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Whoopi Goldberg

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Whoopi Goldberg (born Caryn Elaine Johnson, November 13, 1955) is an American comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, and talk show host. Goldberg made her film debut in The Color Purple (1985) playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South. She received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her first Golden Globe Award for her role in the film. In 1990, she starred as Oda Mae Brown, a psychic helping a slain man (Patrick Swayze) find his killer in the blockbuster film Ghost. This performance won her a second Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Notable later films include Sister Act and Sister Act 2, The Lion King, Made in America, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Girl, Interrupted and Rat Race. She is also acclaimed for her roles as the bartender Guinan in Star Trek: The Next Generation and as Terry Dolittle in Jumpin' Jack Flash. Her latest role is the voice of Stretch in Toy Story 3. Goldberg has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards for her work in television. She was co-producer of the popular game show Hollywood Squares from 1998 to 2004. She has been the moderator of the daytime talk show The View since 2007. Goldberg has a Grammy, two Emmys, two Golden Globes, a Tony, and an Oscar. In addition, Goldberg has a British Academy Film Award, four People's Choice Awards and has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is one of the few entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award. Description above from the Wikipedia article Whoopi Goldberg, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 13, 1955 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
124
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie The Problem with Apu 2017-11-19
Known For
Poster of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Poster of Toy Story 3
Poster of Rat Race
Filmography
Movie The Problem with Apu Herself 2017-11-19
Movie Black Dog, Red Dog Calliope 2017-04-05
Movie 9/11 Metzie 2017-09-07
Movie The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years 2016-09-15
Movie 50 Years of Star Trek herself 2016-08-14
Movie The Magic of the Diary of Anne Frank herself 2015-04-29
Movie Misery Loves Comedy Herself 2015-01-23
Series The 7D The Magic Mirror (voice) 2014-07-07
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Herself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie Desert Cathedral Mother Goose 2014-05-17
Movie A Day Late and a Dollar Short Viola 2014-04-19
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Bernadette Thompson 2014-08-07
Movie Big Stone Gap Fleeta Mullins 2014-10-09
Movie James Brown - The Man, The Music & The Message Grinsekatze 2014-11-08
Movie Top Five Herself 2014-12-12
Movie Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale 2013-12-11
Movie Dark Minds Miss Mittens (voice) 2013-09-30
Movie Blackfish Herself 2013-06-07
Movie Top Gear: The Great African Adventure Narrator (voice) 2013-06-03
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Herself 2013-04-23
Movie Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley Herself 2013-04-20
Movie Why We Laugh: Funny Women Herself 2013-03-21
Movie Miracle Rising: South Africa Herself 2013-02-09
Movie The Contradictions of Fair Hope Narrator 2013-01-01
Movie Magic Mike Herself / Fontaine / Lurleen / Crippled Lady 2012-06-28
Movie The Little Engine That Could 2011-03-22
Movie Utt Pataang Candy Bliss 2011-02-04
Movie A Little Bit of Heaven God 2011-02-03
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Narrator (voice) 2011-10-21
Movie The Muppets Herself 2011-11-22
Movie The Borrowers Narrator 2011-12-25
Movie For Colored Girls Alice / White 2010-11-05
Movie Thillalangadi Herself 2010-07-23
Movie Toy Story 3 Stretch the Octopus (voice) 2010-06-16
Movie Slime City Massacre Red Flower (voice) 2010-03-17
Movie The Black List: Volume Three Herself 2010-02-08
Movie Teenage Paparazzo Herself 2010-01-22
Movie See You in September Lindsay's Therapist (uncredited) 2010-01-01
Movie Wish 143 Detective Susan Avery 2009-11-19
Movie Kambakkht Ishq Herself 2009-07-03
Movie Star Trek: The Captain's Summit Herself 2009-04-12
Movie Madea Goes to Jail Whoopi 2009-02-16
Movie Snow Buddies Miss Mittens (voice) 2008-02-05
