Whoopi Goldberg
Get Whoopi Goldberg essential facts below. View Videos or join the Whoopi Goldberg discussion. Add Whoopi Goldberg to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg (2011).jpg
Goldberg in 2011
Born
Caryn Elaine Johnson

(1955-11-13) November 13, 1955 (age 65)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • author
  • comedian
  • television personality
Years active1982-present
Alvin Martin
(m. 1973; div. 1979)

(m. 1986; div. 1988)

Lyle Trachtenberg
(m. 1994; div. 1995)
ChildrenAlexandrea Martin
Comedy career
MediumStand-up, film, television
GenresObservational comedy, black comedy, insult comedy, surreal humor, character comedy, satire
Subject(s)African-American culture, American politics, race relations, racism, marriage, sex, everyday life, popular culture, current events
SignatureWhoopi Goldberg's signature.svg

Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955),[1][2][3] known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg , is an American actor,[4] author, comedian, and television personality.[5][4] A recipient of numerous accolades, she is one of sixteen entertainers to win an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Academy Award and a Tony Award.

Goldberg started her career on stage in 1983 with her one-woman show, Spook Show, which transferred to Broadway under the title Whoopi Goldberg, running from 1984 to 1985. She won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for the recording of the show. Her film breakthrough came in 1985 with her role as Celie, a mistreated woman in the Deep South, in Steven Spielberg's period drama film The Color Purple, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama . For her performance in the romantic fantasy film Ghost (1990) as an eccentric psychic, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a second Golden Globe Award. She starred in the comedy Sister Act (1992) and its sequel, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993), and became the highest-paid actress at the time.

In theatre, Goldberg has starred in the Broadway revivals of Stephen Sondheim's musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and August Wilson's play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. She won a Tony Award as a producer of the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. In television, Goldberg portrayed Guinan in the science fiction series Star Trek: The Next Generation. Since 2007, she has co-hosted and moderated the daytime talk show The View, for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award. She has hosted the Academy Awards ceremony four times.

Early life

Caryn Elaine Johnson was born in Manhattan, New York City,[6] on November 13, 1955,[1][2][3] the daughter of Robert James Johnson Jr. (1930-1993), a Baptist[7] clergyman, and Emma Johnson (née Harris; 1931-2010),[8] a nurse and teacher.[9][10] She was raised in the public housing project, Chelsea-Elliot Houses, in NYC.

Goldberg described her mother as a "stern, strong, and wise woman" who raised her as a single mother with her brother Clyde (c. 1949 - 2015).[11][12] She attended a local Catholic school, St Columba's. Her more recent forebears migrated north from Faceville, Georgia; Palatka, Florida; and Virginia.[13] She dropped out of Washington Irving High School.[14][15]

She has stated that her stage forename ("Whoopi") was taken from a whoopee cushion: "When you're performing on stage, you never really have time to go into the bathroom and close the door. So if you get a little gassy, you've got to let it go. So people used to say to me, 'You're like a whoopee cushion.' And that's where the name came from."[16]

About her stage surname, she claimed in 2011, "My mother did not name me Whoopi, but Goldberg is my name--it's part of my family, part of my heritage, just like being black", and "I just know I am Jewish. I practice nothing. I don't go to temple, but I do remember the holidays."[17] She has stated that "people would say 'Come on, are you Jewish?' And I always say 'Would you ask me that if I was white? I bet not.'"[17] One account recalls that her mother, Emma Johnson, thought the family's original surname was "not Jewish enough" for her daughter to become a star.[17] Researcher Henry Louis Gates Jr. found that all of Goldberg's traceable ancestors were African Americans, that she had no known German or Jewish ancestry, and that none of her ancestors were named Goldberg.[13] Results of a DNA test, revealed in the 2006 PBS documentary African American Lives, traced part of her ancestry to the Papel and Bayote people of modern-day Guinea-Bissau. Her admixture test indicates that she is of 92 percent sub-Saharan African origin and of 8 percent European origin.[18]

According to an anecdote told by Nichelle Nichols in Trekkies (1997), a young Goldberg was watching Star Trek, and on seeing Nichols's character Uhura, exclaimed, "Momma! There's a black lady on television and she ain't no maid!"[19] This spawned Goldberg's lifelong Star Trek fandom, and she eventually asked for and received a recurring guest-star role as Guinan on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

In the 1970s, Goldberg moved to Southern California, then Berkeley,[20] where she worked odd jobs, including as a bank teller, a mortuary cosmetologist, and a bricklayer.[21] She joined the avant-garde theater troupe the Blake Street Hawkeyes[21] and gave comedy and acting classes; Courtney Love was one of her acting students.[22] Goldberg was also in a number of theater productions.[23] In 1978, she witnessed a midair collision of two planes in San Diego, causing her to develop a fear of flying and post-traumatic stress disorder.[24][25]

Acting career

1980s

Goldberg trained under acting teacher Uta Hagen at the HB Studio[26] in New York City. She first appeared onscreen in Citizen: I'm Not Losing My Mind, I'm Giving It Away (1982), an avant-garde ensemble feature by San Francisco filmmaker William Farley. She created The Spook Show, a one-woman show composed of different character monologues in 1983. Director Mike Nichols "discovered" her when he saw her perform.[27] In an interview, he recalled that he "burst into tears", and that he and Goldberg "fell into each other's arms" when they first met backstage.[28] Goldberg considered Nichols her mentor.[29] Nichols helped her transfer the show to Broadway; where it was retitled Whoopi Goldberg and ran from October 24, 1984, to March 10, 1985. It was taped during this run and broadcast by HBO as Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway in 1985.[30]

