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Forest Whitaker

Forest Steven Whitaker was born on July 15, 1961 in While his "gentle giant" characters typically display innocence, indecision, and timidity along with a strong underlying humanity, he has certainly not shied away from the edgier, darker corners of life as his occasional hitmen and other menacing streetwise types can attest. Although in only the first section of the film, he was memorable as the IRA-captured British soldier whose bizarre relationship with a mysterious femme fatale serves as the catalyst for the critically-lauded drama The Crying Game (1992). Always a willing participant to push the envelope, he's gone on to...

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Born:
Jul 15, 1961 In Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
12
First Appeared:
In the movie Platoon 1986-12-18
Latest Project:
movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016-12-14

Born:
Jul 15, 1961 In Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
12
First Appeared:
In the movie Platoon 1986-12-18
Latest Project:
movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016-12-14
Filmography
Movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016-12-14
Movie Arrival 2016-11-10
Movie Taken 3 (Extended) 2015-01-09
Movie Dope 2015-06-19
Movie Southpaw 2015-06-15
Movie Two Men in Town 2014-02-06
Movie Out of the Furnace 2013-12-06
Movie The Last Stand 2013-01-12
Movie The Butler 2013-08-16
Movie Phone Booth 2002-09-09
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam 1987-12-23
Movie Platoon 1986-12-18