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  • Faith: Christian - Catholic
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  November 13, 1955
  • Accomplishments:  Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, Oscar, Tony Award
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Her father, Robert James Johnson Jr. is a clergyman

Caryn Elaine Johnson, better known by Whoopi Goldberg, is an actress, comedian, television host and writer. She has been seen in over 150 films and during a period in the 1990s was the highest-paid actress of all time. She is an active philanthropist focused on human rights. Whoopi also has previously called herself a “Catholic Jewish girl” but holds a firm relationship with God.

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