Goldberg's Broadway performance caught the eye of director Steven Spielberg while she performed in The Belly Room at The Comedy Store.[31] Spielberg gave her the lead role in his film The Color Purple, based on the novel by Alice Walker. It was released in late 1985 and was a critical and commercial success. Film critic Roger Ebert described Goldberg's performance as "one of the most amazing debut performances in movie history".[32] It was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, including a nomination for Goldberg as Best Actress.[33]

Between 1985 and 1988, Goldberg was the busiest female star, making seven films.[34] She starred in Penny Marshall's directorial debut Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986) and began a relationship with David Claessen, a director of photography on the set; they married later that year. The film was a modest success, and during the next two years, three additional motion pictures featured Goldberg: Burglar (1987), Fatal Beauty (1987), and The Telephone (1988). Though they were not as successful, Goldberg garnered awards from the NAACP Image Awards. Goldberg and Claessen divorced after the poor box office performance of The Telephone, in which she was contracted to perform. She tried unsuccessfully to sue the film's producers. Clara's Heart (1988) did poorly at the box office, though her own performance was critically acclaimed. As the 1980s concluded, she hosted numerous HBO specials of Comic Relief with fellow comedians Robin Williams and Billy Crystal.[35]

1990s

In January 1990, Goldberg starred with Jean Stapleton in the situation comedy Bagdad Cafe (inspired by the 1987 film of the same name). The sitcom ran for two seasons on CBS. Simultaneously, she starred in The Long Walk Home, portraying a woman in the US civil rights movement. She played a psychic in the film Ghost (1990) and became the first black woman to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in nearly 50 years, and the second black woman to win an Academy Award for acting (the first being Hattie McDaniel for Gone with the Wind in 1940). Premiere named her character Oda Mae Brown in its list of Top 100 best film characters.[36]

Goldberg starred in Soapdish (1991) and had a recurring role on Star Trek: The Next Generation as Guinan, which she reprised in two Star Trek films. She made a cameo in the Traveling Wilburys 1991 music video "Wilbury Twist".[37] On May 29, 1992, the film Sister Act was released. It grossed well over US$200 million, and Goldberg was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. That year, she starred in The Player and Sarafina!. She also hosted the 34th Annual Grammy Awards, receiving praise from the Sun-Sentinels Deborah Wilker for bringing to life what Wilker considered "stodgy and stale" ceremonies.[38] During the next year, Goldberg hosted a late-night talk show, The Whoopi Goldberg Show, and starred in two more films: Made in America and Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. With an estimated salary of $7-12 million for Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993), she was the highest-paid actress at the time.[39][40] From 1994 to 1995, she appeared in Corrina, Corrina, The Lion King (voice), Theodore Rex, The Little Rascals, The Pagemaster (voice), Boys on the Side, and Moonlight and Valentino, and guest-starred on Muppets Tonight in 1996.

In 1994, Goldberg became the first African-American woman to host the Academy Awards ceremony at 66th Oscar telecast,[41] and the first woman to solo host. She hosted it again in 1996, 1999, and 2002, and has been regarded as one of the show's best hosts.[42][43]

Goldberg in 1996

Goldberg starred in four motion pictures in 1996: Bogus (with Gérard Depardieu and Haley Joel Osment), Eddie, The Associate (with Dianne Wiest), and Ghosts of Mississippi (with Alec Baldwin and James Woods). During the filming of Eddie, she began dating co-star Frank Langella, a relationship that lasted until early 2000. In October 1997, she and ghostwriter Daniel Paisner cowrote Book, a collection featuring Goldberg's insights and opinions.[44]

Also in 1996, Goldberg replaced Nathan Lane as Pseudolus in the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's musical comedy A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.[45] Greg Evans of Variety regarded her "thoroughly modern style" as "a welcome invitation to a new audience that could find this 1962 musical as dated as ancient Rome."[46] The Washington Posts Chip Crews deemed Goldberg "a pip and a pro", and that she "ultimately [...] steers the show past its rough spots."[47]

From 1998 to 2001, Goldberg took supporting roles in How Stella Got Her Groove Back with Angela Bassett, Girl, Interrupted with Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie, Kingdom Come and Rat Race with an all-star ensemble cast. She starred in the ABC-TV versions of Cinderella, A Knight in Camelot and Call Me Claus. In 1998 she gained a new audience when she became the "Center Square" on Hollywood Squares, hosted by Tom Bergeron. She also served as executive producer, for which she was nominated for four Emmy Awards.[48] She left the series in 2002. AC Nielsen EDI ranked her as the actress appearing in the most theatrical films in the 1990s, with 29 films grossing $1.3 billion in the U.S. and Canada.[49]

2000s

Goldberg hosted the documentary short The Making of A Charlie Brown Christmas (2001). In 2003, she returned to television in Whoopi, which was canceled after one season. On her 46th birthday, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She also appeared alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett in the HBO documentary Unchained Memories (2003), narrating slave narratives. During the next two years, she became a spokeswoman for Slim Fast and produced two television series: Lifetime's original drama Strong Medicine, which ran six seasons; and Whoopi's Littleburg, a children's television series on Nickelodeon.

