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Birth Name: Whoopi Goldberg
Born: 11/13/1955
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

Born Caryn Elaine Johnson on Nov. 13, 1955 - though some sources place the date at 1950 or even 1949 - in the Chelsea public housing projects in New York City. Raised by a single mother, Goldberg's affinity for performance was developed at an early age through theater work at the Helena Rubenstein Children's Theater. Dyslexia and a lack of teacher understanding forced her to drop out of high school after just two weeks, leaving her to struggle to make ends meet with odd jobs like make-up artist at a funeral parlor. Goldberg also dealt with drug addiction during this period, and ended up marrying her substance abuse counselor, Alvin Martin, in 1973. The couple separated and divorced by the fo...

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