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Whoopi Goldberg

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Whoopi Goldberg (born Caryn Elaine Johnson, November 13, 1955) is an American comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, and talk show host. Goldberg made her film debut in The Color Purple (1985) playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South. She received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her first Golden Globe Award for her role in the film. In 1990, she starred as Oda Mae Brown, a psychic helping a slain man (Patrick Swayze) find his killer in the blockbuster film Ghost. This performance won her a second Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Notable later films include Sister Act and Sister Act 2, The Lion King, Made in America, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Girl, Interrupted and Rat Race. She is also acclaimed for her roles as the bartender Guinan in Star Trek: The Next Generation and as Terry Dolittle in Jumpin' Jack Flash. Her latest role is the voice of Stretch in Toy Story 3. Goldberg has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards for her work in television. She was co-producer of the popular game show Hollywood Squares from 1998 to 2004. She has been the moderator of the daytime talk show The View since 2007. Goldberg has a Grammy, two Emmys, two Golden Globes, a Tony, and an Oscar. In addition, Goldberg has a British Academy Film Award, four People's Choice Awards and has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is one of the few entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award. Description above from the Wikipedia article Whoopi Goldberg, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 13, 1955 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
167
First Appeared:
In the series Take Me Out Indonesia
Latest Project:
Movie Yamasong: March of the Hollows 2017-09-10
Known For
Poster of Bates Motel
Poster of 30 Rock
Poster of Doogal
Poster of Die kleinen Superstrolche
Filmography
Movie Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother goose big book of Rhymes Mother Goose 2018
Series Take Me Out Indonesia Herself 2018
Series Sky Commanders Terry Dolittle 2018
Series Women of Times Lucy Cullins 2017
Series Foxbusters Unknown 2017
Movie 9/11 Metzie 2017-09-07
Movie Black Dog, Red Dog Calliope 2017-04-05
Series Masum Sarah Collins 2017-01-25
Movie Yamasong: March of the Hollows Yari 2017-09-10
Movie 50 Years of Star Trek herself 2016-08-14
Movie Floyd Norman: An Animated Life Herself 2016-02-05
Series Hanna-Barbera's 50th: A Yabba Dabba Doo Celebration Unknown 2016
Series Whoopi's Littleburg 2016
Movie Misery Loves Comedy Herself 2015-01-23
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Herself 2015-02-03
Movie De magie van het dagboek van Anne Frank herself 2015-04-29
Movie Top Five Herself 2014-12-12
Movie Big Stone Gap Fleeta Mullins 2014-10-09
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Herself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Bernadette Thompson 2014-08-07
Series Die 7Z The Magic Mirror (voice) 2014-07-07
Series Knights of Sidonia Red Flower (voice) 2014-04-11
Movie A Day Late and a Dollar Short Viola 2014-04-19
Movie The Contradictions of Fair Hope Narrator 2013-01-01
Movie Miracle Rising: South Africa Herself 2013-02-09
Movie Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale 2013-12-11
Movie Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You Herself 2013-04-22
Series Bates Motel Eddie Cervi 2013-03-18
Movie Blackfish Herself 2013-06-07
Movie Why We Laugh: Funny Women Herself 2013-03-21
Series 理想の息子 2012-01-14
Series Snooki & Jwoww Queen Constantina 2012-06-21
