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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:
64
First Appeared:
In the movie Πλακατζήδες και Μπουμπούκια 1982-08-13
Latest Project:
Movie Black Panther 2018-02-13
Known For
Filmography
Movie Black Panther Zuri 2018-02-13
Movie Roots Fiddler 2016-05-30
Movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Saw Gerrera 2016-12-14
Movie Η Άφιξη Colonel Weber 2016-11-10
Movie Ο Αριστερόχειρας Titus 'Tick' Wills 2015-06-15
Movie Dope Narrator 2015-06-19
Movie Repentance Angel Sanchez 2014-09-25
Movie Two Men in Town William Garnett 2014-02-06
Movie Η Αρπαγή 3 Inspector Frank Dotzler 2014-12-16
Movie Ο Μπάτλερ Cecil Gaines 2013-08-16
Movie Μη μου Χαλάς τη Μέρα Agent John Bannister 2013-01-12
Movie Mysteries of the Unseen World Narrator 2013-11-01
Movie Pawn Will 2013-04-23
Movie Making a Scene Man 2013-11-25
Movie Zulu Ali Sokhela 2013-12-04
Movie Σκουριασμένη Πόλη Chief Wesley Barnes 2013-12-06
Movie Διασταυρούμενα Πυρά Dennis Larue 2012-08-10
Movie Ernest et Célestine Ernest (voice) 2012-12-12
Movie A Dark Truth Francisco Francis 2012-11-29
Series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Sam Cooper 2011-02-16
Movie Η Συναλλαγή Ronny 2011-12-08
Movie Repo Men Jake 2010-03-18
Movie Ο Οικογενειακός μας Γάμος Brad Boyd 2010-03-12
Movie Το Πείραμα Barris 2010-07-15
Movie Lullaby for Pi George 2010-10-11
Movie Παλιοί Λογαριασμοί Charlie 2009-05-08
Movie Hurricane Season Al Collins 2009-12-08
Movie Στη Χώρα των Μαγικών Πλασμάτων Ira (voice) 2009-10-16
Movie Dragon Hunters Lian-Chu (voice) 2008-03-19
Movie Σημείο Υπεροχής Howard Lewis 2008-02-01
Movie Winged Creatures Charlie Archenault 2008-06-24
Movie Η Εξουσία της Νύχτας Captain Jack Wander 2008-04-10
Movie The Air I Breathe Happiness 2007-02-07
Movie The Great Debaters Dr. James Farmer Sr. 2007-12-27
Movie Στο Χείλος του Τζόγου Clyde Snow 2006-03-01
Movie The Marsh Geoffrey Hunt 2006-05-18
Movie The Last King of Scotland Idi Amin 2006-09-01
Movie Everyone's Hero Lonnie Brewster 2006-09-15
Movie A Little Trip to Heaven Abe Holt 2005-12-26
Movie Δωμάτιο Πανικού Burnham 2002-03-29
Movie Τηλε... Φονικός Θάλαμος Captain Ramey 2002-09-09
Series The Twilight Zone 2002-09-18
Movie The Fourth Angel Agent Jules Bernard 2001-08-15
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Himself - Actor / Director 2000-09-27
Movie Battlefield Earth Ker 2000-05-10
Movie Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Ghost Dog 1999-09-13
Movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Mr. Rucker 1996-01-01
Movie Φαινόμενο Nate Pope 1996-07-05
Movie Θανάσιμο Είδος Dan Smithson, Empath 1995-07-07
Movie Smoke Cyrus Cole 1995-06-09
Movie Blown Away Anthony Franklin 1994-07-01
Movie Jason's Lyric Maddog 1994-09-28
Movie Prêt-à-Porter Cy Bianco 1994-12-23
Movie Body Snatchers Major Collins 1993-06-09
Movie Το Παιχνίδι των Λυγμών Jody 1992-09-02
Movie Diary of a Hitman Dekker 1991-11-20
Movie Ο ωραίος Τζόνι Dr. Steven Fisher 1989-09-12
Movie Μέχρι Τελικής Πτώσεως Rawlins 1988-02-26
Movie Bird Charlie 'Bird' Parker 1988-07-01
Movie Καλημέρα Βιετνάμ Edward Montesque Garlick 1987-12-23
Movie Πλατούν Big Harold 1986-12-18
Movie Το Χρώμα του Χρήματος Amos 1986-10-07
Series North and South 1985-11-03
Movie Πλακατζήδες και Μπουμπούκια Charles Jefferson 1982-08-13