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Forest Whitaker
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Whitaker kan Pebrero 2014
KamundaganForest Steven Whitaker III
(1961-07-15) Hulyo 15, 1961 (edad 57)
Longview, Texas, U.S.
TrabahoAktor, prodyuser, direktor
Mga taon na aktibo1982–presente
AgomKeisha Nash (1996)
Mga aki4
Sadiring-taoKenn Whitaker (tugang)

Si Forest Steven Whitaker III (namundag Hulyo 15, 1961) sarong Amerikanong aktor, prodyuser, asin direktor.

Si Whitaker daa may reputasyon sa hararom na pag'adal sa karakter kan mga papapelan niya sa mga pelikula siring kan mga ginibo niya sa Bird, The Crying Game, Platoon, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, The Great Debaters, The Butler asin Arrival.[1][2][3] Siya nagpapel man sa mga pelikulang blockbuster Rogue One: A Star Wars Story bilang si Saw Gerrera asin sa Black Panther bilang Zuri.[4]

Buhay asin edukasyon

Namundag si Whitaker Hulyo 15, 1961, aki ninda Laura Francis (née Smith), sarong maestra na sadiring nagpaadal saiya mansana, asin si Forest Steven, Jr., sarong salesman nin seguro. An ina niya may dugong Akan, manta an ama niya may dugong Igbo. Kan siya apat pa sana, mga magurang niya naghubo sa Carson, California. si Whitaker may duwang tugang, Kenn (a aktor) asin si Damon, saka sarong tugang na babae matua saiya, si Deborah. OLInakaen ot na papel niya bilang aktor iyo kan kinaptan niya an mayor na papel sa pelikula ni Dylas Thomas: Under Milk Wood.[5][6][7]


Siya nag'entra sa Palisades Charter High School asin nagkawat futbol sa team asin nagbali sa koro sa pagkanta, nagtapos kan 1979. Dangan nag'adal sa California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, sa football scholarship alagad nagpondo siya sa pagkawat ta nagkaigwang mate sa likod kaya nagbalyo siya sa pag'adal nin pagkanta ta maray man boses niya. Siya naglibot sa Inglatierra kaiba an Cal Poly Chamber Singers kan 1980. Kan yaon pa sa Cal Poly, hinira niya an mayor na kurso niya sa drama. Naako siya sa Music Conservatory sa University of Southern California sa pag'adal opera bilang tenor, asin sunod naako siya sa Drama Conservatory kan nasabing unibersidad. Nagtapos siya sa USC may bitbit na Bachelor of Fine Arts degree sa Acting kan 1982. Nag'ani siya nin scholarship sa Berkeley, California sa sanga kan Drama Studio London. Si Whitaker nagkua nin adal sa inaapod na "The Core of Conflict: Studies in Peace and Reconciliation" sa New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study kan 2004.[8]

Karera[liwaton | liwaton an gikanan]

Si Whitaker halawig nanggad an karera sa pelikula asin may swerteng nakaiba niya sa trabaho mga marayrahay na mga direktor asin mga aktor. Kan 1982 iyo an nagpoon siyang masasabing maonabihan sa pag'akting bilang sarong parakawat futbol sa haiskul sa pelikula ni Cameron Crowe tituladong Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Kan 1986, siya nagluwas sa pelikulang The Color of Money ni Martin Scorsese, dangan sa Platoon, direhido ni Oliver Stone. Sunod na taon, nagluwas siya sa pelikulang pang-komedya, an Good Morning, Vietnam. Kan 1988, si Whitaker nagluwas sa pelikulang Bloodsport asin nagkaigwa nin mayor na papel bilang bida sa pelikulang "Bird" ni Clint Eastwood, kun saen siya sarong musikerong si Charlie "Bird". Sa papel na ini, maigot na inadalan niyang husto an trabaho niya mala ta sige praktis niya sa sarong kwarto sa saxophone, hararom nagkuang mga leksyon manongod sa pagkawat kaini. Mala ta an saiyang performance nasasabing kahusay-husay asin nagmerito asin nakasikwit kan enot niyang Best Actor Award sa 1988 Cannes Film Festival asin nominasyon sa Golden Globe. Sa mga taon masurunod, nahihiling an saiyang mahusay nanggad na rekord bilang sarong aktor asin prodyuser.[9][10]


Pelikula[liwaton | liwaton an gikanan]

