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Whoopi Goldberg

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.

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Nov 13, 1955 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Hollywood Outlaw
Latest Project:
Movie The Problem with Apu 2017-11-19
Known For
Movie Hollywood Outlaw 2019
Movie Gilbert Herself 2017-04-20
Movie Black Dog, Red Dog Calliope 2017-04-05
Movie The Truth Is in the Stars Herself 2017-05-01
Movie The Problem with Apu Herself 2017-11-19
Movie A Very Sordid Wedding Abernatha Coleman 2017-03-10
Movie Yamasong: March of the Hollows Yari 2017-09-10
Movie Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me Self 2017-09-11
Movie 9/11 Metzie 2017-09-07
Movie King of the Dancehall Loretta Brixton 2017-08-02
Movie Floyd Norman: An Animated Life Herself 2016-02-05
Movie 50 Years of Star Trek herself 2016-08-14
Movie The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years 2016-09-15
Movie Misery Loves Comedy Herself 2015-01-23
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Herself 2015-02-03
Movie A Day Late and a Dollar Short Viola 2014-04-19
Movie Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley 2014-05-20
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Herself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie Big Stone Gap Fleeta Mullins 2014-10-09
Series The 7D The Magic Mirror (voice) 2014-07-07
Movie Top Five Herself 2014-12-12
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Bernadette Thompson 2014-08-08
Movie Why We Laugh: Funny Women Herself 2013-03-21
Movie Miracle Rising: South Africa Herself 2013-02-09
Movie Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You Herself 2013-04-22
Movie Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale 2013-12-11
Movie Blackfish Herself 2013-06-07
Movie A Little Bit of Heaven God 2011-02-03
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Narrator (voice) 2011-10-21
Movie The Little Engine That Could 2011-03-22
Movie The Muppets 2011-11-22
Movie Teenage Paparazzo Herself 2010-01-22
Movie See You in September Lindsay's Therapist (uncredited) 2010-01-01
Movie For Colored Girls Alice / White 2010-11-05
Movie The Black List: Volume Three Herself 2010-02-08
Movie Toy Story 3 Stretch the Octopus (voice) 2010-06-16
Movie Madea Goes to Jail Whoopi 2009-02-16
Movie Star Trek: The Captain's Summit Herself 2009-04-12
Movie Kambakkht Ishq Herself 2009-07-03
Movie Snow Buddies Miss Mittens (voice) 2008-02-05
Movie A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Taxi Driver 2008-12-17
Movie Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens Herself 2007-01-03
Movie If I Had Known I Was a Genius Mom 2007-01-23
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Herself 2007-12-04
Movie Homie Spumoni 2006-09-08
Movie Doogal Ermintrude 2006-02-24
Movie Farce of the Penguins Helen (voice) 2006-12-01
Movie Everyone's Hero Darlin' (voice) 2006-09-15
Movie The Aristocrats Herself 2005-01-01
Movie Racing Stripes Franny (voice) 2005-01-06
Movie TV in Black: The First Fifty Years 2004-01-01
Movie The Lion King 1½ Shenzi (voice) 2004-02-06
Movie Pinocchio 3000 Cyberina (voice) 2004-05-14
Movie Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 Whoopi Goldberg 2004-08-27
Movie Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Herself 2004-09-18
Movie Pauly Shore Is Dead Whoopi Goldberg 2003-03-11
Movie Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! Herself 2003-01-01
Movie Blizzard Blizzard (voice) 2003-05-15
Movie Declaration of Independence Herself 2003-06-10
Series Whoopi Mavis Rae 2003-09-09
Series Liberty's Kids 2002-09-02
Movie Madeline: My Fair Madeline Miss Clavel (voice) 2002-11-11
Movie It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Daniel's 'Boss' 2002-11-29
Movie Star Trek: Nemesis Guinan 2002-12-13
Movie Monkeybone Death 2001-02-23
Movie What Makes a Family Terry Harrison 2001-01-22
Movie Rat Race Vera Baker 2001-07-30
