Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker - the friendly, fun,  actor, director,   with Afro-American roots in 2023

Get to know the 62-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
Nationality American
Name in Passport Forest Steven Whitaker III
Debut Making the Grade (TV Series) (1982)
Ethnicity Afro-American (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)
Ethnic category/Race(?) Black
Sexuality - Gay or Nay Straight
His home town is Longview, Texas, U.S.. His parents Laura Francis (née Smith) & Forest Steven Jr. are of Afro-American ethnicity. Forest Whitaker was born on July 15, 1961 on a Saturday.

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High school: Palisades Charter High School
University/College: California State Polytechnic University

Younger Photos

Forest Whitaker younger photo one at

Photo of First movie or tv show debut

Making the Grade (TV Series)

Date: 1982

Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance

Forest Whitaker

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