Get to know the 61-year old actor, director, Forest Whitaker, before he got famous (e.g. Winner of a Golden Globe and a BAFTA). IMDB reports 21st NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) was Forest Whitaker's first TV appearance in 1989. In 1982 he starred his first movie Making the Grade (TV Series) .
|Birthday||July 15, 1961|
|Name in Passport||Forest Steven Whitaker III|
|Debut||Making the Grade (TV Series) (1982)|
|Ethnicity||Afro-American (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)|
|Sexuality - Gay or Nay||Straight|
High school: Palisades Charter High SchoolUniversity/College: California State Polytechnic University
Photo of First movie or tv show debutMaking the Grade (TV Series)