Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.

Forest Whitaker

Oscar-Winning Actor, Producer, & Director

Legendary actor, producer, and director Forest Whitaker made his feature film debut in 1982’s seminal teen comedy “Fast Times at Ridgement High.” Since then, he has appeared in acclaimed films such as “Platoon,” “Good Morning, Vietnam,” “The Great Debators,” “The Butler,” and “The Last King of Scotland,” for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. Outside of acting, Forest has directed hits such as “Waiting to Exhale” and “First Daughter.”