Goldberg returned to the stage in 2003, starring as blues singer Ma Rainey in the Broadway revival of August Wilson's historical drama Ma Rainey's Black Bottom at the Royale Theatre. She was also one of the show's producers.[50]

Goldberg was involved in controversy at a fundraiser for John Kerry at Radio City Music Hall in New York in July 2004 when she made a sexual joke about President George W. Bush by waving a bottle of wine, pointed toward her pubic area, and said, "We should keep Bush where he belongs, and not in the White House." As result, Slim-Fast dropped her from their ad campaign.[51] Later that year, she revived her one-woman show at the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway in honor of its 20th anniversary; Charles Isherwood of The New York Times called the opening night performance an "intermittently funny but sluggish evening of comic portraiture."[27] Goldberg made guest appearances on Everybody Hates Chris as elderly character Louise Clarkson.[52]

From August 2006 to March 2008, Goldberg hosted Wake Up with Whoopi, a nationally syndicated morning radio talk and entertainment program.[52] In October 2007, Goldberg announced on the air that she would be retiring from acting because she is no longer sent scripts, saying, "You know, there's no room for the very talented Whoopi. There's no room right now in the marketplace of cinema".[53] On December 13, 2008, she guest starred on The Naked Brothers Band, a Nickelodeon rock- mockumentary television series. Before the episode premiered, on February 18, 2008, the band performed on The View and the band members were interviewed by Goldberg and Sherri Shepherd.[54] That same year, Goldberg hosted 62nd Tony Awards.[55]

2010s

Goldberg in 2010

In 2010, she starred in the Tyler Perry movie For Colored Girls, alongside Janet Jackson, Phylicia Rashad, Thandie Newton, Loretta Devine, Anika Noni Rose, Kimberly Elise, Kerry Washington, and Macy Gray. The film received generally good reviews from critics and grossed over $38 million worldwide.[56] The same year, she voiced Stretch in the Disney/Pixar animated movie Toy Story 3. The movie received critical acclaim and grossed $1.067 billion worldwide.[57]

Goldberg had a recurring role on the television series Glee during its third and fourth seasons as Carmen Tibideaux, a renowned Broadway performer and opera singer and the dean at a fictional performing arts college NYADA (New York Academy of the Dramatic Arts).[58] In 2011, she had a cameo in The Muppets.[59] In 2012, Goldberg guest starred as Jane Marsh, Sue Heck's guidance counselor on The Middle. She voiced the Magic Mirror on Disney XD's The 7D. In 2014, she also portrayed a character in the superhero film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014).[60] She also appeared as herself in Chris Rock's Top Five and starred in the romantic comedy film Big Stone Gap.[61]

In 2016, Goldberg executive produced a reality television series called Strut, based on transgender models from the modeling agency Slay Model Management in Los Angeles. The series aired on Oxygen.[62] In 2017, she voiced Ursula, the Sea Witch and Uma's mother, in the TV movie Descendants 2.[63] In 2018, she starred in the Tyler Perry's film Nobody's Fool, alongside Tiffany Haddish, Omari Hardwick, Mehcad Brooks, Amber Riley and Tika Sumpter.[64] That same year, she also starred in the comedy-drama film Furlough, alongside Tessa Thompson, Melissa Leo and Anna Paquin.[65][66] On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Goldberg among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.[67]

2020s

In an appearance on The View on January 22, 2020, Patrick Stewart invited Goldberg to reprise her role as Guinan during the second season of Star Trek: Picard.[68] She immediately accepted his offer.[69] Goldberg also starred in The Stand, a CBS All Access miniseries based on the 1978 novel of the same name by Stephen King, portraying Mother Abagail, a 108-year-old woman.[70] In 2020, it was announced Goldberg was set to return in Sister Act 3 with Tyler Perry producing. The film is set to debut on Disney+.[71]

Goldberg is set to star in the biographical film Till, written and directed by Chinonye Chukwu.[72]

Other ventures

The View

The Views panel (L-R: Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck) interview Barack Obama on July 29, 2010

On September 4, 2007, Goldberg became the new moderator and co-host of The View, replacing Rosie O'Donnell.[73] Goldberg's debut as moderator drew 3.4 million viewers, 1 million fewer than O'Donnell's debut ratings. However, after 2 weeks, The View was averaging 3.5 million total viewers under Goldberg, a 7 percent increase from 3.3 million under O'Donnell the previous season.[74]

Goldberg has made controversial comments on the program.[75] One of her first appearances involved defending Michael Vick's participation in dogfighting as a result of "cultural upbringing".[76][77] In 2009, she opined that Roman Polanski's rape conviction of a thirteen-year-old in 1977[78][79] was not "rape-rape",[80][81] later clarified that she had intended to distinguish between statutory rape and forcible rape.[82] The following year, in response to alleged racist comments by Mel Gibson, she defended Gibson and said that she knew that he was "not a racist".[83]

In 2015, Goldberg was a staunch defender of Bill Cosby from the outset of his rape allegations, asserting he should be considered innocent until proven guilty, and questioning why Cosby had never been arrested or tried for them.[84][81] She later changed her stance, stating that "all of the information that's out there kinda points to 'guilt'."[85] After learning that the statute of limitations on these allegations had expired and thus could not be tried, she also stated her support for removing the statute of limitations for rape.[86]

In June 2019, Goldberg's comments on nude photos provoked controversy after she suggested that "If you're famous, I don't care how old you are. You don't take nude photos of yourself". The actress Bella Thorne, who decided to share her own naked photos online, because a hacker was threatening to make them public, described Goldberg's remarks as "disgusting".[87]

Media appearances

In New York City protesting the 2008 California Proposition 8

Goldberg performed the role of Califia, the Queen of the Island of California, for a theater presentation called Golden Dreams at Disney California Adventure Park, the second gate at the Disneyland Resort, in 2000. The show, which explains the history of the Golden State (California), opened on February 8, 2001, with the rest of the park. Golden Dreams closed in September 2008 to make way for the upcoming Little Mermaid ride planned for DCA. In 2001, Goldberg co-hosted the 50th Anniversary of I Love Lucy.[88]

In July 2006, Goldberg became the main host of the Universal Studios Hollywood Studio Tour, in which she appears multiple times in video clips shown to the guests on monitors placed on the trams.[89]

She made a guest appearance on the situation comedy 30 Rock during the series' fourth season, in which she played herself, counseling Tracy Jordan on winning the "EGOT", the coveted combination of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards.[90] On July 14, 2008, Goldberg announced on The View that from July 29 to September 7, she would perform in the Broadway musical Xanadu.[91] On November 13, 2008, Goldberg's birthday, she announced live on The View that she would be producing, along with Stage Entertainment, the premiere of Sister Act: The Musical at the London Palladium.[92][93]

