Whoopi Goldberg

 

 

Whoopi Goldberg

New York City, New York, USA

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.

 

Movies

Star Trek: Generations
Guinan
Star Trek: Nemesis
Guinan
Ghost
Oda Mae Brown
The Color Purple
Celie
Sister Act
Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence
Toy Story 3
Stretch the Octopus (voice)
The Player
Detective Susan Avery
Corrina, Corrina
Corrina Washington
Girl, Interrupted
Valerie Owens
Bogus
Harriet Franklin
The Little Rascals
Buckwheat's Mom
Jumpin' Jack Flash
Terry Dolittle
Eddie
Edwina 'Eddie' Franklin
The Associate
Laurel Ayres
The Lion King 1½
Shenzi (voice)
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Deloris Van Cartier
Alice in Wonderland
Cheshire Cat
The Deep End of the Ocean
Candy Bliss
Pinocchio 3000
Cyberina (voice)
Monkeybone
Death
Blackfish
Herself
Naked in New York
Tragedy Mask on Theater Wall
Doogal
Ermintrude
Ghosts of Mississippi
Myrlie Evers
A Knight in Camelot
Dr. Vivien Morgan
Made in America
Sarah Mathews
Soapdish
Rose Schwartz
Boys on the Side
Jane Deluca
National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1
Billy York
Star Trek: The Captain's Summit
Herself
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Delilah Abraham
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie
Stormella (voice)
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa
Taxi Driver
Rat Race
Vera Baker
Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!!
Herself
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
Daniel's 'Boss'
Fatal Beauty
Rita Rizzoli
Sarafina!
Mary Masembuko
Jackie's Back!
Nurse Ethyl Washington Rue Owens (Jackie's Sister)
The Rugrats Movie
Ranger Margaret (voice)
Cinderella
Queen Constantina
Descendants
Red Flower (voice)
The Pagemaster
Fantasy (voice)
Everyone's Hero
Darlin' (voice)
The Aristocrats
Herself
Good Fences
Mabel Spader
In the Gloaming
Nurse Myrna
House Party 2
Professor
For Colored Girls
Alice / White
A Little Bit of Heaven
God
Burglar
Bernice 'Bernie' Rhodenbarr
Call Me Claus
Lucy Cullins
Homer and Eddie
Eddie Cervi
A Christmas Carol
Spirit of Christmas Present
If I Had Known I Was a Genius
Mom
Moonlight and Valentino
Sylvie Morrow
Get Bruce!
Herself
Kiss Shot
Sarah Collins
The Long Walk Home
Odessa Cotter
Pitch
Herself
Clara's Heart
Clara Mayfield
Theodore Rex
Katie Coltrane
Teenage Paparazzo
Herself
The Little Engine That Could
No character defined
The Telephone
Vashti Blue
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
Narrator (voice)
Whoopi Goldberg: Back to Broadway
Herself / Fontaine / Lurleen / Crippled Lady
The Making of Captain EO
Herself - Host
What Makes a Family
Terry Harrison
Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway
Herself
Destination Anywhere
Cabbie
The Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge
Herself
Why We Laugh: Funny Women
Herself
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother goose big book of Rhymes
Mother Goose
Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You
Herself
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
Herself
Liberation
Narrator
Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale
No character defined
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Billy Connolly
Herself
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Bernadette Thompson
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
Herself
The Contradictions of Fair Hope
Narrator
Hollywood Outlaw
No character defined
A Day Late and a Dollar Short
Viola
But... Seriously
No character defined
Snow Buddies
Miss Mittens (voice)
Our Friend, Martin
Mrs. Peck (voice)
Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special
No character defined
Meerkat Manor: The Story Begins
Narrator
Misery Loves Comedy
Herself
Homie Spumoni
No character defined
Top Five
Herself
Miracle Rising: South Africa
Herself
Racing Stripes
Franny (voice)
And the Oscar Goes To...
Herself - Interviewee
De magie van het dagboek van Anne Frank
herself
Pauly Shore Is Dead
Whoopi Goldberg
Yamasong: March of the Hollows
Yari
The Celluloid Closet
Herself
Big Stone Gap
Fleeta Mullins
Fontaine...Why Am I Straight?
Fontaine
Hanna-Barbera's 50th
Herself
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley
No character defined
Kingdom Come
Raynelle Slocumb
Declaration of Independence
Herself
50 Years of Star Trek
herself
Floyd Norman: An Animated Life
Herself
Black Dog, Red Dog
Calliope
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years
No character defined
The Sunshine Boys
Nurse
X-Rated 2: The Greatest Adult Stars of All-Time
Herself
Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens
Herself
Blizzard
Blizzard (voice)
Elton 60: Live At Madison Square Garden
No character defined
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
Judge Cameo
The Sophisticated Misfit
Herself
The Black List: Volume Three
Herself
More Dogs Than Bones
Cléo
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Herself
Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special
Herself
Madeline: My Fair Madeline
Miss Clavel (voice)
Gilbert
Herself
Beverly Hills Brats
Whoopi Goldberg
Star Trek The Next Generation: Time's Arrow
No character defined
9/11
Metzie
The Lion King
Shenzi the Hyena (voice)
Star Trek The Next Generation Redemption
Guinan
Golden Dreams
Califia, the Queen of California
Madea Goes to Jail
Whoopi
The Truth Is in the Stars
Herself
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn, Hollywood, Burn
Whoopi Goldberg
Bob Goldthwait -- Don't Watch This Show
No character defined
The Muppets
No character defined
成龍的傳奇
Herself
In & Out
Whoopi Goldberg (uncredited)
Citizen
No character defined
Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special
Mother Gooseberg (voice)
Bordello of Blood
Hospital Patient (uncredited)
Alegria
Baby Clown
The Hollywood Sign
Woman at Funeral (uncredited)
Showboy
Herself
Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2
Whoopi Goldberg
Farce of the Penguins
Helen (voice)
See You in September
Lindsay's Therapist (uncredited)
कमबख़्त इश्क़
Herself
King of the Dancehall
Loretta Brixton
Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me
Self
A Very Sordid Wedding
Abernatha Coleman
New Jersey Devils Stanley Cup 2002-2003 Champions
Voice
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years
No character defined
The Problem with Apu
Herself
Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic
Host
Furlough
Mrs. Stevens
Wisecracks
No character defined
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives
Narrator (voice)
Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood
Herself
The Gospel According to André
Self
Mister Rogers: It's You I Like
Herself
The List
No character defined

