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Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955-

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    • Johnson, Caryn E., 1955-
    • Johnson, Caryn Elaine, 1955-
    • Qoldberq, Vupi, 1955-
    • Conson, Kerin Eleyn, 1955-
    • Голдберг, Вупі, 1955-
    • Holdberh, Vupi, 1955-
    • Джонсан, Кэрын Элейн, 1955-
    • Dz︠h︡onsan, Kėryn Ėleĭn, 1955-
    • Голдбърг, Упи, 1955-
    • Goldbŭrg, Upi, 1955-
    • Goldbergová, Whoopi, 1955-
    • Γκόλντμπεργκ, Γούπι, 1955-
    • Gkolntmpernk, Goupi, 1955-
    • Голдберг, Вупи, 1955-
    • Goldberg, Vupi, 1955-
    • Джонсон, Кэрин Элейн, 1955-
    • Dzhonson, Kėrin Ėleĭn, 1955-
    • Goldberga, Vūpija, 1955-
    • Džonsone, Keirina Elaina, 1955-
    • 琥碧·戈柏, 1955-
    • Hubi Gebo, 1955-
    • Hu bi ge bo, 1955-
    • Gebo, Hubi, 1955-
    • Ge bo, Hu bi, 1955-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1955-11-13
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: St. Columbia School (New York, N.Y.)
        • Organization: Blake Street Hawkeyes Theater
    • Birth Place

        New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Birth Place

        Chelsea (Manhattan, New York, N.Y.)
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  • Sources

    • found: Her Whoopi Goldberg original Broadway show recording [SR] p1985:label (Whoopi Goldberg)
    • found: Current biog. yrbk. 1985:p. 144 (Goldberg, Whoopi; b. 1950, New York City, actress)
    • found: People, Sept. 22, 1986(Caryn E. Johnson (Whoopi Goldberg), 36, married David Edward Claessen, 9/1/86)
    • found: Blue, R. Whoopi Goldberg, c1995:p. 99 (Caryn Johnson; b. Nov. 13, 1955 in New York City)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 30, 2013(Whoopi Goldberg; Caryn Elaine Johnson, best known as Whoopi Goldberg (born November 13, 1955); American comedienne, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, author and talk show host; born New York City; Occupation: Actress, comedienne, radio disc jockey, producer, author, singer-songwriter, talk show host, Broadway star; Years active: 1981-present)
    • found: Internet Broadway database, May 30, 2013(Whoopi Goldberg; Performer, Producer, Writer (b. Nov 13, 1955 New York, New York, USA); Female; Also known as: Caryn Elaine Johnson [Birthname])
    • found: Internet movie database, May 30, 2013(Whoopi Goldberg; Actress; Writer; Producer; born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955; Nickname: Da Whoop)
    • found: TCM movie database, May 30, 2013(Whoopi Goldberg; comedienne, actress, author, talk show host and political activist; born Caryn Elaine Johnson on Nov. 13, 1955 - though some sources place the date at 1950 or even 1949 - in the Chelsea public housing projects in New York City)
    • found: Wikipedia, December 8, 2013:Azerbaijani page (Vupi Qoldberq [in rom.]; Kerin Eleyn Conson [in rom.]) Belarusian page (Вупі Голдберг = Vupi Holdberh; Кэрын Элейн Джонсан = Kėryn Ėleĭn Dz︠h︡onsan) Bulgarian page (Упи Голдбърг = Upi Goldbŭrg) Czech page (Whoopi Goldbergová) Greek page (Γούπι Γκόλντμπεργκ = Goupi Gkolntmpernk) Kazakh page (Вупи Голдберг = Vupi Goldberg; Кэрин Элейн Джонсон = Kėrin Ėleĭn Dzhonson) Latvian page (Vūpija Goldberga; Keirina Elaina Džonsone) Russian page (Вупи Голдберг = Vupi Goldberg; Кэрин Элейн Джонсон = Kėrin Ėleĭn Dzhonson) Ukrainian page (Вупі Голдберг = Vupi Holdberh) Chinese page (琥碧·戈柏 = Hubi Gebo)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 31, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Goldberg, Whoopi; Caryn Elaine Johnson; stage / screen actor, comedian; born 13 November 1955 in Chelsea, New York, New York, United States; attended St. Columbia School in New York; performed at the Blake Street Hawkeyes Theater, developing a one-woman play, The Spook Show (1982); co-wrote Moms, a one-woman show (1983); debuted on Broadway, in newly renamed show, Whoopi Goldberg; debuted in Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple (1985); gained notoriety with filmslike Jumpin' Jack Flash, Ghost and Sister Act (1986, 1990, 1992); starred in comedies such as Made in America, Eddie, The Player, and The Associate (1993-1996); co-produced Broadway revival of Thoroughly Modern Millie and Harlem Song (2002); honors include, among many, Theatre World and Drama Desk awards; Grammy Award for Best Comedy Recording; two Golden Globe Awards (1985, 1992); Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress; fourteen Emmy nominations; the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor (2001))
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    • 1985-09-04: new
    • 2015-12-19: revised
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