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That year, Goldberg's success with Famed actress, comedian, television host and human rights advocate Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson on November 13, 1955, in New York City.
In 1974, Goldberg moved to California, living variously for the next seven years in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco.
During her time on In March 2016, Whoopi announced she was launching a medical marijuana startup aimed to help women with menstrual issues.
The brand, "Whoopi and Maya," is in collaboration with co-founder Maya Elisabeth, who is also founder of another medical cannabis brand, Om Edibles, started in 2008.
Director Steven Spielberg cast Goldberg in the leading female role of his 1985 production of (adapted from the novel by Alice Walker), a film that went on to earn 10 Academy Awards and five Golden Globe nominations.
Goldberg herself received an Oscar nomination and her first Golden Globe Award, for best actress. She won the 1991 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, making her just the second African-American woman to nab an Oscar.
Shortly after receiving this honor, she returned to New York. The one-woman Off-Broadway production featured her own original comedy material that addressed the issue of race in America with unique profundity, style and wit.
Among her most poignant and typically contradictory creations were "Little Girl," an African-American child obsessed with having blond hair; and "Fontaine," a junkie who also happens to hold a doctorate in literature.The role also garnered Goldberg her second Golden Globe, as well as the Black Entertainer of the Year Award from the NAACP and the Excellence Award at the Women in Film Festival., in 1992.Featuring Goldberg in one-on-one interviews with prominent political and Hollywood celebrities, the program ran for 200 episodes until 1993, when it was cancelled due to low ratings.Whoopi's desire to stake her claim in the booming marijuana industry was due to her long-term experience with painful menstrual cycles.She's professed that marijuana was the only way she could find relief.By 1984, director Mike Nichols had moved to a Broadway stage, and in 1985, Goldberg won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for the recording of skits taken from the show.