Whoopi Goldberg

Mostly Credited As: Whoopi Goldberg
Birth Name: Caryn Elaine Johnson
Date Of Birth: November 13, 1955 (Age 60)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Whoopi Goldberg:

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.


TV Appearances

Main cast 
Delores & Jermaine (2015)As: Delores
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)As: Viola
Whoopi Goldberg presents Moms Mabley (2013)As: Herself (Host)
Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale (2013)As: Herself
Whoopi's Littleburg (2004)As: Mayor Whoopi
Whoopi (2003)As: Mavis Rae
Liberty's Kids (2002)As: Deborah Samson -- [Voice]
The Foxbusters (1999)As: Ransome -- [Voice]
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (US) (1998)As: Featured Guest (S4-S5)
Hollywood Squares (1998)As: Herself (1998-2002)
The View (1997)As: Herself (Moderator 2007-present (Season 11-present))
The Whoopi Goldberg Show (1992)As: Herself
Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990)As: Gaia (S01-S03) -- [Voice]
Bagdad Cafe (1990)As: Brenda
Showtime at the Apollo (1987)As: Herself (2006)
Tony Awards (1967)As: Herself (Host 2008)
The Academy Awards (1953)As: Herself (Host 1994/1996/1999/2002)
Episode Cast Credits 

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) 
  Institutional Fail 17x04: (Oct/07/2015) As Janette Grayson, [Special Guest Stars]

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  Whoopi Goldberg, Christian Slater, Of Monsters and Men 02x91: (Jun/10/2015) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Whoopi Goldberg, Rashida Jones, Tom Colicchio 01x172: (Nov/27/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Whoopi Goldberg, Stephen Moyer, Puss N Boots 01x87: (Jul/16/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Unsung Hollywood (2014) 
  A Different World 01x09: (Feb/11/2015) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Duke 01x07: (Apr/09/2014) As Herself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Whoopi Goldberg, Jimmy Page, Mapei 21x217: (Nov/06/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Whoopi Goldberg, Jason Sudeikis, Findlay Brown 17x77: (Jan/12/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Whoopi Goldberg , Spencer Pratt, Nick Griffin 15x133: (Jun/13/2008) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Stupid Human Tricks, Whoopi Goldberg, Melissa Etheridge 15x13: (Sep/27/2007) As Herself 

Entertainment Tonight (1981) 
  'The View' Co-Hosts, Kenny Chesney 33x01: (Sep/15/2014) As Herself 

Extra (1994) 
  'The View' Hosts, Katherine Webb 21x07: (Sep/15/2014) As Herself 

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 141 63x141: (Jul/28/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The 7D (2014) 
  Grandpa Grumpy & the Ogre | Fairest in the Land 01x09: (Jul/22/2014) Voiced  Magic Mirror (Fairest in the Land) 
  Mirror, Mirror | The Big Bash 01x03: (Jul/09/2014) Voiced  Magic Mirror (Mirror, Mirror) 
  Sneezin’ Season | The Delightful Diamond Mystery 01x02: (Jul/08/2014) Voiced  Magic Mirror (The Delightful Diamond Mystery) 

The Dr. Oz Show (2009) 
  Whoopi Goldberg: The Decision That Saved Her Life 05x171: (Jul/15/2014) As Herself 
  Whoopi Goldberg: The Decision That Saved Her Life 05x159: (May/15/2014) As Herself 

Oprah's Master Class (2011) 
  Whoopi Goldberg 04x02: (Jun/01/2014) As Herself 

The Wendy Williams Show (2009) 
  Spring Fashion 05x126: (Apr/17/2014) As Herself 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Nicolas Cage, Whoopi Goldberg 32x163: (Apr/16/2014) As Herself 
  John Cusack/BabyFace/Rachel Ray 23x230: (Jul/22/2005) As Herself, [Guest Hosts]
  Jessica Biel/Gordon Ramsay/Natalie 23x229: (Jul/21/2005) As Herself, [Guest Hosts]

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Season 39, Episode 117 39x117: (Apr/15/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Ashton Kutcher, Whoopi Goldberg, Arianna Huffington 32x08: (Sep/13/2006) As Herself 

Glee (2009) 
  Bash 05x15: (Apr/08/2014) As Carmen Tibideaux 
  Swan Song 04x09: (Dec/06/2012) As Carmen Tibideaux, [Special Guest Stars]
  The New Rachel 04x01: (Sep/13/2012) As Carmen Tibideaux, [Special Guest Stars]
  Nationals 03x21: (May/15/2012) As Carmen Tibideaux, [Special Guest Stars]

Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014) 
  Whoopi Goldberg, Judd Apatow, John Mulaney 01x28: (Apr/03/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Once Upon A Time In Wonderland (2013) 
  And They Lived... 01x13: (Apr/03/2014) As Mrs. Rabbit, [Special Guest Stars]
  Home 01x08: (Dec/12/2013) Voiced  Mrs. Rabbit 

