Whoopi Goldberg (born November 13, 1955): a famous actress was born and spent her childhood in one of New York's black neighborhoods. As a child, her nickname stuck Whoopi (born actress – Karin), mixed hinting at one of the characteristics of girls – in the translation Whoopi means 'perdushechka'. The first exit on the scene took place at a future celebrity in 8 years, and not in any school setting, and in the performance of this theater, only child. In addition to experience a live audience and Whoopi got some acting skills – the young actress's talent was appreciated and taught the girl a few professional lessons. With respect to ordinary school, it was forced to quit Whoopi because of dyslexia – diseases in which the person difficult to master reading and writing. Lack of proper education, however, does not prevent the girl to live to its fullest – in the the late '60s she plunged into the hippie movement, free manners which led her eventually to drug use.
Addiction pursues for Whoopi for years, and only familiarity with one of the activists of the movement against Drugs helped her overcome addiction. Soon, young people marry, they have a daughter. However, a happy family life marred by a constant search for work: Whoopi had to change more than one place and not get one for unemployment benefits before they find an acting job. Unfortunately, for a new job had to leave New York to San Diego, and Alvin Martin – Whoopi husband – to make it but could not. Family split up, and her daughter budding actress sent to storm the stage a strange city. After changing the number of theaters, with whom she progastrolirovala almost all states, Whoopi finally takes the stage in his own play, where incredibly convincingly embodies just six totally dissimilar characters. The project is popular and gets a push in the career of Whoopi Goldberg: thanks to him, she gets on Broadway and television. By the same author: Shimmie Horn. As for the movie is already the third his film – drama 'Flowers lilac fields' – the actress was nominated for an Oscar. The very same award she received five years for his role in the amazing film 'Ghost'. Whoopi Goldberg – one of the few actresses whose talent can bring to the screen as a comic and deeply dramatic.