Whoopi Goldberg is one of an elite group of artists who have won a Grammy, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, an Emmy, and a Tony. She is also a prolific producer, bestselling author, and entrepreneur, and she is well known around the world for her many humanitarian endeavors. Born and raised in New York City, she performed in San Diego and the Bay Area with the Blake Street Hawkeyes theater troupe. It was there that she created the characters that became The Spook Show and evolved into her hit Broadway show, Grammy Award–winning album, and the HBO special that helped launch her career.
Whoopi has recurring roles on Amazon’s Harlem and the EPIX series Godfather of Harlem. She reprised her iconic role of Guinan in season two of the Paramount+ series Star Trek: Picard and lent her voice to the recent animated features Luck (Apple TV+) and My Father’s Dragon (Netflix). She starred in the 2020 adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling novel The Stand, and she appears in and produced the critically acclaimed feature film Till for MGM’s Orion Pictures, which has amassed countless awards and honors since its release in late 2022. She will appear in the highly anticipated Amazon Prime Video series based on Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys.