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Forest Whitaker

1961-07-15 Longview, Texas, USA

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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.


Black Panther Zuri 2018-02-14
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Saw Gerrera 2016-12-14
Arrival Colonel Weber 2016-11-10
Roots Fiddler 2016-05-30
I Am You Narrator (voice) 2016-12-12
Dope Narrator 2015-06-19
Southpaw Titus 'Tick' Wills 2015-06-15
Taken 3 Inspector Frank Dotzler 2014-12-16
Two Men in Town William Garnett 2014-02-06
Repentance Angel 2014-02-28
Pawn Will 2013-04-23
Mysteries of the Unseen World Narrator 2013-11-01
Black Nativity Reverend Cornell Cobbs 2013-11-27
Making a Scene Man 2013-11-25
Out of the Furnace Chief Wesley Barnes 2013-12-06
Zulu Ali Sokhela 2013-12-04
The Last Stand Agent John Bannister 2013-01-12
The Butler Cecil Gaines 2013-08-16
Ernest et Célestine Ernest (voice) 2012-12-12
Freelancers Dennis Larue 2012-08-10
A Dark Truth Francisco Francis 2012-11-29
Serving Life Narrator 2011-07-28
Catch.44 Ronny 2011-12-08
Lullaby for Pi George 2010-10-11
Our Family Wedding Brad Boyd 2010-03-12
The Experiment Barris 2010-07-15
Repo Men Jake 2010-03-18
My Own Love Song Joey 2010-04-07
Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life Lion 2010-03-02
Na půdě aneb Kdo má dneska narozeniny? Teddy 2009-04-04
Hurricane Season Al Collins 2009-12-08
Powder Blue Charlie 2009-05-08
Where the Wild Things Are Ira (voice) 2009-10-16
Street Kings Captain Jack Wander 2008-04-10
Vantage Point Howard Lewis 2008-02-01
Chasseurs de dragons Lian-Chu (voice) 2008-03-19
Winged Creatures Charlie Archenault 2008-06-24
Crips and Bloods: Made in America Narrator 2008-01-01
The Great Debaters Dr. James Farmer Sr. 2007-12-27
The Air I Breathe Happiness 2007-02-07
Ripple Effect Philip 2007-06-21
Even Money Clyde Snow 2006-03-01
The Marsh Geoffrey Hunt 2006-05-18
The Last King of Scotland Idi Amin 2006-09-01
Everyone's Hero Lonnie Brewster 2006-09-15
A Little Trip to Heaven Abe Holt 2005-12-26
Odyssey in Rome 2005-09-30
Mary Ted Younger 2005-11-18
American Gun Carter 2005-01-01
Deacons for Defense Marcus 2003-01-01
Phone Booth Captain Ramey 2002-09-09
Panic Room Burnham 2002-03-29
The Fourth Angel Agent Jules Bernard 2001-08-15
Feast of All Saints Daguerreotypist Picard 2001-11-11
Green Dragon Addie 2001-01-01
The Hire: The Follow 2001-01-01
Battlefield Earth Ker 2000-05-10
Battlefield Earth: Evolution & Creation Himself 2000-05-01
Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Himself - Actor / Director 2000-09-27
Light It Up Officer Dante Jackson 1999-11-04
Witness Protection Steven Beck 1999-12-11
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Ghost Dog 1999-09-13
Body Count Crane 1998-04-28
Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Mr. Rucker 1996-01-01
Phenomenon Nate Pope 1996-07-05
Smoke Cyrus Cole 1995-06-09
Species Dan Smithson, Empath 1995-07-07
Jason's Lyric Maddog 1994-09-28
The Enemy Within Colonel MacKenzie 'Mac' Casey 1994-08-24
Blown Away Anthony Franklin 1994-07-01
Prêt-à-Porter Cy Bianco 1994-12-23
Body Snatchers Major Collins 1993-06-09
Last Light Fred Whitmore 1993-08-22
Lush Life Buddy Chester 1993-10-01
Bank Robber Officer Battle 1993-12-03
Consenting Adults David Duttonville 1992-10-16
The Crying Game Jody 1992-09-02
Article 99 Dr. Sid Handleman 1992-03-13
A Rage in Harlem Jackson 1991-05-03
Diary of a Hitman Dekker 1991-11-20
Criminal Justice Jessie Williams 1990-09-08
Downtown Dennis Curren 1990-01-12
Johnny Handsome Dr. Steven Fisher 1989-09-12
Bird Charlie 'Bird' Parker 1988-07-01
Bloodsport Rawlins 1988-02-26
Good Morning, Vietnam Edward Montesque Garlick 1987-12-23
Stakeout Det. Jack Pismo 1987-08-05
Hands of a Stranger Sergeant Delaney 1987-05-10
Platoon Big Harold 1986-12-18
The Color of Money Amos 1986-10-07
Fast Times at Ridgemont High Charles Jefferson 1982-08-13
Tag: The Assassination Game Gowdy's Bodyguard 1982-04-20
Reise ins Königreich der Spielzeuge Teddybär
The Forgiven Desmond Tutu
LAbyrinth Jack Jackson
Burden Reverend Kennedy
Finding Steve McQueen Howard Lambert
A Fall from Grace Source