- Faith: Christian
- Career: Actor
- Birthday: July 15, 1961
- Accomplishments: Oscar Winner, Golden Globe Winner
- Fun Faith Fact!:
Has a black belt in kenpo.
Known for his roles in films like The Butler and The Last King of Scotland, Forest Whitaker and his family settled in California when he was a toddler where his mother completed graduate school. Forest received an athletic scholarship for football, but changed majors to music and then drama.
He has a lengthy career on stage, as well as on the small and big screens, ad has branched out into producing and directing.