Whoopi Goldberg Gives Credit To Patrick Swayze For Her Oscar Win (VIDEO)

February 19, 2015 4:59 PM

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Only a handful of actors are part of the coveted EGOT winner's circle -- that's an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award -- and Whoopi Goldberg is one of them. The Oscar, she says, came as a complete surprise. Though she had previously been nominated for "The Color Purple," it was her supporting role alongside Patrick Swayze in "Ghost" that earned her a statue in 1991.

Goldberg has fond memories of working with the late Swayze, who she says helped her get the audition. "It was great fun and Patrick always wanted to be funny," Goldberg says in the above clip from her "Oprah's Masterclass" interview. "And he was funny and silly and we got along, and it went really w...

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