Forest Whitaker: Actor, Producer, Director, Humanitarian

 

This small exhibition highlights the career of the director, producer, humanitarian and Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker. The exhibition features on-set photographs from the movies Bird and Waiting to Exhale, hand-notated script pages for Lee Daniel's The Butler and The Last King of Scotland, correspondence from noted author Walter Mosley, and a Variety ad promoting Whitaker's portrayal of Charlie Parker in 1988's Bird, for which Whitaker won the Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award. Also on display is a certificate from Los Angeles, CA proclaiming April 11, 1993 as "Forest Whitaker Day."

This exhibition is no longer on view.

Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker