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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 Sewing Hope
Latest Project:
Movie Black Panther 2018-02-16

Won 1 Oscar. Another 55 wins & 53 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Arrival
Poster of Lee Daniels' The Butler
Poster of The Last King of Scotland
Poster of Platoon
Movie Black Panther Zuri 2018-02-16
Movie Triumph, the Untold Story of Perry Wallace Unknown 2018
Movie Songs My Brothers Taught Me Unknown 2018
Movie The Making of 'Green Dragon' Unknown 2018
Movie How It Ends Tom 2018
Movie A Fall from Grace Unknown 2018
Movie 1998 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2018
Movie Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Unknown 2018
Movie Battlefield Earth: Evolution & Creation Himself - 'Ker' 2018
Movie Black Jaq Unknown 2018
Movie We Are One Narrator 2017-01-27
Movie LAbyrinth Unknown 2017
Movie Roxanne Roxanne Unknown 2017-01-22
Movie Xenolinguistics: Understanding 'Arrival' Himself 2017-02-14
Movie The Orange British Academy Film Awards Unknown 2017-11-24
Movie Jamie Foxx Ft. T-Pain: Blame It Forest Whitaker 2017-11-23
Movie Finding Steve McQueen Howard Lambert 2017-12-15
Movie A Backyard Story Unknown 2017-12-16
Series American Dad! Unknown 2017-12-16
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2017-12-16
Movie Burden Reverend Kennedy 2017-11-18
Movie 2005 BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards Unknown 2017-11-08
Movie Sorry to Bother You Unknown 2017-08-16
Series Star Wars Celebration 2017 Unknown 2017-04-13
Series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Sam Cooper 2017-09-26
Movie The Forgiven Desmond Tutu 2017-10-13
Movie The Stories: The Making of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Unknown 2017-04-04
Series Star Wars: Go Rogue Unknown 2016
Movie Devil's Pie Unknown 2016
Movie Rogue One Saw Gerrera 2016-12-16
Movie Roots: A New Vision Fiddler 2016-06-04
Movie Arrival Colonel Weber 2016-11-11
Movie Roots: A History Revealed Fiddler 2016-06-03
Series Roots Fiddler 2016-05-30
Movie Impossible Choices Himself 2016-04-28
Movie Sewing Hope Unknown 2015
Movie Taken 3 Franck Dotzler 2015-01-09
Movie A 'Taken' Legacy Himself 2015-04-21
Series Drew Pearson Live Unknown 2015-01-24
Movie Southpaw Tick Wills 2015-07-24
Movie Dope Unknown 2015-06-19
Series Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Unknown 2015-08-02
Movie Zulu Ali Sokhela 2014-08-30
Series Star Wars: Rebels Unknown 2014-09-26
Movie 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2014-01-18
Movie Two Men in Town Unknown 2014
Series Good Morning Britain Unknown 2014-04-28
Movie The Freedom Riders Cecil Gaines 2014-01-14
Movie The Butler: Gag Reel Himself 2014-01-14
Movie 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2014-01-16
Movie Food Chains Narrator 2014-04-26
Movie 28 Men of Change Himself 2014-02-01
Movie The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2014-03-01
Movie 45th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2014-02-22
Movie Ernest & Celestine Ernest 2014-02-28
Movie Repentance Unknown 2013
Movie Nelson Mandela Unknown 2013
Movie The Butler: An American Story Unknown 2013
Movie BET Awards 2013 Unknown 2013-06-30
Movie Fruitvale Station Unknown 2013-07-26
Movie Lee Daniels' The Butler Cecil Gaines 2013-08-16
Series Movie Guide Unknown 2013-04-11
Movie Behind the Truth Himself 2013-03-05
Movie Freelancers LaRue 2013-01-12
Movie The Last Stand Unknown 2013-01-18
Series Africa Unknown 2013-08-24
Movie Pawn Will 2013-09-19
Series The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables Unknown 2013-12-22
Movie Out of the Furnace Chief Wesley Barnes 2013-12-06
Movie Black Nativity Reverend Cornell Cobbs 2013-11-27
Movie Mysteries of the Unseen World Narrator 2013-11-01
Movie Making a Scene Man 2013-11-25
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Movie Rising from Ashes Unknown 2012
Movie A Man's Story Unknown 2012-03-09
Movie A Dark Truth Unknown 2012-11-29
Series Oprah's Next Chapter Unknown 2012-01-01
Movie National Memorial Day Concert None 2011-05-29
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - The Profiler Unknown 2011
Movie Guys Choice Awards 2011 Unknown 2011-06-10
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Inside the Red Cell Unknown 2011
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Morgan Freeman Himself 2011-06-19
Movie Serving Life Narrator 2011-07-28
Movie Monte Carlo Unknown 2011-07-01
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - House of Corpses Unknown 2011
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Loved Ones Unknown 2011
Movie Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Alternate Reality: The New Criminal Minds Unknown 2011
Movie Catch .44 Unknown 2011
Series The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2011-09-03
Movie Shooting Star(s): The Rise of Hip Hop Photographer Johnny Nunez Himself 2010-12-08
Movie Our Family Wedding Brad Boyd 2010-03-12