Nashville (2012) 
  Crazy 02x19: (Apr/02/2014) As Herself 

Surprise, Surprise (2012) (2012) 
  Mothers Day Special 02x12: (Mar/30/2014) As Herself 

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 4, Show 128 04x128: (Mar/04/2014) As Herself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 86th Annual Academy Awards 62x01: (Mar/02/2014) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 81st Annual Academy Awards 57x01: (Feb/22/2009) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 65th Annual Academy Awards 41x01: (Mar/29/1993) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 63rd Annual Academy Awards 39x01: (Mar/25/1991) As Winner: Best Supporting Actress (for 'Ghost') 

The Arsenio Hall Show (2013) (2013) 
  Whoopi Goldberg | Hill Harper | David Morrissey 01x49: (Nov/20/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Choccywoccydoodah: Starstruck (2013) 
  Making Whoopi 01x01: (Mar/24/2013) As Herself 

666 Park Avenue (2012) 
  Hypnos 01x09: (Dec/02/2012) As Maris Elder 

Suburgatory (2011) 
  The Motherload 01x22: (May/16/2012) As Voice of Yakult 

The Middle (2009) 
  The Guidance Counselor 03x21: (May/02/2012) As Guidance Counselor, [Special Guest Stars]

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Laurence H. Tribe 08x16: (Jan/30/2012) As Herself 

Oprah (1986) 
  The 'Oprah Winfrey Show' Finale 25x130: (May/25/2011) As Celie Johnson (Footage from “The Color Purple”) 
  Barbara Walters & 'The View' Cast Come to the 'Oprah' Show 25x82: (Feb/11/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Best of Oprah---Whoopi Goldberg & 25 Years Later: The Color Purple Reunion 25x45: (Nov/15/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Wetten, dass..? (1981) 
  Offenburg (6) 31x06: (Apr/30/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Piers Morgan Live (2011) 
  Whoopi Goldberg 01x65: (Apr/15/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]

TROS TV Show (1981) 
  Season 27, Episode 10 27x10: (Mar/06/2011) As Herself 

The Joy Behar Show (2009) 
  Whoopi Goldberg 02x40: (Nov/01/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Alan Carr: Chatty Man (2009) 
  Whoopi Goldberg, Jedward, McFly 04x11: (Aug/29/2010) As Herself 

The One Show (2006) 
  August 16, 2010 05x26: (Aug/16/2010) As Herself 
  November 13, 2008 03x83: (Nov/13/2008) As Herself 

30 Rock (2006) 
  Dealbreakers Talk Show #0001 04x07: (Dec/03/2009) As Herself, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Rural Juror 01x10: (Jan/11/2007) As Herself, [Special Guest Stars]

Loose Women (1999) 
  Series 13, Show 233 13x233: (Aug/07/2009) As Herself (Archive Footage), [Featuring]
  Series 13, Show 148 13x148: (Apr/08/2009) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Cleaner (2008) 
  Hello America 02x01: (Jun/23/2009) As PK 

Van Der Vorst Ziet Sterren (2009) 
  Season 1, Episode 13 01x13: (Jun/05/2009) As Herself 

This Morning (1988) 
  June 2, 2009 21x183: (Jun/02/2009) As Herself 

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) 
  Whoopi Goldberg, Stephen Baldwin, Keane 01x52: (May/26/2009) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Justin Lee Collins Show (2009) 
  Episode 4 01x04: (Apr/09/2009) As Herself 

The New Paul O'Grady Show (2006) 
  Series 7, Show 32 07x32: (Apr/07/2009) As Herself 

A Muppets Christmas: Letters To Santa (2008) 
  A Muppet Christmas: Letters to Santa 01x01: (Dec/17/2008) As a cab driver 

Life on Mars (US) (2008) 
  Things to Do in New York When You Think You're Dead 01x05: (Nov/06/2008) As Brother Lovebutter, [Special Guest Stars]

Entourage (2004) 
  Fire Sale 05x04: (Sep/28/2008) As Herself, [Special Guest Stars]

Hell's Kitchen (US) (2005) 
  2 Chefs Compete 04x14: (Jul/01/2008) As Herself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Whoopi Goldberg, Fred Willard, Cyndi Lauper 06x95: (Jun/26/2008) As Herself 

The View (1997) 
  Tom Bergeron, Perez Hilton, guest co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd 10x203: (Jul/13/2007) As Herself 
  Jackie Collins, Tina Brown, guest co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd 10x199: (Jul/09/2007) As Herself 
  Sigourney Weaver, guest co-host Whoopi Goldberg 10x153: (Apr/20/2007) As Herself 
  Kevin Bacon, Chelsea Handler, Joy Mangano, guest co-host Whoopi Goldberg 10x103: (Feb/02/2007) As Herself 

Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005) 
  Suddenly Single 03x01: (Jun/05/2007) As Herself 

