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14 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on his children's names - True and Ocean - and his name and how it affected his childhood] I want those names to be their destiny, for my daughter to be honest and my son to be expansive. I try to be like a forest, revitalizing and constantly growing . . . . Kids would tease me, calling me Little Bush". But . . . I thought being called Forest helped me find my identity.
Won 23 major awards for his portrayal of Idi Amin
in The Last King of Scotland
(2006) including all the awards that are considered the biggest (except Cannes). He was also nominated for one more award, and won BET's "Best Actor" for the same year (presumably for the same film).
Often plays military/political/law enforcement roles