Movie The 82nd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2010-03-07
Movie Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life Lion 2010-03-02
Movie The Experiment Barris 2010-12-04
Movie Repo Men Jake 2010-03-19
Movie Lullaby for Pi George 2010-12-01
Movie My Own Love Song Joey 2010-04-07
Series Ebert Presents: At the Movies Unknown 2010-09-09
Movie Shooting Blue Unknown 2009
Series Miradas 2 Unknown 2009
Series Brick City Unknown 2009
Movie 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2009-01-25
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie 2009 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2009-05-31
Movie Fragments Charlie Archenault 2009-02-26
Movie Buscando a Penélope Unknown 2009-02-21
Movie We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial Unknown 2009-01-18
Movie Kassim the Dream Unknown 2009-06-05
Movie The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Unknown 2009-01-08
Movie Toys in the Attic Teddy 2009-08-01
Movie Hurricane Season Al Collins 2009-12-08
Series Lopez Tonight Unknown 2009-11-01
Movie Powder Blue Charlie 2009-10-15
Movie Kaijû tachi no iru tokoro Unknown 2009-10-16
Movie King Unknown 2008-04-06
Movie Street Kings Captain Jack Wander 2008-04-11
Movie Dragon Hunters Lian-Chu 2008-03-26
Movie An Evening at the Academy Awards Unknown 2008-02-24
Movie La noche de los Oscar Unknown 2008-02-24
Movie Dewmocracy Unknown 2008-07-01
Movie The 80th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2008-02-24
Movie Ripple Effect Philip 2008-02-29
Movie Stand Up to Cancer Unknown 2008-09-05
Movie 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2008-01-27
Series Cartelera Unknown 2008
Movie The 2nd Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute Unknown 2008-11-27
Movie Even Money Clyde Snow 2008-11-19
Movie Vantage Point: An Inside Perspective Himself 2008-07-01
Movie The Air I Breathe Happiness 2008-10-17
Movie Vantage Point: Plotting an Assassination Himself 2008-07-01
Movie Vantage Point Howard Lewis 2008-02-22
Movie Crips and Bloods: Made in America Narrator 2008-01-20
Movie The 79th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2007-02-25
Movie The Marsh Geoffrey Hunt 2007-03-01
Movie La noche de los Oscar Unknown 2007-02-25
Movie 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2007-01-28
Movie The Last King of Scotland Idi Amin 2007-01-19
Movie 38th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2007-03-02
Movie Rwanda Rising Unknown 2007-02-08
Movie Odyssey in Rome Himself 2007-07-26
Movie The Great Debaters Dr. James Farmer Sr. 2007-12-25
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007
Movie The 5th Annual TV Land Awards Unknown 2007
Series The Role That Changed My Life Unknown 2007-10-29
Movie The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2007-01-15
Movie Maquillando entre monstruos Unknown 2007-10-17
Movie Death and Taxis Unknown 2007-05-18
Movie The 12th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Unknown 2007-01-20
Movie Capturing Idi Amin Interviewee 2006-03-28
Movie American Pets Himself 2006-05-09
Movie American Gun Carter 2006-03-22
Movie 2006 BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards Himself 2006-11-10
Series Le grand journal de Canal+ Unknown 2006
Movie Everyone's Hero Unknown 2006-09-15
Movie Before the Music Dies Unknown 2006-03-12
Series Rachael Ray Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie 3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Unknown 2006-10-17
Movie 2006 Women's World Awards Unknown 2006-10-19
Movie Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Unknown 2005-05-06
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Series Corazón de... Unknown 2005
Movie Special Thanks to Roy London Unknown 2005-04-24
Series Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
Series Mon plus grand moment de cinéma Unknown 2005
Movie Venecia 2005: Crónica de Carlos Boyero Unknown 2005-09-16
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie A Little Trip to Heaven Abe Holt 2005-12-26
Movie Mary Ted Younger 2005-11-11
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2004
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 2004
Movie 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2004-02-22
Movie Film Trix 2004 Unknown 2004-07-22
Movie Green Dragon Addie 2004-04-23
Movie Shooting 'Panic Room' Himself 2004-03-30
Movie First Daughter Unknown 2004-09-24
Series Fashion News Live Unknown 2004-10-13
Movie The Misbehavers Unknown 2004-12-04
Series Närbild Unknown 2004-10-18
Series VH1: All Access Unknown 2004-03-15
Movie The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2004-02-28
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie The 30th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 2004-01-11
Movie UFC 46: Supernatural Unknown 2004-01-31
Movie American Storytellers Himself 2003-04-11
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Chasing Papi Unknown 2003-04-16
