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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:
98
First Appeared:
In the movie A Fall from Grace
Latest Project:
Movie Sorry to Bother You 2018-07-06
Known For
Poster of Unknown
Poster of The Last Stand
Poster of Repo Men
Poster of The Shield
Filmography
Movie A Fall from Grace Source 2019
Movie The Forgiven Desmond Tutu 2018-03-09
Movie Sorry to Bother You First Equisapien / Demarius 2018-07-06
Movie Burden Reverend Kennedy 2018-01-18
Movie Black Panther Zuri 2018-02-13
Movie Arrival Colonel Weber 2016-11-10
Series Roots Fiddler 2016-05-30
Movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Saw Gerrera 2016-12-14
Movie Southpaw Titus 'Tick' Wills 2015-06-15
Movie Mortdecai Clyde Snow 2015-01-21
Movie Dope Narrator 2015-06-19
Movie Unknown Inspector Frank Dotzler 2014-12-16
Movie Futuro Beach Himself - Actor / Director 2014-05-01
Movie Repentance Angel 2014-02-28
Movie Two Men in Town William Garnett 2014-02-06
Movie Zulu Ali Sokhela 2013-12-04
Movie Black Nativity Reverend Cornell Cobbs 2013-11-27
Movie Making a Scene Man 2013-11-25
Movie Mysteries of the Unseen World Narrator 2013-11-01
Movie The Butler Cecil Gaines 2013-08-16
Movie Pawn Will 2013-04-23
Movie The Last Stand Agent John Bannister 2013-01-12
Movie Africa Narrator 2013-01-02
Movie Out of the Furnace Chief Wesley Barnes 2013-12-06
Movie Freelancers Dennis Larue 2012-08-10
Movie A Dark Truth Francisco Francis 2012-11-29
Movie Ernest & Celestine Ernest (voice) 2012-12-12
Movie Catch.44 Ronny 2011-12-08
Movie A Man's Story Himself 2011-10-08
Movie Polisse Captain Ed Ramey 2011-10-06
Series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Sam Cooper 2011-02-16
Movie Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life Lion 2010-03-02
Movie Our Family Wedding Brad Boyd 2010-03-12
Movie Repo Men Jake 2010-03-18
Movie My Own Love Song Joey 2010-04-07
Movie Kola Kolaya Mundhirika Brad Boyd 2010-05-21
Movie Predators Happiness 2010-07-03
Movie The Experiment Barris 2010-07-15
Movie Lullaby for Pi George 2010-10-11
Movie Hurricane Season Al Collins 2009-12-08
Movie Where the Wild Things Are Ira (voice) 2009-10-16
Movie World's Greatest Dad Man 2009-08-20
Movie WWE The Bash 2009 Dennis Curren 2009-06-28
Movie Powder Blue Charlie 2009-05-08
Movie Toys in the Attic Teddy 2009-03-05
Movie Vantage Point Howard Lewis 2008-02-01
Movie Crips and Bloods: Made in America Narrator 2008-01-01
Movie Dragon Hunters Lian-Chu (voice) 2008-03-19
Movie Fragments Charlie Archenault 2008-06-24
Movie Winged Creatures Charlie Archenault 2008-06-24
Movie Street Kings 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 Evan Almighty Ker 2007-06-09
Movie Ripple Effect Philip 2007-06-21
Movie The Tenants Brad Boyd 2006-02-03
Movie Everyone's Hero Lonnie Brewster (voice) 2006-09-15
Movie Even Money Clyde Snow 2006-03-01
Movie The Last King of Scotland Idi Amin 2006-09-01
Movie The Marsh Geoffrey Hunt 2006-05-18
Movie Valiant Howard Lewis 2005-03-25
Movie American Gun Carter 2005-01-01
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Series Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
Movie Odyssey in Rome 2005-09-30
Movie Mary Ted Younger 2005-11-18
Movie A Little Trip to Heaven Abe Holt 2005-12-26
Movie A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope Abe Holt 2004-09-14
Movie Aai Howard Lewis 2004-12-01
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Vlad Agent Jules Bernard 2003-05-16
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Deacons for Defense Marcus 2003-01-01
Series The Shield Unknown 2002-03-12
Movie Pitaah David Duttonville 2002-01-04
Series E! Live From the Red Carpet Himself 2002-01-13
Movie Malayalimamanu Vanakkam Daguerreotypist Picard 2002-06-12
Movie Panic Room Burnham 2002-03-29
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Series The Twilight Zone 2002-09-18
Movie Phone Booth Captain Ramey 2002-09-09
Movie Erkan & Stefan 2 Dr. Steven Fisher 2002-06-20
Movie The Fourth Angel Agent Jules Bernard 2001-08-15
Movie The Follow 2001-01-01
Movie Green Dragon Addie 2001-01-01
Movie Feast of All Saints Daguerreotypist Picard 2001-11-11
Movie Battlefield Earth Ker 2000-05-10
Movie Point Doom 2000-06-08
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Himself - Actor / Director 2000-09-27
Movie Witness Protection Steven Beck 1999-12-11
Movie Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Ghost Dog 1999-09-13
Movie Light It Up Officer Dante Jackson 1999-11-04
Movie Stakeout Det. Jack Pismo 1987-08-05
Movie Platoon Big Harold 1986-12-19
Movie The Color of Money Amos 1986-10-07
Series North and South 1985-11-03
Movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High Charles Jefferson 1982-08-13
Movie Tag: The Assassination Game Gowdy's Bodyguard 1982-04-20