She gave a short message at the beginning of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2008 wishing all the participants good luck, and stressing the importance of UNICEF, the official charity of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.[94] Since its launch in 2008, Goldberg has been a contributor for wowOwow.com, a new website for women to talk culture, politics, and gossip.[95]

On December 18 through 20, 2009, Goldberg performed in the Candlelight Processional at Epcot in Walt Disney World. She was given a standing ovation during her final performance for her reading of the Christmas story and her tribute to the guest choirs performing in the show with her.[] She made a guest appearance in Michael Jackson's short film for the song "Liberian Girl". She also appeared on the seventh season of the cooking reality series Hell's Kitchen as a special guest. On January 14, 2010, Goldberg made a one-night-only appearance at the Minskoff Theatre to perform in the mega-hit musical The Lion King.[96] That same year, she attended the Life Ball in Austria.

Goldberg made her West End debut as the Mother Superior in a musical version of Sister Act for a limited engagement set for August 10-31, 2010,[97] but prematurely left the cast on August 27 to be with her family; her mother had suffered from a severe stroke.[98] However, she later returned to the cast for five performances.[99] The show closed on October 30, 2010.[100]

Entrepreneurship

Goldberg is co-founder of Whoopi & Maya, a company that makes medical cannabis products for women seeking relief from menstrual cramps.[101] Goldberg says she was inspired to go into business by "a lifetime of difficult periods and the fact that cannabis was literally the only thing that gave me relief".[102] The company was launched in April 2016.[102]

Philanthropy and activism

Goldberg (lower right) on the Spring 2003 cover of Ms. magazine

In 2006, Goldberg appeared during the 20th anniversary of Comic Relief.[103] Goldberg is an advocate for human rights, moderating a panel at the Alliance of Youth Movements Summit on how social networks can be used to fight violent extremism in 2008,[104][105] and also moderating a panel at the UN on human rights, children and armed conflict, terrorism, human rights, and reconciliation in 2009.[106]

On April 1, 2010, Goldberg joined Cyndi Lauper in the launch of her Give a Damn campaign to bring a wider awareness of discrimination of the LGBT community and to invite straight people to ally with the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community.[107] Her high-profile support for LGBT rights and AIDS activism dates from the 1987 March on Washington, in which she participated.[108] On an episode of The View that aired on May 9, 2012, Goldberg stated she is a member of the National Rifle Association.[109][110] In May 2017, she spoke in support of transgender rights at the 28th GLAAD Media Awards.[111]

Goldberg is on the Board of Selectors of Jefferson Awards for Public Service.[112] She also serves on the National Council Advisory Board of the National Museum of American Illustration.[113] She was a speaker at the 2017 Women's March in New York City and was such again at the following year's event.[114][115]

On January 24, 2021, Goldberg appeared with Tom Everett Scott as guests on the Amairican Grabbuddies marathon fundraising episode of The George Lucas Talk Show, where she spoke of her time working on Snow Buddies and raised money for the ASPCA.

Personal life

Goldberg has been married three times. She was married to Alvin Martin from 1973 to 1979;[116][117] to cinematographer David Claessen from 1986 to 1988;[117][118] and to union organizer Lyle Trachtenberg from 1994 to 1995.[117] She has been romantically linked to actors Frank Langella[119] and Ted Danson.[120] Danson controversially appeared in blackface during her 1993 Friars Club roast; Goldberg wrote some of his jokes for the event and defended Danson after a media furor.[121]

She has stated that she has no plans to marry again, commenting "Some people are not meant to be married and I am not meant to. I'm sure it is wonderful for lots of people."[117] In a 2011 interview with Piers Morgan, she explained that she never loved the men she married[122] and commented: "You have to really be committed to them...I don't have that commitment. I'm committed to my family."[116]

In 1973, Goldberg gave birth to a daughter, Alexandrea Martin, who also became an actress and producer.[123] Through her daughter, Goldberg has three grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.[124] On August 29, 2010, Goldberg's mother, Emma Johnson, died after suffering a stroke.[125] She left London at the time, where she had been performing in the musical Sister Act, but returned to perform on October 22, 2010. In 2015, Goldberg's brother Clyde died of a brain aneurysm.[126]

In 1991, Goldberg spoke out about her abortion in The Choices We Made: Twenty-Five Women and Men Speak Out About Abortion. In that book, she spoke about using a coat hanger to terminate a pregnancy at age 14.[127] She said she had had six or seven abortions by the age of 25 and that birth control pills failed to stop several of her pregnancies.[128] Goldberg has stated that she was once a "functioning" drug addict.[129] She has stated that she smoked marijuana before accepting the Best Supporting Actress award for Ghost in 1991.[130][131]

Goldberg has dyslexia.[132] She has lived in Llewellyn Park, a neighborhood in West Orange, New Jersey, saying she moved there to be able to be outside in private.[133] She has expressed a preference for defining herself by the gender-neutral term "actor" rather than "actress", saying: "An actress can only play a woman. I'm an actor - I can play anything."[4] In March 2019, Goldberg revealed that she had been battling pneumonia and sepsis, which caused her to take a leave of absence from The View.[134]

Acting credits

Awards and honors

Whoopi Goldberg signature at Grauman's Chinese Theater

Having acted in over 150 films, Goldberg is one of the few people to achieve the EGOT, having won the four major American awards for professional entertainers: an Emmy (Television), a Grammy (Music), an Oscar (Film), and a Tony (Theater).[135][136][137] She is the only black woman to have achieved all four awards.[138]

Goldberg has received two Academy Award nominations, for The Color Purple and Ghost, winning for Ghost.[139][140] She is the first African-American actor to have received Academy Award nominations for both Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress. She has received three Golden Globe nominations, winning two (Best Actress in 1986 for The Color Purple, and Best Supporting Actress in 1991 for Ghost). For Ghost, she also won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 1991.[141][142]

She won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Recording in 1985 for "Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway," becoming only the second solo woman performer--not part of a duo or team--at the time to receive the award, and the first African-American woman. Goldberg is one of only three single women performers to receive that award.[143][144] She won a Tony Award in 2002 as a producer of the Broadway musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. She has received eight Daytime Emmy nominations, winning two. She has received nine Primetime Emmy nominations. In 2009, Goldberg won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host for her work on The View. She shared the award with her then co-hosts Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, and Barbara Walters.

