That was over 19 years ago in 2002.
Today he is 59, and has starred in 99 movies in total, 54 since Panic Room was released.
In Panic Room, I think Forest Whitaker looks:
Panic Room scores 6.6 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Forest Whitaker's first acting role was as 'Charles Jefferson' in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, released in 1982 when he was 21.