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Whoopi Goldberg

1955 - Today

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Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955), known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg (), is an American actor, author, comedian, and television personality. A recipient of numerous accolades, she is one of sixteen entertainers to win an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Academy Award and a Tony Award. Goldberg started her career on stage in 1983 with her one-woman show, Spook Show, which transferred to Broadway under the title Whoopi Goldberg, running from 1984 to 1985. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Whoopi Goldberg has received more than 14,622,010 page views. Her biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Whoopi Goldberg is the 2nd most popular comedian (up from 5th in 2019), the 502nd most popular biography from United States (up from 829th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Comedian.

Whoopi Goldberg is most famous for her work on the TV show "The View" and her Academy Award-winning film "Ghost."

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  • 83

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  • 5.49

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  • 5.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among COMEDIANS

Among comedians, Whoopi Goldberg ranks 2 out of 90Before her are Robin Williams. After her are Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Ellen DeGeneres, Dick Van Dyke, Chevy Chase, George Carlin, Bob Newhart, and Bob Hope.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1955, Whoopi Goldberg ranks 12Before her are Nicolas Sarkozy, Michel Platini, Tim Berners-Lee, Kevin Costner, Alain Prost, and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. After her are Kris Jenner, Angus Young, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Willem Dafoe, Ornella Muti, and Mo Yan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Whoopi Goldberg ranks 502 out of 15,968Before her are Harold Lloyd (1893), Machine Gun Kelly (1895), Mary Higgins Clark (1927), Natalie Wood (1938), Demi Moore (1962), and 50 Cent (1975). After her are Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Washington Irving (1783), Bill Murray (1950), Kip Thorne (1940), George Peppard (1928), and Michelle Pfeiffer (1958).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Whoopi Goldberg ranks 2Before her are Robin Williams (1951). After her are Eddie Murphy (1961), Bill Cosby (1937), Adam Sandler (1966), Steve Martin (1945), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Dick Van Dyke (1925), Chevy Chase (1943), George Carlin (1937), Bob Newhart (1929), and Joan Rivers (1933).

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