Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

 

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Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955),[3] known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg (/ˈwʊpi/), is an American actress, comedian, author, and television host. She has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards for her work in television and is one of the few entertainers to have won an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Oscar, and a Tony Award. She was the second black woman in the history of the Academy Awards to win an acting Oscar.

In the period drama film The Color Purple (1985), her breakthrough role was playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her first Golden Globe. In the romantic fantasy film Ghost (1990), Goldberg played Oda Mae Brown, an eccentric psychic who helped a slain man (Patrick Swayze) save his lover (Demi Moore), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and a second Golden Globe, her first for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1992, she starred as a pretend religious sister in the comedy Sister Act, earning a third Golden Globe nomination, her first for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical and reprised the role in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993).[4] Her other film roles include Made in America (1993), The Lion King (1994), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Girl, Interrupted (1999), For Colored Girls (2010) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014). In television, Goldberg is known for her role as Guinan in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and since 2007, she has been the moderator of the daytime television talk show The View.

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Toy Story 3
 
Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
 
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Mirage Studios characters of the same name.
The Lion King 1½
 
The Lion King 1½ (known as The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata outside of North America) is a 2004 American animated comedy adventure film produced by DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures on February 10, 2004.
Ghost
 
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The Simpsons address Apu criticism
  –  April 9, 2018
In 2017, comedian Hari Kondabolu released his documentary 'The Problem with Apu' - which featured commentary and opinion from Aziz Ansari, Whoopi Goldberg and Kal Penn among others - which discussed whether or not the cartoon Kwik-E-Mart owner had caused ...
Africans With Albinism Step Out of the Shadows
  –  April 8, 2018
Load Error She is also the first Black South African to appear in the famous Pirelli calendar, posing for the 2018 edition alongside celebrities like Whoopi Goldberg, RuPaul and Lupita Nyong’o. And although Hopa does have the genetic disorder ...
Fighting the Fight: How Elizabeth Taylor's Tireless Activism Made Her Far More Than a Film Star
  –  April 7, 2018
Even today, ETAF's ongoing mission is to support marginalized communities and fund HIV education and advocacy programs around the world; the foundation boasts a number of celebrity ambassadors including Colin Farrell, Whoopi Goldberg, Zac Posen ...
Mary Louise Parker, Whoopi Goldberg, and Mandy Moore Are Officially In the Fashion Biz
  –  April 5, 2018
We’ve got three fantastic reasons to put socially responsible leather goods brand Parker Clay on your radar right now: Mary Louise Parker, Whoopi Goldberg, and Mandy Moore. This month the actresses are bringing their star power to a collection of goes ...
Whoopi Goldberg joins Tiffany Haddish in Tyler Perry’s The List
  –  March 29, 2018
THR is reporting that Whoopi Goldberg has joined Tiffany Haddish (Girl’s Trip), Tika Sumpter (A Madea Christmas) and Omari Hardwick (Power) in the cast of The List, a new comedy from writer-director Tyler Perry. The List follows follows Danica (Sumpter ...
Tiffany Haddish, Whoopi Goldberg & Omari Hardwick To Star In New Tyler Perry Film
  –  March 29, 2018
In the midst of fighting Blue Ivy for portraits and lending his studio out to shoot the most well-performing superhero movie of all time, Tyler Perry is still working on projects of his own. In addition to Acrimony, which will hit theaters this Friday ...
Whoopi Goldberg hosts star-studded screening of Spielberg film
  –  March 28, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg hosted a private screening of Steven Spielberg’s anticipated “Ready Player One” in NYC for famous friends including Alan Cumming, Mary-Louise Parker and her “View” co-host Sara Haines. Goldberg — who won an Oscar for Spielberg ...
Amber Riley Joins Previously Announced Tiffany Haddish & Whoopi Goldberg in Tyler Perry's THE LIST
  –  March 27, 2018
According to Deadline, Amber Riley has joined Tyler Perry's written/directed drama, The List, which follows a woman who gets released from prison and reunited with her sister, who is forced to accept that she might be getting "catfished" by an online ...
Whoopi Goldberg, Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick Set for Tyler Perry Comedy ‘The List’
  –  March 27, 2018
Perry made the announcement with Whoopi on Monday (March 26) while promoting his current film “Acrimony” on “The View,” which Goldberg has moderated for more than a decade. (Watch the announcement above.) Due Nov. 2 from Paramount Players ...
