How old was Forest Whitaker in the movie The Butler?

Forest Whitaker was 51 in The Butler when he played the character 'Cecil Gaines'.

That was over 10 years ago in 2013.

Today he is 62, and has starred in 123 movies in total, 32 of those since The Butler was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Butler, I think Forest Whitaker looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Lee Daniels has worked with Forest Whitaker just once in his career.
  • Forest Whitaker's first movie was as 'Gowdy's Bodyguard' in Tag: The Assassination Game, released in 1982 when he was 19
  • The Butler scores 7.36 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of The Butler

Forest Whitaker's other movies