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Whoopi Goldberg is a legendary comedian who starred in the classic films "Ghost" and "Sister Act".
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Detailed Biography of Whoopi Goldberg
In her three full decades in the public eye, Whoopi Goldberg has played a number of different roles, from actress to stand up comedian to talk show host to radio DJ to singer and songwriter to author. And apart from all of those many different hats, Whoopi Goldberg appearances in the role of activist also take place a great deal.
Born in New York City, Whoopi Goldberg appearances in comedy have been taking place on stage and on screen since the early 1980s. The Whoopi Goldberg appearance credited with being her big breakout role was the part of Celie in the film adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel “The Color Purple,” which was directed by Steven Spielberg. Subsequent Whoopi Goldberg appearances in film include “Ghost,” Sister Act,” “Made in America,” “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” and “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.”
As an activist, a number of causes have received the Whoopi Goldberg endorsement over the years, including the fight for equal rights for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. As an author, you can catch a number of Whoopi Goldberg appearances in print. In addition to her memoirs, which include “Book” and “Whoopi’s Big Book of Manners,” you can also read her children’s book series, “Sugar Plum Ballerinas.” Today, you can catch a Whoopi Goldberg speaker appearance every week day as one of the hosts of the daytime talk show “The View.”
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