Forest Whitaker
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Forest Whitaker

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.

Forest Whitaker's Highest grossing Movies

Forest Whitaker's Highest Rated Movies

Forest Whitaker is known for:

Forest Whitaker Movie Credits

Blown Away

Character : Anthony Franklin

Johnny Handsome

Character : Dr. Steven Fisher

Good Morning, Vietnam

Character : Edward Montesque Garlick


Street Kings

Character : Captain Jack Wander

The Last King of Scotland

Character : Idi Amin

Phone Booth

Character : Captain Ramey


Character : Cyrus Cole


Character : Cy Bianco

Panic Room

Character : Burnham

Body Snatchers

Character : Major Collins

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Character : Ghost Dog

Battlefield Earth

Character : Ker

Battlefield Earth: Evolution & Creation

Character : Himself

The Marsh

Character : Geoffrey Hunt

The Crying Game

Character : Jody

Body Count

Character : Crane


Character : Rawlins

Vantage Point

Character : Howard Lewis

The Color of Money

Character : Amos


Character : Charlie 'Bird' Parker

Repo Men

Character : Jake

Hurricane Season

Character : Al Collins

Article 99

Character : Dr. Sid Handleman


Character : Nate Pope


Character : Dan Smithson, Empath

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Character : Charles Jefferson

Our Family Wedding

Character : Brad Boyd

The Air I Breathe

Character : Happiness

Green Dragon

Character : Addie

The Great Debaters

Character : Dr. James Farmer Sr.

A Rage in Harlem

Character : Jackson

Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault

Character : Mr. Rucker


Character : Dennis Curren

A Little Trip to Heaven

Character : Abe Holt

The Experiment

Character : Barris

American Gun

Character : Carter

My Own Love Song

Character : Joey

Consenting Adults

Character : David Duttonville

Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life

Character : Lion

Winged Creatures

Character : Charlie Archenault

Where the Wild Things Are

Character : Ira (voice)


Character : Ted Younger

Powder Blue

Character : Charlie

Deacons for Defense

Character : Marcus

Lullaby for Pi

Character : George

Crips and Bloods: Made in America

Character : Narrator

Light It Up

Character : Officer Dante Jackson

Even Money

Character : Clyde Snow

Diary of a Hitman

Character : Dekker


Character : Angel

Last Light

Character : Fred Whitmore

Lush Life

Character : Buddy Chester

Feast of All Saints

Character : Daguerreotypist Picard


Character : Ronny

The Fourth Angel

Character : Agent Jules Bernard

The Last Stand

Character : Agent John Bannister

The Enemy Within

Character : Colonel MacKenzie 'Mac' Casey

Witness Protection

Character : Steven Beck

Serving Life

Character : Narrator


Character : Dennis Larue

The Butler

Character : Cecil Gaines

A Dark Truth

Character : Francisco Francis

Out of the Furnace

Character : Chief Wesley Barnes


Character : Will


Character : Ali Sokhela

Two Men in Town

Character : William Garnett

Criminal Justice

Character : Jessie Williams

Black Nativity

Character : Reverend Cornell Cobbs

Mysteries of the Unseen World

Character : Narrator

A Fall from Grace

Character : Source

Jason's Lyric

Character : Maddog


Character : Titus 'Tick' Wills

Everyone's Hero

Character : Lonnie Brewster (voice)

Chasseurs de dragons

Character : Lian-Chu (voice)

Making a Scene

Character : Man

Taken 3

Character : Inspector Frank Dotzler


Character : Narrator

Odyssey in Rome

Character : No character defined

Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows

Character : Himself - Actor / Director

The Follow

Character : No character defined


Character : Det. Jack Pismo


Character : Colonel Weber

Hands of a Stranger

Character : Sergeant Delaney

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Character : Saw Gerrera

I Am You

Character : Narrator (voice)

Bank Robber

Character : Officer Battle

Black Panther

Character : Zuri


Character : Reverend Kennedy

Finding Steve McQueen

Character : Howard Lambert

City of Lies

Character : Jack Jackson

Ripple Effect

Character : Philip

The Forgiven

Character : Desmond Tutu

Tag: The Assassination Game

Character : Gowdy's Bodyguard

Reise ins Königreich der Spielzeuge

Character : Teddybär

Triumph: the Untold Story of Perry Wallace

Character : Narrator

A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon'

Character : Himself

A Man's Story

Character : Himself


Character : Big Harold

How It Ends

Character : Tom

Sorry to Bother You

Character : First Equisapien / Demarius

Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die

Character : The Corner Man

Forest Whitaker Tv Credits

The Shield

Character : No character defined

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Character : No character defined

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee

Character : No character defined

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Character : No character defined

Hill Street Blues

Character : No character defined

Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior

Character : Sam Cooper

Inside the Actors Studio

Character : No character defined

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Character : No character defined


Character : No character defined

The View

Character : No character defined

Diff'rent Strokes

Character : No character defined

The Early Show

Character : No character defined

North and South

Character : No character defined

American Idol

Character : No character defined

Criminal Minds

Character : No character defined

Cagney & Lacey

Character : No character defined


Character : No character defined

Where Are They Now?

Character : No character defined

The Twilight Zone

Character : No character defined

American Dad!

Character : No character defined

Saturday Night Live

Character : Host

E! Live From the Red Carpet

Character : Himself


Character : Fiddler

Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter

Character : No character defined

The Hire

Character : The Employer


Character : Eddie Barker

Godfather of Harlem

Character : Bumpy Johnson

Star Wars Rebels

Character : Saw Gerrera (voice)