Forest Whitaker

Born: 15 July 1961, Longview, Texas

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Highlighted works

  • The Crying Game

    The Crying Game

    The Northern Irish Troubles provide the backdrop for a study of sexual intrigue, as an IRA gunman befriends the girlfriend of an abducted soldier.

  • Platoon


    A key entry in Hollywood’s cycle of Vietnam films, Platoon put writer-director Oliver Stone on the map, winning Oscars for best director and best picture.


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