Biography - A Short Wiki
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From capturing our hearts with his emotional performance in the 1995 movie “Smoke” to giving us the bad guy creeps in the 2002 thriller “Panic Room,” Forest Whitaker has done it all. This versatile actor has touched all the genres he possibly could, and recently his portrayal of Zuri in the 2018 movie “Black Panther” was much lauded.
Forest Whitaker has been very successful throughout the years.
Forest Whitaker made his film debut at the age of 21 in the 1982 comedy movie “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” in a supporting role, but it was only in 1988 that he bagged his first lead role starring as musician Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker in the movie “Bird.”
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Keisha Nash Whitaker (m. 1996)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Ocean Whitaker, True Whitaker, Autumn Whitaker, Sonnet Noel Whitaker)|
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Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Forest Steven Whitaker III|
|Age (as of today)||62 years|
|Date of Birth||July 15, 1961|
|Place of Birth||Longview, Texas, United States|
|Height||1.88 m, 6 feet 2 inches|
|Weight||75 kg, 165.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$45 million|
|Occupation||Actor, Director, Producer|
Height, Weight, and Age
Forest Whitaker's height is quite tall measuring 1.88 m. Forest Whitaker weighs 75 kg. Being born on July 15, 1961, translates to an age of 62 years as of todays date (November 18, 2023).
Stereotypes do exist, but we have to walk through them.Forest Whitaker
I was a curious child. I’d debate with anyone who came to the door – people from the Islamic community… Jehovah’s Witnesses… anyone.Forest Whitaker
College football, acting, opera singing – I approached them all in the same obsessive way.Forest Whitaker
I’ve been trying to understand conflict and violence ever since I was a kid. You know. There were a few things that happened even on my block – the Black Panthers used to be right around the corner from where we were.Forest Whitaker
Our leaders must hear us speaking on behalf of our brothers and sisters in South Sudan. If the moral duty to save lives and work toward peace is not compelling enough to drive decision-makers, we must remind them that we care and will hold them accountable.Forest Whitaker