In addition, she is the recipient of the 1985 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show for her solo performance on Broadway. She has won three People's Choice Awards. She has been nominated for five American Comedy Awards with two wins (Funniest Supporting Actress in 1991 for Ghost and Funniest Actress in 1993 for Sister Act). She was the three-time (and inaugural) winner of the Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress.[145] In 2001, she became the first African-American female to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.[146]

In 1990, Goldberg was officially named an honorary member of the Harlem Globetrotters exhibition basketball team by the members.[147] In 1999, she received the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Vanguard Award for her continued work in supporting the gay and lesbian community, as well as the Women in Film Crystal Award for outstanding women who, through their endurance and the excellence of their work, have helped to expand the role of women within the entertainment industry.[148] In July 2010, the Ride of Fame honored Goldberg with a double-decker tour bus in New York City for her life's achievements.[149] In 2017, Goldberg was named a Disney Legend for her contributions to the Walt Disney Company.[150]

Discography

  • 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)

Bibliography

Children's 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.

Non-fiction

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Whoopi Goes Square On Us". CBS News.
  2. ^ a b "Happy 60th Birthday, Whoopi Goldberg! Our Favorite Quotes From The Actress". HuffPost. November 14, 2015.
  3. ^ a b Keegan, Kayla (November 8, 2018). "Whoopi Goldberg's Real Name Will Actually (Not Exaggerating!) Blow Your Mind". Good Housekeeping.
  4. ^ a b c Pritchard, Stephen (September 24, 2011). "The readers' editor on... Actor or actress?". The Guardian. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ Kuchwara, Michael (AP Drama Writer). "Whoopi Goldberg: A One-Woman Character Parade". The Fremont News-Messenger. November 29, 1984. Retrieved January 22, 2021. "I'm an actor. That's what I do. I'm not a stand-up comic ... I do characters. I'm very good. I'll be better. But right now I'm a very good actor."
  6. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg Biography and Interview". achievement.org. American Academy of Achievement.
  7. ^ Whoopi Goldberg: her journey from poverty to megastardom by James Robert Parish Carol Pub. Group, 1997 - 390, p. 282
  8. ^ "Emma Johnson: United States Social Security Death Index". Family Search. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved 2021.
  9. ^ Clark Hine, Darlene (2005). Black Women in America (Second ed.). Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press. p. 531. OCLC 192019147.
  10. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg Biography". filmreference. 2008. Retrieved 2008.
  11. ^ Birkinbine, Julia (May 13, 2015). "Whoopi Goldberg Absent from The View After Brother Dies of a Brain Aneurysm". Closer Weekly. Retrieved 2016.
  12. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg Brother Dead". 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  13. ^ a b Gates, Jr., Henry Louis (January 2009). In Search of Our Roots: How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past. Crown. pp. 225-241. ISBN 978-0-307-38240-5.
  14. ^ Gerstel, Judy (January 4, 1994). "Whoopi Goldberg Offers No Apologies". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 2013.
  15. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg Biography". The Biography Channel. Archived from the original on December 3, 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  16. ^ Solomon, Deborah (August 20, 2006). "Making Nice". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008.
  17. ^ a b c Whoopi Goldberg: I'm Jewish and I talk to God, The Jewish Chronicle, Jessica Elgot, May 12, 2011
  18. ^ Lei, Hsien Hsien (February 10, 2007). "Whoopi Goldberg's DNA Hails from W. Africa". Genetics and Health. Archived from the original on May 13, 2008. Retrieved 2008.
  19. ^ Nichols, Nichelle (1997). Trekkies (DVD). Neo Motion Pictures.
  20. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg selling her Berkeley home for $1.275M". Berkeleyside. June 22, 2015. Retrieved 2018.
  21. ^ a b Mabry, Jan (June 22, 2015). "Whoopi Goldberg Sells Berkeley Home She Bought When She Was Still Caryn Johnson". CBS San Francisco. Retrieved 2018.
  22. ^ Fitzsimons, Amanda. "Whoopi Goldberg Really, Really Doesn't Care". Glamour. Retrieved 2020.
  23. ^ "Maher, Hitchens Goldberg on Communism, Socialism and Capitalism". Retrieved 2012 – via YouTube.
  24. ^ Konow, David (April 17, 2018). "Glenn Close And Whoopi Goldberg Discuss Mental Health". The Fix.
  25. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg's 'one really major regret'". CNN.
  26. ^ "HB Studio - Notable Alumni | One of the Original Acting Studios in NYC". Retrieved 2020.
  27. ^ a b Isherwood, Charles (November 18, 2004). "One Woman, Uh-Huh, but So Many Guises". The New York Times. Retrieved 2020.
  28. ^ Rivera, Zayda (November 20, 2014). "Mike Nichols dead at 83: Whoopi Goldberg breaks down on 'The View' when talking about her 'mentor'". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2020.
  29. ^ Lewis, Hilary (November 20, 2014). "Whoopi Goldberg Overcome By Emotion Remembering Her Mentor, Mike Nichols". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020.
