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In Theaters
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

  • Lee Daniels' The Butler

  • Where the Wild Things Are

  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

  • Bloodsport

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At Home
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

  • Southpaw

  • Dope

  • Taken 3

  • Repentance

  • Ernest & Célestine

  • Black Nativity

  • Out of the Furnace

  • Lee Daniels' The Butler

  • Fruitvale Station

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Forest Whitaker Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jul 15, 1961
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Biography: Born July 15th, 1961, the hulking, unmistakably burly Forest Whitaker initially got into college on a football scholarship, but upon transferring to the University of Southern California, he majored in music, winning two more scholarships in... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Saw Gerrera / Saw Gerrera / Saw Gerrera / Saw Gerrera 2016
Southpaw Titus "Tuck" Wills 2015
Dope The Narrator / Producer 2015
Taken 3 Franck Dotzier 2015
Ernest & Célestine Ernest [English Language] 2014
Repentance Angel / Producer 2014
Out of the Furnace Chief Wesley Barnes 2013
Black Nativity Reverend Cornell Cobbs 2013
Lee Daniels' The Butler Cecil Gaines 2013
Fruitvale Station Producer 2013
The Last Stand Agent John Bannister 2013
A Dark Truth Francisco Francis 2013
Toys in the Attic Teddy 2012
Freelancers 2012
Catch .44 Ronny 2011
Monte Carlo Executive Producer 2011
Repo Men Jake 2010
Our Family Wedding Brad Boyd 2010
Where the Wild Things Are Ira 2009
Kassim the Dream Executive Producer 2009
Hurricane Season Al Collins 2009
Powder Blue / Producer 2009
Crips and Bloods: Made in America Narrator 2009
Street Kings Capt. Jack Wander 2008
Vantage Point Howard Lewis 2008
The Air I Breathe Happiness 2008
The Great Debaters James Farmer Sr. 2007
Ripple Effect Phillip Blackman / Executive Producer 2007
Even Money Clyde Snow 2007
The Last King of Scotland Idi Amin 2006
Everyone's Hero Lonnie Brewster 2006
American Gun Carl Carter / Executive Producer 2006
Jiminy Glick in La La Wood 2005
First Daughter Narrator / Director / Executive Music Producer / Executive Producer 2004
Chasing Papi Producer 2003
Phone Booth Captain Ramey 2003
Green Dragon Addie / Executive Producer 2002
Panic Room Burnham 2002
Battlefield Earth Ker 2000
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Ghost Dog 2000
Light It Up Officer Dante Jackson 1999
Hope Floats Director / Music Producer 1998
Phenomenon Nate Pope 1996
Waiting to Exhale Director 1995
Species Dan Smithson 1995
Smoke Cyrus Cole 1995
Prêt-à-Porter Cy Bianco 1994
Jason's Lyric Maddog 1994
Blown Away Anthony Franklin 1994
Body Snatchers Major Collins 1994
Consenting Adults David Duttonville 1992
The Crying Game Jody 1992
Article 99 Dr. Sid Handleman 1992
A Rage in Harlem Jackson / Co-producer 1991
Downtown Dennis Curren 1990
Johnny Handsome Dr. Steven Fisher 1989
Bird Charlie "Yardbird" Parker 1988
Good Morning, Vietnam Edward Garlick 1988
Bloodsport Rawlins 1988
Stakeout Jack Pismo 1987
Platoon Big Harold 1987
The Color of Money Amos / Amos 1986
Fast Times at Ridgemont High Charles Jefferson / Charles Jefferson 1982
A Little Trip to Heaven Holt
The Marsh
Before the Music Dies Narrator
The Fourth Angel Agent Jules Bernard
Four Dogs Playing Poker Ellington
The Enemy Within Colonel MacKenzie Casey
Bank Robber Officer Battle
Diary of a Hit Man Dekker
Vision Quest Bulldozer / Bulldozer
Chasseurs de dragons
My Own Love Song Joey
American Storytellers

