Mostly Credited As: Whoopi Goldberg Birth Name: Caryn Elaine Johnson Date Of Birth: November 13, 1955 (Age 59) Country Of Birth: USA Birth Place: New York City, New York Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Whoopi Goldberg was born under the name of Caryn Elaine Johnson, and the name that she uses is based on the term "Whoopie Cushion". Whoopi Goldberg has starred in many shows and in over 149 movies, some of them she writes and produces. She has been in Star Trek The Next Generation, because she is a fan of Nichelle Nichols. She also is in Captain Planet And The Planeteers, Whoopi's Littleburg, Whoopi, The Whoopi Goldberg Show, Hollywood Squares, Just For Kicks, Liberty's Kids, Strong Medicine; and has starred in movies like A Knight In Camelot, Doogal, The Adventures Of Rocky And Bullwinkle, The Pagemaster, and Chuck Jones: Extremes and In-Betweens, a Life in Animation. She has won numerous awards, and has also hosted several award shows, like the Oscars in 1994, 1996, 1999 and 2002. She has also been in The Kids Choice Awards.
Her Birth Name Is Caryn Elaine Johnson. She Was Born In The Chelsea Section Of Manhattan In 1955. She Married 3 Times. She Dated Frank Lagella And Ted Danson. Earlier, She Was A Bricklayer. She Makes Special Appearances In Star Trek, The Next Generation. She Has Been The Center Square In Hollywood Squares. She Has Dyslexia. Whoopi Goldberg Has Starred In Over 149 Movies. She has won Academy Awards, Daytime Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Grammy Awards, and Tony Awards. More Trivia