S: Whoopi Goldberg
BC: Sources: www.history.com www.biography.com www.yahoo.com
FC: Whoopi Goldberg By: Hollis Kolmansberger 4D February 2010
1: Whoopi Goldberg was born on November 13th, 1949 as Caryn Johnson. She had a younger brother, Clyde along with her mother Emma Johnson. Her father abandoned the family.
2: Whoopi starred in many films in her young ages. | When she was in high school she faced dyslexia and dropped out of high school at age 17. Because of her disorder she didn't go to college.
3: She changed her name to Whoopi Goldberg when she thought her real name was boring. | She grew up to be a wonderful actress.
4: She was in many movies such as "The Color Purple" in 1985, "Burglar" in 1987 , and " The Telephone" in 1988. | She was also in "Jumpin' Jack Flash" in 1986, "Star Trek: The Next Generation" in 1987 . | She was also in one of my favorite movies "The Lion King" as a hyena.
5: She won many awards such as an Oscar for "Ghost" in 1990, a Grammy, and 2 Emmys. She also won a Mark Twain Award for humor.
7: Whoopi Goldberg's mailing address is Whoopi Goldberg Attn: Fan Mail 333 West 52 Street Suite 602 New York,NY 10019 USA