Profile picture of Forest Whitaker Official movie poster for Platoon (1986)

How old was Forest Whitaker in Platoon?

Forest Whitaker was 24 in Platoon when he played the character 'Big Harold'.

That was over 34 years ago in 1986.

Today he is 59, and has starred in 99 movies in total, 91 since Platoon was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Platoon, I think Forest Whitaker looks:

Did you know?

Platoon scores 7.6 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.

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