Forest Whitaker is an Academy Award-winning actor, producer and director who earned an Oscar for his leading role in the film The Last King of Scotland. He can be seen as Bumpy Johnson in the upcoming television series Godfather of Harlem. He recently starred in the film Lee Daniels’ The Butler, and also had roles in the films Labryinth, Rogue One, Black Panther, Arrival, Southpaw, Where the Wild Things Are and Dope. As a producer, his films include Roxanne Roxanne, Repentance, Fruitvale Station, Sorry to Bother You,among others. He played Erie Smith in the Broadway revival of Hughie.