Whoopi Goldberg

Birth Day November 13th, 1955
Birth Place New York City, U.S.
Age 66 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

The multi-talented celebrity, Whoopi Goldberg was entered as a comedian in the entertainment industry at first. Later, she upgrades her abilities in different sectors like acting, writing, and singing. During her long span career, she has served as an American comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, Broadway star, political activist, author and talk show host. Also, she released several books and songs which she wrote herself. She produces several TV series as well. She is the second black woman to receive an Academy for acting and one of the few actors to have won Academy Awards, Grammy Awards as well as an Emmy Award. It's unbelievable, Yeah! She also overcame drug addiction and struggled very hard to achieve a high-profile star status. Did you know? Her prolific career is filled with some impressive performances in films and television which are mentioned below. Today, let's dig out her more interesting facts through this article.

Early Life

Whoopi Goldberg was born under the birth name of Caryn Elaine Johnson through her parents in 1955. Currently, she aged 66 years old. She holds American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. Similarly, her born place is in Manhattan, New York City but she was raised in the public housing project, Chelsea-Elliot Houses, in NYC. Her father Robert James Johnson Jr. was a Baptist Clergyman while her mother Emma Johnson was a nurse and teacher by profession. Both of her parents were passed away. Also, she has a brother named Clyde Johnson who died in 2015 because of a brain aneurysm. Further, her zodiac sign is Scorpio and she follows Roman Catholicism.

Education

For education, Whoopi Goldberg went to study at St. Columba’s Catholic School. Later, she joined Washington Irving High School. She then enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she graduated.

Personal Life

Whoopi Goldberg has married thrice to date but all the marriages ended in divorce. Firstly, she was married to Alvin Martin. The couple had exchanged their wedding vows in 1973. Together, the couple blessed a daughter named Alexandra Martin. After six years of their marriage, the couple was divorced. The reason behind their divorce is not public yet.

She then married David Claessen in 1986. But the relationship also did not go well and divorced two years later in 1988. After that, she married Lye Trachtenberg in 1994. Sadly, this relationship did not even work for a year and turned into divorce in 1995. She said that she has no plans to marry again after failing three marriages in her life. She says: "Some people are not meant to be married and I am not meant to. I'm sure it is wonderful for lots of people."

Previously, she has been romantically linked with a celebrity like  Frank Langellanand Ted Danson. She revealed her abortion in her book named The Choices We Made: Twenty-Five Women and Men Speak Out About Abortion. She said that she had six or seven abortions by the age of 25 and that birth control pills failed to stop several of her pregnancies. She often smokes marijuana and was once in a "functioning" drug addict."

Net Worth

Whoopi Goldberg was engaged in the different sectors of the entertainment industry for a long time. She works as a comedian, actress, author, talk show host, singer-songwriter, and producer during her career. Based on some online sites, her current estimated net worth is said to be $60 million and she got $8 million annually as a salary through the American talk show named "The View." Further, her other financial details are yet to be disclosed.

Body Measurement

Whoopi Goldberg has an average body with a body measurement of 43-30-41 inches. Her eyes are dark brown and she has naturally black hair. Similarly, she used to wear a 48F (US) bra cup size and 8 (US) dress size. Further, she stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and she weighs around 84 Kg.