Movie Call Me Claus Lucy Cullins 2001-12-02
Movie The Hollywood Sign Woman at Funeral (uncredited) 2001-09-28
Movie Kingdom Come Raynelle Slocumb 2001-04-11
Movie The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Judge Cameo 2000-06-30
Movie Get Bruce! Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Girl, Interrupted Valerie Owens 1999-12-21
Movie The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns The Grand Banshee 1999-11-07
Movie Alegria Baby Clown 1999-01-10
Movie Our Friend, Martin Mrs. Peck (voice) 1999-01-12
Series The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns The Grand Banshee 1999-11-07
Movie Jackie's Back! Nurse Ethyl Washington Rue Owens (Jackie's Sister) 1999-06-14
Movie The Deep End of the Ocean Candy Bliss 1999-03-12
Movie Alice in Wonderland Cheshire Cat 1999-02-28
Movie An Alan Smithee Film: Burn, Hollywood, Burn Whoopi Goldberg 1998-02-20
Movie Jackie Chan: My Story Herself 1998-07-17
Movie The Rugrats Movie Ranger Margaret (voice) 1998-11-20
Movie How Stella Got Her Groove Back Delilah Abraham 1998-08-14
Movie A Knight in Camelot Dr. Vivien Morgan 1998-11-08
Movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie Stormella (voice) 1998-10-16
Movie In the Gloaming Nurse Myrna 1997-04-20
Movie Destination Anywhere Cabbie 1997-06-16
Movie A Christmas Carol Spirit of Christmas Present 1997-01-01
Series The View Herself 1997-08-11
Movie In & Out Whoopi Goldberg (uncredited) 1997-09-10
Movie Cinderella Queen Constantina 1997-11-02
Movie Pitch Herself 1997-09-04
Movie The Sunshine Boys Nurse 1996-02-15
Movie Eddie Edwina 'Eddie' Franklin 1996-05-31
Movie The Celluloid Closet Herself 1996-01-30
Movie The Associate Laurel Ayres 1996-10-25
Movie Bordello of Blood Hospital Patient (uncredited) 1996-08-16
Movie Ghosts of Mississippi Myrlie Evers 1996-12-20
Movie Bogus Harriet Franklin 1996-09-06
Movie Boys on the Side Jane Deluca 1995-02-03
Movie Moonlight and Valentino Sylvie Morrow 1995-09-29
Movie The Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge Herself 1995-12-05
Movie Theodore Rex Katie Coltrane 1995-12-14
Movie But... Seriously 1994-03-25
Movie Liberation Narrator 1994-01-01
Movie The Lion King Shenzi the Hyena (voice) 1994-06-23
Series The Magic School Bus 1994-09-10
Movie The Little Rascals Buckwheat's Mom 1994-08-05
Movie The Pagemaster Fantasy (voice) 1994-11-23
Movie Star Trek: Generations Guinan 1994-11-17
Movie Corrina, Corrina Corrina Washington 1994-08-12
Movie National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 Billy York 1993-02-04
Movie Naked in New York Tragedy Mask on Theater Wall 1993-11-10
Movie Made in America Sarah Mathews 1993-05-27
Movie Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Deloris Van Cartier 1993-12-09
Movie The Player Detective Susan Avery 1992-04-03
Movie Star Trek The Next Generation: Time's Arrow 1992-09-19
Movie Sister Act Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence 1992-05-28
Movie Soapdish Rose Schwartz 1991-05-31
Movie Star Trek The Next Generation Redemption Guinan 1991-06-17
Movie House Party 2 Professor 1991-10-23
Movie Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special Herself 1991-09-28
Movie Ghost Oda Mae Brown 1990-07-12
Series Captain Planet and the Planeteers 1990-09-10
Movie The Long Walk Home Odessa Cotter 1990-12-21
Movie Beverly Hills Brats Whoopi Goldberg 1989-10-06
Movie Kiss Shot Sarah Collins 1989-04-11
Movie Hanna-Barbera's 50th Herself 1989-07-17
Movie Homer and Eddie Eddie Cervi 1989-08-17
Movie The Telephone Vashti Blue 1988-01-22
Movie Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special 1988-12-25
Movie Clara's Heart Clara Mayfield 1988-10-07
Movie Burglar Bernice 'Bernie' Rhodenbarr 1987-03-20
Movie Fatal Beauty Rita Rizzoli 1987-10-30
Series Star Trek: The Next Generation Guinan 1987-09-28
Series Showtime at the Apollo 1987-09-12
Movie Bob Goldthwait -- Don't Watch This Show 1986-05-24
Movie Jumpin' Jack Flash Terry Dolittle 1986-10-09
Movie The Color Purple Celie 1985-12-18