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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 (2006), 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, ...

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Jul 15, 1961 In Longview, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Freedom Riders
Latest Project:
Movie Rogue One 2016-12-16

Won 1 Oscar. Another 55 wins & 52 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Arrival
Poster of Platoon
Poster of The Last King of Scotland
Poster of Lee Daniels' The Butler
Series Criminal Minds Unknown 2018
Movie Taken 3 Unknown 2018
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 2018
Movie Body Snatchers Unknown 2018
Movie Smoke Unknown 2018
Movie A Fall from Grace Unknown 2018
Movie Mr. Holland's Opus Unknown 2018
Movie Black Panther Unknown 2018
Movie Dope Unknown 2018
Movie The Crying Game Unknown 2018
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 2018
Series Good Morning America Unknown 2017
Movie Finding Steve McQueen Unknown 2017
Series Star Wars: Rebels Unknown 2017
Series Extra Unknown 2017
Movie The Forgiven Unknown 2017
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 2017
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2017
Movie Burden Unknown 2017
Movie We Are One Unknown 2017
Movie Roxanne Roxanne Unknown 2017
Movie Xenolinguistics: Understanding 'Arrival' Unknown 2017
Series American Dad! Unknown 2017
Series Good Morning Britain Unknown 2017
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2017
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 2017
Movie LAbyrinth Unknown 2017
Series Star Wars: Go Rogue Unknown 2016
Movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Saw Gerrera 2016-12-14
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2016
Series Access Hollywood Unknown 2016
Movie Roots: A History Revealed Unknown 2016
Movie Rogue One Saw Gerrera 2016-12-16
Series Roots Unknown 2016
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2016
Movie Arrival Colonel Weber 2016-11-11
Movie Arrival Colonel Weber 2016-11-10
Movie Roots: A New Vision Unknown 2016
Movie Impossible Choices Unknown 2016
Movie A 'Taken' Legacy Unknown 2015
Movie Southpaw Titus 'Tick' Wills 2015-06-15
Movie Sewing Hope Unknown 2015
Series Drew Pearson Live Unknown 2015
Movie Southpaw Unknown 2015
Series Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Unknown 2015
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2015
Movie Songs My Brothers Taught Me Unknown 2015
Movie Two Men in Town Unknown 2014
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2014
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2014
Movie 28 Men of Change Unknown 2014
Movie The Butler: Gag Reel Unknown 2014
Movie Food Chains Unknown 2014
Movie 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2014
Movie 45th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2014
Movie 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2014
Movie The Freedom Riders Unknown 2014
Movie The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2014
Series Rachael Ray Unknown 2014
Movie Taken 3 Inspector Frank Dotzler 2014-12-16
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2014
Movie Nelson Mandela Unknown 2013
Series Movie Guide Unknown 2013
Movie BET Awards 2013 Unknown 2013
Movie Fruitvale Station Unknown 2013
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 2013
Movie Making a Scene Unknown 2013
Movie Lee Daniels' The Butler Unknown 2013
Movie Zulu Unknown 2013
Movie Repentance Unknown 2013
Movie The Last Stand Unknown 2013
Series The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables Unknown 2013
Movie Out of the Furnace Unknown 2013
Movie Black Nativity Unknown 2013
Movie Pawn Unknown 2013
Series The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2013
Movie Behind the Truth Unknown 2013
Series The View Unknown 2013
Movie The Butler: An American Story Unknown 2013
Movie Mysteries of the Unseen World Unknown 2013
Series Africa Unknown 2013
Movie A Dark Truth Unknown 2012
Series Oprah's Next Chapter Unknown 2012
Movie Ernest & Celestine Unknown 2012
Movie Rising from Ashes Unknown 2012
Movie Freelancers Unknown 2012
Movie National Memorial Day Concert Unknown 2011
Series Ebert Presents: At the Movies Unknown 2011
Series The Role That Changed My Life Unknown 2011
Series Fashion News Live Unknown 2011
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Morgan Freeman Unknown 2011
Movie Catch .44 Unknown 2011
