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She reprised the role in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993), making her the highest-paid actress at the time.
Her other film roles include Made in America (1993), Corrina, Corrina (1994), The Lion King (1994), The Little Rascals (1994), Boys on the Side (1995), Theodore Rex (1995), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Girl, Interrupted (1999), For Colored Girls (2010), Toy Story 3 (2010), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Nobody's Fool (2018) and Furlough (2018).
"I was a child of the '60s so I ingested as many mind-altering substances as I could." She added: "It was a rite of passage.
Whoopi Goldberg has no problem being candid when it comes to discussing her satisfaction as a long-time voice on "The View."The 63-year-old comedian has occupied a seat on the daytime talk show since 2007, however the star admitted "The View" isn't her entire life. Ten years is a long time, and now I’m starting to do other stuff. Goldberg says that she gets fulfillment in that she is doing "anything," not just from doing "The View." More: Whoopi Goldberg on her new book and dating"You can't create a career," she said. In fact for a long time, people could not figure out how I actually got a career.
According to an anecdote told by Nichelle Nichols in Trekkies (1997), a young Goldberg was watching Star Trek, and upon seeing Nichols's character Uhura, exclaimed, "Momma!
There's a black lady on television and she ain't no maid!
Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955.
Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman.
Goldberg starred in Penny Marshall's directorial debut Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986) and began a relationship with David Claessen, a director of photography on the set; the couple married later that year.The film was a modest success, and during the next two years, three additional motion pictures featured Goldberg: Burglar (1987), Fatal Beauty (1987) and The Telephone (1988).Though these were not as successful as her prior motion pictures, Goldberg still garnered awards from the NAACP Image Awards.Goldberg's Broadway performance caught the eye of director Steven Spielberg, who cast her in the lead role of The Color Purple, based on the novel by Alice Walker.The Color Purple was released in late 1985 and was a critical and commercial success.