Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

Age59Born on15 July 1961 in Longview, Texas, USA
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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Actor

Godfather of Harlem
Bumpy Johnson
37 votes
Roots (2016)
Fiddler
4 votes
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
Sam Cooper
9 votes
The Shield
Jon Kavanaugh
0 votes
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Host
7 votes
North and South
Cuffey
0 votes

Executive Producer

Brick City
Brick City
Godfather of Harlem
Godfather of Harlem

guest Roles

The Daily Show
Episode 27x08
2020
Empire
Episode 04x14
2018
Star Wars Rebels
Episode 04x03
2017
Star Wars Rebels
Episode 04x04
2017
Star Wars Rebels
Episode 03x12
2017
Star Wars Rebels
Episode 03x11
2017
Taken (2017)
Episode 00x03
2015
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Episode 2013x176
2013
Criminal Minds
Episode 05x18
2010
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Episode 05x170
2009
American Dad!
Episode 05x11
2009
American Dad!
Episode 05x08
2009
American Dad!
Episode 04x02
2007
American Idol
Episode 06x33
2007
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Episode 04x108
2007
Saturday Night Live
Episode 32x13
2007
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Episode 15x87
2007
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Episode 04x184
2006
Inside the Actors Studio
Episode 13x01
2006
ER
Episode 13x10
2006
ER
Episode 13x07
2006
ER
Episode 13x06
2006
ER
Episode 13x05
2006
Diff'rent Strokes
Episode 08x03
1985
Hill Street Blues
Episode 05x07
1984
Cagney & Lacey
Episode 02x12
1983