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Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955-

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Personal name headingGoldberg, Whoopi, 1955-
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Variant(s)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-
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1955-11-13
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
Chelsea (Manhattan, New York, N.Y.)
Field of activityActing Comedy
AffiliationSt. Columbia School (New York, N.Y.) Blake Street Hawkeyes Theater
Profession or occupationActors Actresses Comedians Television talk show hosts
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inHer Whoopi Goldberg original Broadway show recording [SR] p1985: label (Whoopi Goldberg)
Current biog. yrbk. 1985: p. 144 (Goldberg, Whoopi; b. 1950, New York City, actress)
People, Sept. 22, 1986 (Caryn E. Johnson (Whoopi Goldberg), 36, married David Edward Claessen, 9/1/86)
Blue, R. Whoopi Goldberg, c1995: p. 99 (Caryn Johnson; b. Nov. 13, 1955 in New York City)
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)
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])
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)
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)
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)
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))