Whoopi Goldberg

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Whoopi Goldberg
Ein sex anaa genderfemale Edit
Country wey e be citizenUSA Edit
Name in native languageWhoopi Goldberg Edit
Birth nameCaryn Elaine Johnson Edit
Given nameCaryn, Elaine, Whoopi Edit
Family nameGoldberg, Johnson Edit
PseudonymWhoopi Goldberg Edit
Date of birth13 November 1955 Edit
Place dem born amNew York City Edit
SpouseLyle Trachtenberg, David Claessen, Alvin Martin Edit
KiddieAlex Martin Edit
Languages dem dey speak, wrep anaa signEnglish Edit
EmployerUNICEF Edit
Position dem holdUNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Edit
Educate forNew York University, Washington Irving High School, HB Studio Edit
Work period (start)1981 Edit
Political party ein memberDemocratic Party Edit
Ethnic groupAfrican Americans Edit
Religion anaa worldviewCatholicism Edit
Eye colordark brown Edit
Hair colorblack hair Edit
Medical conditiondyslexia Edit
Handednessleft-handedness Edit
Instrumentvoice Edit
FilmographyWhoopi Goldberg on screen and stage Edit
Notable workThe Color Purple, Ghost, Sister Act Edit
Dem name afterwhoopee cushion Edit
Record labelMCA Records Edit
Dem nominate forAcademy Award for Best Actress, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress Edit
Documentation files atSAPA Foundation, Swiss Archive of the Performing Arts Edit
Notable roleShenzi Edit

Caryn Elaine Johnson (dem born November 13, 1955),[1][2][3] dem know am professionally as Whoopi Goldberg be American actor, comedian, author, den television personality.[4][5]

Ein influences[edit | edit source]

Goldberg state say ein influences be Richard Pryor,[6] George Carlin,[7] Moms Mabley,[8] Lenny Bruce,[9] Joan Rivers, Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, Sidney Poitier, den Harry Belafonte.[10]

Ein discography[edit | edit source]

  • 1985: Original Broadway Recording (Geffen/Warner Bros. Records)
  • 1985: The Color Purple (Qwest/Warner Bros. Records)
  • 1988: Fontaine: Why Am I Straight? (MCA Records)
  • 1989: The Long Walk Home (Miramax Films)
  • 1992: Sarafina (Qwest/Warner Bros. Records)
  • 1992: Sister Act – Soundtrack (Hollywood/Elektra Records)
  • 1993: Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit – Soundtrack (Hollywood/Elektra Records)
  • 1994: Corrina Corrina (New Line Cinema)
  • 2001: Call Me Claus (One Ho Productions)
  • 2005: Live on Broadway: The 20th Anniversary Show (DRG Records)

Ein bibliography[edit | edit source]

Kiddies dema books

  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2006). Whoopi's Big Book of Manners. New York: Hyperion Books for Children. ISBN 0-7868-5295-X.
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2008). Sugar Plum Ballerinas #1: Plum Fantastic. New York: Hyperion Books for Children. ISBN 978-1-4231-1173-3.
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2009). Sugar Plum Ballerinas #2: Toeshoe Trouble. New York: Hyperion Books for Children. ISBN 978-1-4231-1913-5.
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2010). Sugar Plum Ballerinas #3: Perfectly Prima. New York: Hyperion Books for Children. ISBN 978-1-4231-2054-4.
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (October 2010). Sugar Plum Ballerinas #4: Terrible Terrel. New York: Hyperion Books for Children. ISBN 978-1-4231-2082-7.
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (March 2011). Sugar Plum Ballerinas #5: CATastrophe. New York: Hyperion Books for Children. ISBN 978-1-4231-2083-4.
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (October 2012). Sugar Plum Ballerinas #6: Dancing Divas. Los Angeles: Little People Books. ISBN 978-1-4231-2084-1.


  • Goldberg, Whoopi (1992). Alice. New York: Bantam Books. ISBN 0-553-08990-0.
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (1997). Book. New York: R. Weisbach Books. ISBN 0-688-15252-X.
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (October 2010). Is It Just Me? Or Is It Nuts Out There?. New York: Hyperion. ISBN 978-1-4013-2384-4.
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (October 2015). Whoopi's Big Book of Relationships: If Someone Says "You Complete Me," RUN!. New York: Hachette. ISBN 978-0-316-30200-5.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Whoopi Goes Square On Us - CBS News
  2. Happy 60th Birthday, Whoopi Goldberg! Our Favorite Quotes From The Actress | HuffPost Entertainment
  3. What Is Whoopi Goldberg's Net Worth? 'The View' Host Faced Struggles Before Becoming a Movie Star (goodhousekeeping.com)
  4. 29 Nov 1984, 31 - The News-Messenger at Newspapers.com
  5. The readers' editor on… Actor or actress? | Stephen Pritchard | The Guardian
  6. Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet - Wikipedia
  7. A Tribute to George Carlin hosted by Whoopi Goldberg | The New York Public Library (archive.org)
  8. https://web.archive.org/web/20220128074203/https://www.bet.com/photo-gallery/bioq3a/make-em-laugh-the-funniest-black-females-in-comedy/vurbvp
  9. Game Changers of Comedy: Whoopi Goldberg - (archive.org)
  10. Whoopi Goldberg’s Documentary on Moms Mabley - The New York Times (nytimes.com)