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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

Claim to fame :

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

Academy Awards, USA


2007

Won Oscar
category Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Acapulco Black Film Festival


1999

Got nomination for Acapulco Black Film Award
category Best Director for Hope Floats (1998)

African-American Film Critics Association Awards


2013

Won AAFCA Award
category Best Actor for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

BAFTA Awards


2007

Won BAFTA Film Award
category Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

BET Awards


2014

Got nomination for BET Award
category Best Actor

2007

Won BET Award
category Best Actor

Black Reel Awards


2014

Got nomination for Black Reel
category Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

2007

Won Black Reel
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

2004

Won Black Reel
category Television: Best Actor for Deacons for Defense (2003) (TV Movie)

2004

Got nomination for Black Reel
category Film: Best Supporting Actor for Phone Booth (2002)

2003

Got nomination for Black Reel
category Theatrical - Best Supporting Actor for Panic Room (2002)

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards


1997

Won Blockbuster Entertainment Award
category Favorite Supporting Actor - Drama for Phenomenon (1996)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards


2006

Won BSFC Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

British Independent Film Awards


2007

Got nomination for British Independent Film Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards


2014

Won Joel Siegel Award
for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

2007

Won BFCA Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Cannes Film Festival


1988

Won Cannes Film Best Actor
for Bird (1988)

Capri, Hollywood


2006

Won Capri Legend Award


Chicago Film Critics Association Awards


2006

Won CFCA Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards


2006

Won DFWFCA Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Deauville Film Festival


1993

Got nomination for Deauville Film Critics Award
for Strapped (1993) (TV Movie)

Emmy Awards


2007

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for ER (2006) (TV)

2003

Won Emmy
category Outstanding Made for Television Movie for Door to Door (2002I) (TV Movie)
shared with David A. Rosemont (executive producer); Dan Angel (executive producer); Billy Brown

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards


2006

Won FFCC Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Golden Globes, USA


2007

Won Golden Globe
category Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

1989

Got nomination for Golden Globe
category Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for Bird (1988)

Gotham Awards


2013

Won Actor Tribute


2013

Got nomination for Audience Award
for Fruitvale Station (2013)
shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)

Hollywood Film Festival


2006

Won Hollywood Film Award
category Actor of the Year

Independent Spirit Awards


2014

Got nomination for Independent Spirit Award
category Best First Feature for Fruitvale Station (2013)
shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)

2007

Got nomination for Independent Spirit Award
category Best Male Lead for American Gun (2005)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards


2006

Won Sierra Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

London Critics Circle Film Awards


2007

Won ALFS Award
category Actor of the Year for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards


2006

Won LAFCA Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

NAACP Image Awards


2014

Won NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

2014

Won Chairman's Award


2008

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for The Great Debaters (2007)

2007

Won NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

2004

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series, or Dramatic Special for Deacons for Defense (2003) (TV Movie)

2004

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for Phone Booth (2002)

1997

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for Phenomenon (1996)

NAMIC Vision Awards


2007

Won NAMIC Vision Award
category Best Actor - Drama for The Shield (2002) (TV)

National Board of Review, USA


2006

Won NBR Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

1994

Won NBR Award
category Best Acting by an Ensemble for Prêt-à-Porter (1994)
shared with Marcello Mastroianni; Sophia Loren; Jean-Pierre Cassel

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA


2007

Won NSFC Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards


2006

Won NYFCC Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

New York Film Critics Online Awards


2006

Won NYFCO Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards


2006

Won OFCC Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Online Film Critics Society Awards


2007

Won OFCS Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

PGA Awards


2014

Won Stanley Kramer Award
for Fruitvale Station (2013)
shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards


2006

Won PFCS Award
category Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Razzie Awards


2001

Got nomination for Razzie Award
category Worst Supporting Actor for Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 (2000)

Sant Jordi Awards


1989

Won Sant Jordi
category Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero) for Bird (1988)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival


2013

Won Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence


2007

Won Santa Barbara International Film Riviera Award
for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Satellite Awards


2014

Got nomination for Satellite Award
category Actor in a Motion Picture for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

2006

Won Satellite Award
category Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

2006

Got nomination for Satellite Award
category Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for The Shield (2002) (TV)

Screen Actors Guild Awards


2014

Got nomination for Actor Award
category Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

2014

Got nomination for Actor Award
category Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey

2007

Won Actor Award
category Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

2004

Got nomination for Actor Award
category Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for Deacons for Defense (2003) (TV Movie)

1995

Got nomination for Actor Award
category Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries for The Enemy Within (1994) (TV Movie)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards


2006

Won SEFCA Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards


2004

Won Texas Film Hall of Fame Award


Toronto Film Critics Association Awards


2006

Got nomination for TFCA Award
category Best Performance, Male for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Toronto International Film Festival


1993

Won Toronto International Critics' Award (FIPRESCI)
for Strapped (1993) (TV Movie)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle


2007

Won VFCC Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Walk of Fame


2007

Won Star on the Walk of Fame
category Motion Picture (on April 16, 2007; at 6801 Hollywood Blvd.)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards


2006

Won WAFCA Award
category Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland (2006)

 
 
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