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Forest Whitaker

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Biography

Whitaker at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival

Source: Wikipedia

Forest Steven Whitaker III (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, and director.

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  • Born: Forest Steven Whitaker III July 15, 1961 (age 54) Longview, Texas, U.S.
  • Alma mater: Cal Poly Pomona, University of Southern California, Drama Studio London, New York University
  • Occupation: Actor, producer, director
  • Years active: 1982–present
  • Spouse(s): Keisha Nash (m. 1996)
  • Children: 4

Read more about Forest Whitaker at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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TMZ, 2020-02-14 18:21:43
What you want? Baby, Jennifer Hudson's got it ... especially if you're looking for someone to nail the role of Aretha Franklin!!! Jennifer and Forest Whitaker were filming the upcoming biopic -- aptly titled "Respect" -- Friday in Manhattan's…

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Variety, 2020-02-12 20:09:25
“Godfather of Harlem,” starring Forest Whitaker, has been renewed for a second season at Epix. Production on the 10-episode second season, created by Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, will begin production in New York later in 2020. “’Godfather of Harlem’ season one was a remarkable success, tripling previous viewership numbers ...

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Variety, 2019-10-30 16:10:07
An essential part of Epix’s fall slate is the dramatic “Godfather of Harlem,” starring Forest Whitaker (who also executive produces) as the real-life Bumpy Johnson. Taking place in the mid-1960s after Johnson got out of prison, the show mixes the familial challenges Johnson faced when returning home with the political ...

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