Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

Born: July 15,1961 Longview, Texas, U.s.

Spouse: Keisha Nash

Zodiac: Cancer

Height: 6 feet 1 inches

Biography: Forest Steven Whitaker III is an American actor, producer, and director. His first role as an actor was the lead in Dylan Thomas' play, Under Milk Wood. Whitaker took to movies and earned a reputation for intensive character study work for films such as Lee Daniels' The Butler, Bird , Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Phone Booth, The Butler, to name a few, for which he has earned accolades and awards. Whitaker won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the 2006 film The Last King of Scotland. He is also appreciated for his work in direct-to-video films and for his role as LAPD Internal Affairs Lieutenant Jon Kavanaugh on the award-winning television series The Shield. His other TV serials are The Enemy Within, Deacons for Defense, The Twilight Zone, ER etc.

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Forest Whitaker : Filmography

Actor
  • The Last King Of Scotland (film) The Last King Of Scotland (film)
  • Smoke (film) Smoke (film)
  • Blown Away (1994 Film) Blown Away (1994 Film)
  • Higglety Pigglety Pop! Or There Must Be More To Life Higglety Pigglety Pop! Or There Must Be More To Life
  • Two Men In Town (2014 Film) Two Men In Town (2014 Film)
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Producer
  • Forest Whitaker Fruitvale Station
  • Forest Whitaker Chasing Papi
  • Forest Whitaker Repentance (2014 Film)
  • Forest Whitaker Powder Blue (film)
Narration
  • First Daughter (2004 Film) First Daughter (2004 Film)
  • Forest Whitaker Africa (bbc Documentary Series)