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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

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...

Variety, 2018-02-13 18:31:37
Morgan Freeman and Forest Whitaker are in talks to join John Travolta in the action-thriller “The Poison Rose.” George Gallo will direct from a script he wrote with Richard Salvatore, based on Salvatore’s novel of the same name. Salvatore will produce through his March on Productions with Jeff Elliott (“Imperium”), ...

Whitaker: 'Black Panther' has a 'message for the world'
USA Today Movies, 2018-02-07 12:56:03
Forest Whitaker and his "Black Panther" director and co-star, Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan, talk about why the new superhero adventure is a movie for our times. (Feb. 7)         

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