Series Shootout Unknown 2003-10-12
Movie Deacons for Defense Marcus Clay 2003-02-16
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Phone Booth Captain Ramey 2003-04-04
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2002-01-08
Series The Shield Unknown 2002-03-12
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie Door to Door Unknown 2002-07-14
Series The Twilight Zone Himself - Host / ... 2002-09-18
Movie The Fourth Angel Bernard 2002-01-18
Movie HBO First Look: The Making of 'Panic Room' Unknown 2002
Movie Panic Room Burnham 2002-03-29
Movie The Follow Unknown 2001-05-24
Movie The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2001-03-24
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Movie The Feast of All Saints Daguerreotypist Picard 2001-11-11
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 2001
Movie A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon' Himself / Big Harold 2001
Movie Battlefield Earth Ker 2000-05-12
Movie The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Unknown 2000-12-27
Movie Four Dogs Playing Poker Unknown 2000-06-06
Series Independent Lens Unknown 1999-08-09
Series VH-1 Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-01-01
Movie Witness Protection Steven Beck 1999-12-11
Movie Light It Up Officer Dante Jackson 1999-11-10
Movie 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1999-03-07
Movie Body Count Crane 1998-04-28
Movie Hope Floats Unknown 1998-05-29
Series Five News Unknown 1998
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Mr. Holland's Opus Unknown 1996-01-19
Series Caiga quien caiga Unknown 1996-05-10
Series Access Hollywood Unknown 1996-09-01
Movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Unknown 1996-11-23
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996
Movie 27th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1996-04-01
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Clint Eastwood Unknown 1996-05-01
Movie Phenomenon Nate Pope 1996-07-03
Movie Waiting to Exhale Unknown 1995-12-22
Movie Whitney Houston: Exhale, Shoop Shoop Unknown 1995-10-10
Movie 1995 VH1 Honors Unknown 1995-06-12
Movie Smoke Cyrus Cole 1995-06-09
Movie Species Dan Smithson 1995-07-07
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
Movie Blown Away Franklin 1994-07-01
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie Body Snatchers Major Collins 1994-01-28
Movie The Enemy Within Col. MacKenzie 'Mac' Casey 1994-08-20
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie The Making of Blown Away: A Day in the Life of the Bomb Squad Unknown 1994
Movie Ready to Wear Cy Bianco 1994-12-25
Movie Jason's Lyric Maddog 1994-09-28
Movie The 1994 Annual Diversity Awards Unknown 1994-09-20
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Movie Lush Life Buddy Chester 1993-10-01
Movie Last Light Fred Whitmore 1993-08-22
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie The Crying Game Jody 1993-02-19
Movie Diary of a Hitman Dekker 1993-05-07
Movie Bank Robber Unknown 1993
Movie Strapped Unknown 1993-08-21
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Movie Article 99 Dr. Sid Handleman 1992-03-13
Movie Consenting Adults David Duttonville 1992-10-16
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie A Rage in Harlem Jackson 1991-05-03
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie A Little Off Mark Unknown 1991-08-05
Movie Criminal Justice Jessie Williams 1990-09-08
Movie Downtown Dennis Curren 1990-01-12
Movie Johnny Handsome Dr. Steven Fisher 1989-09-29
Movie The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1989-01-28
Movie The 6th Annual American Cinema Awards Unknown 1989-01-06
Movie 21st NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1989-01-01
Movie Bird Charlie 'Bird' Parker 1988-09-30
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam Edward Garlick 1988-01-15
Movie Bloodsport Rawlins 1988-04-29
Movie Stakeout Jack Pismo 1987-08-05
Movie Hands of a Stranger Sergeant Delaney 1987-05-10
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Platoon Big Harold 1987-02-06
Series North and South, Book II Cuffey 1986-05-04
Series Ebony/Jet Showcase Unknown 1986
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Series The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986-09-08
Movie The Color of Money Unknown 1986-10-17
Movie The Grand Baby Unknown 1985
Movie Vision Quest Balldozer 1985-02-15
Series Amazing Stories Unknown 1985-09-29
Series North and South Cuffey 1985-11-03
Series Making the Grade Unknown 1982-04-05
Movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High Charles Jefferson 1982-08-13
Movie Tag: The Assassination Game Unknown 1982-04-20
Series The Fall Guy Unknown 1981-11-04
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1981-10-08
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1979-09-23
Series Diff'rent Strokes Unknown 1978-11-03
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Film 2017 Unknown 1971-11-16