Appeared (as herself) in "Whoopi" on Broadway. Solo performance + playwright. Lyceum Theatre: 17 Nov 2004-30 Jan 2005 (72 performances + 12 previews). Produced by Mike Nichols
, Hal Luftig, Leonard Soloway, Steven M. Levy, Tom Leonardis
, Eric Falkenstein and Amy Nederlander
3 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
8 Interviews |
28 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
Whoopie Goldberg | Caryn Elaine Johnson | Whoopi
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Johnson (Harris), Emma
| Johnson Jr., Robert James
Did You Know?
[my role in] Ghost was written for a woman called Teresa Wright, I think. They wouldn't let me audition for Ghost. It wasn't until Patrick Swayze said, 'I am not doing this movie unless you audition her.'
While working as a waitress at San Diego's "Big Kitchen" café in 1978, she witnessed PSA flight #182 falling from the sky in flames following a mid-air collision. The sight was so traumatic, that to this day she will not fly on an airplane.
Dreadlocks and no eyebrows