Movie Meerkat Manor: The Story Begins Narrator 2008-06-03
Movie Adulthood Narrator 2008-06-16
Movie Descendants Red Flower (voice) 2008-06-30
Movie A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Taxi Driver 2008-12-17
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Herself 2007-12-04
Movie If I Had Known I Was a Genius Mom 2007-01-23
Movie Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens Herself 2007-01-03
Movie Kabul Express Herself 2006-12-15
Movie Farce of the Penguins Helen (voice) 2006-12-01
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Radio Star Herself / Fontaine / Lurleen / Crippled Lady 2006-09-27
Movie Everyone's Hero Darlin' (voice) 2006-09-15
Movie Homie Spumoni 2006-09-08
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series So Notorious Unknown 2006-04-02
Movie Doogal Ermintrude 2006-02-24
Movie The Aristocrats Herself 2005-01-01
Movie Racing Stripes Franny (voice) 2005-01-06
Movie Whoopi Goldberg: Back to Broadway Herself / Fontaine / Lurleen / Crippled Lady 2005-04-09
Series Hell's Kitchen Unknown 2005-05-30
Series Everybody Hates Chris Unknown 2005-09-22
Series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Unknown 2005-08-03
Movie Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Herself 2004-09-18
Movie Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 Whoopi Goldberg 2004-08-27
Movie Pinocchio 3000 Cyberina (voice) 2004-05-14
Movie The Lion King 1½ Shenzi (voice) 2004-02-06
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Narrator (voice) 2003-02-10
Movie Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! Herself 2003-01-01
Movie Good Fences Mabel Spader 2003-01-22
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie Pauly Shore Is Dead Whoopi Goldberg 2003-03-11
Movie Blizzard Blizzard (voice) 2003-05-15
Movie The Many Days of Day of the Dead Bernice 'Bernie' Rhodenbarr 2003-08-19
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Whoopi Mavis Rae 2003-09-09
Series Miss Match Mavis Rae 2003-09-26
Movie Star Trek: Nemesis Guinan 2002-12-13
Movie It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Daniel's 'Boss' 2002-11-29
Movie Madeline: My Fair Madeline Miss Clavel (voice) 2002-11-11
Movie Madness in Bloom Miss Mittens (voice) 2002-10-19
Series Liberty's Kids 2002-09-02
Movie Demonlover Candy Bliss 2002-05-19
Movie Kingdom Come Raynelle Slocumb 2001-04-11
Movie Golden Dreams Califia, the Queen of California 2001-02-08
Movie Monkeybone Death 2001-02-23
Movie What Makes a Family Terry Harrison 2001-01-22
Movie Rat Race Vera Baker 2001-08-17
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Call Me Claus Lucy Cullins 2001-12-03
Movie The Hollywood Sign Woman at Funeral (uncredited) 2001-09-28
Series Strong Medicine Unknown 2000-07-23
Movie More Dogs Than Bones Cléo 2000-07-14
Movie The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Judge Cameo 2000-06-30
Movie Jackie's Back! Nurse Ethyl Washington Rue Owens (Jackie's Sister) 1999-06-14
Movie Get Bruce! Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Alegria Baby Clown 1999-01-10
Movie Our Friend, Martin Mrs. Peck (voice) 1999-01-12
Movie The Rage: Carrie 2 Grinsekatze 1999-03-11
Movie The Deep End of the Ocean Candy Bliss 1999-03-12
Movie Alice in Wonderland Cheshire Cat 1999-02-28
Movie Countdown: The Sky's on Fire Bernice 'Bernie' Rhodenbarr 1999-07-15
Movie Whoopi Goldberg Presents Billy Connolly Herself 1999-09-10
Series The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns The Grand Banshee 1999-11-07
Movie The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns Banshee 1999-11-07
Movie The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns The Grand Banshee 1999-11-07
Movie Sethu Herself 1999-12-10
Movie Girl, Interrupted Valerie Owens 1999-12-21
Movie Jackie Chan: My Story Herself 1998-07-17
Movie In & Out Whoopi Goldberg (uncredited) 1997-09-10
Series The View 1997-08-11
Movie Bordello of Blood Hospital Patient (uncredited) 1996-08-16
Movie Star Trek: Generations Guinan 1994-11-17
Movie But... Seriously 1994-03-25
Series Bagdad Cafe 1990-03-30
Movie Fatal Beauty Rita Rizzoli 1987-10-30
Series Star Trek: The Next Generation Guinan 1987-09-28
Movie Burglar Bernice 'Bernie' Rhodenbarr 1987-03-20
Movie The Color Purple Celie 1985-12-18
Movie I due gattoni a nove code... e mezza ad Amsterdam Mary Masembuko 1972-07-12
Series The Academy Awards Whoopi Goldberg 1953-03-18