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Birth Name: Forest Steven Whitaker

Age: 60, born 15 July 1961

Country of origin: United States

Height: 6' 2"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Keisha Whitaker


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Forest Whitaker winning Best Actor

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Description: Forest Steven Whitaker (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, and director. He has earned a reputation for intensive character study work for films such as Bird and Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai.[1][2] However, for his recurring role as ex-LAPD Lieutenant Jon Kavanaugh on the gritty, award-winning television series, The Shield, Whitaker merely had to draw on his childhood years growing up in South Central Los Angeles, California.[3] Whitaker won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the 2006 film The Last King of Scotland. Whitaker has also won a Golden Globe, and a BAFTA. He b ... (more)
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Movies

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1. Panic Room (2002)
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6.4
2951 Watched
2. Phone Booth (2003)
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6.4
2659 Watched
3. Platoon (1986)
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7.7
2161 Watched
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1. American Dad! (2005)
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6.1
1799 Watched
2. ER (1994)
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6.8
1616 Watched
3. Criminal Minds (2005)
Rating:
7.8
1141 Watched
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7.4
1079 Watched
5. The Daily Show (1996)
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7.6
1088 Watched




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1. First Daughter (2004)
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496 Watched
2. Hope Floats (1998)
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331 Watched
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6.2
62 Watched
4. Strapped (1993)
Rating:
6
3 Watched




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Maybe There's Still Hope for Love in Hollywood (331 person items)

"♥ Forest Whitaker & Keisha Nash ♥ Together since 1994, married since May 1996."


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"The Academy Award winner has been spotted at LA’s trendiest vegan restaurants with his family – and since going veg more than a decade ago, he’s spoken out about his diet choice for PETA, even bringing his daughter into some of the media spots."


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"FOREST WHITAKER AS SAW GERRERARogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) - Forest Whitaker - Saw GerreraFirst Appearance: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)Forest Whitaker plays the resistance fighter Saw Gerrera in Rogue One. Forest Steven Whitaker III is an accomplished actor best known for The Last King of Scotland (2006), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), and Black Panther (2018). Whitaker has won numerous acting awards including Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, National Boar"


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Black American Firsts in Film and Theatre (70 person items)

"Whitaker won the best actor prize in 2007 for his role as Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland, beating Leonardo DiCaprio (Blood Diamond), Ryan Gosling (Half Nelson), Peter O'Toole (Venus) and Will Smith (The Pursuit of Happyness). Accepting his award from Reese Witherspoon, Whitaker seemed overwhelmed by the moment and how far he'd come.He took a few seconds to compose himself before talking about how his win was a dream come true."When I was a kid, the only way that I saw movies was "


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"46 Fast Times at Ridgemont High North and South Book I North and South Book II The Color of Money Platoon Stakeout Good Morning, Vietnam Bloodsport Bird Diary of a Hitman The Crying Game Blown Away The Enemy Within Prêt-à-porter Smoke Species Mr. Holland's Opus Phenomenon Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Battlefield Earth Panic Room Phone Booth First Daughter The Marsh The Last King of Scotland The Great Debaters Vantage Point Street Kings Where the Wild Things Are Hurricane Season Our Fami"


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