Actor and UNESCO ( United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker born on July 15, 1961 is one of the most recognizable actors with his work in film and television spanning over the past three decades. Whitaker won the Academy Award at the 79th Academy Awards for Best Performance By an Actor in a Leading Role his portrayal as the Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland.
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