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Whoopi Goldberg

Next star: Leonard Goldberg
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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The on-air disagreement was part of a discussion about border security.

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