Worked With

Felicity Jones Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016
Diego Luna Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016
Ben Mendelsohn Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016
Donnie Yen Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016
Mads Mikkelsen Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016
Alan Tudyk Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016
Jake Gyllenhaal Southpaw 2015
Rachel McAdams Southpaw 2015
Curtis Jackson Southpaw 2015
Rita Ora Southpaw 2015
Naomie Harris Southpaw 2015
Tony Revolori Dope 2015
Zoe Kravitz Dope 2015
Liam Neeson Taken 3 2015
Maggie Grace Taken 3 2015
Famke Janssen Taken 3 2015
Dougray Scott Taken 3 2015
Sam Spruell Taken 3 2015
Lambert Wilson Ernest & Célestine 2014
Lauren Bacall Ernest & Célestine 2014
Anthony Mackie Repentance 2014
Mike Epps Repentance 2014
Sanaa Lathan Repentance 2014
Nicole Ari Parker Repentance 2014
Christian Bale Out of the Furnace 2013
Casey Affleck Out of the Furnace 2013
Zoe Saldana Out of the Furnace 2013
Sam Shepard Out of the Furnace 2013
Woody Harrelson Out of the Furnace 2013
Angela Bassett Black Nativity 2013
Tyrese Gibson Black Nativity 2013
Mary J. Blige Black Nativity 2013
Oprah Winfrey Lee Daniels' The Butler 2013
Cuba Gooding, Jr. Lee Daniels' The Butler 2013
Terrence Howard Lee Daniels' The Butler 2013
Alan Rickman Lee Daniels' The Butler 2013
Jane Fonda Lee Daniels' The Butler 2013
Michael B. Jordan Fruitvale Station 2013
Octavia L. Spencer Fruitvale Station 2013
Melonie Diaz Fruitvale Station 2013
Kevin Durand Fruitvale Station 2013
Ahna O'Reilly Fruitvale Station 2013
Chad Michael Murray Fruitvale Station 2013
Arnold Schwarzenegger The Last Stand 2013
Peter Stormare The Last Stand 2013
Jaimie Alexander The Last Stand 2013
Luis Guzman The Last Stand 2013
Johnny Knoxville The Last Stand 2013
Andy Garcia A Dark Truth 2013
Deborah Kara Unger A Dark Truth 2013
Eva Longoria A Dark Truth 2013
Kim Coates A Dark Truth 2013
Joan Cusack Toys in the Attic 2012
Cary Elwes Toys in the Attic 2012
Vivian Schilling Toys in the Attic 2012
Robert De Niro Freelancers 2012
Dana Delany Freelancers 2012
Beau Garrett Freelancers 2012
Ryan O'Nan Freelancers 2012
Bruce Willis Catch .44 2011
Malin Akerman Catch .44 2011
Nikki Reed Catch .44 2011
Michael Rosenbaum Catch .44 2011
Selena Gomez Monte Carlo 2011
Leighton Meester Monte Carlo 2011
Katie Cassidy Monte Carlo 2011
Cory Monteith Monte Carlo 2011
Andie MacDowell Monte Carlo 2011
Brett Cullen Monte Carlo 2011
Jude Law Repo Men 2010
Alice Braga Repo Men 2010
Liev Schreiber Repo Men 2010
Carice van Houten Repo Men 2010
Chandler Canterbury Repo Men 2010
America Ferrera Our Family Wedding 2010
Carlos Mencia Our Family Wedding 2010
Regina King Our Family Wedding 2010
Lance Gross Our Family Wedding 2010
Max Records Where the Wild Things Are 2009
Catherine Keener Where the Wild Things Are 2009
James Gandolfini Where the Wild Things Are 2009
Paul Dano Where the Wild Things Are 2009
Catherine O'Hara Where the Wild Things Are 2009
Isaiah Washington Hurricane Season 2009
Taraji P. Henson Hurricane Season 2009
