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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:
136
First Appeared:
In the movie Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother goose big book of Rhymes
Latest Project:
Movie Big Stone Gap 2015-10-09
Known For
Poster of Ninja Turtles
Poster of Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
Poster of Monkeybone
Poster of Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother goose big book of Rhymes
Filmography
Movie Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother goose big book of Rhymes Mother Goose 2017
Movie Big Stone Gap Fleeta Mullins 2015-10-09
Movie Misery Loves Comedy Herself 2015-01-23
Movie De magie van het dagboek van Anne Frank herself 2015-04-29
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Herself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie A Day Late and a Dollar Short Viola 2014-04-19
Series The 7D The Magic Mirror (voice) 2014-07-07
Movie Top Cinco Herself 2014-12-12
Movie Ninja Turtles Bernadette Thompson 2014-08-07
Movie The Contradictions of Fair Hope Narrator 2013-01-01
Movie Miracle Rising: South Africa Herself 2013-02-09
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Herself 2013-05-31
Movie Why We Laugh: Funny Women Herself 2013-03-21
Movie Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale 2013-12-11
Movie Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You Herself 2013-04-22
Movie Un Pedacito de Cielo God 2011-02-03
Movie The Little Engine That Could 2011-03-22
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Narrator (voice) 2011-10-21
Movie Teenage Paparazzo Herself 2010-01-22
Movie For Colored Girls Alice / White 2010-11-05
Movie Toy Story 3 Stretch the Octopus (voice) 2010-06-16
Movie The Captain's Summit Herself 2009-04-12
Movie Meerkat Manor: The Story Begins Narrator 2008-06-03
Movie Snow Buddies: Cachorros en la nieve Miss Mittens (voice) 2008-02-05
Movie Los Teleñecos en Navidad: cartas a Santa Claus Taxi Driver 2008-12-17
Movie Descendants Red Flower (voice) 2008-06-30
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 Doogal Ermintrude 2006-02-24
Series So Notorious Unknown 2006-04-02
Series Rockefeller Plaza Unknown 2006-10-11
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie El héroe de todos Darlin' 2006-09-15
Movie Homie Spumoni 2006-09-08
Movie The Aristocrats Herself 2005-01-01
Movie Héroe a rayas Franny (voice) 2005-01-06
Series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Unknown 2005-08-03
Series Todo el Mundo Odia a Chris Unknown 2005-09-22
Series Hell's Kitchen Unknown 2005-05-30
Movie Whoopi Goldberg: Back to Broadway Herself / Fontaine / Lurleen / Crippled Lady 2005-04-09
Movie El rey león 3: Hakuna Matata Shenzi (voice) 2004-02-06
Movie P3K: Pinocho 3000 Cyberina (voice) 2004-05-14
Movie Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! Herself 2003-01-01
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Las buenas relaciones Mabel Spader 2003-01-22
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Whoopi Mavis Rae 2003-09-09
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Series Liberty's Kids 2002-09-02
Movie Mi querida Madeline 2002-11-11
Movie Star Trek X: Némesis Guinan 2002-12-12
Movie Los Teleñecos en Navidad Daniel's 'Boss' 2002-11-29
Movie Monkeybone Death 2001-02-23
Movie Corazon al descubierto Terry Harrison 2001-01-22
Movie Ratas a la carrera Vera Baker 2001-07-30
Movie Kingdom Come Raynelle Slocumb 2001-04-11
Movie Call Me Claus Lucy Cullins 2001-12-02
Series Ley y orden: Acción criminal Unknown 2001-09-30
Series Strong Medicine Unknown 2000-07-23
Movie Our Friend, Martin Mrs. Peck (voice) 1999-01-12
Movie Get Bruce! Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Alicia en el País de las Maravillas Grinsekatze 1999-02-28
Movie Fontaine...Why Am I Straight? Fontaine 1999-01-12
