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

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)
Floyd Norman: An Animated Life (2016)
as Herself
50 Years of Star Trek (2016)
as herself
Yamasong: March of the Hollows (2015)
as Yari
Big Stone Gap (2015)
as Fleeta Mullins
De magie van het dagboek van Anne Frank (2015)
as herself
Misery Loves Comedy (2015)
as Herself
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2015)
as Herself
Top Five (2014)
as Herself
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
as Bernadette Thompson
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley (2014)
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
as Viola
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
as Herself - Interviewee
Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale (2013)
Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You (2013)
as Herself
Why We Laugh: Funny Women (2013)
as Herself
Miracle Rising: South Africa (2013)
as Herself
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)
Meerkat Manor: The Story Begins (2008)
as Narrator
Snow Buddies (2008)
as Miss Mittens (voice)
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007)
as Herself
If I Had Known I Was a Genius (2007)
as Mom
Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens (2007)
Everyone's Hero (2006)
as Darlin'
Homie Spumoni (2006)
Doogal (2006)
as Ermintrude
Whoopi Goldberg: Back to Broadway (2005)
as Herself / Fontaine / Lurleen / Crippled Lady
Racing Stripes (2005)
as Franny (voice)
The Aristocrats (2005)
as Herself
Pinocchio 3000 (2004)
as Cyberina (voice)
The Lion King 1½ (2004)
as Shenzi (voice)
Declaration of Independence (2003)
as Herself
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
Kingdom Come (2001)
as Raynelle Slocumb
Monkeybone (2001)
as Death
What makes a family (2001)
as Terry Harrison
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
as Valerie Owens
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)
The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)
as Candy Bliss
Alice in Wonderland (1999)
as Cheshire Cat
Fontaine...Why Am I Straight? (1999)
as Fontaine
Our Friend, Martin (1999)
as Mrs. Peck (voice)
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
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 Celluloid Closet (1996)
as Herself
Theodore Rex (1995)
as Katie Coltrane
The Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge (1995)
as Herself
Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
as Sylvie Morrow
Boys on the Side (1995)
as Jane Deluca
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
But... Seriously (1994)
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
Sarafina! (1992)
as Mary Masembuko
Sister Act (1992)
as Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence
The Player (1992)
as Detective Susan Avery
House Party 2 (1991)
as Professor
Soapdish (1991)
as Rose Schwartz
The Long Walk Home (1990)
as Odessa Cotter
Ghost (1990)
as Oda Mae Brown
Homer and Eddie (1989)
as Eddie Cervi
Hanna-Barbera's 50th (1989)
as Herself
Kiss Shot (1989)
as Sarah Collins
Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special (1988)
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
Black Dog, Red Dog (0000)
as Calliope
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother goose big book of Rhymes (0000)
as Mother Goose

TV Series Credits

The 7D (2014)
as The Magic Mirror (voice)
The Justin Lee Collins Show (2009)
Van Der Vorst Ziet Sterren (2009)
30 Rock (2006)
The One Show (2006)
So Notorious (2006)
Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005)
Hell's Kitchen (2005)
The Tony Danza Show (2004)
Whoopi (2003)
as Mavis Rae
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)
Liberty's Kids (2002)
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Strong Medicine (2000)
Celebrity Deathmatch (1998)
The View (1997)
Muppets Tonight (1996)
MADtv (1995)
The Magic School Bus (1994)
Inside the Actors Studio (1994)
The Nanny (1993)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)
Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990)
Bagdad Cafe (1990)
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
This Morning (1988)
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988)
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
as Guinan
Showtime at the Apollo (1987)
Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986)
Television Parts (1985)
Moonlighting (1985)
Muppet Babies (1984)
Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1983)
Wanna bet, that..? (1981)
Hollywood Squares (1966)
The Academy Awards (1929)
The Academy Awards (1929)
as Whoopi Goldberg
Rabbit Ears Productions (0000)
Celebrity Dish (0000)
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (0000)
Hanna-Barbera's 50th: A Yabba Dabba Doo Celebration (0000)
Foxbusters (0000)
Whoopi's Littleburg (0000)
The Whoopi Goldberg Show (0000)