Whoopi Goldberg roped in to star in upcoming comedy film The List along with Tiffany Haddish
  –  March 27, 2018
Perry is directing and producing the project from his own script, reported Variety. Paramount Players has already set a 2 November release date for the film. Haddish will portray a wild woman who gets released from prison and reunites with her sister ...
Whoopi Goldberg Set to Join Cast of Tyler Perry’s ‘The List’
  –  March 26, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg is set to join 2017 breakout star Tiffany Haddish in Tyler Perry’s “The List,” also starring Tika Sumpter and Omari Hardwick. Perry announced that the Oscar winner would be joining the cast during an appearance on “The View ...
Whoopi Goldberg Joins Tyler Perry’s ‘The List’
  –  March 26, 2018
Written, produced and directed by Perry, the film follows a woman (Haddish) who gets released from prison and reunited with her sister, who is forced to accept that she might be getting “catfished” by an online boyfriend.
Whoopi Goldberg Will Join Tiffany Haddish in Upcoming Tyler Perry Comedy
  –  March 26, 2018
According to Variety, Whoopi Goldberg will star with Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter and Omari Hardwick in Tyler Perry's comedy "The List." Perry is directing and producing from his own script. Paramount Players has already set a Nov. 2 release date for the ...
Whoopi Goldberg Joins Tiffany Haddish in Tyler Perry’s Comedy ‘The List’
  –  March 26, 2018
Perry is directing and producing from his own script. Paramount Players has already set a Nov. 2 release date for the film. Perry made the announcement on ABC’s talk show “The View,” which Goldberg has moderated for more than a decade. Haddish will ...
Whoopi Goldberg Has a Message for Cynthia Nixon and Anyone Else Running for Office In NYC
  –  March 23, 2018
“Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon’s announcement of candidacy for governor of New York is causing quite a stir. Namely over her qualifications, which the ladies of “The View” addressed head-on. Sunny Hostin kicked things off with a swipe at ...
Alan Cumming On Instinct, Whoopi Goldberg & Macbeth
  –  March 22, 2018
Alan Cumming has played a lot of different characters in his career, but he has never played a character quite like Detective Dylan Reinhart. Cumming, who was nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards while on the “Good Wife” on CBS, loves the challenge ...
Whoopi Goldberg Compared The Trump Presidency To A ‘Poo Pie’
  –  March 21, 2018
On Wednesday morning’s The View, the panel participated in a discussion of the three women currently providing the biggest headaches for our commander-in-chief: adult film star Stormy Daniels, who is about to bring some receipts for her alleged affair ...
Whoopi Goldberg asks the Betsy DeVos question we all need answers to
  –  March 13, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg was not here for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ messy 60 Minutes interview where the Secretary of Education slid into a downward spiral trying to answer basic questions about education policy. That didn’t sit well with Goldberg ...
Whoopi Goldberg comes to primetime in 'Instinct'
  –  March 10, 2018
Daytime diva Whoopi Goldberg, who first sat down at the table of the award-winning talk show, “The View,” in 2005, comes to primetime in the new CBS crime drama “Instinct,” premiering March 18 at 8 p.m. Alan Cumming stars in the series based on the ...
Whoopi Goldberg Wears Combat Boots Under Her Christian Siriano Oscars Gown to Be 'Comfortable'
  –  March 5, 2018
When it came to Whoopi Goldberg‘s 90th annual Academy Awards red carpet look, comfort was key. “Christian Siriano made this for me and he said I’m gonna make it so you will be comfortable,” Goldberg said on the red carpet of her off-the-shoulder ...
Whoopi Goldberg gets her price and a bit more for Pacific Palisades home
  –  February 24, 2018
Comedian, actress and talk show host Whoopi Goldberg has made quick work of selling her home in Pacific Palisades. The 1933-built residence, which was also once the home of actor David Niven, was listed for sale in mid-January at $8.795 million and in two ...
Whoopi Goldberg Says She Could've 'Schooled' Mo'Nique on What to Expect from Movie Deal Contracts
  –  February 24, 2018
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgAX2YuIxWU&w=640&h=390] “When it comes to Netflix, and with Amy and Dave and Chris, let me say this — what they got, they were supposed to,” she said. “I don’t have an issue with my sister Amy nor my ...
Why Whoopi Goldberg Is the Real Winner of New York Fashion Week
  –  February 14, 2018
While models, celebrities and designers commonly advise shoppers to "just be yourself," Whoopi Goldberg is a standing example that it actually works. For that, she deserves a standing ovation. If you didn't notice, The View host was just about everywhere ...
Whoopi Goldberg seeks a buyer for David Niven's old place in Pacific Palisades
  –  January 23, 2018
Comedian-actor-talk show host Whoopi Goldberg has listed a house with a Hollywood history for sale in Pacific Palisades at $8.795 million. The residence was also once the home of actor David Niven. Designed for grand-scale entertaining, the 1933 house ...

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