Movie En lo profundo del océano Candy Bliss 1999-03-12
Movie Inocencia Interrumpida Valerie Owens 1999-12-21
Movie Jackie's Back! Nurse Ethyl Washington Rue Owens (Jackie's Sister) 1999-06-14
Movie La leyenda mágica de los Leprechauns The Grand Banshee 1999-11-07
Movie The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns Banshee 1999-11-07
Series Celebrity Deathmatch Unknown 1998-05-14
Movie How Stella Got Her Groove Back Delilah Abraham 1998-08-14
Movie Rugrats: La película - Aventuras en pañales Ranger Margaret (voice) 1998-11-20
Movie Desmadre en Camelot Dr. Vivien Morgan 1998-11-08
Movie Rudolph, el reno de la nariz roja Stormella (voice) 1998-10-16
Movie A Christmas Carol Spirit of Christmas Present 1997-01-01
Movie In the Gloaming Nurse Myrna 1997-04-20
Movie Destination Anywhere Cabbie 1997-06-16
Movie Cenicienta Queen Constantina 1997-11-02
Movie Pitch Herself 1997-09-04
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Muppets Tonight Unknown 1996-03-08
Movie Eddie Edwina 'Eddie' Franklin 1996-05-31
Movie Fantasmas del pasado Myrlie Evers 1996-12-20
Movie Bogus Harriet Franklin 1996-09-06
Movie Cómo triunfar en Wall Street Laurel Ayres 1996-10-25
Movie Sólo ellas... los chicos a un lado Jane Deluca 1995-02-03
Movie El celuloide oculto Herself 1995-09-13
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Mujeres bajo la luna Sylvie Morrow 1995-09-29
Movie The Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge Herself 1995-12-05
Movie Dino Rex Katie Coltrane 1995-12-14
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Liberation Narrator 1994-01-01
Movie El rey león Shenzi the Hyena 1994-06-23
Movie But... Seriously 1994-03-25
Movie Una pandilla de pillos Buckwheat's Mom 1994-08-05
Movie El guardián de las palabras Fantasy (voice) 1994-11-23
Movie Corrina, Corrina Corrina Washington 1994-08-12
Movie Star Trek VII: La próxima generación Guinan 1994-11-17
Series The Magic School Bus 1994-09-10
Movie Con el arma a punto Billy York 1993-02-04
Movie Made in America Sarah Mathews 1993-05-27
Movie Desnudo en Nueva York Tragedy Mask on Theater Wall 1993-01-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Sister Act 2: de vuelta al convento Deloris Van Cartier 1993-12-09
Series La niñera Unknown 1993-11-03
Movie El juego de Hollywood Detective Susan Avery 1992-04-03
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Sarafina! Mary Masembuko 1992-09-18
Movie Sister Act (Una monja de cuidado) Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence 1992-05-28
Movie Soapdish Rose Schwartz 1991-05-31
Movie House Party 2 Professor 1991-10-23
Movie Ghost: más allá del amor Oda Mae Brown 1990-07-12
Movie El largo camino a casa Odessa Cotter 1990-12-21
Series Captain Planet and the Planeteers 1990-09-10
Movie Homer y Eddie Eddie Cervi 1989-01-01
Movie Kiss Shot Sarah Collins 1989-04-11
Movie Hanna-Barbera's 50th Herself 1989-07-17
Series Cuentos de la cripta Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie The Telephone Vashti Blue 1988-01-22
Movie El desafío de una mujer Clara Mayfield 1988-10-07
Movie Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special 1988-12-25
Series Whose Line Is It Anyway? Unknown 1988-09-23
Movie La ratera Bernice 'Bernie' Rhodenbarr 1987-03-20
Series Star Trek: La nueva generación Guinan 1987-09-28
Movie Belleza Mortal Rita Rizzoli 1987-10-30
Movie Cómo se hizo el Capitán EO Herself - Host 1986-09-12
Movie Salvese Quien Pueda Terry Dolittle 1986-10-09
Series Pee-wee's Playhouse Unknown 1986-09-13
Movie Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway Herself 1985-01-01
Movie El color púrpura Celie 1985-12-18
Series Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-03
Series Muppet Babies Unknown 1984-09-15
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series Hollywood Squares Unknown 1966-10-17
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Whoopi Goldberg 1929-05-16