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Whoopi Goldberg

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Previous star: Tim Robbins

Biography

Goldberg in 2008.

Source: Wikipedia

{{Infobox comedian | name = Whoopi Goldberg | image = Whoopi Goldberg at a NYC No on Proposition 8 Rally.jpg | caption = Goldberg in 2008 | birth_name = Caryn Elaine Johnson | birth_date = November 13, 1955 (age 61) | birth_place = [[Nairobi Kenya | active = 1982–present | medium = Stand-up, film, television, theatre, books | genre = Observational comedy, black comedy, insult comedy, musical comedy, character comedy, satire | subject = African-American culture, American Arasiyal, race relations, racism, marriage, sex, everyday life, pop culture, current events | influences = Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Carol Burnett, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Judy Garland | spouse = Alvin Martin (m. 1973; div. 1979) David Claessen (m. 1986; div. 1988) Lyle Trachtenberg (m. 1994; div. 1995) | children = Alexandrea Martin }}

Fact file

  • Born: Caryn Elaine Johnson November 13, 1955 (age 59) Manhattan, New York, United States
  • Occupation: Actress, comedian, talk show host
  • Years active: 1981–present
  • Spouse(s): Alvin Martin (m. 1973; div. 1979) David Claessen (m. 1986; div. 1988) Lyle Trachtenberg (m. 1994; div. 1995)
  • Children: Alexandrea "Alex" Martin

Read more about Whoopi Goldberg at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2019-03-14 17:17:59
Whoopi Goldberg isn’t completely healed, but the host returned to “The View” for the first time in over a month on Thursday morning and shared her story — surprising her co-hosts in the process. “This is my first foray out,” Goldberg said. “I’m not there yet, I know that. But ...

Whoopi Goldberg surprises 'View' co-hosts, drops by to give an update on her health
USA Today TV, 2019-03-14 17:04:00
Whoopi Goldberg turned up at "The View," surprising Joy Behar, Meghan McCain and her other co-hosts. She's been out sick with pneumonia.         

Whoopi Goldberg says she nearly died of pneumonia
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-03-08 19:10:00
Television personality Whoopi Goldberg appeared in a pretaped segment of ABC’s “The View” on Friday to share an update on her health, specifically her nearly fatal, monthlong battle with pneumonia. “I am here. I am up and moving around. Not as fast as I’d like to be, but I am ...

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