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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

In the news

Review: A New Godfather, in Harlem This Time
NY Times TV, 2019-09-29 18:29:43
Forest Whitaker takes the antihero role as the 1960s heroin kingpin Bumpy Johnson in “Godfather of Harlem,” a new series on Epix.

Forest Whitaker takes on the role of a complicated crime boss
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-09-28 17:43:10
"On one hand he's this crime lord, and on another, he's somebody who sends people to college"

Forest Whitaker takes on the role of Bumpy Johnson in "The Godfather of Harlem"
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-09-28 13:38:31
Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker has won critical acclaim for incredibly diverse roles in a career that’s spanned decades. In his latest, he plays a real but little-known crime kingpin whose life intersected with some fascinating historical figures. Michelle Miller reports.

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