Everybody Hates Chris (2005) 
  Everybody Hates a Liar 02x04: (Oct/23/2006) As Grandmother 
  Everybody Hates Rejection 02x01: (Oct/01/2006) As Louise, [Special Guest Stars]

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) 
  To the Bone 05x20: (May/07/2006) As Chesley Watkins, [Special Guest Stars]

So NoTORIous (2006) 
  Cursed 01x06: (Apr/23/2006) As Mama Belle, [Special Guest Stars]

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Sharon Stone, DMC, Whoopi Goldberg 03x133: (Apr/06/2006) As Herself 
  Whoopi Goldberg/Regina King 02x140: (Apr/08/2005) As Herself 

Kids' Choice Awards (US) (1988) 
  19th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 19x01: (Apr/01/2006) As Herself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Masterson, Lewis Black 12x57: (Dec/22/2004) As Herself 
  Whoopi Goldberg, Rosario Dawson, Eastmountainsouth 11x09: (Sep/24/2003) As Herself 
  Whoopi Goldberg, Jack Palance, Simply Red 04x46: (Dec/19/1996) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Tony Danza Show (2004) (2004) 
  Thomas Cavanagh, Whoopi Goldberg, Lauren Hutton 01x64: (Dec/09/2004) As Herself 

Real Time With Bill Maher (2003) 
  Episode 26 02x06: (Feb/20/2004) As Herself 
  Episode 23 02x03: (Jan/30/2004) As Herself 

Absolutely Fabulous (1992) 
  Gay (Dec/27/2002) As Goldie 

Good Day Live (2001) 
  Whoopi Goldberg 01x117: (Feb/26/2002) As Herself 

Omnibus (1967) 
  Alice Walker and The Color Purple 20x06: (May/16/1986) As Herself 
  Chuck Jones: Mr Bugs Bunny 35x17: (Nov/17/2001) As Herself 

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (US) (1998) 
  Show No. 507 04x14: (Nov/14/2001) As Herself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Whoopi Goldberg, Shannon Elizabeth, Willa Ford 10x49: (Aug/23/2001) As Herself 
  Whoopi Goldberg, Rachel Leigh Cook, Trick Daddy 09x75: (Apr/09/2001) As Herself 
  960528 05x17: (May/28/1996) As Herself 

Celebrity Deathmatch (1998) 
  A Celebrity Deathmatch Special Report 04x03: (Aug/05/2001) Voiced  Herself 

Strong Medicine (2000) 
  BRCA2 01x11: (Oct/15/2000) As Dr. Lydia Emerson 
  BRCA1 01x10: (Oct/15/2000) As Dr. Lydia Emerson 
  Drug Interactions 01x06: (Aug/27/2000) As Dr. Lydia Emerson 
  Pilot 01x01: (Jul/23/2000) As Dr. Lydia Emerson 

The Nanny (US) (1993) 
  Making Whoopi (3) 06x08: (Nov/18/1998) As Herself 
  The Pre-nup 05x20: (Apr/29/1998) As Edna 

Inside the Actors Studio (1994) 
  Whoopi Goldberg 04x09: (Oct/18/1998) As Herself 

Muppets Tonight (1996) 
  Whoopi Goldberg 01x09: (Jul/07/1996) As Herself 

MADtv (1995) 
  Brian Austin Green, Whoopi Goldberg 01x14: (Feb/17/1996) As Herself 

Sesame Street (1969) 
  All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! (May/18/1994) As Herself 

Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) 
  Suspicions 06x22: (May/10/1993) As Guinan, [Special Guest Stars]
  Rascals 06x07: (Nov/02/1992) As Guinan, [Special Guest Stars]
  Time's Arrow, Part II 06x01: (Sep/21/1992) As Guinan, [Special Guest Stars]
  Time's Arrow, Part I 05x26: (Jun/15/1992) As Guinan, [Special Guest Stars]

Tales from the Crypt (1989) (1989) 
  Dead Wait 03x06: (Jul/03/1991) As Peligree 

A Different World (1987) 
  If I Should Die Before I Wake 04x23: (Apr/11/1991) As Professor Jordan 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards 48x01: (Jan/19/1991) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (for 'Ghost') 
  The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 43x01: (Jan/24/1986) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama (for 'The Color Purple') 

Muppet Babies (1984) 
  A Punch Line to the Tummy 06x18: (Jan/13/1990) As Herself 

Pee-Wee's Playhouse (1986) 
  Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special (Dec/21/1988) As Herself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Robin Williams/Paul Simon 12x05: (Nov/22/1986) As Herself, [Uncredited]

Moonlighting (1985) 
  Camille 02x18: (May/13/1986) As Camille Brand/Herself 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Just for Kicks (2006)• Producer
• Creator
Strong Medicine (2000)• Executive Producer
• Developer
Whoopi (2003)• Executive Producer
Head Games (2009)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew

Whoopi Goldberg presents Moms Mabley (2013) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
SPECIAL! 01x01 Nov/18/2013 As: Director

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.

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