Knowledge Identifier: +Whoopi_Goldberg
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1955.
Countries: United States (72%), United Kingdom (7%), (5%)
Linked to: The Magic Schoolbus, Comic Relief USA, Harlem Globetrotters, National Rifle Association
Jumpin' Jack Flash - In 1986, the song's title was used for the Whoopi Goldberg film "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
Nelvana - In 1987, Michael Hirsh produced Nelvana's first self-made film of this calibre, the Whoopi Goldberg comedy "Burglar"
Lawrence Block - The second novel, "The Burglar in The Closet" was filmed in 1987 as "Burglar", with Whoopi Goldberg as Bernie
Alaine Laughton - In 1988, Alaine appeared in movie "Clara's Heart" alongside Whoopi Goldberg
Neil Patrick Harris - Medoff later cast him in his 1988 film "Clara's Heart", a drama starring Whoopi Goldberg based on the novel of the same name by Joseph Olshan
In January 1990, Goldberg starred with Jean Stapleton in the TV situation comedy Bagdad Cafe.
Goldberg at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.
Paul Mauriat - In 1992 the song was featured prominently in the film "Sister Act" starring Whoopi Goldberg
Mel Stewart - His last on screen appearance came in the 1993 film "Made in America", starring Whoopi Goldberg and Ted Danson
Blackface - In 1993, white actor Ted Danson ignited a firestorm of controversy when he appeared at a New York Friars' Club roast in blackface, delivering a risqué shtick written by his love interest, African-American comedian Whoopi Goldberg
K. T. Stevens - Her last film role before her death from lung cancer was in the 1994 Whoopi Goldberg film "Corrina, Corrina"
Rick Fox - In 1996 Fox played the role of Terry Hastings in the film "Eddie", a slumping basketball player who receives help from fan "Eddie" played by Whoopi Goldberg
Barbra Streisand - In the 1996 comedy "The Associate", Whoopi Goldberg plays a business woman, Laurel Ayers, who creates a business associate, Robert S. Cutty, who is said to have known and dated Streisand
Barbara Streisand - In the 1996 comedy "The Associate", Whoopi Goldberg plays a business woman, Laurel Ayers, who creates a business associate, Robert S. Cutty, who is said to have known and dated Streisand.
Malik Sealy - Sealy was an aspiring actor, and had a major role as the talented but selfish basketball player 'Stacey Patton' in the 1996 motion picture "Eddie" starring Whoopi Goldberg
Gene Siskel - At the 1999 Academy *awards ceremony, after its "In Memoriam" montage of deceased stars and film contributors , host Whoopi Goldberg gave a brief, impromptu tribute to Siskel in which she said: "Gene, honey, wherever you are, here's to you" and included the traditional "thumbs-up" gesture, to great audience applause
During the filming of Eddie, Goldberg began dating co-star Frank Langella, a relationship which lasted until early 2000.
Samuel L. Jackson - In 2003, Jackson again worked with John Travolta in Basic and as a police sergeant alongside Colin Farrell in the television show remake S.W.A.T. A song within the soundtrack was named after him, entitled Sammy L. Jackson by Hot Action Cop. Jackson appeared in HBO's documentary Unchained Memories, as a narrator along many other stars like Angela Bassett and Whoopi Goldberg.
Goldberg was involved in controversy in July 2004 when, at a fundraiser for John Kerry at Radio City Music Hall in New York, Goldberg made a sexual joke about President George W. Bush, by waving a bottle of wine, pointing toward her pubic area and saying: "We should keep Bush where he belongs, and not in the White House.
Kenneth Cole Productions - In 2005, Cole spearheaded the We All Have AIDS awareness campaign with advertisements photographed by Mark Seliger and featuring such luminaries as Nelson Mandela, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Elton John, Sharon Stone, Richard Gere, Elizabeth Taylor, Alicia Keys, Desmond Tutu, Natasha Richardson, Eric McCormack, Ashley Judd, Whoopi Goldberg, Harry_Belafonte, Greg Louganis and Rosie O'Donnell
The View (U.S. TV series) - On August 1, 2007, Walters announced that Whoopi Goldberg would be replacing O'Donnell as moderator for the eleventh season
Goldberg left London, UK at the time, where she had been performing in Sister Act the Musical, but returned to perform on October 22, 2010.
Valerie Bertinelli - On March 4, 2010, Bertinelli appeared as guest co-host on ABC's "The View" in the absence of Whoopi Goldberg
Jesse Eisenberg - On November 22, 2010, Eisenberg was honored, along with Whoopi Goldberg, Joycelyn Engle and Harvey Krueger, at the Children at Heart Celebrity Dinner Gala and Fantasy Auction, to benefit The Children of Chernobyl
In a 2011 interview with Piers Morgan, she explained that she never loved the men she married and commented "You have to really be committed to them
MacKenzie Mauzy - The play is presented by Whoopi Goldberg and it opened on April 9, 2011 and received mixed reviews and audience feedback
Julius R. Nasso - Nasso has recently teamed up with Whoopi Goldberg to produce The Christmas Pearl, based on the bestselling novel written by Dorothea Benton Frank and scheduled to be released Christmas 2014
Kimberly Elise - She co-starred alongside Whoopi Goldberg in the Lifetime television film "A Day Late and a Dollar Short" in 2014
Rosie Perez - On September 3, 2014, ABC announced Perez would join "The View" as a new co-host alongside moderator Whoopi Goldberg, newcomer Nicolle Wallace, and returning co-host Rosie O'Donnell
Charlotte's web (cannabis) - On the October 17, 2014 episode of the ABC TV series "The View", Paige Figi and Joel Stanley were interviewed by Whoopi Goldberg and Nicolle Wallace
In February 2019, Goldberg revealed that she asked BBC bosses to hire her as the first female Doctor in "Doctor Who" years ago, but they did not offer her the role