Hands of a Stranger Unknown 1987
Series North and South, Book II Cuffey 1986-05-04
Series Ebony/Jet Showcase Unknown 1986
Series Amazing Stories Unknown 1986
Movie A Little Off Mark Unknown 1986
Movie Platoon Unknown 1986
Series The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986-09-08
Movie The Color of Money Unknown 1986-10-17
Movie Vision Quest Unknown 1985
Series North and South Unknown 1985
Movie The Grand Baby Unknown 1985
Series Making the Grade Unknown 1982
Movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High Charles Jefferson 1982-08-13
Movie Tag: The Assassination Game Unknown 1982
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1981
Series The Fall Guy Unknown 1981-11-04
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1981-10-08
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series Diff'rent Strokes Unknown 1978-11-03
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Film 2016 Unknown 1971-11-16