Whoopi Goldberg


Whoopi Goldberg Brief Biography

Whoopi Goldberg
Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955), known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg (), is an American actress, comedian, author and television host. She has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards for her work in television and is one of the few entertainers who has won an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Oscar, and a Tony Award. She was the second black woman in the history of the Academy Awards to win an acting Oscar.

In the period drama film The Color Purple (1985), her breakthrough role was playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. In the romantic fantasy film Ghost (1990), Goldberg played Oda Mae Brown, an eccentric psychic who helped a slain man (Patrick Swayze) save his lover (Demi Moore), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Whoopi Goldberg News

• GLAAD to honor Debra Messing with Excellence in Media Award
• Whoopi Goldberg: Fake news story about me endangered my life
• 'The Bachelor' preempted! Nick Viall's fantasy suite dates to air over two weeks on ABC
• Whoopi Goldberg to Tiffany Trump: "Girl, I will sit next to you" at Fashion Week

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