Whoopi Goldberg



Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:


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.

Film Credits

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
as Bernadette Thompson
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
as Viola
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale (2013)
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013)
as Herself
Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You (2013)
as Herself
Why We Laugh: Funny Women (2013)
as Herself
Miracle Rising: South Africa (2013)
The Contradictions of Fair Hope (2013)
as Narrator
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)
as Narrator (voice)
The Little Engine That Could (2011)
A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)
as God
For Colored Girls (2010)
as Alice / White
Toy Story 3 (2010)
as Stretch the Octopus (voice)
Teenage Paparazzo (2010)
as Herself
The Captain's Summit (2009)
as Herself
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008)
as Taxi Driver
Descendants (2008)
as Red Flower (voice)
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007)
as Herself
If I Had Known I Was a Genius (2007)
as Mom
Everyone's Hero (2006)
as Darlin'
Doogal (2006)
as Ermintrude
Whoopi Goldberg: Back to Broadway (2005)
as Herself / Fontaine / Lurleen / Crippled Lady
The Aristocrats (2005)
as Herself
Pinocchio 3000 (2004)
as Cyberina (voice)
The Lion King 1½ (2004)
as Shenzi (voice)
Good fences (2003)
as Mabel Spader
Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! (2003)
as Herself
Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
as Guinan
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
as Daniel's 'Boss'
Madeline: My Fair Madeline (2002)
Call Me Claus (2001)
as Lucy Cullins
Rat Race (2001)
as Vera Baker
Monkeybone (2001)
as Death
What makes a family (2001)
as Terry Harrison
Girl, Interrupted (2000)
as Valerie Owens
The Magical Land of the Leprechauns (1999)
as Banshee
The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)
as The Grand Banshee
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Billy Connolly (1999)
as Herself
Jackie's Back! (1999)
as Nurse Ethyl Washington Rue Owens (Jackie's Sister)
Alice in Wonderland (1999)
as Grinsekatze
The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)
as Candy Bliss
Get Bruce! (1999)
as Herself
The Rugrats Movie (1998)
as Ranger Margaret (voice)
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
as Dr. Vivien Morgan
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998)
as Stormella (voice)
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
as Delilah Abraham
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella (1997)
as Queen Constantina
Pitch (1997)
as Herself
Destination Anywhere (1997)
as Cabbie
In the Gloaming (1997)
as Nurse Myrna
A Christmas Carol (1997)
as Spirit of Christmas Present
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
as Myrlie Evers
The Associate (1996)
as Laurel Ayres
Bogus (1996)
as Harriet Franklin
Eddie (1996)
as Edwina 'Eddie' Franklin
The Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge (1995)
as Herself
Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
as Sylvie Morrow
Boys on the Side (1995)
as Jane Deluca
Theodore Rex (1995)
The Pagemaster (1994)
as Fantasy (voice)
Star Trek: Generations (1994)
as Guinan
Corrina, Corrina (1994)
as Corrina Washington
The Little Rascals (1994)
as Buckwheat's Mom
The Lion King (1994)
as Shenzi the Hyena
Liberation (1994)
as Narrator
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
as Deloris Van Cartier
Made in America (1993)
as Sarah Mathews
National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
as Billy York
Naked in New York (1993)
as Tragedy Mask on Theater Wall
Sister Act (1992)
as Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence
The Player (1992)
as Detective Susan Avery
Sarafina! (1992)
as Mary Masembuko
House Party 2 (1991)
as Professor
Soapdish (1991)
as Rose Schwartz
Ghost (1990)
as Oda Mae Brown
The Long Walk Home (1990)
as Odessa Cotter
Kiss Shot (1989)
as Sarah Collins
Homer and Eddie (1989)
as Eddie Cervi
Clara's Heart (1988)
as Clara Mayfield
The Telephone (1988)
as Vashti Blue
Fatal Beauty (1987)
as Rita Rizzoli
Burglar (1987)
as Bernice 'Bernie' Rhodenbarr
Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)
as Terry Dolittle
The Making of Captain EO (1986)
as Herself - Host
The Color Purple (1985)
as Celie
Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway (1985)
as Herself
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother goose big book of Rhymes (0000)
as Mother Goose

Production Credits

Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You (2013)
Whoopi Goldberg: Back to Broadway (2005)