• 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.

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