  30. ^ O'Connor, John J. (July 19, 1985). "TV Weekend; HBO Presents Whoopi Goldberg". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020.
  31. ^ Showtime (October 15, 2020). "'The Belly Room' Ep. 2 Official Clip". YouTube. Retrieved 2021.
  32. ^ Ebert, Roger. "The Color Purple movie review". RogerEbert.com. Retrieved 2020.
  33. ^ "Oscar History 1986". Retrieved 2016.
  34. ^ Cohn, Lawrence (October 5, 1988). "Acting Jobs Steadiest Since Studio Era". Variety. p. 1.
  35. ^ Papp, Charlie (April 8, 2019). "How Old Is Whoopi Goldberg and When Was Her First Major Movie Role?". The Cheat Sheet. Retrieved 2019.
  36. ^ Borgeson, Kelly; et al. "The 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time". Premiere. Archived from the original on May 17, 2008. Retrieved 2008.
  37. ^ Sexton, Paul (July 21, 2019). "Watch Traveling Wilburys' Restored, All-Star 'Wilbury Twist' Video". uDiscover Music. Retrieved 2020.
  38. ^ Wilker, Deborah (February 26, 1992). "COLE HOT, RAITT RATES, R.E.M. TOP IN GRAMMYS". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved 2020.
  39. ^ Wettenstein, Beverly (November 4, 2011). "Tribute to Whoopi Goldberg and African-American Actors--Why We Need Black and Women's History". HuffPost.
  40. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg in full flight". The Guardian. April 18, 2009. Retrieved 2020.
  41. ^ Wozny, Kateri. "5 best Oscar hosts of all time". Retrieved 2015.
  42. ^ "The 7 Best Oscars Hosts of All Time". Vogue Magazine. Retrieved 2020.
  43. ^ "The nine Oscars hosts who gave the most". The Guardian. February 20, 2019. Retrieved 2020.
  44. ^ Paisner at Penguin web site
  45. ^ "A Funny Thing Happened to Whoopi Goldberg on the Way to Broadway". Playbill. May 8, 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  46. ^ Evans, Greg (March 15, 1997). "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum". Variety. Retrieved 2020.
  47. ^ Crews, Chip (March 7, 1997). "A FUNNY THING HAPPENED TO 'FORUM': WHOOPI". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on December 20, 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  48. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg Emmy Nominated". Emmys.com. Retrieved 2012.
  49. ^ "Hardest Workers in Showbiz". Variety. January 3, 2000. p. 41.
  50. ^ "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, with Goldberg and Dutton, Opens Feb. 6". Playbill. February 6, 2003. Retrieved 2020.
  51. ^ Glaister, Dan (July 16, 2004). "Goldberg dropped from diet ads over Bush joke". The Guardian.
  52. ^ a b "Whoopi Goldberg". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2019.
  53. ^ "Goldberg Retires from Acting". IMDb. October 4, 2007. Archived from the original on October 11, 2007. Retrieved 2008.
  54. ^ "Nat naked in his love for Obama". The Spokesman-Review. Retrieved 2019.
  55. ^ "Tony Awards Hosts Through the Years: Take a Look Back!". In Style. Retrieved 2020.
  56. ^ For Colored Girls (2010), Box Office Mojo, retrieved 2011
  57. ^ "Toy Story 3 (2010)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2016.
  58. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (August 17, 2012). "'Glee' Brings Back Whoopi Goldberg for Season 4 (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020.
  59. ^ McCarthy, Todd (November 17, 2011). "The Muppets: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020.
  60. ^ Angulo Chen, Sandie (August 7, 2014). "'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie review: Megan Fox and reptilian sidekicks". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2020.
  61. ^ "Big Stone Gap - Virginia Film Festival". Virginia Film Festival. 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  62. ^ Kelley, Seth (September 20, 2016). "Whoopi Goldberg Discusses Her Oxygen Modeling Show 'Strut' and Transgender Casting". Variety. Retrieved 2020.
  63. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg cast as Ursula in Descendants 2". Entertainment Weekly. July 20, 2017.
  64. ^ Kenny, Glenn (November 2, 2018). "Review: Tyler Perry Turns Tiffany Haddish Loose in 'Nobody's Fool'". The New York Times. Retrieved 2020.
  65. ^ Chang, Justin (March 15, 2018). "Tessa Thompson and Melissa Leo team up in the wan, wobbly dramedy 'Furlough'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2018.
  66. ^ Sealy, Shirley (March 15, 2018). "Film Review: Furlough". Film Journal International. Archived from the original on May 9, 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  67. ^ Rosen, Jody (June 25, 2019). "Here Are Hundreds More Artists Whose Tapes Were Destroyed in the UMG Fire". The New York Times. Retrieved 2019.
  68. ^ Vary, Adam (January 22, 2020). "Patrick Stewart Invites Whoopi Goldberg to Join 'Star Trek: Picard' Season 2". Variety. Archived from the original on January 23, 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  69. ^ Quinn, Dave (January 22, 2020). "Whoopi Goldberg Will Reprise Her Star Trek Role in Picard". People. Retrieved 2020.
  70. ^ Breznican, Anthony (May 20, 2020). "Exclusive: Stephen King's The Stand Comes to Life Again". Vanity Fair. Archived from the original on May 22, 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  71. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg to Return for Disney Plus' 'Sister Act 3,' Produced With Tyler Perry". Variety. December 11, 2020. Retrieved 2021.
  72. ^ Grobar, Matt (August 9, 2021). "Chinonye Chukwu's Emmett Till Movie Finds Its Young Lead In Jalyn Hall". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on August 9, 2021. Retrieved 2021.
