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Forest Whitaker

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Forest Steven Whitaker

Birth Date :

July 15, 1961

Birth Place :

Longview, Texas, USA

Spouse :

Keisha Nash (actress, since 4-May-96)

Claim to fame :

As Charlie 'Bird' Parker in "Bird" (1988)

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'12 Years a Slave' Swept Movie Categories at 2014 NAACP Awards

February 23, 2014 08:35:32 GMT

"" emerged as a big winner at the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, February 22. The slavery drama took home Outstanding Picture, Outstanding Director for Steve McQueen, Outstanding Writing for John Ridley and Outstanding Supporting Actress for .
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Forest Whitaker in Talks to Join Liam Neeson in 'Taken 3'

January 30, 2014 04:42:00 GMT

"Taken 3" is taking shape. The movie franchise about 's former CIA agent who's dealing with kidnappings now targets as an addition to the cast ensemble in the upcoming third installment.
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Kanye West's Official 'Yeezus' Cover Revealed

June 01, 2013 06:03:15 GMT

debuts the official cover for his sixth studio album, "", on Friday, May 1. The minimalist cover looks like a clear CD case with a CD inside. The title of the album is scribbled on top of a red piece of tape that is attached on the right side.
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Forest Whitaker in Talks to Be Martin Luther King Jr. in Biopic 'Memphis'

June 01, 2013 05:39:14 GMT

Award-winning might land a high-profile role in Paul Greengrass' upcoming film. The Idi Amin of 2006's "" is in negotiations to come aboard "". The 51-year-old actor is offered to take on the role of charismatic leader Martin Luther King Jr.
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'Zulu' Closes Cannes Festival, Stars Orlando Bloom and Forest Whitaker Attend the Premiere

May 27, 2013 06:02:07 GMT

The 2013 Cannes Film Festival wrapped up on Sunday, May 26, with the screening of out-of-competition film "". and showed up at the premiere of their latest film held at the Palais des Festivals in South of France. Both actors looked dapper in their suits and bowties for the event.
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Jessica Alba Accidentally Exposes Her Entire Boob in a Sheer Bra During NYC Stroll

May 08, 2013 08:39:01 GMT

suffered a nip slip on Monday, May 6 when taking her children, 5-year-old Honor Marie Warren and 2-year-old Haven Warren, for a stroll around a park in NYC. When she took off her long-sleeved jacket, she accidentally revealed her left boob in a sheer black bra.
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First 'The Butler' Trailer: Forest Whitaker Serves Eight Most Powerful Men in the U.S.

May 08, 2013 08:38:15 GMT

The first trailer for director Lee Daniels' upcoming film "The Butler" has made its way out via Yahoo! Movies. Featuring many famous faces in Hollywood as notable persons, the video centers on who delivers an impressive acting for his portrayal of a butler named Cecil Gaines.
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Forest Whitaker Slams New York City Deli for Falsely Accusing Him of Shoplifting

February 17, 2013 00:28:19 GMT

is fuming at New York City Deli. "" actor claims he was falsely accused of stealing at the Milano Market on the Upper East Side Friday, February 15. According to TMZ, an employee stopped him on his way out and frisked him in plain view but found nothing on him.
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First Official Look at Forest Whitaker as 'The Butler'

August 21, 2012 07:42:41 GMT

The first official image from "The Butler" has been released via Variety, giving a look at dressing in character as Eugene Allen. Pictured from the side, he's standing in a fancy room and appearing only in a silhouette form.
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America Ferrera Invites 'Ugly Betty' Co-Stars to 'Our Family Wedding' NY Premiere

March 10, 2010 08:47:34 GMT

Ten days shy of its U.S. release date, "" has held its premiere in New York City. On Tuesday night, March 9, a number of celebrities were spotted hitting the red carpet at AMC Loews Lincoln Square to support the event.
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Forest Whitaker Not Snubbing Louis Armstrong's Marijuana Love in Biopic

March 08, 2010 07:19:38 GMT

is sure to shock fans of jazz crooner Louis Armstrong by focusing on "" 's love of marijuana in his next movie. The "Crying Game" star will star as Armstrong and direct the biopic in 2011, and he insists he won't be shying away from the most controversial aspects of the "We Have All the Time in the World" singer's life.
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Forest Whitaker to Headline 'Criminal Minds' Spin-Off

January 26, 2010 07:22:30 GMT

After reportedly a lengthy on- and off- negotiations, is in final stages to star in a spin-off to "". His character, named Cooper, will be introduced in an episode of "Criminal Minds" later this season and go on headlining a new unit which makes the basis of the not-yet-titled project.
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