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Forest Whitaker

Forest WhitakerAKA Forest Steven Whitaker

Born: 15-Jul-1961
Birthplace: Longview, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ghost Dog

Brother: Kenn Whitaker
Brother: Damon Whitaker (b. 21-Oct-1970)
Wife: Keisha Whitaker (b. 1972, m. 4-May-1996)
Son: Ocean Whitaker (b. circa 1990, mother not publicly identified)
Daughter: Autumn Whitaker (stepdaughter b. circa 1991 to Keisha)
Daughter: Sonnet Whitaker (b. circa 1996 with Keisha)
Daughter: True Whitaker (b. circa 1998 with Keisha)

    High School: Palisades High School, Pacific Palisades, CA (1979)
    University: School of Theater, University of Southern California

    Gephardt for President
    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
    Emmy 2003 for Door to Door (shared)
    Oscar for Best Actor 2007 for The Last King of Scotland
    Endorsement of Gap 2007
    Nigerian Ancestry

    TELEVISION
    Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Sam Cooper (2011-)
    The Shield Lt. Jon Kavanaugh (2006-07)
    ER Curtis Ames (2006-07)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    First Daughter (24-Sep-2004)
    Hope Floats (29-May-1998)
    Waiting to Exhale (22-Dec-1995)
    Strapped (21-Aug-1993)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Repentance (28-Feb-2014)
    Black Nativity (27-Nov-2013)
    Out of the Furnace (9-Nov-2013)
    Lee Daniels' The Butler (5-Aug-2013)
    Pawn (23-Apr-2013)
    The Last Stand (12-Jan-2013)
    A Dark Truth (19-Sep-2012)
    Freelancers (10-Aug-2012)
    Ernest & Celestine (23-May-2012) [VOICE]
    Catch .44 (9-Dec-2011) · Ronny
    Lullaby for Pi (11-Oct-2010)
    The Experiment (15-Jul-2010) · Barris
    My Own Love Song (7-Apr-2010) · Joey
    Repo Men (19-Mar-2010) · Jake
    Our Family Wedding (12-Mar-2010) · Brad Boyd
    Hurricane Season (8-Dec-2009)
    Where the Wild Things Are (13-Oct-2009) · Ira [VOICE]
    Powder Blue (10-Nov-2008) · Charlie
    Winged Creatures (24-Jun-2008) · Charlie Archenault
    Street Kings (10-Apr-2008)
    Vantage Point (20-Feb-2008)
    Crips and Bloods: Made in America (20-Jan-2008) · Narrator
    The Great Debaters (11-Dec-2007)
    The Air I Breathe (8-Feb-2007) · Happiness
    Everyone's Hero (15-Sep-2006) [VOICE]
    The Last King of Scotland (1-Sep-2006)
    The Marsh (18-May-2006)
    Even Money (Mar-2006)
    American Gun (15-Sep-2005) · Carter
    A Little Trip to Heaven (12-Sep-2005)
    Mary (6-Sep-2005)
    First Daughter (24-Sep-2004) · Narrator [VOICE]
    Jiminy Glick in La La Wood (18-Sep-2004) · Himself
    Deacons for Defense (2003)
    Phone Booth (10-Sep-2002) · Capt. Ramey
    Panic Room (29-Mar-2002) · Burnham
    Feast of All Saints (11-Nov-2001)
    The Fourth Angel (15-Aug-2001) · Bernard
    Green Dragon (19-Jan-2001) · Addie
    Four Dogs Playing Poker (6-Jun-2000)
    Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 (10-May-2000) · Ker
    Witness Protection (11-Dec-1999)
    Light It Up (4-Nov-1999)
    Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (18-May-1999) · Ghost Dog
    Body Count (28-Apr-1998) · Crane
    Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault (23-Nov-1996)
    Phenomenon (3-Jul-1996) · Nate Pope
    Species (7-Jul-1995) · Dan
    Smoke (9-Jun-1995) · Cyrus Cole
    Prêt-à-Porter (25-Dec-1994) · Cy Bianco
    Jason's Lyric (28-Sep-1994) · Maddog
    Blown Away (1-Jul-1994) · Franklin
    The Enemy Within (22-Feb-1994)
    Lush Life (Oct-1993)
    Bank Robber (Sep-1993)
    Last Light (22-Aug-1993)
    Body Snatchers (9-Jun-1993) · Dr. Collins
    Consenting Adults (16-Oct-1992)
    The Crying Game (18-Sep-1992) · Jody
    Article 99 (13-Mar-1992) · Dr. Sid Handleman
    Diary of a Hitman (20-Nov-1991) · Dekker
    A Rage in Harlem (3-May-1991) · Jackson
    Criminal Justice (8-Sep-1990)
    Downtown (12-Jan-1990)
    Johnny Handsome (12-Sep-1989)
    Bloodsport (9-Jun-1988)
    Bird (1-Jun-1988) · Charlie "Bird" Parker
    Good Morning, Vietnam (23-Dec-1987) · Edward Garlick
    Stakeout (5-Aug-1987) · Jack Pismo
    Platoon (19-Dec-1986) · Big Harold
    The Color of Money (17-Oct-1986) · Amos
    North and South II (4-May-1986)
    North and South (3-Nov-1985)
    Vision Quest (15-Feb-1985) · Balldozer
    Fast Times at Ridgemont High (13-Aug-1982) · Charles Jefferson
    Tag: The Assassination Game (28-Apr-1982)


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