|Date of birth|
13 November 1955
|Place of birth|
New York City, New York
Whoopi Goldberg is an actress who played Chesley Watkins in the Law & Order: Criminal Intent season five episode "To the Bone" and Janette Grayson in the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit season seventeen episode "Institutional Fail".
Goldberg won an Oscar for her portrayal of Oda Mae Brown in the movie Ghost. She won two Golden Globe Awards for Ghost and The Color Purple. She also has been nominated for six Emmy Awards, but she never took the trophy home.
She portrayed the bartender Guinan on Star Trek: The Next Generation, as well as on the movies Star Trek Generations and Star Trek: Nemesis.