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Angela Bassett


Oprah Winfrey


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Forest Whitaker Filmography


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Tak3n
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2015-01-09
Cast as: Franck Dotzler
Role: Actor


Two Men In Town
Year: 2014
Cast as: James Lennox Garnet/Jihad
Role: Actor, Producer


Food Chains
MPAA Rating: None
Release Date: 2014-11-21
Role: Narrator


Zulu
Year: 2013
Role: Actor


The Last Stand
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2013-01-18
Cast as: Agent John Bannister
Role: Actor
Box Office: $12,026,670.00


Pawn
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2013-04-19
Cast as: Will
Role: Actor
Box Office: $2,137.00


Fruitvale Station
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2013-07-12
Role: Producer
Box Office: $16,095,501.00


Rising From Ashes
MPAA Rating: None
Release Date: 2013-08-02
Role: Narrator, Executive Producer
Box Office: $37,673.00


Lee Daniels' The Butler
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2013-08-16
Cast as: Cecil Gaines
Role: Actor
Box Office: $116,631,310.00


Mysteries of the Unseen World
MPAA Rating: None
Release Date: 2013-11-01
Cast as: Narrator
Role: Actor


Black Nativity
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 2013-11-27
Cast as: Reverend Cornell Cobbs
Role: Actor
Box Office: $7,012,316.00


Out of the Furnace
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2013-12-04
Cast as: Chief Wesley Barnes
Role: Actor
Box Office: $11,326,836.00


Vipaka
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Role: Producer
Box Office: $1,179,327.00


Freelancers
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2012-08-10
Role: Actor


A Dark Truth
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2013-01-04
Cast as: Francisco Francis
Role: Actor
Box Office: $5,750.00


Ernest & Celestine
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Cast as: Ernest
Role: Voice
Box Office: $71,442.00


Monte Carlo
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 2011-07-01
Role: Executive Producer
Box Office: $23,179,303.00


Catch .44
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2011-12-09
Role: Actor


Our Family Wedding
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2010-03-12
Cast as: Brad Boyd
Role: Actor
Box Office: $20,246,959.00


Repo Men
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2010-03-19
Cast as: Jake
Role: Actor
Box Office: $13,763,130.00


My Own Love Song
Release Date: 2011-05-03
Cast as: Joey
Role: Actor


Hurricane Season
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Year: 2009
Cast as: Al Collins
Role: Actor


Powder Blue
MPAA Rating: R
Year: 2009
Cast as: Charlie
Role: Actor, Producer


Where the Wild Things Are
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 2009-10-16
Cast as: Ira
Role: Actor
Box Office: $77,222,184.00


The Experiment
Release Date: 2010-09-21
Role: Actor


Toys in the Attic
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 2012-09-07
Cast as: Teddy
Role: Voice
Box Office: $64,918.00


Vantage Point
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2008-02-22
Cast as: Howard Lewis
Role: Actor
Box Office: $72,266,306.00


Street Kings
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2008-04-11
Cast as: Captain Jack Wander
Role: Actor
Box Office: $26,415,649.00


Ripple Effect
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2008-07-18
Cast as: Phillip
Role: Actor, Executive Producer
Box Office: $13,818.00


Dragon Hunters
MPAA Rating: None
Release Date: 2008-12-12
Cast as: Voice of Lian Chu
Role: Actor


Crips and Bloods: Made in America
MPAA Rating: None
Release Date: 2009-01-23
Role: Narrator
Box Office: $69,562.00


Kassim the Dream
MPAA Rating: None
Release Date: 2009-05-15
Role: Executive Producer


Fragments
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2009-07-31
Cast as: Charlie Archenault
Role: Actor


The Marsh
Release Date: 2007-04-17
Role: Actor


The Great Debaters
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2007-12-25
Cast as: James Farmer, Sr.
Role: Actor
Box Office: $30,226,144.00


The Air I Breathe
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2008-01-25
Cast as: Happiness
Role: Actor
Box Office: $19,487.00


Before the Music Dies
MPAA Rating: None
Year: 2006
Role: Narrator


Everyone's Hero
MPAA Rating: G
Release Date: 2006-09-15
Cast as: Voice of Lonnie Brewster
Role: Actor
Box Office: $14,522,427.00


The Last King of Scotland
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2006-09-27
Cast as: Idi Amin
Role: Actor
Box Office: $17,605,861.00


Even Money
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2007-05-18
Cast as: Clyde Snow
Role: Actor
Box Office: $63,911.00


Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2005-05-06
Cast as: Himself (cameo)
Role: Actor
Box Office: $25,660.00


