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Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

American actor
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 film The Last King of Scotland (2006), and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA.Wikipedia
BornJuly 15, 1961
HometownLongview, Texas, United States of America
Net worth$25 million
Height6'2" (1.88m)
SpouseKeisha Nash
ChildrenTrue Whitaker, Sonnet Noel Whitaker, Osian Whitaker, otom whitaker
ParentsLaura Francis Smith, Forest Whitaker, Jr.
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Forest Whitaker’s ex-wife Keisha Nash Whitaker has died aged 51 after her long-term anorexia battle

Following her years-long fight with anorexia, Forest Whitaker’s ex-wife Keisha Nash Whitaker has died – leaving behind four children.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Ernest & Celestine
Ernest & Celestine
PG
1h 20min
2012
Freelancers
Freelancers
R
1h 36min
2012
Lullaby for Pi
Lullaby for Pi
1h 41min
2010
Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life
Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life
0h 24min
2010
Species
Species
R
1h 48min
1995
Andor
Andor
0h 40min
2022
Respect
Respect
PG-13
2h 25min
2021
LAbyrinth
LAbyrinth
R
1h 54min
2021
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
PG
2h
2020
Zulu
Zulu
R
1h 50min
2020
Burden
Burden
R
2h 9min
2020
FREE MGM+: GODFATHER OF HARLEM
FREE MGM+: GODFATHER OF HARLEM
2019
EPIX FREE: By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of Godfather of Harlem HD
EPIX FREE: By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of Godfather of Harlem HD
2019
FREE EPIX: Godfather of Harlem
FREE EPIX: Godfather of Harlem
2019
Godfather of Harlem
Godfather of Harlem
0h 55min
2019
Finding Steve McQueen
Finding Steve McQueen
R
1h 30min
2019
How It Ends
How It Ends
1h 53min
2018
Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace
Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace
1h 35min
2017
The Forgiven
The Forgiven
R
1h 55min
2018
We Are One
We Are One
1h 26min
2017
Arrival
Arrival
PG-13
1h 56min
2016
Roots
Roots
TV-MA
1h 30min
2016
Southpaw
Southpaw
R
2h 3min
2015
Two Men in Town
Two Men in Town
R
1h 56min
2014
Sewing Hope
Sewing Hope
0h 54min
2015
Taken 3
Taken 3
PG-13
1h 49min
2015

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2019Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureBlack Panther (film)Winner
2014Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureThe ButlerNominated
2014Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading RoleThe ButlerNominated
2007Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaThe Last King of Scotland (film)Winner
2007British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActor in a Leading RoleThe Last King of Scotland (film)Winner
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