Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg

Gender

Female

Known Credits

44

Whoopi Goldberg

Date of Birth: Nov 13, 1955

Birthplace:  New York City, New York, USA

 

 

Biography

Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopis recent ancestors were from Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. She worked in a funeral parlor and as a bricklayer while taking small parts on Broadway.

Known For

Filmography

Nine Eleven

Nine Eleven

as Metzie

2017

When We Rise

When We Rise

as  Pat Norman

2017

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

as Bernadette Thompson

2014

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...

as Herself - Interviewee

2014

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

as Stretch the Octopus (voice)

2010

Teenage Paparazzo

Teenage Paparazzo

as Herself

2010

Farce of the Penguins

Farce of the Penguins

as Helen (voice)

2006

Doogal

Doogal

as Ermintrude

2006

Racing Stripes

Racing Stripes

as Franny (voice)

2005

The Lion King 1½

The Lion King 1½

as Shenzi (voice)

2004

Kambakkht Ishq

Kambakkht Ishq

as Herself

2001

Monkeybone

Monkeybone

as Death

2001

Girl, Interrupted

Girl, Interrupted

as Valerie Owens

1999

In & Out

In & Out

as Whoopi Goldberg (uncredited)

1997

Corrina, Corrina

Corrina, Corrina

as Corrina Washington

1994

The Little Rascals

The Little Rascals

as Buckwheat's Mom

1994

The Lion King

The Lion King

as Shenzi the Hyena

1994

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

as Deloris Van Cartier

1993

Sister Act

Sister Act

as Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence

1992

The Player

The Player

as Detective Susan Avery

1992

House Party 2

House Party 2

as Professor

1991

Soapdish

Soapdish

as Rose Schwartz

1991

Ghost

Ghost

as Oda Mae Brown

1990

Homer and Eddie

Homer and Eddie

as Eddie Cervi

1989

Clara's Heart

Clara's Heart

as Clara Mayfield

1988

Fatal Beauty

Fatal Beauty

as Rita Rizzoli

1987

Jumpin' Jack Flash

Jumpin' Jack Flash

as Terry Dolittle

1986