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  • 1. My Favourite Comedy Actor Whoopi Goldberg My Favourite Comedy Actor

2. Personal Information Whoopi Goldberg is an American comedian, actress, singer- songwriter, political activist, author and talk show host. Goldberg was born in New York City and raised in Manhattan, the daughter of Emma, a nurse and teacher, and Robert James Johnson, a clergyman. 3. Her stage name, Whoopi, was taken from whoopee cushion. Real name - Caryn Elaine Johnson She said: "If you get a little gassy, you've got to let it go. So people used to say to me, 'You're like a whoopee cushion.' And that's where the name came from." Then she adopted the traditionally German/Jewish surname Goldberg as a stage name because her mother felt that the original surname of Johnson was not "Jewish enough" to make her a star. 4. premium of channel mtv, 1993 category: best comedic role premium of channel mtv, 1994 category: best comedic role She received two premiums: 5. Her first experience of performing on stagewas when she was eight years old, playing at a children's theater Helen Rubenstein. 6. Why I choose Whoopi Goldberg Whoopi Goldberg every time can so subtly and so accurately convey the feelings of her characters. She is strong, kind and loving at the same time causing a storm of emotions. 7. by Karnaushenko Diana 10B