Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

  • Born on
    • November 13th, 1955
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.

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Acting (93 Credits)

2020Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine as Whoopi Goldberg (voice)
2020The Stand (2020) as Abagail "Mother Abagail" Freemantle
2018Nobody's Fool as Lola
2018Furlough as Moms
20179/11 as Metzie
2017A Very Sordid Wedding as Abernatha ColemanWatch Free
2014A Day Late and a Dollar Short as Viola
2014Big Stone Gap as Fleeta Mullins
2014Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Bernadette Thompson
2014The 7D as The Magic Mirror (voice)
2011Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey as Narrator (voice)
2011A Little Bit of Heaven as GodWatch Free
2010See You in September as Lindsay's Therapist (uncredited)
2010For Colored Girls as Alice / White
2010Toy Story 3 as Stretch (voice)
2008Snow Buddies as Miss Mittens (voice)
2008A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa as Taxi Driver
2007If I Had Known I Was a Genius as Mom
2006Homie Spumoni
2006Doogal as Ermintrude (voice)
2006Everyone's Hero as Darlin' (voice)
2006Farce of the Penguins as Helen (voice)
2005Racing Stripes as Franny (voice)
2004Pinocchio 3000 as Cyberina (voice)
2004Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 as Whoopi Goldberg
2004The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata as Shenzi (voice)
2004TV in Black: The First Fifty YearsWatch Free
2003Good Fences as Mabel Spader
2003Pauly Shore Is Dead as Whoopi Goldberg
2003Blizzard as Blizzard (voice)
2003Whoopi as Mavis Rae
2002It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie as Daniel's 'Boss'
2002Star Trek: Nemesis as Guinan
2002Liberty's Kids
2001Call Me Claus as Lucy Cullins
2001Rat Race as Vera Baker
2001What Makes a Family as Terry Harrison
2001The Hollywood Sign as Woman at Funeral (uncredited)
2001Kingdom Come as Raynelle Slocumb
2001Monkeybone as Death
2000The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle as Judge Cameo
1999The Deep End of the Ocean as Candy Bliss
1999Jackie's Back! as Nurse Ethyl Washington Rue Owens (Jackie's Sister)
1999Girl, Interrupted as Valerie Owens
1999Alegría as Baby Clown
1999Alice in Wonderland as Cheshire Cat
1999Our Friend, Martin as Mrs. Peck (voice)
1999The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns as The Grand Banshee
1998A Knight in Camelot as Dr. Vivien Morgan
1998The Rugrats Movie as Ranger Margaret (voice)
1998How Stella Got Her Groove Back as Delilah Abraham
1998Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer as Stormella (voice)
1997A Christmas Carol as Spirit of Christmas Present (voice)
1997In the Gloaming as Nurse Myrna
1997An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn as Whoopi Goldberg
1997Cinderella as Queen Constantina
1997In & Out as Whoopi Goldberg (uncredited)
1996Bogus as Harriet Franklin
1996Eddie as Eddie Franklin
1996The Associate as Laurel Ayres
1996Ghosts of Mississippi as Myrlie Evers
1996Bordello of Blood as Hospital Patient (uncredited)
1996The Sunshine Boys as Nurse
1995Boys on the Side as Jane Deluca
1995Theodore Rex as Katie Coltrane
1995Moonlight and Valentino as Sylvie Morrow
1994Corrina, Corrina as Corrina Washington
1994The Pagemaster as Fantasy (voice)
1994The Lion King as Shenzi the Hyena (voice)
1994Star Trek: Generations as Guinan
1994The Little Rascals as Buckwheat's Mom
1994The Magic School Bus
1993Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit as Deloris Van Cartier
1993Made in America as Sarah Mathews
1993Naked in New York as Tragedy Mask on Theater Wall
1993Loaded Weapon 1 as Billy York
1992Sister Act as Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence
1992Sarafina! as Mary Masembuko
1992The Player as Susan Avery
1991House Party 2 as Professor
1991Soapdish as Rose Schwartz
1990The Long Walk Home as Odessa CotterWatch Free
1990Ghost as Oda Mae Brown
1990Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Best of Both Worlds as Guinan
1990Captain Planet and the Planeteers
1989Homer and Eddie as Eddie Cervi
1988Clara's Heart as Clara Mayfield
1988The Telephone as Vashti Blue
1988Christmas at Pee-wee's Playhouse
1987Fatal Beauty as Rita Rizzoli
1987Burglar as Bernice 'Bernie' Rhodenbarr
1986Jumpin' Jack Flash as Terry Dolittle
1985The Color Purple as Celie Harris Johnson

Herself (28 Credits)

2021Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It as Self
2020The Comedy Store as Herself
2018Cracked Up as Self
2018Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind as Self
2018Vice as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
2017The Problem with Apu as Herself
2017Gilbert as Herself
2016The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years as Herself
2016Floyd Norman: An Animated Life as Herself
2015Misery Loves Comedy as HerselfWatch Free
2014And the Oscar Goes To... as Herself - Interviewee
2014Top Five as Herself
2013Why We Laugh: Funny Women as HerselfWatch Free
2013Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic as Self
2013Blackfish as Herself
2011The Muppets as Self
2010Teenage Paparazzo as Herself
2009Kambakkht Ishq as Herself
2009Madea Goes to Jail as Self
2007Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project as Herself
2005The Aristocrats as Herself
2004Jiminy Glick in Lalawood as Herself
2002Searching for Debra Winger as Self
1999Get Bruce as Herself
1998Jackie Chan: My Story as Herself
1997Pitch as Herself
1997The View as Self - Moderator
1995The Celluloid Closet as Herself


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