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26 celebrities with eco-sounding names

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:23 p.m.
Forest Whitaker

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Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker is both an actor (Panic Room, Ghost Dog, etc.) and a director (Hope Floats, Waiting to Exhale, etc.) and won an Academy Award for his role as Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland. He hates being confused for Mykelti Williamson from Forrest GumpFun fact: He holds a black belt in karate and is also a vegetarian.