Filmography

Movies

  • Citizen: I'm Not Losing My Mind, I'm Giving It Away (1982)
  • The Color Purple (1985) - Celie Harris Johnson
  • Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986) - Terri Doolittle
  • Burglar (1987) - Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr
  • Fatal Beauty (1987) - Detective Rita Rizzoli
  • The Telephone (1988) - Vashti Blue
  • Clara's Heart (1988) - Clara Mayfield
  • Comicitis (1989) - Herself - Short Subject
  • Beverly Hills Brats (1989) - Herself - Cameo
  • Homer and Eddie (1989) - Eddie Cervi
  • Ghost (1990) - Oda Mae Brown
  • The Long Walk Home (1990) - Odessa Cotter
  • Blackbird Fly (1991) - Herself - Short subject
  • Soapdish (1991) - Rose Schwartz
  • House Party 2 (1991) - The Professor - Uncredited
  • Dragon and Slippers (1991) - Matilda The Witch - Voice; English Version
  • Sister Act (1992) - Deloris Van Cartier/ Sister Mary Clarence
  • The Player (1992) - Detective Susan Avery
  • Sarafina! (1992) - Mary Masembuko
  • The Magical World of Chuck Jones (1992) - Herself - Documentary
  • 1National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993) - Sergeant Billy York - Uncredited Cameo
  • Naked in New York (1993) - Tragedy Mask on Theater Wall
  • Made in America (1993) - Sarah Mathews
  • Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) - Deloris Van Cartier/ Sister Mary Clarence
  • The Lion King Shenzi (1994) - Voice
  • The Little Rascals (1994) - Buckwheat's Mom
  • Corrina, Corrina (1994) - Corrina Washington
  • Star Trek Generations (1994) - Guinan - Uncredited
  • The Pagemaster (1994) - Fantasy - Voice
  • Boys on the Side (1995) - Jane DeLuca
  • Moonlight and Valentino (1995) - Sylvie Morrow
  • Theodore Rex (1995) - Katie Coltrane
  • Eddie (1996) - Edwina "Eddie" Franklin
  • Bordello of Blood (1996) - Hospital Patient - Uncredited
  • Bogus (1996) - Harriet Franklin
  • The Associate (1996) - Laurel Ayres / Robert S. Cutty
  • Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) - Myrlie Evers
  • A Christmas Carol (1997) - The Ghost of Christmas Present - Voice
  • Destination Anywhere (1997) - "Cabbie"
  • In the Gloaming (1997) - Nurse Myrna
  • In & Out Herself (1997) - Herself - Uncredited
  • An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997) - Herself - Special Appearance
  • Titey (1998) - The Iceberg - Voice
  • Alegría (1998) - Baby Clown
  • A Knight in Camelot (1998) - Dr. Vivien Morgan / Sir Boss
  • How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998) - Delilah Abraham
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998) - Stormella, The Evil Ice Queen
  • The Rugrats Movie (1998) - Ranger Margaret
  • Alice in Wonderland (1998) - Cheshire Cat
  • The Deep End of Ocean (1999) - Detective Candace "Candy" Bliss
  • Girl, Interrupted (1999) - Valerie Owens, R.N.
  • The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000) - Judge Cameo - Uncredited
  • More Dogs Than Bones (2000) - Cleo
  • Golden Dreams (2001) - Calafia, the Queen of California / The Narrator - Short Subject
  • Kingdom Come (2001) - Raynelle Slocumb
  • Monkeybone (2001) - Death
  • Rat Race (2001) - Vera Baker 
  • The Hollywood Sign (2001) - Woman at Funeral - Cameo
  • Call Me Claus (2001) - Lucy Cullin
  • Showboy (2002) - Herself - Cameo