Tv

Everybody Hates Chris
No character defined
Captain Planet and the Planeteers
No character defined
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
No character defined
The One Show
No character defined
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List
No character defined
Live with Regis and Kathie Lee
No character defined
The View
No character defined
Hell's Kitchen
No character defined
Celebrity Deathmatch
No character defined
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
No character defined
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
No character defined
Real Time with Bill Maher
No character defined
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
No character defined
30 Rock
No character defined
Muppets Tonight
No character defined
The Magic School Bus
No character defined
Showtime at the Apollo
No character defined
Liberty's Kids
No character defined
Bagdad Cafe
No character defined
Whoopi's Littleburg
No character defined
The Academy Awards
No character defined
Van Der Vorst Ziet Sterren
No character defined
Inside the Actors Studio
No character defined
The Tony Danza Show
No character defined
The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns
The Grand Banshee
Muppet Babies
No character defined
Star Trek: The Next Generation
No character defined
Whoopi
Mavis Rae
This Morning
No character defined
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
No character defined
Moonlighting
No character defined
The Nanny
No character defined
Tales from the Crypt
No character defined
MADtv
No character defined
Strong Medicine
No character defined
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
No character defined
Pee-wee's Playhouse
No character defined
So Notorious
No character defined
The Justin Lee Collins Show
No character defined
The View
Herself
Wetten, dass..?
No character defined
The 7D
The Magic Mirror (voice)
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Guinan
The Academy Awards
Whoopi Goldberg
CBS Schoolbreak Special
Mariah Johnston
Wogan
Herself
The Naked Brothers Band
Herself