American Gun
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2006-03-22
Role: Executive Producer, Actor
Box Office: $24,030.00


A Little Trip to Heaven
Release Date: 2007-03-13
Cast as: Holt
Role: Actor


Mary
MPAA Rating: None
Release Date: 2008-10-17
Cast as: Ted Younger
Role: Actor


First Daughter
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 2004-09-24
Role: Director, Executive Producer
Box Office: $9,055,010.00


Chasing Papi
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 2003-04-16
Role: Producer
Box Office: $6,126,237.00


Panic Room
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2002-03-29
Cast as: Burnham
Role: Actor
Box Office: $95,308,367.00


Phone Booth
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2003-04-04
Cast as: Captain Ramey
Role: Actor
Box Office: $46,563,158.00


American Storytellers
Release Date: 2003-11-07
Cast as: Himself
Role: Actor
Box Office: $23,378.00


Green Dragon
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2002-05-01
Cast as: Addie
Role: Actor, Executive Producer
Box Office: $146,118.00


The Fourth Angel
Release Date: 2003-08-19
Cast as: Agent Jules Bernard
Role: Actor


Four Dogs Playing Poker
MPAA Rating: R
Year: 2000
Cast as: Ellington
Role: Actor


Battlefield Earth
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2000-05-12
Cast as: Ker
Role: Actor
Box Office: $21,471,685.00


Light It Up
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1999-11-10
Cast as: Officer Dante Jackson
Role: Actor
Box Office: $5,871,603.00


Ghost Dog: the Way of the Samurai
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2000-03-03
Cast as: Ghost Dog
Role: Actor
Box Office: $3,330,230.00


Hope Floats
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1998-05-29
Role: Director
Box Office: $60,033,780.00


Phenomenon
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 1996-07-03
Cast as: Nate Pope
Role: Actor
Box Office: $104,632,573.00


Smoke
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1995-06-09
Cast as: Cyrus Cole
Role: Actor
Box Office: $8,285,712.00


Species
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1995-07-07
Cast as: Dan
Role: Actor
Box Office: $58,675,463.00


Waiting to Exhale
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1995-12-22
Role: Director
Box Office: $64,236,823.00


Blown Away
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1994-07-01
Cast as: Anthony Franklin
Role: Actor
Box Office: $30,059,999.00


The Enemy Within
Release Date: 1994-08-20
Cast as: Colonel MacKenzie "Mac" Casey
Role: Actor


Jason's Lyric
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1994-09-28
Cast as: Maddog
Role: Actor
Box Office: $20,277,248.00


Ready to Wear
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1994-12-25
Cast as: Cy Bianco--Fashion Designer
Role: Actor
Box Office: $10,658,773.00


Bank Robber
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1993-12-03
Cast as: Officer Battle
Role: Actor


Body Snatchers
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1994-01-14
Cast as: Doctor Collins
Role: Actor
Box Office: $54,814.00


Article 99
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1992-03-13
Cast as: Dr Sid Handleman
Role: Actor
Box Office: $6,222,754.00


Consenting Adults
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1992-10-16
Cast as: David Duttonville
Role: Actor
Box Office: $21,577,791.00


The Crying Game
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1992-11-25
Cast as: Jody
Role: Actor
Box Office: $60,719,528.00


A Rage in Harlem
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1991-05-03
Role: Co-Producer, Actor
Box Office: $8,830,519.00


Diary of a Hitman
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1992-05-01
Cast as: Dekker
Role: Actor


Downtown
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1990-01-12
Cast as: Dennis Curren
Role: Actor
Box Office: $2,205,486.00


Johnny Handsome
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1989-09-29
Cast as: Dr Steven Resher
Role: Actor
Box Office: $6,622,465.00


Bloodsport
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1988-02-26
Cast as: Rawlins
Role: Actor
Box Office: $10,808,163.00


Bird
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1988-09-30
Cast as: Charlie "Bird" Parker
Role: Actor
Box Office: $1,501,022.00


Stakeout
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1987-08-05
Cast as: Jack Pismo
Role: Actor
Box Office: $65,374,551.00


Good Morning, Vietnam
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1987-12-23
Cast as: Edward Garlick
Role: Actor
Box Office: $123,922,370.00


The Color of Money
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1986-10-17
Cast as: Amos
Role: Actor
Box Office: $52,288,302.00


Platoon
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1986-12-19
Cast as: Big Harold
Role: Actor
Box Office: $131,755,562.00


Vision Quest
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1985-02-15
Cast as: Bulldozer
Role: Actor


Fast Times At Ridgemont High
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1982-08-13
Cast as: Charles Jefferson
Role: Actor