  73. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg joins 'The View'". CNN. Associated Press. August 1, 2007. Archived from the original on March 7, 2008. Retrieved 2008.
  74. ^ Learmonth, Michael (September 23, 2007). "Whoopi-led View on topshow tops Rosie's ratings". Variety. Retrieved 2008.
  75. ^ Marchese, David (July 8, 2019). "Whoopi Goldberg on Controversy and Conversation". The New York Times. Archived from the original on August 7, 2019. Retrieved 2020.
  76. ^ "Goldberg defends Vick in 'View' debut". The San Francisco Chronicle. Associated Press. September 4, 2007. Archived from the original on June 22, 2008. Retrieved 2008.
  77. ^ Gorman, Steve (September 4, 2007). "Whoopi Goldberg defends Vick's dog-fighting role". Reuters. Retrieved 2008.
  78. ^ "Personalities Column", Roman Polanski Media Archive
  79. ^ Harding, Kate (September 28, 2009). "Reminder: Roman Polanski raped a child". Salon. Retrieved 2009.
  80. ^ "Fox News". Hollywood Left Bands Together to Fight Polanski Arrest. September 29, 2009. Archived from the original on December 4, 2011. Retrieved 2009.
  81. ^ a b "John Oliver tears into Whoopi Goldberg for defending Bill Cosby on Last Week Tonight". The Sydney Morning Herald. July 13, 2015. Retrieved 2019.
  82. ^ Osborn, Ryan (October 1, 2009). "Whoopi Goldberg Clarifies Polanski Comment". MSNBC. Archived from the original on October 3, 2009. Retrieved 2009.
  83. ^ Derschowitz, Jessica (July 14, 2010). "Whoopi Goldberg Defends Mel Gibson on 'The View'". CBS News. Retrieved 2020.
  84. ^ Nudd, Tim. "Whoopi Goldberg Defends Bill Cosby Again and Tells Critics: 'Back Off Me!'". People. Retrieved 2016.
  85. ^ de Moraes, Lisa (July 14, 2015). "Whoopi Goldberg Reverses Bill Cosby Position: "Information Kinda Points To Guilt"". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2020.
  86. ^ Corinthios, Aurelie (July 14, 2015). "Whoopi Goldberg Changes Bill Cosby Stance on The View". People. Retrieved 2016.
  87. ^ "Whoopi's nude photo comments 'disgusting'". June 19, 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  88. ^ I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (2001), retrieved 2019
  89. ^ "The Studio Tour - Summer 2006 Press Releases". Universal Studios Hollywood. Retrieved 2021.
  90. ^ Bereznak, Alyssa (February 21, 2019). ""Who's an EGOT?" How '30 Rock' Made a Fake Award Into a Real-Life Goal". The Ringer. Retrieved 2021.
  91. ^ Hetrick, Adam (July 14, 2008). "Whoopi Goldberg to Join Broadway's Xanadu July 29". Playbill. Retrieved 2021.
  92. ^ Itzkoff, Compiled by Dave (November 15, 2008). "'Sister Act' Is Coming to London". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021.
  93. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg to take "Sister Act" to London". Reuters. November 14, 2008. Retrieved 2021.
  94. ^ "Sietse Bakker". Junioreurovision.tv. December 3, 2011. Retrieved 2012.
  95. ^ "Whoopi's Article Archive on WOWOWOW.com". WOWOWOW.com. April 13, 2011. Retrieved 2012.
  96. ^ BroadwayTvArchive (February 10, 2010). "The View's Whoopi Goldberg in The Lion King". Retrieved 2015 – via YouTube.
  97. ^ Hetrick, Adam (July 7, 2010). "Back in the Habit: Whoopi Goldberg to Join London Cast of Sister Act". Playbill. Archived from the original on January 16, 2013. Retrieved 2012.
  98. ^ "Aug 27: A statement from the producers". Archived from the original on September 22, 2010. Retrieved 2013.
  99. ^ Gans, Andrew (September 8, 2010). "Whoopi Goldberg to Rejoin Cast of London's Sister Act". Playbill. Archived from the original on January 16, 2013. Retrieved 2012.
  100. ^ Shenton, Mark (May 7, 2010). "West End's Sister Act to Vacate London Palladium October 30; Future Plans Announced". Playbill. Archived from the original on October 18, 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  101. ^ Hughes, Trevor (March 30, 2016). "Whoopi Goldberg founds medical marijuana company for women". USA Today. Retrieved 2016.
  102. ^ a b "Whoopi Goldberg & Maya Elisabeth Launch Line of Medical Cannabis Products Aimed to Reduce Menstrual Discomfort" (Press release). March 30, 2016. Archived from the original on June 1, 2016.
  103. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (August 13, 2014). "Comic Relief Campaign Was More Than Photo Op for Robin Williams". Retrieved 2016.
  104. ^ Details of 2008 SummitArchived February 27, 2010, at the Wayback Machine at Youth Movements web site
  105. ^ "AYM '08: Alliance Of Youth Movements"Archived March 23, 2009, at the Wayback Machine at Howcast
  106. ^ "A 'Battlestar Galactica' panel discussion at the United Nations". Chicago Tribune. March 10, 2009.
  107. ^ Everett, Cristina (April 1, 2010). "'True Blood' star Anna Paquin reveals her true sexuality: 'I'm bisexual and I give a damn'". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2020.
  108. ^ "30 Voices, 30 Years", Advocate.com, May 5, 2011. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  109. ^ "10 Celebrity NRA Members from Chuck Norris to Tom Selleck", thedailybeast.com. Retrieved April 17, 2014.
  110. ^ "US gun control: What is the NRA and why is it so powerful? It is one of the most powerful players in one of the most hotly-debated issues in the US - gun control - but what exactly is the NRA? Here's a quick guide". BBC. January 8, 2016. Retrieved 2016. ...Current members include former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, and actors Tom Selleck and Whoopi Goldberg. ...
