Whoopi Goldberg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Whoopi Goldberg

American actress, comedian and singer

Date of Birth: 13-Nov-1955

Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York, United States

Profession: screenwriter, writer, composer, singer, comedian, singer-songwriter, television presenter, character actor, stage actor, voice actor, radio personality, film producer, children's writer, novelist, television actor, film actor, talk show host

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Whoopi Goldberg

  • Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955), known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg (), is an American actress, comedian, author, and television personality.
  • She has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards and is one of the few entertainers to have won an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Academy Award, and a Tony Award (EGOT).
  • She is also the second black woman to win an Academy Award for acting.Goldberg's breakthrough came in 1985 for her role as Celie, a mistreated woman in the Deep South, in Steven Spielberg's period drama film The Color Purple, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her first Golden Globe Award.
  • For her performance in the romantic fantasy film Ghost (1990) as Oda Mae Brown, an eccentric psychic, Goldberg won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a second Golden Globe, her first for Best Supporting Actress. In 1992, Goldberg starred in the comedy Sister Act, earning a third Golden Globe nomination, her first for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical.
  • She reprised the role in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993), making her the highest-paid actress at the time.
  • Her other film roles include Made in America (1993), Corrina, Corrina (1994), The Lion King (1994), The Little Rascals (1994), Boys on the Side (1995), Theodore Rex (1995), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Girl, Interrupted (1999), For Colored Girls (2010), Toy Story 3 (2010), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Nobody's Fool (2018), and Furlough (2018).
  • In television, Goldberg is known for her role as Guinan on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
  • She has been the moderator of the talk show The View since 2007.
  • And is Also known for gathering Megan MEagain McCain by saying “girl, please stop”.
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