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Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

Gender: male | Birthday: 1961-07-15 | Place of Birth:

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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Known For

Black Panther
Black Panther

Black Panther   

Release Date: 
2018

Rating: 0

Director: Ryan Coogler / Andy Serkis /

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story   

Release Date: 
2016

Rating: 7.4

Director: Gareth Edwards / Donnie Yen /

Stars: 
Felicity Jones  /  Diego Luna  /  Ben Mendelsohn
Arrival
Arrival

Arrival   

Release Date: 
2016

Rating: 7.2

Director: Denis Villeneuve / Donald Sparks /

Stars: 
Amy Adams  /  Jeremy Renner  /  Forest Whitaker
Roots
Roots

Roots   

Release Date: 
2016

Rating: 6.4

Director: Phillip Noyce / Mario Van Peebles /

Dope
Dope

Dope   

Release Date: 
2015

Rating: 7.2

Director: Forest Whitaker / Rick Famuyiwa /

Stars: 
Shameik Moore  /  Kiersey Clemons  /  Tony Revolori
Southpaw
Southpaw

Southpaw   

Release Date: 
2015

Rating: 7.3

Director: Deirdre Horgan / Antoine Fuqua /

Taken 3
Taken 3

Taken 3   

Release Date: 
2014

Rating: 6.1

Director: Diane H. Newman / Famke Janssen /

Stars: 
Liam Neeson  /  Forest Whitaker  /  Maggie Grace
Repentance
Repentance

Repentance   

Release Date: 
2014

Rating: 5.1

Director: Philippe Caland / Forest Whitaker /

Stars: 
Forest Whitaker  /  Anthony Mackie  /  Sanaa Lathan

Acting

2018
Black Panther

as    Zuri

2016
Arrival

as    Colonel Weber

2016
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

as    Saw Gerrera

2016
Roots

as    Fiddler

2015
Dope

as    Narrator

2015
Southpaw

as    Titus 'Tick' Wills

2014
Repentance

as    Angel

2014
Taken 3

as    Inspector Frank Dotzler

2014
Two Men in Town

as    William Garnett

2013
Black Nativity

as    Reverend Cornell Cobbs

2013
Making a Scene

as    Man

2013
Out of the Furnace

as    Chief Wesley Barnes

2013
Pawn

as    Will

2013
The Butler

as    Cecil Gaines

2013
The Last Stand

as    Agent John Bannister

2013
Zulu

as    Ali Sokhela

2012
A Dark Truth

as    Francisco Francis

2012
Ernest & Celestine

as    Ernest (voice)

2012
Freelancers

as    Dennis Larue

2011
Catch.44

as    Ronny

2011
Serving Life

as    Narrator

2010
Lullaby for Pi

as    George

2010
My Own Love Song

as    Joey

2010
Our Family Wedding

as    Brad Boyd

2010
Repo Men

as    Jake

2010
The Experiment

as    Barris

2009
Hurricane Season

as    Al Collins

2009
Powder Blue

as    Charlie

2009
Toys in the Attic

as    Teddy

2009
Where the Wild Things Are

as    Ira (voice)

2008
2008
Dragon Hunters

as    Lian-Chu (voice)

2008
Street Kings

as    Captain Jack Wander

2008
Vantage Point

as    Howard Lewis

2008
Winged Creatures

as    Charlie Archenault

2007
Ripple Effect

as    Philip

2007
The Air I Breathe

as    Happiness

2007
The Great Debaters

as    Dr. James Farmer Sr.

2006
Even Money

as    Clyde Snow

2006
Everyone's Hero

as    Lonnie Brewster

2006
The Last King of Scotland

as    Idi Amin

2006
The Marsh

as    Geoffrey Hunt

2005
A Little Trip to Heaven

as    Abe Holt

2005
American Gun

as    Carter

2005
Mary

as    Ted Younger

2003
Deacons for Defense

as    Marcus

2002
Panic Room

as    Burnham

2002
Phone Booth

as    Captain Ramey

2001
Feast of All Saints

as    Daguerreotypist Picard

2001
Green Dragon

as    Addie

2001
The Fourth Angel

as    Agent Jules Bernard

2000
Battlefield Earth

as    Ker

2000
Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows

as    Himself - Actor / Director

1999
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

as    Ghost Dog

1999
Light It Up

as    Officer Dante Jackson

1998
Body Count

as    Crane

1996
Phenomenon

as    Nate Pope

1995
Smoke

as    Cyrus Cole

1995
Species

as    Dan Smithson, Empath

1994
Blown Away

as    Anthony Franklin

1994
Jason's Lyric

as    Maddog

1994
Prêt-à-Porter

as    Cy Bianco

1993
Body Snatchers

as    Major Collins

1992
Article 99

as    Dr. Sid Handleman

1992
Consenting Adults

as    David Duttonville

1992
The Crying Game

as    Jody

1991
A Rage in Harlem

as    Jackson

1991
Diary of a Hitman

as    Dekker

1990
Downtown

as    Dennis Curren

1989
Johnny Handsome

as    Dr. Steven Fisher

1988
Bird

as    Charlie 'Bird' Parker

1988
Bloodsport

as    Rawlins

1987
Good Morning, Vietnam

as    Edward Montesque Garlick

1987
Hands of a Stranger

as    Sergeant Delaney

1987
Stakeout

as    Det. Jack Pismo

1986
Platoon

as    Big Harold

1986
The Color of Money

as    Amos

1982
Fast Times at Ridgemont High

as    Charles Jefferson

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