  • My Fair Madeline (2002) - Miss Clavel - Voice
  • Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) - Guinan - Uncredited
  • It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002) - The Boss
  • Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003) - Herself
  • Bitter Jester (2003) - Herself
  • Beyond the Skyline (2003) - Herself - Short subject
  • Blizzard (2003) - Blizzard - Voice
  • Pinocchio 3000 (2004) - Cyberina - Voice
  • SuperBabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004) - Herself
  • Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004) - Herself
  • The Lion King 1½ (2004) - Shenzi - Voice; Direct-to-video
  • Racing Stripes (2005) - Frannie - Voice
  • Doogal (2005) - Ermintrude The Cow - Voice
  • Everyone's Hero (2005) - Darlin'
  • Farce of the Penguins (2005) - Helen
  • Homie Spumoni (2007) - Thelma
  • If I Had Known I Was a Genius (2007) - Mrs. Reed
  • Stream (2008) - Jodi Quinn
  • Snow Buddies (2008) - Miss Mittens - Voice
  • Descendants (2008) - Red Flower - Voice
  • Madea Goes to Jail (2009) - Herself - Cameo
  • Stream (2009) - Jodi
  • Toy Story 3 (2010) - Stretch - Voice
  • For Colored Girls (2010) - Alice
  • Teenage Paparazzo (2010) - Herself
  • A Little Bit of Heaven (2011) - God
  • The Little Engine That Could (2011) - Tower
  • The Muppets (2011) - Herself
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) - Bernadette Thompson
  • Big Stone Gap (2014) - Fleeta
  • Top Five (2014) - Herself
  • A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014) - Viola
  • TCB Baby (2014) - Dr. Reynolds
  • A Warrior's Tail (2016) - Mom Jozee - Voice; English version
  • King of the Dancehall (2016) - Loretta Brixton
  • 9/11 (2017) - Metzie
  • Furlough (201* - Mrs. Stevens
  • Nobody's Fool (2018) - Lola
  • The Most Magnificent Thing (2019) - The Narrator - Voice; Short Film
  • Luck (2022) - The Captain - Voice; Post-Production
  • Till (TBA) - Alma Carthan - Filming
  • Documentary
  • Wisecracks (1991)
  • Liberation (1994) - The Narrator
  • The Celluloid Closet (1995)
  • Pitch (1997)
  • Mary Pickford: A Life on Film (1997) - Host / The Narrator
  • Junket Whore (1998)
  • Get Bruce (1999)
  • A Second Chance at Life (2000) - The Narrator
  • Searching for Debra Winger (2002)
  • Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (2003) - The Narrator
  • The N-Word (2004)
  • The Aristocrats (2005)
  • The Life of Nat King Cole (2006)
  • Nuremberg: A Vision Restored (2008)
  • Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2008)
  • Our Country USA to Z (2008) - Voice; Short Subject
  • The Sophisticated Misfit (2008)
  • Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens (2008)
  • New York Street Games (2010)
  • Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011) - The Narrator
  • Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013)
  • Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley (2013)
  • The Beatles: Eight Days a Week (2016)
  • The Problem with Apu (2017) - Television Special
  • Sammy Davis Jr: I've Gotta Be Me (2017)
  • The Gospel According to André (2017)
  • Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)
  • Mr. Rogers: It's You I Like (2018)
  • Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It (2021)