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Alternate Reality: The New Criminal Minds Unknown 2011
Movie Serving Life Unknown 2011
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - House of Corpses Unknown 2011
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Inside the Red Cell Unknown 2011
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Loved Ones Unknown 2011
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - The Profiler Unknown 2011
Series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Unknown 2011
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 2011
Movie Guys Choice Awards 2011 Unknown 2011
Series Lopez Tonight Unknown 2011
Movie Monte Carlo Unknown 2011
Movie My Own Love Song Unknown 2010
Movie A Man's Story Unknown 2010
Movie The 82nd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2010
Series American Idol Unknown 2010
Movie Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life Unknown 2010
Movie Our Family Wedding Unknown 2010
Movie Repo Men Unknown 2010
Movie The Experiment Unknown 2010
Movie A Backyard Story Unknown 2010
Movie Lullaby for Pi Unknown 2010
Movie Toys in the Attic Unknown 2009
Movie Jamie Foxx Ft. T-Pain: Blame It Unknown 2009
Movie Shooting Star(s): The Rise of Hip Hop Photographer Johnny Nunez Unknown 2009
Movie Hurricane Season Unknown 2009
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009
Movie We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial Unknown 2009
Series Brick City Unknown 2009
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2009
Movie 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2009
Movie Where the Wild Things Are Unknown 2009
Movie Powder Blue Unknown 2009
Movie Buscando a Penélope Unknown 2009
Movie 2009 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2009
Movie Shooting Blue Unknown 2009
Movie The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Unknown 2009
Movie Fragments Unknown 2008
Movie Vantage Point Unknown 2008
Movie Dragon Hunters Unknown 2008
Movie The 80th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2008
Movie An Evening at the Academy Awards Unknown 2008
Movie Kassim the Dream Unknown 2008
Movie Stand Up to Cancer Unknown 2008
Movie Dewmocracy Unknown 2008
Movie Vantage Point: An Inside Perspective Unknown 2008
Movie The 2nd Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute Unknown 2008
Movie Street Kings Unknown 2008
Movie Vantage Point: Plotting an Assassination Unknown 2008
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2008
Movie King Unknown 2008
Movie Crips and Bloods: Made in America Unknown 2008
Series Cartelera Unknown 2008
Movie 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2008
Movie La noche de los Oscar Unknown 2008
Series Caiga quien caiga Unknown 2007
Movie The Orange British Academy Film Awards Unknown 2007
Movie The 12th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Unknown 2007
Movie The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2007
Movie 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2007
Movie The 79th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2007
Movie The 5th Annual TV Land Awards Unknown 2007
Series Miradas 2 Unknown 2007
Series HBO First Look Unknown 2007
Movie Ripple Effect Unknown 2007
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007
Movie The Air I Breathe Unknown 2007
Series Le grand journal de Canal+ Unknown 2007
Movie Rwanda Rising Unknown 2007
Movie Maquillando entre monstruos Unknown 2007
Movie The Great Debaters Unknown 2007
Movie 38th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2007
Movie Death and Taxis Unknown 2007
Movie La noche de los Oscar Unknown 2007
Movie 2006 Women's World Awards Unknown 2006
Movie 2006 BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards Unknown 2006
Movie Before the Music Dies Unknown 2006
Movie American Pets Unknown 2006
Movie Capturing Idi Amin Unknown 2006
Movie 3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Unknown 2006
Movie Everyone's Hero Unknown 2006
Movie The Marsh Unknown 2006
Movie The Last King of Scotland Unknown 2006
Movie Even Money Unknown 2006
Movie A Little Trip to Heaven Unknown 2005
Series Independent Lens Unknown 2005
Movie American Gun Unknown 2005
Series Film 2017 Unknown 2005
Movie 2005 BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards Unknown 2005
Series Corazón de... Unknown 2005
Movie Venecia 2005: Crónica de Carlos Boyero Unknown 2005
Movie Odyssey in Rome Unknown 2005
Series Mon plus grand moment de cinéma Unknown 2005
Movie Mary Unknown 2005
