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Whoopi Goldberg

Everyone loves Whoopi

Actress, comedienne, radio host, TV personality, game show host, singer, rapper and author, Goldberg has won an Oscar, a Grammy, an Emmy and a Tony. One of the few people who can be identified simply by their first name, the star of Sister Act is one of the most recognizable women on the planet.

  • 1955: Caryn Elaine Johnson was born
  • 1981: Made her first screen appearance in Citizen: I’m Not Losing My Mind, I’m Giving it Away
  • 1984: Caught Steven Spielberg’s eye while performing Citizen on Broadway
  • 1986: Won Golden Globe for The Color Purple
  • 1990: Won Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Ghost
  • 1992: Starred in Sister Act
  • 1994: Became the first black woman to host the Academy Awards
  • 2007: Took over as host for ABC Talk Show, The View

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