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Asked in Movies, Uganda, Actors & Actresses, Dictatorship
Which dictator did Forest Whitaker play in The Last King of Scotland?
Forest Whittaker starred in the movie "The Last King of Scotland", which was actually about the Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. Whittaker played Amin in the movie. The title is a reference to the fact that Idi Amin once declared himself to be the King of Scotland, although he had no claim at all to the title. Forest Whitaker played Idi Amin Dada (1925-2003), the military dictator and President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979 in The Last King of Scotland (2006). ...