Actor
Taon Titulo Papel Notes
1982 Tag: The Assassination Game Gowdy's Bodyguard
1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Charles Jefferson
1985 Vision Quest Balldozer
1985 North and South Cuffey
1986 Color of Money, TheThe Color of Money Amos
1986 North and South, Book II Cuffey
1986 Platoon Big Harold
1987 Stakeout Jack Pismo
1987 Good Morning, Vietnam Edward Garlick
1988 Bird Charlie "Bird" Parker, Jr. Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor
Nominado – Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
1988 Bloodsport Rawlins
1989 Johnny Handsome Dr. Steven Fisher
1990 Downtown Dennis Curren
1991 Diary of a Hitman Dekker
1991 Rage in Harlem, AA Rage in Harlem Jackson
1992 Article 99 Dr. Sid Handleman
1992 Crying Game, TheThe Crying Game Jody
1992 Consenting Adults David Duttonville
1993 Bank Robber Officer Battle
1993 Body Snatchers Major Collins
1994 Blown Away Anthony Franklin
1994 Prêt-à-Porter Cy Bianco National Board of Review Award for Best Cast
1994 Jason's Lyric Maddog
1995 Species Dan Smithson, Empath
1995 Smoke Cyrus Cole
1996 Phenomenon Nate Pope Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor – Drama
Nominado – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
1998 Body Count Crane
1999 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Ghost Dog
1999 Light It Up Officer Dante Jackson
1999 Witness Protection US Marshal Steven Beck
2000 Battlefield Earth Ker Nominated – Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor
2000 Four Dogs Playing Poker Mr. Ellington
2001 Fourth Angel, TheThe Fourth Angel Agent Jules Bernard
2001 The Hire: The Follow The Employer Uncredited[11]
2001 Green Dragon Addie
2002 Panic Room Burnham Nominated – Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor
2002 Phone Booth Captain Ed Ramey Theatrical release was delayed due to the Beltway sniper attacks in October 2002
Nominated – Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
2004 First Daughter Taga-istorya Nagderihir masn
2005 A Little Trip to Heaven Abe Holt
2005 American Gun Carter Nominado – Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
2005 Mary Ted Younger
2006 Even Money Clyde Snow
2006 The Marsh Geoffrey Hunt
2006 Everyone's Hero Lonnie Brewster (boses)
2006 Last King of Scotland, TheThe Last King of Scotland Idi Amin Academy Award for Best Actor
African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
BET Award for Best Actor
Black Reel Award for Best Actor
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Hollywood Film Award for Actor of the Year
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
London Film Critics' Circle Award for Actor of the Year
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
National Board of Review Award for Best Actor
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association for Best Actor
Nominated – BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film
Nominated – Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
2nd Place – Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
2007 Air I Breathe, TheThe Air I Breathe Happiness
2007 Ripple Effect
2007 Great Debaters, TheThe Great Debaters James L. Farmer, Sr. Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
2008 Vantage Point Howard Lewis
2008 Street Kings Capt. Jack Wander
2008 Dragon Hunters Lian Chu (voice – English version)
2008 Winged Creatures Charlie Archenault
2009 Powder Blue Charlie Direct-to-video
2009 Where the Wild Things Are Ira (voice) Nominated – Black Reel Award for Best Voice Performance
2009 Hurricane Season Al Collins Direct-to-video
2010 Repo Men Jake Freivald
2010 Lullaby for Pi George
2010 My Own Love Song Joey
2010 Experiment, TheThe Experiment Barris Direct-to-video
2010 Our Family Wedding Bradford Boyd
2011 Catch .44 Ronny Direct-to-video
2012 Freelancers Dennis LaRue Direct-to-video
2012 A Dark Truth Francisco Francis Direct-to-video
2012 Ernest & Celestine Ernest (voice)
2013 Fruitvale Station Producer
Nominated – Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Artist of the Year
Nominated – Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Movie of the Year
AFI Award for Movie of the Year
2013 The Last Stand Agent John Bannister
2013 Zulu Ali Sokhela
2013 Pawn Will Direct-to-video
2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler Cecil Gaines African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
AARP Movies for Grownups Award for Best Actor
AARP Movies for Grownups Award for Best Grownup Love Story
Nominated – Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Best Actor
Nominated – Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Artist of the Year
Nominated – Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Best Ensemble Cast
Nominated – Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Ensemble Cast
Nominated – BET Award for Best Actor
Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture
Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2013 Black Nativity Reverend Cornell Nominated – Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Artist of the Year
Nominated – Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Best Ensemble Cast
2013 Out of the Furnace Wesley Barnes Nominated – Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Artist of the Year
2014 Repentance[12] Angel Sanchez
2014 Two Men in Town William Garnett
2015 Taken 3 Franck Dotzler
2015 Dope Narrator Also producer
2015 Southpaw Titus "Tick" Wills Nominated – Indiana Film Journalist Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
2016 Arrival Colonel Weber
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Saw Gerrera
2018 Sorry to Bother You Producer
2018 Burden Reverend Kennedy
2018 Black Panther Zuri
2018 Finding Steve McQueen Howard Lambert In post-production
2018 LAbyrinth Jack Jackson In post-production
2018 How It Ends Tom In post-production
2019 Ghost Dog 2 Ghost Dog In Development
Director
Taon Titulo Nota
1993 Strapped
1995 Waiting to Exhale
1998 Hope Floats Nominated – Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Best Director
Nominated – Black Film Award for Best Director
2004 First Daughter


Toltolan[liwaton | liwaton an gikanan]

  1. "In general, he rules." The Boston Globe. October 1, 2006.
  2. "Forest Whitaker: The King Of The Oscars?". January 31, 2007. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/01/31/sunday/main2418981.shtml. 
  3. Sternbergh, Adam. "Out of the Woods: How Forest Whitaker escaped his career slump." New York. January 9, 2006.
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  12. "REPENTANCE – IN THEATERS FEBRUARY 28, 2014". Codeblack.com. http://codeblack.com/seekrepentance/. Retrieved on February 8, 2014.