Whoopi Goldberg, Best Supporting Actress 1990

GHOST

(Comedy / Drama - PG/13)

Whoopi Goldberg won her Supporting Oscar for playing the psychic who can communicate with the ghost (Patrick Swayze).


Whoopi Goldberg (1955 - ) Was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in New York City.worked a series of 'odd' jobs which included brick laying and working at a funeral palor while taking small roles on Broadway. Whoopi Goldberg then moved to L.A. and started a career as a stand up comedienne. Her first prominant film part was in the 'The Color Purple" which also earned her an oscar nomination.
Whoopi Goldberg also had a reoccuring role on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and has hosted several of the Academy Award shows.

Her other films include:

CITIZEN
JUMPIN' JACK FLASH
FATAL BEAUTY
BURGLAR
THE TELEPHONE
CLARA'S HEART
HOMER AND EDDIE
THE LONG WALK HOME
HOUSE PARTY 2
WISECRACKS
SOAPDISH
SISTER ACT
LOADED WEAPON 1
MADE IN AMERICA
SISTER ACT 2
STAR TREK: GENERATIONS
MOONLIGHT AND VALENTINO
CORRINA, CORRINA
THEODORE REX
EDDIE
BOGUS
THE ASSOCIATE
GHOSTS OF MISSISSIPPI
IN & OUT
HOW STELLA GOT HER GROOVE BACK
THE DEEP END OF THE OCEAN
GIRL, INTERRUPTED
THE ADVENTURES OF ROCKY & BULLWINKLE
MORE DOGS THAN BONES
MONKEY BONE
RAT RACE
GOLDEN DREAMS
STAR TREK: NEMESIS
YOU'LL NEVER WIEZ IN THIS TOWN AGAIN
BLIZZARD

Her television credits include:

STAR TREK / THE NEXT GENERATION (series)
THE WHOOPI GOLDBERG SHOW (cable series)

Goldie is the only actress to host the Oscar Award show.

In addition, she has appeared in several Comic Relief shows.

Her other TV credits include:

KISS SHOT
BAGDAD CAFE (series)
MOTHER GOOSE (series)
THE SUNSHINE BOYS
CINDERELLA
WHAT MAKES A FAMILY
LIBERTY'S KIDS(2002)
WHOOPI (2003 - TV SERIES)

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