An Academy Award winning actor. Showcased a stunning achievement, blistering performances, and heart pounding plus brilliant actor-director – Forest Whitaker. Born as Forest Steven Whitaker III on July 15th 1961 from Texas, United States. He first appeared in the 1982 movie “Tag: the Assassination Game” and as Charles Jefferson in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” These were his beginning as a newcomer in Hollywood industry. He made a breakthrough in the 1986 movie “Platoon.” It is a story of new rookie soldier who façades the cruelty of war and questions in the dichotomy of man.
This was then followed with the movie “Good Morning Vietnam” in 1987 alongside
Robin Williams. A story of a fresh-air DJ that takes soldiers away from the cruelty of Vietnam War. He made another sparky character as he exploits the life of Charlie “Bird” Parker in the 1988 movie “Bird.” He also starred in the story of gangsters the took load of gold after a big gunfight in the 1991 movie “A Rage in Harlem.” He worked in the 1992 movie “The Crying Game”, a story of an abducted British soldier. He also starred in the 1995 movie “Smoke” and played role with
John Travolta in the 1996 movie “Phenomenon.” As Travolta’s character possess super powers after seeing a falling bright light in the sky.
He also played a hitman who was betrayed by his mobster boss and regained strength, trained the samurai’s way for vengeance in the 1999 movie “Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai.” Wall Street Journal and other hard –to-please-well-known critics applauded him the 2006 award winning movie “The Last King of Scotland.” This showcased the story of ruler alongside his power, self-indulgence and affection. This was considered to be “one of the greatest performances of modern movie history.” As he gains popularity and respect, continuous projects and owned directives with his movies.
His spectacular performance was repeated in the critically acclaimed 2013 movie “The Butler.” A story of a tenured butler that served eight presidents. A socially conscious movie exploiting his life and family, civil rights for racism, and society. He played the main role alongside
Oprah Winfrey and
John Cusack. He became part of the well-respected movie “
Taken 3” as Franck Dotzler who will try to capture the infamous Bryan Mills as a wrongfully accused husband to a murdered wife. He also starred as Titus Wills in the 2015 movie “
Southpaw.” He portrayed character in the movies “Story of YourLife” and in the same year primetime movie “The Shack.”