TV Shows

  • Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway (1985) - Various - TV Special
  • Television Parts (1985) - Herself
  • Moonlighting (1986) - Camille Brand - Episode: "Camille"
  • Carol, Carl, Whoopi, and Robin (1987) - Herself - TV Special
  • Whoopi Goldberg: Fontaine... Why Am I Straight? (1988) - Fontaine - TV movie; Writer
  • Pee-wee's Playhouse Christmas Special (1988) - Herself - TV Movie
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988-93) - Guinan - 28 Episodes
  • My Past Is My Own (1989) - Mariah Johnston - Television Movie
  • Kiss Shot (1989) - Sarah Collins - Television Movie
  • Hanna-Barbera's 50th: A Yabba Dabba Doo Celebration (1989) - Herself - Television Movie
  • Tales from the Whoop: Hot Rod Brown Class Clown (1990) - Herself - Television Movie; Executive Producer
  • Bagdad Cafe Brenda (1990-91) - Bendra - 15 Episodes
  • Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990-92) - Gaia, The Spirit of Earth - Voice; 60 Episodes
  • Sesame Street (1991-2001) - Herself - 6 Episodes
  • Tales from the Crypt (1991) - Peligre / Herself - Episode: "Dead Wait"
  • A Different World (1991) - Dr. Jordan - Episode: "If I Should Die Before I Wake"
  • 34th Annual Grammy Awards (1992) - Herself - Host - Television Special
  • Defenders of Dynatron City (1992) - Ms. Megawatt - Voice; Television Short
  • The Whoopi Goldberg Show (1992-93) - Herself - Host - 200 Episodes
  • Reading Rainbow (1993) - Herself - Episode: "Amazing Grace"
  • A Cool Like That Christmas (1993) - Mom / Irwin - Voice; Television Movie
  • 66th Academy Awards (1994) - Herself - Host - TV Special
  • The Sunshine Boys (1995) - Nurse - TV Movie; Uncredited Cameo
  • Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995-97) - Mother Gooseberg/ Zenobia The/ Hoodoo Diva - Voice; 2 Episodes
  • 68th Academy Awards (1996) - Herself - Host - Television Special, ABC
  • Tracey Takes On... (1996) - God - Episode: "Supernatural"
  • Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special (1997) - Mother Gooseberg - Voice; Television Movie
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (1997) - Queen Constantina - Television Movie
  • A Knight in Camelot (1998) - Dr. Vivien Morgan - Television Movie
  • The Nanny (1998) - Herself / Edna - 2 Episodes
  • The Hollywood Squares (1998-2000) - Herself - Producer
  • 71st Academy Awards (1999) - Herself - Host - Television Special, ABC
  • Alice in Wonderland (1999) - Cheshire Cat - Television Movie
  • Our Friend, Martin (1999) - Mrs. Peck - Voice; Video
  • Jackie's Back (1999) - Jackie's Sister - Television Movie
  • The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999) - The Grand Banshee - 2 Episodes
  • Foxbusters (1999-2000) - Ransome - Voice; 26 Episodes
  • Celebrity Dish (2000) - Herself
  • What Makes a Family (2001) - Terry Harrison - TV Movie; Executive Producer
  • The Weber Show (2001) - Herself - Episode: "...And Then the Sex Freaked Jack Out"
  • Celebrity Deathmatch (2001) - Herself - Episode: "Celebrity Deathmatch Special Report"
  • Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel (2001) - Herself - Host - TV Movie
  • Call Me Claus (2001) - Lucy Cullins - TV Movie; Executive Producer
  • Whose Line Is It Anyway? (2001-02) - Herself - 2 Episodes
  • Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (2002) - Herself - Voice; Episode: "Lerapy"
  • 74th Academy Awards (2002) - Herself - Host - Television Special, ABC
  • My Fair Madeline (2002) - Miss Clavel - Voice, Television Movie
  • It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002) - Daniel's 'Boss' - Television Movie
  • Absolutely Fabulous (2002) - Goldie - Episode: "Gay"
  • Liberty's Kids (2003) - Deborah Samson/Robert Shurtliff - Voice; 1 Episode
  • The Disco Ball (2003) - Herself - Television Special
  • Good Fences (2003) - Mabel Spader - Television Movie; Producer
  • Whoopi (2003-04) - Mavis Rae - 22 Episodes; Executive Producer
  • Whoopi's Littleburg (2004) - Mayor Whoopi - 3 Episodes
