Forest Whitaker

Birthday:

07/15/1961

Place of birth:

Longview, Texas, USA:

Biography:

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.


Film Credits

(2018)
as Jack Jackson
(2018)
as Desmond Tutu
(2018)
as Zuri
(2018)
as Reverend Kennedy
(2016)
as Saw Gerrera
(2016)
as Narrator (voice)
(2016)
as Colonel Weber
(2015)
as Narrator
(2015)
as Titus 'Tick' Wills
(2014)
as Inspector Frank Dotzler
(2014)
as Angel
(2014)
as William Garnett
(2013)
as Chief Wesley Barnes
(2013)
as Ali Sokhela
(2013)
as Reverend Cornell Cobbs
(2013)
as Man
(2013)
as Narrator
(2013)
as Cecil Gaines
(2013)
as Will
(2013)
as Agent John Bannister
(2012)
as Francisco Francis
(2012)
as Dennis Larue
(2011)
as Ronny
(2011)
as Himself
(2011)
as Narrator
(2010)
as George
(2010)
as Barris
(2010)
as Joey
(2010)
as Jake
(2010)
as Brad Boyd
(2010)
as Lion
(2009)
as Al Collins
(2009)
as Ira (voice)
(2009)
as Charlie
(2008)
as Charlie Archenault
(2008)
as Captain Jack Wander
(2008)
as Lian-Chu (voice)
(2008)
as Howard Lewis
(2008)
as Narrator
(2007)
as Dr. James Farmer Sr.
(2007)
as Philip
(2007)
as Happiness
(2006)
as Lonnie Brewster (voice)
(2006)
as Idi Amin
(2006)
as Geoffrey Hunt
(2006)
as Clyde Snow
(2005)
as Abe Holt
(2005)
as Ted Younger
(2005)
as
(2005)
as Carter
(2003)
as Marcus
(2002)
as Captain Ramey
(2002)
as Burnham
(2001)
as Daguerreotypist Picard
(2001)
as Agent Jules Bernard
(2001)
as Addie
(2001)
as
(2000)
as Himself - Actor / Director
(2000)
as Ker
(2000)
as Himself
(1999)
as Steven Beck
(1999)
as Officer Dante Jackson
(1999)
as Ghost Dog
(1998)
as Crane
(1996)
as Nate Pope
(1996)
as Mr. Rucker
(1995)
as Dan Smithson, Empath
(1995)
as Cyrus Cole
(1994)
as Cy Bianco
(1994)
as Maddog
(1994)
as Colonel MacKenzie 'Mac' Casey
(1994)
as Anthony Franklin
(1993)
as Officer Battle
(1993)
as Buddy Chester
(1993)
as Fred Whitmore
(1993)
as Major Collins
(1992)
as David Duttonville
(1992)
as Jody
(1992)
as Dr. Sid Handleman
(1991)
as Dekker
(1991)
as Jackson
(1990)
as Jessie Williams
(1990)
as Dennis Curren
(1989)
as Dr. Steven Fisher
(1988)
as Charlie 'Bird' Parker
(1988)
as Rawlins
(1987)
as Edward Montesque Garlick
(1987)
as Det. Jack Pismo
(1987)
as Sergeant Delaney
(1986)
as Big Harold
(1986)
as Amos
(1982)
as Charles Jefferson
(1982)
as Gowdy's Bodyguard
()
as Source
()
as Himself
()
as Howard Lambert
()
as Teddybär
()
as Narrator

Production Credits

(2018)
Producer
(2017)
Producer
(2015)
Producer
(2013)
Producer
(2011)
Executive Producer
(2011)
Executive Producer
(2009)
Producer
(2007)
Executive Producer
(2004)
Director
(1998)
Director
(1995)
Director
(1993)
Director