The hulking, unmistakably burly Forest Whitaker initially got into college on a football scholarship, but upon transferring to the University of Southern California, he majored in music, winning two more scholarships in that field. Read Full Biography
|2006||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Actor||The Last King of Scotland||Won|
|2006||Black Reel Awards||Best Actor||The Last King of Scotland||Nominated|
|2006||Boston Society of Film Critics||Best Actor||The Last King of Scotland||Won|
|2006||British Academy of Film and Television Arts||Best Actor||The Last King of Scotland||Won|
|2006||British Independent Film Awards||Best Actor||The Last King of Scotland||Nominated|
by Christopher Rosen
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