Roles
Bumpy Johnson
Godfather of Harlem
(2019)
Jack Jackson
City of Lies
(2018)
First Equisapien / Demarius
Sorry to Bother You
(2018)
Howard Lambert
Finding Steve McQueen
(2018)
Tom Sutherland
How It Ends
(2018)
Zuri
Black Panther
(2018)
producer
Roxanne Roxanne
(2017)
Desmond Tutu
The Forgiven
(2017)
Forest Whitaker
The IMDb Show
(2017)
Colonel Weber
Arrival
(2016)
Saw Gerrera
Rogue One
(2016)
Tick Wills
Southpaw
(2015)
The Narrator
Dope
(2015)
Eddie Barker
Empire
(2015)
Saw Gerrera
Star Wars: Rebels
(2014)
William Garnett
Two Men in Town
(2014)
Franck Dotzler
Taken 3
(2014)
Chief Wesley Barnes
Out of the Furnace
(2013)
Ali Sokhela
Zulu
(2013)
Angel Sanchez
Repentance
(2013)
Agent John Bannister
The Last Stand
(2013)
Reverend Cornell Cobbs
Black Nativity
(2013)
producer
Fruitvale Station
(2013)
Will
Pawn
(2013)
Cecil Gaines
The Butler
(2013)
Francisco Francis
A Dark Truth
(2012)
Ernest
Ernest & Celestine
(2012)
LaRue
Freelancers
(2012)
Sam Cooper
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
(TV Series 2011)
producer
Monte Carlo
(2011)
Ronny
Catch .44
(2011)
Barris
The Experiment
(2010)
Jake
Repo Men
(2010)
Joey
My Own Love Song
(2010)
Brad Boyd
Our Family Wedding
(2010)
Charlie
Powder Blue
(2009)
Forest Whitaker
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
(TV Series 2009)
Al Collins
Hurricane Season
(2009)
Lian-Chu
Chasseurs de dragons
(2008)
Howard Lewis
Vantage Point
(2008)
Charlie Archenault
Fragments
(2008)
Forest Whitaker
Crips and Bloods: Made in America
(2008)
Captain Jack Wander
Street Kings
(2008)
Happiness
The Air I Breathe
(2007)
Dr. James Farmer Sr.
The Great Debaters
(2007)
Idi Amin
The Last King of Scotland
(2006)
Lonnie Brewster
Everyone's Hero
(2006)
Clyde Snow
Even Money
(2006)
Geoffrey Hunt
The Marsh
(2006)
Carter
American Gun
(2005)
Ted Younger
Mary
(2005)
Sam Cooper
Criminal Minds
(TV Series 2005)
Daniel Turlington / Ron Turlington / Turlington
American Dad!
(TV Series 2005)
Forest Whitaker
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
(2005-2015)
Abe Holt
A Little Trip to Heaven
(2005)
Narrator
First Daughter
(2004)
Forest Whitaker
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
(2004)
producer
Chasing Papi
(2003)
Forest Whitaker
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
(TV Series 2003)
producer
The Twilight Zone
(TV Series 2002-2003)
Burnham
Panic Room
(2002)
Jon Kavanaugh
The Shield
(TV Series 2002-2008)
Captain Ramey
Phone Booth
(2002)
Forest Whitaker
Last Call with Carson Daly
(TV Series 2002)
producer
Door to Door
(TV Movie 2002)
Forest Whitaker
American Idol
(TV Series 2002)
Addie
Green Dragon
(2001)
Forest Whitaker
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
(2001-2010)
Bernard
The Fourth Angel
(2001)
Mr. Ellington
Four Dogs Playing Poker
(2000)
Ker
Battlefield Earth
(2000)
Steven Beck
Witness Protection
(TV Movie 1999)
Officer Dante Jackson
Light It Up
(1999)
Crane
Body Count
(1998)
director
Hope Floats
(1998)
Forest Whitaker
The View
(TV Series 1997)
Nate Pope
Phenomenon
(1996)
Forest Whitaker
The Rosie O'Donnell Show
(1996-2002)
Bobby Tidd - Adult
Mr. Holland's Opus
(1995)
Cyrus Cole
Smoke
(1995)
Dan Smithson
Species
(1995)
director
Waiting to Exhale
(1995)
Franklin
Blown Away
(1994)
Forest Whitaker
Inside the Actors Studio
(1994)
Maddog
Jason's Lyric
(1994)
Curtis Ames
ER
(TV Series 1994-2009)
Col. MacKenzie 'Mac' Casey
The Enemy Within
(1994)
Cy Bianco
Ready to Wear
(1994)
Forest Whitaker
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series 1993-2009)
Major Collins
Body Snatchers
(1993)
Jody
The Crying Game
(1992)
Dr. Sid Handleman
Article 99
(1992)
David Duttonville
Consenting Adults
(1992)
Dekker
Diary of a Hitman
(1991)
Jackson
A Rage in Harlem
(1991)
Dennis Curren
Downtown
(1990)
Dr. Steven Fisher
Johnny Handsome
(1989)
Rawlins
Bloodsport
(1988)
Charlie 'Bird' Parker
Bird
(1988)
Forest Whitaker
Live with Kelly and Ryan
(TV Series 1988)
Forest Whitaker
Biography
(1987)
Edward Garlick
Good Morning, Vietnam
(1987)
Jack Pismo
Stakeout
(1987)
Big Harold
Platoon
(1986)
Forest Whitaker
The Oprah Winfrey Show
(TV Series 1986-2011)
Amos
The Color of Money
(1986)
Balldozer
Vision Quest
(1985)
Jerry
Amazing Stories
(1985-1987)
Charles Jefferson
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
(1982)
Friend
The Fall Guy
(1981-1986)
Floyd Green
Hill Street Blues
(TV Series 1981-1987)
Night Manager
Cagney & Lacey
(1981-1988)
Lewis Jordan
Trapper John, M.D.
(1979-1986)
Herman
Diff'rent Strokes
(TV Series 1978-1986)
Forest Whitaker
Saturday Night Live
(TV Series 1975)
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