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Forest Whitaker

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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

In the news

Variety, 2018-04-25 20:04:46
Forest Whitaker will star in a straight-to-series drama at Epix, Variety has confirmed. The series is titled “Godfather of Harlem.” It will tell the true story of crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned after 10 years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled ...

Wednesday's TV highlights: 'Brockmire' on IFC
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-04-25 03:00:00
SERIES The Blacklist A mysterious duffel bag of bones inspires a collision course between Liz and Red (Megan Boone, James Spader) in this new episode. Harry J. Lennix also stars. 8 p.m. NBC Empire Alfre Woodard and Forest Whitaker make a potent combination of guest stars, with Woodard playing Cookie’s...

Forest Whitaker stars as Desmond Tutu in slack political drama 'The Forgiven'
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-03-08 18:15:00
Several powerful narratives vie for supremacy in the political drama “The Forgiven,” but this sluggishly paced film’s disparate parts never come together as a compelling whole. Although director Roland Joffé, who co-wrote with Michael Ashton (based on Ashton’s play), attempts a mini-epic look at...

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