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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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Whoopi Goldberg lays out the first steps in the fight against systemic racism
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-06-15 19:52:01
Whoopi Goldberg tells Andy Cohen the first steps to fight systemic racism. "People have to first look at people and see them for who they are," she says.

Whoopi Goldberg, Megyn Kelly react to HBO Max temporarily removing 'Gone With the Wind'
USA Today Movies, 2020-06-10 21:17:54
"Gone With the Wind" has been temporarily removed from HBO Max as the streaming platform denounces its racist depictions.        

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Variety, 2020-06-05 07:04:14
Whoopi Goldberg has teamed up with Extinction Rebellion and “Searching for Sugar Man” producer Passion Pictures for an environmental short entitled “The Gigantic Change.” The three-minute animated short film is set in 2050 and looks back on how people united to save the world from the climate crisis. The date ...

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