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How old was Forest Whitaker in the movie Platoon?

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

That was over 36 years ago in 1986.

Today he is 60, 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.

Also aged 24 in their movies

The cast of Platoon

Forest Whitaker in other movies