Fun Fact 2 He is a very successful and famous American actor, producer
and director of movies.
Fun Fact 3: Forest Whitaker has a very successful acting career; he has
starred in big hit movies such as The Last King of Scotland, Zulu, The
Crying Game and The Butler.
Fun Fact 4: Forest Whitaker achieved various awards for his outstanding
achievements for his role in The Last King of Scotland which was a movie
released in 2006. He received a Golden Globe, an Academy Award and a
Fun Fact 5: Forest Whitaker has three siblings; he has two younger
brothers and an older sister. Their names are Kenn, Damon and Deborah.
Fun Fact 6: Forest Whitaker's first acting role was in Dylan Thomas'
play called 'Under Milk Wood'. He played the lead part in this play.
Fun Fact 7: Forest Whitaker is also a musically talented. He studied
opera as a tenor at the University of Southern California.
Fun Fact 8: Forest Whitaker has starred alongside many famous actors
including Tom Cruise, Robin Williams, Sean Penn and Jean-Claude Van
Fun Fact 9: As well as starring in many movies, Forest Whitaker has also
worked in television. He appeared in television shows - the list
includes; Diff'rent Strokes and Amazing Stories. He has starred in TV
films such as The Enemy Within and Criminal Justice. He has also
appeared in other TV productions including The Twilight Zone.
Fun Fact 10: Forest Whitaker has appeared on a music video, alongside
Jamie Foxx, for T.I. (Tip), an American hip hop recording artist.
Fun Fact 11: During the 1990s, Forest Whitaker began directing and
producing films. Some of the titles of the movies he has directed or
co-directed/produced include A Rage in Harlem, Waiting to Exhale, Hope
Floats and Fruitvale Station.
Fun Fact 12: Forest Whitaker was awarded 'Hollywood Actor of the Year
Award' in 2007 by the 10th Annual Hollywood Film Festival. They
described him as being 'one of Hollywood's most accomplished actors'.
Fun Fact 13: Does he have an eye problem? Forest Whitaker has a ptosis
in his left eye which looks like a lazy eye as it has a drooping effect
on his eyelid.
Fun Fact 14: Forest Whitaker is marred to Keisha Nash. They met when
they worked together on the 1994 movie 'Blown Away'. The couple married
Fun Fact 15: Forest Whitaker has a black belt in kenpō which is a name
used to describe several Japanese martial arts. He also enjoys yoga.