Forest Whitaker

Actor | Producer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Arrival (2016) | Platoon (1986) | The Last King of Scotland (2006)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 56 wins & 52 nominations More »
BORN 
Jul 15, 1961 (age 56)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Projects in Development (5 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (6 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (108 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (36 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for EmpireEmpire (TV Series) Eddie Barker ( 2 episodes, 2017 ) , Performer ("(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 2
    • The Fool (Nov 8, 2017) Eddie Barker  Less
    • Full Circle (Oct 4, 2017) Eddie Barker, Performer ("(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: RebelsStar Wars: Rebels (TV Series) Saw Gerrera ( 4 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 4
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  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Go RogueStar Wars: Go Rogue (TV Series) Saw Gerrera ( 4 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 4
    • Chapter 4 (Sep 26, 2016) Saw Gerrera (voice)  Less
    • Chapter 3 (Sep 16, 2016) Saw Gerrera (voice)  Less
    • Chapter 2 (Sep 9, 2016) Saw Gerrera (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for RootsRoots (TV Mini-series) Fiddler ( 3 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 3
  • Primary photo for Serving LifeServing Life (TV Movie) Narrator, Executive Producer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Criminal Minds: Suspect BehaviorCriminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (TV Series) Sam Cooper ( 13 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 13
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  • Primary photo for Brick CityBrick City (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 11 episodes, 2009–2011 )  Less 2009–2011 11
    • Judgment Day (Mar 13, 2011) Executive Producer  Less
    • Election (Mar 6, 2011) Executive Producer  Less
    • Game On (Feb 20, 2011) Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Sam Cooper ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for 2009 MTV Movie Awards2009 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) Himself, Performer ("Dick in a Box")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for American Dad!American Dad! (TV Series) Daniel Turlington / Ron Turlington / Turlington ( 3 episodes, 2007–2009 )  Less 2007–2009 3
    • Live and Let Fry (Mar 1, 2009) Daniel Turlington (voice)  Less
    • Chimdale (Jan 25, 2009) Ron Turlington (voice)  Less
    • Meter Made (Oct 7, 2007) Turlington (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Curtis Ames ( 6 episodes, 2006–2007 )  Less 2006–2007 6
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  • Primary photo for The ShieldThe Shield (TV Series) Jon Kavanaugh ( 13 episodes, 2006–2007 )  Less 2006–2007 13
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  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Consulting Producer ( 2 episodes, 2003 ) , Himself - Host ( 2 episodes, 2003 ) , Narrator ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002–2003 3
    • Burned (May 21, 2003) Himself - Host, Consulting Producer  Less
    • Rewind (Feb 5, 2003) Himself - Host, Consulting Producer  Less
    • Found and Lost (Nov 27, 2002) Narrator  Less
  • Primary photo for Deacons for DefenseDeacons for Defense (TV Movie) Marcus Clay  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Door to DoorDoor to Door (TV Movie) Co-Executive Producer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Feast of All SaintsThe Feast of All Saints (TV Movie) Daguerreotypist Picard, Executive Producer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Thanks ( 1 episode, 2000 ) , Himself - Actor / Director ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Witness ProtectionWitness Protection (TV Movie) Steven Beck  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Black JaqBlack Jaq (TV Movie) Director, Executive Producer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' ManigaultRebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (TV Movie) Mr. Rucker  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Enemy WithinThe Enemy Within (TV Movie) Col. MacKenzie 'Mac' Casey  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Lush LifeLush Life (TV Movie) Buddy Chester  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Last LightLast Light (TV Movie) Fred Whitmore  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for StrappedStrapped (TV Movie) Director  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Criminal JusticeCriminal Justice (TV Movie) Jessie Williams  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Hands of a StrangerHands of a Stranger (TV Movie) Sergeant Delaney  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for North and South, Book IINorth and South, Book II (TV Mini-series) Cuffey ( 6 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 6
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  • Primary photo for Amazing StoriesAmazing Stories (TV Series) Jerry ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for North and SouthNorth and South (TV Mini-series) Cuffey ( 6 episodes, 1985 )  Less 1985 6
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  • Primary photo for Diff'rent StrokesDiff'rent Strokes (TV Series) Herman ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for The Fall GuyThe Fall Guy (TV Series) Friend ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for The Grand BabyThe Grand Baby (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Hill Street BluesHill Street Blues (TV Series) Floyd Green ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Trapper John, M.D.Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) Lewis Jordan ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Cagney & LaceyCagney & Lacey (TV Series) Night Manager ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Making the GradeMaking the Grade (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
Self (134 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (9 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2015–2016 )  Less 2015–2016
  • Primary photo for The Freedom RidersThe Freedom Riders (Video) Cecil Gaines (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Movie GuideMovie Guide (TV Series) Cecil Gaines ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Buscando a PenélopeBuscando a Penélope (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Curtis Ames ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • 300 Patients (Dec 6, 2007) Curtis Ames (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Maquillando entre monstruosMaquillando entre monstruos (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Venecia 2005: Crónica de Carlos BoyeroVenecia 2005: Crónica de Carlos Boyero (TV Movie) Ted Younger (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for VH1: All AccessVH1: All Access (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for DewmocracyDewmocracy (Video Game) Producer, Writer (story)  Less 2008
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