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Birth Name: Forest Steven Whitaker

Age: 59, 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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1. Panic Room (2002)
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6.4
2941 Watched
2. Phone Booth (2003)
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6.4
2657 Watched
3. Platoon (1987)
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7.7
2127 Watched
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1. American Dad! (2005)
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6.1
1780 Watched
2. ER (1994)
Rating:
6.8
1615 Watched
3. Criminal Minds (2005)
Rating:
7.8
1129 Watched
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7.4
1072 Watched
5. The Daily Show (1996)
Rating:
7.6
1080 Watched




Movies directed by

1. First Daughter (2004)
Rating:
4.5
497 Watched
2. Hope Floats (1998)
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5.7
331 Watched
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6.2
62 Watched




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Vegan and Veg Celebrities (85 person items)

"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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Tribute...Blacks in Star Wars Series (29 person items)

"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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Star Wars : an All-Star cast (57 person items)

" Saw Gerrera Movies : - Rogue One (2016)"


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Cannes: Prix d'interprétation masculine (80 person items)

"1988 - Winner for Bird Forest Whitaker - Best Actor as Charlie "Bird" Parker"


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Independent Spirit Awards: Best Male Lead (152 person items)

"2006 - Nominee for American Gun Forest Whitaker - Best Male Lead as Carter"


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A Time to Kill (2006) (11 movies items)

"Ozzie Walls!"


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Se7en Dream Cast (7 movies items)

"Martin Talbot!"


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Top Grossing Actors (500 person items)
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Actors (older) (814 person items)
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Actors With Most We Hate Movies Appearances (414 person items)

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Python Actor Championships Volume 3 (100 person items)

"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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The People on the MCU (175 person items)
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Black Panther (18 person items)
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Marvel Cinematic Universe : an All-star cast (119 person items)

" Zuri Movies : - Black Panther (2018)"


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My Favorite Performances - 2000 (50 person items)

" as Ghost Dog in Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai"


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