  111. ^ Sopelsa, Brooke (May 9, 2017). "Whoopi Goldberg Speaks Out for Transgender Rights". NBC News. Retrieved 2020.
  112. ^ "Profile". Jefferson Awards.org. Archived from the original on November 24, 2010. Retrieved 2013.
  113. ^ "Board". National Museum of American Illustration. Retrieved 2016.
  114. ^ Jamieson, Amber; Slawson, Nicola; Khomami, Nadia (January 22, 2017). "Women's March events take place in Washington and around the world - as it happened". The Guardian. Retrieved 2020.
  115. ^ Firman, Tehrene (January 20, 2018). "Whoopi Goldberg Makes Surprise Speech at New York Women's March". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020.
  116. ^ a b Reeves, Marcus (April 14, 2011). "Whoopi Goldberg Admits She Never Loved Her Husbands". BET. Retrieved 2012.
  117. ^ a b c d Laurie I (February 18, 2010). "Whoopi Goldberg rules out marriage". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2012.
  118. ^ "Names in the News". Associated Press. October 6, 1988. Retrieved 2012.
  119. ^ Fink, Mitchell; Rubin, Lauren (March 13, 2000). "Whoopi Makes Her Move, Sends Langella Packing". Daily News. New York. Retrieved 2012.
  120. ^ Hayward, Jeff (May 23, 1993). "Sparks Fly As Whoopi (and Ted) Talk About Family, Race, Comedy". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2012.
  121. ^ https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/why-whoopi-goldberg-wasnt-offended-by-ted-dansons-blackface-routine-in-the-slightest.html/
  122. ^ Harp, Justin (April 14, 2011). "Whoopi Goldberg 'never loved' ex-husbands". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2012.
  123. ^ Crean, Ellen (December 6, 2004). "Whooping It Up On Broadway". CBS News. Retrieved 2020.
  124. ^ Keegan, Kayla (November 1, 2018). "'The View' Host Whoopi Goldberg's Grandchildren Gave Her the Cutest Nickname". Good Housekeeping. Retrieved 2020.
  125. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg 'Still Processing' Mother's Death". People. October 3, 2010. Retrieved 2014.
  126. ^ Lewis, Hilary (May 19, 2015). "Whoopi Goldberg Returns to 'The View' After Brother's Death, Takes Shot at 'Vanity Fair' Article (Video)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016.
  127. ^ Leive, Cindi (June 30, 2018). "Opinion - Let's Talk About My Abortion (and Yours)". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019.
  128. ^ "Time to do it my way". Archived from the original on November 14, 2019.
  129. ^ Tucker, Ken (February 2, 2011). "Whoopi Goldberg cites her own past drug addiction discussing Charlie Sheen as an 'alcoholic, drug user' on 'The View'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2020.
  130. ^ Moody, Mike (March 24, 2011). "Goldberg: 'I smoked pot before Oscar win'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2012.
  131. ^ Byrne, Alla (March 24, 2011). "Whoopi Goldberg: I Smoked Pot Before My Oscar Speech". People. Retrieved 2019.
  132. ^ Slipper, Dan. "The dyslexia factor". BBC. Retrieved 2020.
  133. ^ Kuperinsky, Amy (November 10, 2019). "Whoopi Goldberg on living in N.J., dodging politics -- 'everybody's inundated' -- marijuana and Atlantic City". NJ.com.
  134. ^ Henderson, Cydney (May 20, 2019). "'The View': Whoopi Goldberg's doctors reveal she had a 30% chance of dying from pneumonia". USA Today. Retrieved 2020.
  135. ^ "Ahead of Sunday's Oscars, Find Out Which Stars Are Members of the EGOT Club". People. Retrieved 2020.
  136. ^ "All 15 EGOT Winners, From Audrey Hepburn to John Legend". TheWrap. Retrieved 2020.
  137. ^ "The EGOT Club: 15 Hollywood Heavyweights Who Have Won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020.
  138. ^ McDonald, Soraya Nadia (October 29, 2020). "Movies Were Better When Whoopi Goldberg Was in Them". New York. Archived from the original on December 2020. Retrieved 2020. That singularity is evident in her EGOT status; she's the only Black woman in history to have nabbed each of the major award statues, and she did it with a handicap.
  139. ^ "1986 Oscar Nominations". Oscars.org. Retrieved 2020.
  140. ^ "THE 63RD ACADEMY AWARDS - 1991". Oscars.org. Retrieved 2020.
  141. ^ "BAFTA Awards". Retrieved 2016.
  142. ^ Silverman, Stephen M. (February 6, 2002). "Whoopi Goldberg's Oscar: Lost & Found". People. Retrieved 2008.
  143. ^ "Whoopi Goldberg - Artist". Grammys.com. November 19, 2019. Retrieved 2020.
  144. ^ "A Brief History of Female Best Comedy Album Nominees at the Grammys". Paste. January 26, 2013.
  145. ^ "KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS > All Winners". nick.com. Viacom. Retrieved 2021.
  146. ^ Brennan, Patrick (November 18, 2001). "The Mark Twain Prize: Whoopi!". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2018.
  147. ^ "Harlem Globetrotters Historical Timeline" Archived January 10, 2012, at the Wayback Machine . Harlem Globetrotters website (scroll down and click on 1989).
  148. ^ "Award list". Acmewebpages.com. Archived from the original on February 24, 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  149. ^ Whoopi Goldberg Honored In Gray Line New York's Ride Of Fame Getty Images. July 26, 2010.
  150. ^ Kelly, Seth (July 14, 2017). "Mark Hamill Remembers Carrie Fisher; Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg Share Disney Memories at D23". Variety. Retrieved 2017.

Further reading

External links

Media offices
Preceded by
Rosie O'Donnell
The View co-host
2007-present
Incumbent

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Whoopi_Goldberg
 



 



 
Music Scenes