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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on his best work] If I were to mark three, I'd mark Bird
(1988), because I grew immensely as an artist--I learned a lot--and also, I think, it was when people started to take me more seriously. I'd also mark Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
(1999), because I started to understand something about myself in silence, how I'm capable of communicating certain things without doing much. And then I'd ...
He tried to be as bulky as possible to play Big Harold in Platoon
(1986), but the vigorous boot-camping training, bad food and rough shoot caused him to lose a lot of weight. When he noticed Whitaker was getting thinner, Oliver Stone
said to him, "What are you doing? You're supposed to be 'Big' Harold".
Often plays military/political/law enforcement roles