Courtney B. Vance Hurricane Season 2009
Ray Liotta Powder Blue 2009
Jessica Biel Powder Blue 2009
Patrick Swayze Powder Blue 2009
Kris Kristofferson Powder Blue 2009
Eddie Redmayne Powder Blue 2009
Keanu Reeves Street Kings 2008
Hugh Laurie Street Kings 2008
Chris Evans Street Kings 2008
Cedric the Entertainer Street Kings 2008
Jay Mohr Street Kings 2008
Dennis Quaid Vantage Point 2008
Matthew Fox Vantage Point 2008
Bruce McGill Vantage Point 2008
Edgar Ramirez Vantage Point 2008
Saïd Taghmaoui Vantage Point 2008
Brendan Fraser The Air I Breathe 2008
Sarah Michelle Gellar The Air I Breathe 2008
Kevin Bacon The Air I Breathe 2008
Clark Gregg The Air I Breathe 2008
Julie Delpy The Air I Breathe 2008
Denzel Washington The Great Debaters 2007
Nate Parker The Great Debaters 2007
Jurnee Smollett The Great Debaters 2007
Denzel Whitaker The Great Debaters 2007
Jermaine Williams The Great Debaters 2007
Virginia Madsen Ripple Effect 2007
Minnie Driver Ripple Effect 2007
John Billingsley Ripple Effect 2007
Kali Rocha Ripple Effect 2007
Kim Basinger Even Money 2007
Nick Cannon Even Money 2007
Danny DeVito Even Money 2007
Kelsey Grammer Even Money 2007
James McAvoy The Last King of Scotland 2006
Kerry Washington The Last King of Scotland 2006
Gillian Anderson The Last King of Scotland 2006
Simon McBurney The Last King of Scotland 2006
David Oyelowo The Last King of Scotland 2006
Rob Reiner Everyone's Hero 2006
Whoopi Goldberg Everyone's Hero 2006
Jake T. Austin Everyone's Hero 2006
William H. Macy Everyone's Hero 2006
Mandy Patinkin Everyone's Hero 2006
Raven Symone Everyone's Hero 2006
Donald Sutherland American Gun 2006
Marcia Gay Harden American Gun 2006
Linda Cardellini American Gun 2006
Tony Goldwyn American Gun 2006
Christopher Marquette American Gun 2006
Martin Short Jiminy Glick in La La Wood 2005
Jan Hooks Jiminy Glick in La La Wood 2005
Janeane Garofalo Jiminy Glick in La La Wood 2005
John Michael Higgins Jiminy Glick in La La Wood 2005
Elizabeth Perkins Jiminy Glick in La La Wood 2005
Katie Holmes First Daughter 2004
Marc Blucas First Daughter 2004
Margaret Colin First Daughter 2004
Lela Rochon First Daughter 2004
Michael Keaton First Daughter 2004
Roselyn Sanchez Chasing Papi 2003
Sofía Vergara Chasing Papi 2003
Jaci Velasquez Chasing Papi 2003
Eduardo Verástegui Chasing Papi 2003
Lisa Vidal Chasing Papi 2003
Freddy Rodriguez Chasing Papi 2003
Colin Farrell Phone Booth 2003
Kiefer Sutherland Phone Booth 2003
Radha Mitchell Phone Booth 2003
Richard T. Jones Phone Booth 2003
Jodie Foster Panic Room 2002
Dwight Yoakam Panic Room 2002
Jared Leto Panic Room 2002
Kristen Stewart Panic Room 2002
Ann Magnuson Panic Room 2002
John Travolta Battlefield Earth 2000
Barry Pepper Battlefield Earth 2000
Richard Tyson Battlefield Earth 2000
Henry Silva Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai 2000
Isaach de Bankolé Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai 2000
Usher Raymond Light It Up 1999
Rosario Dawson Light It Up 1999
Robert Ri'chard Light It Up 1999
Judd Nelson Light It Up 1999
Fredro Starr Light It Up 1999
Sandra Bullock Hope Floats 1998
Harry Connick, Jr. Hope Floats 1998
