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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

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2017-03-22 13:00:29
Forest Whitaker has joined Codeblack Films’ untitled Angela Davis biopic movie project as an executive producer, Variety has learned. Lionsgate’s Codeblack acquired the movie rights last year to “Angela Davis: An Autobiography” and set up the project with Nina Yang Bongiovi, whose credits include “Fruitvale Station,” which Whitaker also produced, ...

robertewmitchell
Variety, 2017-02-09 11:17:52
Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Mark Steven Johnson’s “Finding Steve McQueen.” The heist movie, which Open Road plans to release wide in 2018, stars Travis Fimmel, Forest Whitaker, William Fichtner and Rachael Taylor. The film was introduced to buyers at the European Film Market in ...

Filming begins on first Marvel superhero flick with black lead actor
Yahoo Entertainment, 2017-01-27 05:10:32
Marvel Studios announced on Thursday that filming had begun on its latest superhero epic which for the first time will feature a black actor, Chadwick Boseman, in the titular role. The news comes just after a record number of black actors were nominated for this year's Oscars and as Hollywood ...

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