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Narrator (voice) 2011-10-21
Movie Die Muppets 2011-11-22
Movie Die kleine blaue Lokomotive 2011-03-22
Movie Kein Mittel gegen Liebe God 2011-02-03
Movie For Colored Girls - Die Tränen des Regenbogens Alice / White 2010-11-05
Movie Toy Story 3 Stretch the Octopus (voice) 2010-06-16
Movie Desperate Beauty - Verzweifelte Schönheit Herself 2009-07-03
Movie Die Muppets – Briefe an den Weihnachtsmann Taxi Driver 2008-12-17
Movie Snow Buddies - Abenteuer in Alaska Miss Mittens (voice) 2008-02-05
Movie Annie Leibovitz - Life through a Lens Herself 2007-01-03
Movie If I Had Known I Was a Genius Mom 2007-01-23
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Herself 2007-12-04
Movie Walk Hard - Die Dewe Cox Story Unknown 2007-12-21
Series Lafer! Lichter! Lecker! Nurse Myrna 2006-12-09
Movie Doogal Ermintrude 2006-02-24
Series So Notorious Unknown 2006-04-02
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Sweet Mud - Im Himmel gefangen 2006-06-06
Movie Im Rennstall ist das Zebra los Franny (voice) 2005-01-06
Movie The Aristocrats Herself 2005-01-01
Series Spring Day Ranger Margaret (voice) 2005-01-08
Movie Whoopi Goldberg: Back to Broadway Herself / Fontaine / Lurleen / Crippled Lady 2005-04-09
Series Hell's Kitchen Unknown 2005-05-30
Series Alle hassen Chris Unknown 2005-09-22
Series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Unknown 2005-08-03
Series Das Traumhotel Mabel Spader 2004-04-16
Movie Der König der Löwen 3 - Hakuna Matata Shenzi (voice) 2004-02-06
Movie Pinocchio 3000 Cyberina (voice) 2004-05-14
Movie Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Herself 2004-09-18
Movie Harry Potter und der Gefangene von Askaban Mavis Rae 2004-05-31
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 Whoopi Goldberg 2004-08-27
Movie Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! Herself 2003-01-01
Movie Absolon Unknown 2003-01-01
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Pauly Shore Is Dead Whoopi Goldberg 2003-03-11
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie Deliver Us from Eva Unknown 2003-02-07
Series Tokyo Pig Billy York 2002-09-01
Series Don't Blame Me Darlin' 2002-10-06
Movie Star Trek: Nemesis Guinan 2002-12-13
Movie Das größte Muppet Weihnachtsspektakel aller Zeiten Daniel's 'Boss' 2002-11-29
Movie Madeleine auf Gaunerjagd Miss Clavel (voice) 2002-11-11
Movie Ring Unknown 2002-10-18
Movie Ein Ungewöhnlicher Fall Terry Harrison 2001-01-22
Series Criminal Intent – Verbrechen im Visier Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Der Himmel von Hollywood Woman at Funeral (uncredited) 2001-09-28
Movie Rat Race - Der nackte Wahnsinn Vera Baker 2001-07-30
Movie Kingdom Come - Die lieben Verstorbenen Raynelle Slocumb 2001-04-11
Movie Monkeybone Death 2001-02-23
Movie Die Abenteuer von Rocky und Bullwinkle Judge Cameo 2000-06-30
Series Strong Medicine: Zwei Ärztinnen wie Feuer und Eis Unknown 2000-07-23
Series Muteki Ou Tri-Zenon Herself 2000-10-14
Movie Get Bruce - Mit der Lizenz zum Lachen Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Durchgeknallt Valerie Owens 1999-12-21
Movie Kampf der Kobolde The Grand Banshee 1999-11-07
Movie Our Friend, Martin Mrs. Peck (voice) 1999-01-12
Movie Alice im Wunderland Cheshire Cat 1999-02-28
Movie The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns Banshee 1999-11-07
Movie Whoopi Goldberg Presents Billy Connolly Herself 1999-09-10
Movie Jackie's Back! Nurse Ethyl Washington Rue Owens (Jackie's Sister) 1999-06-14
Movie Tief wie der Ozean Candy Bliss 1999-03-12
Movie Fahr zur Hölle Hollywood Whoopi Goldberg 1998-02-20
Movie Ein Ritter in Camelot Dr. Vivien Morgan 1998-11-08
Movie Rudolph mit der roten Nase Stormella (voice) 1998-10-16