Movie Special Thanks to Roy London Unknown 2005
Movie 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2004
Movie The Misbehavers Unknown 2004
Movie First Daughter Unknown 2004
Series Shootout Unknown 2004
Movie Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Unknown 2004
Movie UFC 46: Supernatural Unknown 2004
Movie Film Trix 2004 Unknown 2004
Movie The 30th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 2004
Series Närbild Unknown 2004
Movie Shooting 'Panic Room' Unknown 2004
Series The Shield Unknown 2004
Movie The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2004
Movie Chasing Papi Unknown 2003
Series American Masters Unknown 2003
Movie Deacons for Defense Unknown 2003
Movie American Storytellers Unknown 2003
Series The Daily Show Unknown 2003
Series VH1: All Access Unknown 2003
Movie Panic Room Unknown 2002
Movie Door to Door Unknown 2002
Movie The Making of 'Green Dragon' Unknown 2002
Movie HBO First Look: The Making of 'Panic Room' Unknown 2002
Series The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 2002
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 2002
Movie Phone Booth Unknown 2002
Movie A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon' Unknown 2001
Movie The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2001
Series Five News Unknown 2001
Movie The Fourth Angel Unknown 2001
Movie Green Dragon Unknown 2001
Movie Feast of All Saints Unknown 2001
Movie The Follow Unknown 2001
Movie Battlefield Earth Unknown 2000
Movie The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Unknown 2000
Series VH-1 Where Are They Now? Unknown 2000
Movie Four Dogs Playing Poker Unknown 2000
Movie Battlefield Earth: Evolution & Creation Unknown 2000
Movie Light It Up Unknown 1999
Movie Witness Protection Unknown 1999
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1999
Movie 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1999
Movie Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Unknown 1999
Movie Body Count Unknown 1998
Movie 1998 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 1998
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1998
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1998
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1998
Movie Hope Floats Unknown 1998
Movie Black Jaq Unknown 1998
Movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Unknown 1996
Movie 27th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1996
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Clint Eastwood Unknown 1996
Movie Phenomenon Unknown 1996
Series Biography Unknown 1995
Series ER Unknown 1995
Movie Waiting to Exhale Unknown 1995
Movie Species Unknown 1995
Movie 1995 VH1 Honors Unknown 1995
Movie Whitney Houston: Exhale, Shoop Shoop Unknown 1995
Movie Jason's Lyric Unknown 1994
Movie The 1994 Annual Diversity Awards Unknown 1994
Movie The Making of Blown Away: A Day in the Life of the Bomb Squad Unknown 1994
Movie The Enemy Within Unknown 1994
Movie Ready to Wear Unknown 1994
Movie Blown Away Unknown 1994
Movie Last Light Unknown 1993
Movie Bank Robber Unknown 1993
Movie Lush Life Unknown 1993
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1993
Movie Strapped Unknown 1993
Movie Article 99 Unknown 1992
Movie Consenting Adults Unknown 1992
Series Ebony/Jet Showcase Unknown 1992
Movie A Rage in Harlem Unknown 1991
Movie Diary of a Hitman Unknown 1991
Movie Criminal Justice Unknown 1990
Movie Downtown Unknown 1990
Movie 21st NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1989
Movie The 6th Annual American Cinema Awards Unknown 1989
Movie Johnny Handsome Unknown 1989
Movie The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1989
Movie Bloodsport Unknown 1988
Movie Bird Unknown 1988
Movie Stakeout Unknown 1987
Movie Hands of a Stranger Unknown 1987
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam Unknown 1987
Movie The Color of Money Unknown 1986
Series North and South, Book II Unknown 1986
Series The Fall Guy Unknown 1986
Movie A Little Off Mark Unknown 1986
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1986
Movie Platoon Unknown 1986
Series Amazing Stories Unknown 1985
Movie Vision Quest Unknown 1985
Series North and South Unknown 1985
Movie The Grand Baby Unknown 1985
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1984
Series Diff'rent Strokes Unknown 1984
Movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High Unknown 1982
Movie Tag: The Assassination Game Unknown 1982
Series Making the Grade Unknown 1982