Gena Rowlands Hope Floats 1998
Mae Whitman Hope Floats 1998
Michael Paré Hope Floats 1998
Kyra Sedgwick Phenomenon 1996
Jeffrey DeMunn Phenomenon 1996
Robert Duvall Phenomenon 1996
Whitney Houston Waiting to Exhale 1995
Loretta Devine Waiting to Exhale 1995
Gregory Hines Waiting to Exhale 1995
Dennis Haysbert Waiting to Exhale 1995
Ben Kingsley Species 1995
Michael Madsen Species 1995
Alfred Molina Species 1995
Marg Helgenberger Species 1995
Natasha Henstridge Species 1995
William Hurt Smoke 1995
Harvey Keitel Smoke 1995
Harold Perrineau, Jr. Smoke 1995
Victor Argo Smoke 1995
Erica Gimpel Smoke 1995
Sophia Loren Prêt-à-Porter 1994
Marcello Mastroianni Prêt-à-Porter 1994
Julia Roberts Prêt-à-Porter 1994
Tim Robbins Prêt-à-Porter 1994
Stephen Rea Prêt-à-Porter 1994
Allen Payne Jason's Lyric 1994
Jada Pinkett Smith Jason's Lyric 1994
Bokeem Woodbine Jason's Lyric 1994
Treach Jason's Lyric 1994
Jeff Bridges Blown Away 1994
Tommy Lee Jones Blown Away 1994
Lloyd Bridges Blown Away 1994
Suzy Amis Blown Away 1994
Gabrielle Anwar Body Snatchers 1994
Terry Kinney Body Snatchers 1994
Billy Wirth Body Snatchers 1994
Meg Tilly Body Snatchers 1994
Christine Elise Body Snatchers 1994
Kevin Kline Consenting Adults 1992
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Consenting Adults 1992
Kevin Spacey Consenting Adults 1992
Rebecca Miller Consenting Adults 1992
Miranda Richardson The Crying Game 1992
Jim Broadbent The Crying Game 1992
Adrian Dunbar The Crying Game 1992
Lea Thompson Article 99 1992
John C. McGinley Article 99 1992
Kathy Baker Article 99 1992
Eli Wallach Article 99 1992
John Mahoney Article 99 1992
Robin Givens A Rage in Harlem 1991
Danny Glover A Rage in Harlem 1991
Anthony Edwards Downtown 1990
Penelope Ann Miller Downtown 1990
Joe Pantoliano Downtown 1990
David Clennon Downtown 1990
Mickey Rourke Johnny Handsome 1989
Ellen Barkin Johnny Handsome 1989
Elizabeth McGovern Johnny Handsome 1989
Morgan Freeman Johnny Handsome 1989
Scott Wilson Johnny Handsome 1989
Lance Henriksen Johnny Handsome 1989
Diane Venora Bird 1988
Keith David Bird 1988
Robin Williams Good Morning, Vietnam 1988
Bruno Kirby Good Morning, Vietnam 1988
Robert Wuhl Good Morning, Vietnam 1988
Jean-Claude Van Damme Bloodsport 1988
Richard Dreyfuss Stakeout 1987
Emilio Estevez Stakeout 1987
Madeleine Stowe Stakeout 1987
Aidan Quinn Stakeout 1987
Dan Lauria Stakeout 1987
Tom Berenger Platoon 1987
Willem Dafoe Platoon 1987
Charlie Sheen Platoon 1987
Francesco Quinn Platoon 1987
Kevin Dillon Platoon 1987
Paul Newman The Color of Money 1986
Tom Cruise The Color of Money 1986
Helen Shaver The Color of Money 1986
John Turturro The Color of Money 1986
Bill Cobbs The Color of Money 1986
Sean Penn Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982
Jennifer Jason Leigh Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982
Judge Reinhold Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982
Robert Romanus Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982
Brian Backer Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982
Phoebe Cates Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982