Whoopi Goldberg

Birthday:

11/13/1955

Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:

Biography:

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.


TV Series Credits

Lorena (2019)
as Herself
Random Acts of Flyness (2018)
as Police Officer
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction (2018)
as Herself
Citizen Rose (2018)
as Herself
The 7D (2014)
as The Magic Mirror (voice)
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013)
as Mrs. Rabbit (voice)
Glee (2009)
as Carmen Tibideaux
The Justin Lee Collins Show (2009)
as
Van Der Vorst Ziet Sterren (2009)
as
The Naked Brothers Band (2007)
as Herself
30 Rock (2006)
as
The One Show (2006)
as
So NoTORIous (2006)
as
The Reichen Show (2005)
as
Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
as
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005)
as
Hell's Kitchen (2005)
as
The Tony Danza Show (2004)
as
Whoopi's Littleburg (2004)
as
Whoopi (2003)
as Mavis Rae
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
as
Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)
as
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)
as
Liberty's Kids (2002)
as
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
as
Strong Medicine (2000)
as
The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)
as The Grand Banshee
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
as Janette Grayson
Celebrity Deathmatch (1998)
as
The View (1997)
as Herself - Moderator
The View (1997)
as Herself
The View (1997)
as Host
The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996)
as
Muppets Tonight (1996)
as
MADtv (1995)
as
The Magic School Bus (1994)
as
Inside the Actors Studio (1994)
as
The Nanny (1993)
as
The Nanny (1993)
as Edna
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)
as
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)
as
Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990)
as
Bagdad Cafe (1990)
as
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
as
This Morning (1988)
as
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988)
as
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
as Guinan
Showtime at the Apollo (1987)
as
Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986)
as
Comic Relief (1986)
as Herself - Host
Moonlighting (1985)
as
Muppet Babies (1984)
as
Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1983)
as
Wogan (1982)
as Herself
Wanna bet, that..? (1981)
as
CBS Schoolbreak Special (1980)
as Mariah Johnston
Tony Awards (1956)
as Herself - Host
The Academy Awards (1953)
as
The Stand ()
as Abagail "Mother Abagail" Freemantle