Forest Whitaker Celebrity Watchlist

Born in Texas but raised in Southern California, Forest Whitaker initially attended college on a football scholarship but then transferred to USC to focus on classical voice and opera. His strong tenor won Whitaker roles in several local stage productions… (more)

Birth Name: Forest Steven Whitaker

Birth Place: Longview, TX

Birthday: July 15, 1961, Cancer

Profession: Actor, Director, Producer

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Scandal, 12 Years a Slave, NCIS: LA Win NAACP Image Awards

12 Years a Slave was the big winner in the motion picture category at Saturday's NAACP Image Awards, while Scandal, Person of Interest and NCIS: LA all took home television prizes. 12 Years a Slave, considered one of the frontrunners to win Best Pict… Read more

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Wed Jul 8 10:00pm
Fast Times at Ridgemont High IFC

A study of adolescent obsession with sex, drugs, and rock and roll has a girl seeking romance advice from an upperclassman on how to get a boy to notice her; and a stoner feuding with a teacher.

Fri Jul 10 1:40pm
The Last King of Scotland MAXe

Forest Whitaker's Oscar-winning, tour-de-brute-force portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin galvanizes this powerful drama about his troubled reign and his mercurial relationship with a Scottish doctor (James McAvoy). Directed by Kevin Macdonald and based (more…)

Fri Jul 10 8:00pm
Light It Up FUSE

An accident involving a security officer (Forest Whitaker) in a crumbling, inner-city high school forces a standoff between students and police. Lester: Usher Raymond. Knowles: Judd Nelson. Audrey: Vanessa L. Williams. Lynn: Sara Gilbert. Ziggy: Robert Ri' (more…)

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This week's gold-medal question: Can NBC reverse its spotty track record when it comes to using the…

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Box Office: The Butler Takes Top Spot, Jobs Bombs

Lee Daniels' The Butler, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, handily won the box office over…

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Trailer for Oprah’s First Film Lead Role in 15 Years The Butler Hits the Web

Oprah Winfrey is back on the big screen for her first lead movie role in 15 years, and we've got a f…

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TNT Plans a H.I.K.E. With Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker, most recently seen in front of the camera on CBS' short-lived spin-off Criminal Min…

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CBS Renews CSI: NY, Cancels Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior

CBS has renewed CSI: NY and canceled Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior.Fall 2011 TV Scorecard: Which…

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Beau Garrett Gets Tough on Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior

When Beau Garrett first auditioned for Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, she admits producers didn't…

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  • Birth Name: Forest Steven Whitaker
  • Birth Place: Longview, TX
  • Birthday: July 15, 1961, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Producer
  • User Rating:3.74 out of 5 (35 ratings)
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