Whoopi Goldberg was born on November 13, 1955 in New York City, U.S. She is an American Actress, Singer-Song Writer and Emmy Award winning talk Show Host.
Biography and Career:
Whoopi is the daughter of Emma and Robert James Johnson. Her mother Emma was a nurse and father Robert James was a clergyman. From the child hood she was interested in acting. In 1985 Goldberg made her film debut in the movie The Color Purple and played a role of Celie mistreated black women in the South.
Her name was nominated for the Academy Award as the Best Actress and she won her first Golden Globe Award for her role Celie in the film The Color Purple. In 1990 she won second Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best supporting Actress for the movie Ghost. She has worked in number of movies lik
e Sister, Made in America, How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Rat Race.
She has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards for her work on television. She was the co-producer and center square of the latest edition game show Hollywood Square from 1998 to 2002. She has achieved success on Broadway and in the music industry. She has won a British Academy film Award and four people's choice Awards.
Birth name: Caryn Elaine Johnson
Nickname: Da Whoop
Date of Birth: 13 November 1955
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Why is Whoopi Goldberg famous?
Whoopi Goldberg is famous as a movie actress, singer and song writer. She has worked in number of movies as well as in T.V shows.
Why do we like Whoopi Goldberg?
We like Whoopi Goldberg because of her good acting talent. She has won two Golden globe awards for her excellent performances.
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