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Forest Whitaker

Forest Steven Whitaker (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, director, and activist. He is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a British Academy Film Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

After making his film debut in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), Whitaker went on to earn a reputation for intensive character study work for films, such as Platoon (1986), Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Bird (1988), The Crying Game (1992), Phenomenon (1996), Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999), The Great Debaters (2007), The Butler (2013), Arrival (2016), and Respect (2021). He has also appeared in blockbusters, such as Panic Room (2002), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) as Saw Gerrera, and Black Panther (2018) as Zuri. For his portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the British historical drama film The Last King of Scotland (2006), Whitaker won the Academy Award for Best Actor. Whitaker made his directorial debut with the television film Strapped (1993), and directed the films Waiting to Exhale (1995), Hope Floats (1998), and First Daughter (2004).

Apart from his film career, Whitaker is also known for his humanitarian work and activism. In 2011, he was inducted as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, later receiving a promotion to Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation, and serves as the CEO of Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative (WPDI), a non-profit outreach program.

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Forest Whitaker Biography Overview

Name Forest Whitaker
Age 62 years 4 month 26 days old
Net Worth 30 million
Height 1.88 meter
Born Place Longview, Texas, USA
Nationality US
Birthday 1961-07-15

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Forest Whitaker - FAQ

1. Forest Whitaker Age in 2023 ?
Forest Whitaker Age in 2023 is 62 years 4 month 26 days old
2. What is the birthday of Forest Whitaker ?
Birthday of Forest Whitaker is 1961-07-15
3. what is the net worth of Forest Whitaker in 2023 ?
Forest Whitaker net worth in 2023 is 30 million
4. what is the height of Forest Whitaker ?
Forest Whitaker height is 1.88 meter
5. what is the nationality of Forest Whitaker ?
Forest Whitaker nationality is US
6. Why is Forest Whitaker popular ?
Forest Whitaker is popular because of actor , film_director , film_producer , television_producer , voice_actor , screenwriter
7. What is the gender of Forest Whitaker ?
Gender of Forest Whitaker is Male
8. What is nick name of Forest Whitaker ?
Nick name of Forest Whitaker is Forest Steven Whitaker III,Φόρεστ Γουίτακερ,포레스트 휘태커,フォレスト・ウィテカー,Forest Steven Whitaker,Форест Вітакер
9. Where Forest Whitaker was born?
Forest Whitaker was born in Longview, Texas, USA
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