Movie Stella's Groove - Männer sind die halbe Miete Delilah Abraham 1998-08-14
Movie Jackie Chan - My Story Herself 1998-07-17
Series Celebrity Deathmatch Unknown 1998-05-14
Movie Die Weihnachtsgeschichte nach Charles Dickens Spirit of Christmas Present 1997-01-01
Movie In & Out - Rosa wie die Liebe Whoopi Goldberg (uncredited) 1997-09-10
Movie Pitch Herself 1997-09-04
Series The View Herself 1997-08-11
Movie Destination Anywhere Cabbie 1997-06-16
Movie Gefangen in der Traumfabrik Herself 1996-01-30
Movie Sonny Boys Nurse 1996-02-15
Movie Eddie Edwina 'Eddie' Franklin 1996-05-31
Movie Das Attentat Myrlie Evers 1996-12-20
Movie Wer ist Mr. Cutty? Laurel Ayres 1996-10-25
Movie Bogus - Mein phantastischer Freund Harriet Franklin 1996-09-06
Movie Geschichten aus der Gruft: Bordello of Blood Hospital Patient (uncredited) 1996-08-16
Movie Kaffee, Milch und Zucker Jane Deluca 1995-02-03
Movie The Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge Herself 1995-12-05
Movie T. Rex Katie Coltrane 1995-12-14
Movie Vernetzt - Johnny Mnemonic 1995-05-26
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Moonlight & Valentino Sylvie Morrow 1995-09-29
Movie But... Seriously 1994-03-25
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Liberation Narrator 1994-01-01
Movie Der König der Löwen Shenzi the Hyena (voice) 1994-06-23
Movie Star Trek - Treffen der Generationen Guinan 1994-11-17
Movie Der Pagemaster – Richies fantastische Reise Fantasy (voice) 1994-11-23
Series Der Zauberschulbus 1994-09-10
Movie Die kleinen Superstrolche Buckwheat's Mom 1994-08-05
Series Fox NFL Sunday Corrina Washington 1994-09-04
Series Wenn Engel reisen Mary Masembuko 1993-04-09
Series Die Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Movie Sister Act 2 - In göttlicher Mission Deloris Van Cartier 1993-12-09
Movie Naked in New York Tragedy Mask on Theater Wall 1993-11-10
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Made in America Sarah Mathews 1993-05-27
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie The Player Detective Susan Avery 1992-04-03
Movie Sister Act - Eine himmlische Karriere Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence 1992-05-28
Movie Friedhof der Kuscheltiere 2 Unknown 1992-08-28
Movie 25 Jahre Star Trek Herself 1991-09-28
Movie House Party 2 Professor 1991-10-23
Movie Lieblingsfeinde - Eine Seifenoper Rose Schwartz 1991-05-31
Movie Cyrano de Bergerac Unknown 1990-03-28
Movie Ghost - Nachricht von Sam Oda Mae Brown 1990-07-12
Movie Der lange Weg Odessa Cotter 1990-12-21
Series Captain Planet and the Planeteers 1990-09-10
Series Bagdad Cafe 1990-03-30
Movie Beverly Hills Brats Whoopi Goldberg 1989-10-06
Series Geschichten aus der Gruft Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie Claras Geheimnis Clara Mayfield 1988-10-07
Movie Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special 1988-12-25
Movie Telefon Terror Vashti Blue 1988-01-22
Series Whose Line Is It Anyway? Unknown 1988-09-23
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Movie Die diebische Elster Bernice 'Bernie' Rhodenbarr 1987-03-20
Movie Fatal Beauty Rita Rizzoli 1987-10-30
Series Raumschiff Enterprise: Das nächste Jahrhundert Guinan 1987-09-28
Movie The Making of Captain EO Herself - Host 1986-09-12
Movie Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway Herself 1985-01-01
Series Das Model und der Schnüffler Unknown 1985-03-03
Movie Vollmondnächte Unknown 1984-08-29
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Zulu Dawn - Die letzte Offensive Unknown 1979-05-14
Series Columbo Celie 1971-09-15
Movie Das Wirtshaus im Spessart Unknown 1958-01-14
Series The Academy Awards Whoopi Goldberg 1953-03-18
Movie Die große Liebe Unknown 1942-06-12