Forest Steven Whitaker is an American Actor, Producer, and Activist. He was born in Longview, Texas, US. He is a son to Forest E. Whitaker, a salesman, and Laura Francis a teacher who put herself through school whiles raising her children. He has two young brothers and an elder sister. His first lead role as an Actor was in Dylan Thomas’s Play under Milkwood.
He attended Palisades Charter High School where he played on the football team and sang in the choir. He later graduated in 1979.
He later had a football scholarship to California State Polytechnic University. He had a back injury which made him change to music. Fans of Forest are interested in knowing if he’s still alive.
Is Forest Whitaker still alive in 2022
Forest is still alive. In 1982, Forest after making his film debut in Fast Times Ridgemont High, he earned a reputation in films like Bird, Good morning, Platoon, the Game dog, and blockbusters such as Black Panther, Panic room, and a lot more. He is known for his activism and humanitarian. In 2011, he was made the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. He has received awards such as Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, British Academy Film Award, and others.