Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

Forest Steven Whitaker (Longview, Texas, 15 de julio de 1961) es un actor, productor y director de cine estadounidense. Su actuación como el dictador ugandés Idi Amin en el filme El último rey de Escocia le valió múltiples reconocimientos, entre ellos un Óscar, un Globo de Oro y un Premio BAFTA. Es el quinto afroamericano que obtiene el Óscar al mejor actor, luego de que lo obtuvieran Sidney Poitier, Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman y Jamie Foxx.

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1961-07-15
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Texas, USA

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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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