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Forest Whitaker

Forest Steven Whitaker III (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, and director. He has earned a reputation for intensive character study work for films such as Lee Daniels' The Butler, Bird and Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai,for his work in direct-to-video films and for his recurring role as LAPD Internal Affairs Lieutenant Jon Kavanaugh on the award-winning television series The Shield. Whitaker won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the 2006 film The Last King of Scotland. He also starred as Inspector Franck Dotzler in Taken 3 with Liam Neeson.


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Born:
Jul 15, 1961 In Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
112
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Rogue One: Una historia de Star Wars 2016-12-14
Known For
Poster of V3nganza
Poster of Out of the Furnace
Poster of Mentes Criminales
Poster of The Shield: al margen de la ley
Filmography
Movie Rogue One: Una historia de Star Wars Saw Gerrera 2016-12-14
Movie Roots Fiddler 2016-05-30
Series Raices (Roots 2016) Fiddler 2016-05-30
Movie La llegada Colonel Weber 2016-11-10
Movie A Fall from Grace Source 2015-01-01
Movie Revancha Titus 'Tick' Wills 2015-06-15
Movie V3nganza Inspector Frank Dotzler 2015-01-01
Movie Dope Narrator 2015-06-19
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Unknown 2015-08-02
Movie Two Men in Town William Garnett 2014-02-06
Movie El mayordomo Cecil Gaines 2013-08-16
Movie El asedio Will 2013-04-23
Movie El último desafío Agent John Bannister 2013-01-12
Movie Mysteries of the Unseen World Narrator 2013-11-01
Movie Repentance Angel 2013-01-20
Movie Black Nativity Reverend Cornell Cobbs 2013-11-27
Movie Out of the Furnace Chief Wesley Barnes 2013-12-06
Movie Zulu Ali Sokhela 2013-12-04
Series Idris Elba: King of Speed Inspector Frank Dotzler 2013-12-26
Movie Making a Scene Man 2013-11-25
Movie Unidad de élite Dennis Larue 2012-08-10
Movie La verdad Francisco Francis 2012-11-29
Movie Serving Life Narrator 2011-07-28
Series Mentes Criminales conducta sospechosa Sam Cooper 2011-02-16
Movie Situación límite Ronny 2011-12-08
Movie La Boda de Mi Familia Brad Boyd 2010-03-12
Movie Repo Men Jake 2010-03-18
Movie Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life Lion 2010-03-02
Movie El experimento Barris 2010-07-15
Movie Nuestra canción de amor Joey 2010-04-07
Movie Lullaby for Pi George 2010-10-11
Movie Powder Blue Charlie 2009-05-08
Movie Aventuras en el desván Teddy 2009-04-04
Movie Donde viven los monstruos Ira (voice) 2009-10-16
Movie Hurricane Season Al Collins 2009-12-08
Movie En el punto de mira Howard Lewis 2008-02-01
Movie Crips and Bloods: Made in America Narrator 2008-01-01
Movie Dueños de la calle Captain Jack Wander 2008-04-10
Movie Fragmentos (Winged Creatures) Charlie Archenault 2008-06-24
Movie Cazadores de Dragones Lian-Chu (voice) 2008-03-19
Movie Cuatro vidas Happiness 2007-02-07
Movie The Great Debaters Dr. James Farmer Sr. 2007-12-27
Movie La apuesta perfecta Clyde Snow 2006-03-01
Movie El Portal de la Muerte Geoffrey Hunt 2006-05-18
Movie El héroe de todos Lonnie Brewster 2006-09-15
Movie El último rey de Escocia Idi Amin 2006-09-01
Series Padre made in USA Unknown 2005-02-06
Movie American Gun Carter 2005-01-01
Series Mentes Criminales Unknown 2005-09-22
Movie Mary Ted Younger 2005-11-18
Movie Odyssey in Rome 2005-09-30
Movie Verdades ocultas Abe Holt 2005-12-26
Series The Shield: al margen de la ley Unknown 2004-09-03
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Deacons for Defense Marcus 2003-01-01
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series E! Live From the Red Carpet Himself 2002-01-13
Movie La habitación del pánico Burnham 2002-03-29
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Series En los límites de la realidad 2002-09-18
Movie Última llamada Captain Ed Ramey 2002-09-09
Movie The Hire: The Follow 2001-01-01
Movie Green Dragon Addie 2001-01-01
Movie El cuarto ángel Agent Jules Bernard 2001-08-15
Movie Feast of All Saints Daguerreotypist Picard 2001-11-11
Movie Battlefield Earth: Evolution & Creation Himself 2000-05-01
Movie Campo de Batalla: La Tierra Ker 2000-05-10
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Himself - Actor / Director 2000-09-27
Series Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-06-07
Movie Ghost Dog: El camino del Samurai Ghost Dog 1999-09-13
Movie Testigo protegido Steven Beck 1999-12-11
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Generación perdida Officer Dante Jackson 1999-11-04
Movie Body Count Crane 1998-04-28
Movie Ennemi dans l'etat Colonel MacKenzie 'Mac' Casey 1998-09-01
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Mr. Rucker 1996-01-01
Movie Phenomenon (Algo extraordinario más allá del amor) Nate Pope 1996-07-05
Movie Species (Especie mortal) Dan Smithson, Empath 1995-07-07
Movie Smoke Cyrus Cole 1995-06-09
Movie Volar por los aires Anthony Franklin 1994-07-01
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie El enemigo en casa Colonel MacKenzie 'Mac' Casey 1994-08-24
Series Urgencias Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie Pret-a-porter Cy Bianco 1994-12-23
Movie Las pesadillas de Jason Maddog 1994-09-28
Movie Secuestradores de cuerpos Major Collins 1993-06-09
Movie Lush Life Buddy Chester 1993-10-01
Movie Last Light Fred Whitmore 1993-08-22
Movie Article 99 Dr. Sid Handleman 1992-03-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Dobles parejas David Duttonville 1992-10-16
Movie Juego de lágrimas Jody 1992-09-02
Movie Redada en Harlem Jackson 1991-05-03
Movie Diario de un asesino a sueldo Dekker 1991-11-20
Movie Downtown Dennis Curren 1990-01-12
Movie Criminal Justice Jessie Williams 1990-09-08
Movie Johnny el guapo Dr. Steven Fisher 1989-09-12
Movie Bird Charlie 'Bird' Parker 1988-07-01
Movie Contacto sangriento Rawlins 1988-02-26
Series Norte y Sur 1987-01-04
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam Edward Montesque Garlick 1987-12-23
Movie Procedimiento ilegal Det. Jack Pismo 1987-08-05
Movie El color del dinero Amos 1986-10-07
Movie Platoon Big Harold 1986-12-18
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1982-03-25
Movie Aquel excitante curso Charles Jefferson 1982-08-13
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series Arnold Unknown 1978-11-03
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14