  • Sesame Street (2004) - Herself - Episode: 4063
  • Whoopi: Back to Broadway - The 20th Anniversary (2005) - Various - TV Special; Executive Producer and Writer
  • Just for Kicks (2006) - Developer and Executive Producer
  • Dawn French's Girls Who Do Comedy (2006) - Herself - Three-part British TV Series
  • So Notorious (2006) - MaMa Belle - Episode: "Cursed"
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2006) - Chesley Watkins - Episode: "To the Bone"
  • Everybody Hates Chris (2006) - Louise Clarkson - 2 Episodes
  • 30 Rock (2007-09) - Herself - 2 Episode
  • The View (2007-Present) - Herself - Moderator/Co-Host
  • 62nd Tony Awards (2008) - Herself - Host - TV Special
  • A Muppet Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008) - Taxi Driver - Television Movie
  • Entourage (2008) - Herself - Episode: "Fire Sale"
  • Life on Mars (2008) - Brother Lovebutter - Season 1 - Episode 5
  • Meerkat Manor: The Story Begins (2008) - The Narrator - Documentary
  • Hell's Kitchen (2008-10) - Herself - 2 Episodes
  • The Cleaner (2009) - Paulina Kmec - 3 Episodes
  • The Electric Company (2009-10) - Herself - 2 Episodes
  • The Middle (2012) - Jane Marsh - Episode: "The Guidance Counselor"
  • Suburgatory (2012) - Yakult - Voice; Episode: "The Motherload"
  • Robot Chicken (2012) - Various Voices - Episode: "Choked on Multi-Colored Scarves"
  • 666 Park Avenue (2012) - Maris Elder - Episode: "Hypnos"
  • Glee (2012-14) - Carmen Tibideaux - 6 Episodes
  • Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley (2013) - Herself - TV Movie; Director, Producer, and Narrator
  • Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013-14) - Mrs. Rabbit - Voice; 2 Episodes
  • A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014) - Viola - Television Movie
  • The 7D (2014-16) - Magic Mirror - Voice; 6 Episodes
  • Nashville (2014-16) - Herself - 2 Episodes
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2015) - Janette Grayson - Episode: "Institutional Fail"
  • Strut (2016) - Executive Producer
  • The Tick (2016) - Herself - Episode: "The Tick"
  • Miles from Tomorrowland (2016) - The GameMaster - Voice; 4 Episodes
  • Nightcap (2016) - Herself - Episode: "Lice-Ism"
  • Ask the Storybots (2016) - Tooth Fairy - Episode: "Why Do I Have to Brush My Teeth?"
  • Blue Bloods (2016-20) - Regina Thomas - 3 Episodes
  • The Stinky & Dirty Show (2016-19) - Meg - Voice; 10 Episodes
  • When We Rise (2017) - Pat Norman - 3 Episodes
  • Animals (2017) - Dorothy - Voice; Episode: "Dog."
  • Descendants 2 (2017) - Ursula - Voice; Television Movie
  • The Problem with Apu (2017) - Herself - Documentary
  • The Graham Norton Show (2017-18) - Herself - 2 Episodes
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2018) - Good Witch - Episode: "Chadwick Boseman/Strangest Things"
  • Random Acts of Flyness (2018) - Officer Pearson - Episode: "Items outside the shelter but within reach"
  • Instinct (2018) - Joan Ross - 6 Episodes
  • BoJack Horseman Mikayla (2018) - Voice; Episode: "The Light Bulb Scene"
  • Elena of Avalor (2018-20) - Lama Voice; 3 Episodes
  • Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? (2019) - Herself - Voice; Episode: "The Nightmare Ghost of Psychic U!"
  • Summer Camp Island (2019-20) - Barb - Voice; Recurring Character, 8 Episodes
  • RuPaul's Drag Race (2020) - Herself - 2 Episodes: Season 12, Guest Judge
  • The Stand (2020-21) - Mother Abagail Freemantle - Limited Series, 8 Episodes
  • Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine (2020) - Whoopi Goldberg - Voice; Television Special
  • Staged (2021) - Mary - 3 Episodes
  • The George Lucas Talk Show (2021) - Herself - Episode: "AmAIRican GrabBuddies"
  • Marvel's M.O.D.O.K. (2021) - Poundcakes - Voice; Episode: "If Saturday Be... for the Boys!"
  • Godfather of Harlem (2021) - Miss Willa - Episode: "Man of the Year"
  • Tuca & Bertie (2021) - The Narrator - Voice; Episode: "The Flood"
  • Amphibia (2021) - TBA - Voice
  • Harlem (2021) - Dr. Elise Pruitt - Recurring Cast

