November 13, 1955
68 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm
43-30-41 in | 109-76-104 cm
78 kg | 172 lbs
11 US | 41.5 EU
Whoopi Goldberg was born in Chelsea, New York, United States, on November 13, 1955, is an American actress.
Young Whoopi Goldberg first started performing with the Children's Program, Hudson Guild and Rubenstein Children's Theatre, at the age of eight.
She landed her first big break with HBO TV special "Whoopi Goldberg: Direct From Broadway" (1985), for which she won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Recording.
She made her big screen debut in drama film Citizen: I'm Not Losing My Mind, I'm Giving It Away (1982).
Whoopi's breakthrough performance came as Celie Harris Johnson in historical drama movie The Color Purple (1985).
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Whoopi Goldberg is 68 years old.
Whoopi Goldberg net worth is around 45 million dollars.
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She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her role as Celie Harris Johnson in historical drama movie The Color Purple (1985).
She won the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Oda Mae Brown in romantic fantasy thriller movie Ghost (1990).
She played Sister Mary Clarence in comedy films:
Sister Act (1992), for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
She portrayed Enterprise bartender Guinan in science fiction movies:
Star Trek: Generations (1994), for which she was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress
Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
She was nominated for the American Comedy Awards for Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) for her performances in movies:
Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986) spy action comedy as Teresa "Terry"
Soapdish (1991) comedy as Rose Schwartz
Corrina, Corrina (1994) comedy drama as Corrina Washington
She won the Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture for her role as Odessa Cotter in historical drama film The Long Walk Home (1990).
She was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role as Detective Susan Avery in black comedy movie The Player (1992).
She was nominated for the Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Cast Ensemble for her role as Myrlie Evers in biographical courtroom drama film Ghosts of Mississippi (1996).
She was nominated for the Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her role as Delilah Abraham in romantic comedy drama movie How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998).
She voiced Stretch in animated comedy film Toy Story 3 (2010).
For Colored Girls (2010) drama as Alice
Girl, Interrupted (1999) psychological drama as Valerie Owens, R.N.
Rat Race (2001) comedy as Vera Baker
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) superhero as Bernadette Thompson
Furlough (2018) comedy drama as Mrs. Stevens
Nobody's Fool (2018) romantic comedy as Lola
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for hosting the show Comic Relief VII (1995).
She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Professor Jordan in NBC sitcom A Different World (1987).
She played Guinan in science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988–1993) and Star Trek: Picard (2022).
She hosted The Whoopi Goldberg Show (1992–1993).
She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series for her role as Camille Brand in ABC comedy drama television series Moonlighting (1986).
She won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for her role as Mabel Spader in TV movie Good Fences (2003).
She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for TV special Whoopi: Back to Broadway - The 20th Anniversary (2005).
She won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host for "The View" (2007– ).
The Stand (2020) CBS All Access adventure drama fantasy series in role as Mother Abagail
Attended St. Columba’s Catholic School.
Studied at HB Studio in Greenwich Village, New York City.
Studied at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Has African-American, Guinea Bissauan, Sierra Leonean and Liberian ancestry.
Had older brother, Clyde Johnson (died in 2015).
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6841 Hollywood Boulevard in 2001.
Close friends with Billy Crystal and Patrick Stewart.
She is left-handed.
She won a Tony Award as a producer of the Broadway musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (2002).
She co-founded company Whoopi & Maya in 2016.
She is an advocate for human rights.
Supports LGBT rights and AIDS activism.
She serves on the National Council Advisory Board of the National Museum of American Illustration.
Lives in New Jersey, United States.
She was married to:
Lyle Trachtenberg (1994-1995)
David Claessen (1986-1988)
Alvin Martin (1973-1979), they have one daughter, Alexandrea Martin
She dated Michael Visbal (2001-2004), Frank Langella (1995-2001), Jeffrey Cohen (1995), Ted Danson (1992-1994), Timothy Dalton (1990-1993), Eddie Gold (1987-1990) and David Edger (1986).