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Forest Whitaker

Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the 2006 film The Last King of Scotland (2006), and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American male to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, ...

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Jul 15, 1961 In Longview, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Latest Project:
Movie Black Panther 2018-02-13

Won 1 Oscar. Another 55 wins & 53 nominations.

Known For
Movie A Fall from Grace Source 2019
Movie Black Panther Zuri 2018-02-13
Movie Burden Reverend Kennedy 2018-01-18
Series Star Wars: Go Rogue Unknown 2016
Movie Arrival Unknown 2016
Movie Roots Fiddler 2016-05-30
Movie Arrival Colonel Weber 2016-11-11
Series Star Wars: Rebels Unknown 2016
Movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Saw Gerrera 2016-12-16
Movie Dope Unknown 2015
Movie Taken 3 Inspector Frank Dotzler 2015-01-09
Movie Dope Narrator 2015-06-19
Movie Ernest & Celestine Ernest (voice) 2014-02-28
Movie Repentance Angel 2014-02-28
Movie The Butler Cecil Gaines 2013-08-16
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2013
Movie Making a Scene Man 2013-11-25
Movie Black Nativity Reverend Cornell Cobbs 2013-11-27
Movie Out of the Furnace Chief Wesley Barnes 2013-12-06
Movie Pawn Will 2013-04-23
Movie The Last Stand Agent John Bannister 2013-01-12
Movie A Dark Truth Francisco Francis 2012-11-29
Movie A Man's Story Himself 2012-11-02
Movie Freelancers Dennis Larue 2012-08-10
Movie Catch.44 Ronny 2011-12-08
Series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Sam Cooper 2011-02-16
Movie Lullaby for Pi George 2010-10-11
Movie Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life Lion 2010-03-02
Movie Repo Men Jake 2010-03-19
Movie Our Family Wedding Brad Boyd 2010-03-12
Movie My Own Love Song Joey 2010-04-07
Movie Powder Blue Charlie 2009-05-08
Movie Hurricane Season Al Collins 2009-12-08
Movie Where the Wild Things Are Ira (voice) 2009-10-16
Movie The Air I Breathe Happiness 2008-01-25
Movie Ripple Effect Philip 2008-06-20
Movie Winged Creatures Charlie Archenault 2008-06-24
Movie Street Kings Captain Jack Wander 2008-04-10
Movie Dragon Hunters Lian-Chu (voice) 2008-03-20
Movie Vantage Point Howard Lewis 2008-02-01
Movie The Great Debaters Dr. James Farmer Sr. 2007-12-27
Movie Even Money Clyde Snow 2006-03-01
Movie The Last King of Scotland Idi Amin 2006-09-01
Movie The Marsh Geoffrey Hunt 2006-05-18
Movie Everyone's Hero Lonnie Brewster 2006-09-15
Movie Mary Ted Younger 2005-11-18
Movie American Gun Carter 2005-01-01
Movie Odyssey in Rome 2005-09-30
Movie A Little Trip to Heaven Abe Holt 2005-12-26
Movie The Fourth Angel Agent Jules Bernard 2003-08-19
Movie Deacons for Defense Marcus 2003-01-01
Movie Phone Booth Captain Ramey 2003-04-04
Movie Panic Room Burnham 2002-03-29
Series The Twilight Zone 2002-09-18
Movie Feast of All Saints Daguerreotypist Picard 2001-11-11
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Himself - Actor / Director 2000-09-27
Movie Battlefield Earth Ker 2000-05-10
Movie Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Ghost Dog 1999-10-06
Movie Light It Up Officer Dante Jackson 1999-11-04
Movie Witness Protection Steven Beck 1999-12-11
Movie Prêt-à-Porter Cy Bianco 1994-12-23
Movie The Enemy Within Colonel MacKenzie 'Mac' Casey 1994-08-24
Movie Body Snatchers Major Collins 1993-06-09
Movie Lush Life Buddy Chester 1993-10-01
Movie The Crying Game Jody 1992-09-02
Movie Downtown Dennis Curren 1990-01-12
Movie Johnny Handsome Dr. Steven Fisher 1989-09-12
Movie Bloodsport Rawlins 1988-02-26
Movie Bird Charlie 'Bird' Parker 1988-09-30
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam Edward Montesque Garlick 1987-12-23
Series North and South 1987-01-04
Movie Stakeout Det. Jack Pismo 1987-08-05
Movie Hands of a Stranger Sergeant Delaney 1987-05-10
Movie Platoon Big Harold 1986-12-18
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1983
Movie Tag: The Assassination Game Gowdy's Bodyguard 1982-04-20
Movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High Charles Jefferson 1982-08-13