Theatre

  • Whoopi Goldberg (1984) - Herself - Writer
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1996) - Prologus; Pseudolus
  • Golden Dreams (2001-07) - Califa - Voice
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie (200) - Producer
  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2003) - Ma Rainey - Producer
  • Whoopi (2004) - Herself - Writer
  • Xanadu (2008) - Calliope/Aphrodite
  • Sister Act (2010) - Mother Superior (West End)

Awards and Nominations

EGOT Awards

  • Grammy Awards (1986) - Best Comedy Album - Whoopi Goldberg: Original Broadway Show Recording - Won
  • Academy Awards (1990) - Best Supporting Actress - Ghost - Won
  • Tony Awards (2000) - Best Musical - Thoroughly Modern Millie - Won
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2002) - Outstanding Special Class Special - Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel - Won
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2009) - Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host - The View - Won
  • Academy Awards (1985) - Best Actress - The Color Purple - Nominated
  • Primetime Emmy Awards (1986) - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Moonlighting - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (1989) - Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special - CBS Schoolbreak Special - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (1989) - Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special - Captain Planet and the Planeteers - Nominated
  • Grammy Awards (1989) - Best Comedy Album - Fontaine: Why Am I Straight? - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (1991) - Outstanding Children's Special - Tales from the Whoop: Hot Rod Brown Class Clown - Nominated
  • Primetime Emmy Awards (1991) - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - A Different World - Nominated
  • Primetime Emmy Awards (1994) - Outstanding Performance in a Variety Program - 66th Academy Awards - Nominated
  • Primetime Emmy Awards (1996) - Outstanding Performance in a Variety Program - 68th Academy Awards - Nominated
  • Primetime Emmy Awards (1996) - Outstanding Performance in a Variety Program - Comic Relief VII - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (1999) - Outstanding Audience Game Show - Hollywood Squares - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2000) - Outstanding Audience Game Show - Hollywood Squares - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2001) - Outstanding Audience Game Show - Hollywood Squares - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2002) - Outstanding Audience Game Show - Hollywood Squares - Nominated
  • Primetime Emmy Awards (2005) - Outstanding Performance in a Variety Program - Whoopi: Back to Broadway - Nominated
  • Tony Awards (2005) - Best Special Theatrical Event - Whoopi the 20th Anniversary Show - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2008) - Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host - The View - Nominated
  • Primetime Emmy Awards (2009) - Outstanding Special Class Program - 62nd Tony Awards - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2010) - Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host - The View - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2011) - Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host - The View - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2014) - Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host - The View - Nominated
  • Tony Awards (2011) - Best Musical - Sister Act - Nominated
  • Primetime Emmy Awards (2014) - Outstanding Documentary Special - Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You - Nominated
  • Primetime Emmy Awards (2014) - Outstanding Narrator - Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2016) - Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host - The View - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2017) - Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host - The View - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2018) - Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host - The View - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2019) - Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host - The View - Nominated
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (2020) - Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host - The View - Nominated

Film Awards

  • Golden Globe Awards (1985) - Best Actress - Drama Film - The Color Purple - Won
  • Golden Globe Awards (1990) - Best Supporting Actress - Film - Ghost - Won
  • British Academy Film Awards (1990) - Best Supporting Actress - Ghost - Won
  • Saturn Awards (1991) - Best Supporting Actress - Ghost - Won
  • Golden Globe Awards (1992) - Best Actress - Comedy/Musical Film - Sister Act - Nominated
  • Saturn Awards (1995) - Best Supporting Actress - Star Trek Generations - Nominated

Theatre Awards

  • Drama Desk Awards (1985) - Outstanding Solo Performance - Whoopi Goldberg - Won
  • Outer Critics Circle Awards (1985) - Outstanding Debut Performance - Whoopi Goldberg - Won
  • Theatre World Award (1985) - Outstanding Debut Performance - Whoopi Goldberg - Won

Other

  • Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year (1993)

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) - New York: Hyperion Books for Children
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2008) - New York: Hyperion Books for Children
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2009) - New York: Hyperion Books for Children
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2010) - New York: Hyperion Books for Children
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2010) - New York: Hyperion Books for Children
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2011) - New York: Hyperion Books for Children
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2012) - Los Angeles: Little People Books

Non-fiction

  • Goldberg, Whoopi (1992) - New York: Bantam Books
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (1997) - New York: R. Weisbach Books
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2010) - New York: Hyperion
  • Goldberg, Whoopi (2015) -New York: Hachette

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