Current and Past Television:

TitleSeason
2014 SAG Awards (TV Special)
2013 - 2014
The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special)
2013 - 2014
Africa (TV Series)
2012 - 2013
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Morgan Freeman (TV Special)
2010 - 2011
Criminal Minds Spinoff (TV Series)
2010 - 2011
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (TV Series)
2010 - 2011
Guys Choice 2011 (TV Special)
2010 - 2011
TV Land Presents: The AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Morgan Freeman (TV Special)
2010 - 2011
39th AFI Life Achievement Award Ceremony (TV Special)
2010 - 2011
Brick City (TV Series)
2009 - 2011
Criminal Minds (TV Series)
2009 - 2010
Hope for Haiti (TV Special)
2009 - 2010
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (TV Special)
2009 - 2010
Oscars (TV Special)
2009 - 2010
Quantico (TV Series)
2009 - 2010
2010 Academy Awards (TV Special)
2009 - 2010
82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
2009 - 2010
CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute (TV Special)
2008 - 2009
HBO / Inaugural Special (TV Special)
2008 - 2009
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial (HBO) (TV Special)
2008 - 2009
14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards (TV Special)
2008 - 2009
Fourteenth Annual Critics' Choice Awards (TV Special)
2008 - 2009
American Dad (TV Series)
2007 - 2009
Idol Gives Back 2 (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
14th Annual SAG Awards (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
2008 Academy Awards (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
2008 Oscars (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
80th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
American Idol: Idol Gives Back (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
BET Awards '07 (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
ER (TV Series)
2006 - 2007
Idol Gives Back (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
Inside the Actors Studio (TV Series)
2006 - 2007
Rampart (TV Series)
2006 - 2007
Rampart Park (TV Series)
2006 - 2007
13th Annual SAG Awards (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
38th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
Barn (TV Series)
2006 - 2007
Shield (TV Series)
2006 - 2007
Thirty Eighth Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
Fox v. Franken (TV Special)
2004 - 2005
No Joking (TV Special)
2004 - 2005
Poetic License (TV Special)
2004 - 2005
Some Assembly Required (TV Special)
2004 - 2005
First Amendment Project (TV Special)
2004 - 2005
19th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special)
2003 - 2004
2004 IFP/Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special)
2003 - 2004
35th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2003 - 2004
35th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2003 - 2004
Deacons For Defense (TV Movie)
2002 - 2003
Deacons Of Defense (TV Movie)
2002 - 2003
Twilight Zone (TV Series)
2002 - 2003
Anne Rice's Feast of All Saints (TV MiniSeries)
2001 - 2002
Door to Door (TV Movie)
2001 - 2002
Johnson & Johnson Spotlight Presentation (TV Movie)
2001 - 2002
Bill Porter Story (TV Movie)
2001 - 2002
Feast of All Saints (TV MiniSeries)
2001 - 2002
16th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special)
2000 - 2001
American Masters (09/27/00) (TV Special)
2000 - 2001
Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (TV Special)
2000 - 2001
Intimate Portrait: Lela Rochon Fuqua (TV Special)
2000 - 2001
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special)
2000 - 2001
15th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Witness Protection (TV Movie)
1999 - 2000
Body Count (TV Movie)
1997 - 1998
Split (TV Movie)
1997 - 1998
Angel of Harlem (TV Movie)
1996 - 1997
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
Rebound (TV Movie)
1996 - 1997
Rebound: The Legend of Earl (TV Movie)
1996 - 1997
Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault (TV Movie)
1996 - 1997
AFI Salute to Clint Eastwood (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
American Film Institute Salute to Clint Eastwood (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
Lush Life (TV Movie)
1993 - 1994
Clint Eastwood -- The Man From Malpaso (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Crazy About the Movies (03/01/93) (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
HBO Showcase (08/21/93) (TV Movie)
1992 - 1993
Last Light (TV Movie)
1992 - 1993
Strapped (TV Movie)
1992 - 1993
ABC in Concert (TV Series)
1990 - 1998
ABC's in Concert '91 (TV Series)
1990 - 1998
Criminal Justice (TV Movie)
1990 - 1991
HBO Showcase (09/08/90) (TV Movie)
1990 - 1991
Image Awards (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
NAACP Image Awards (89) (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
21st Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
Double Standard (TV MiniSeries)
1986 - 1987
Hands of a Stranger (TV MiniSeries)
1986 - 1987
ABC Novels For Television (05/04/86) (TV MiniSeries)
1985 - 1986
North and South (TV MiniSeries)
1985 - 1986
North and South: Book II (TV MiniSeries)
1985 - 1986




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