Whoopi Goldberg is an American comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, author and talk show host.

She found out she had endometriosis in the 70's and was given medication for the disease which worked.

Whoopi stated in 2009 "I had endometriosis 30 years ago maybe. I was very, very lucky. I had an intelligent doctor who sort of knew what was going on and said well, here take this stuff and he cleared it up. I was very lucky."

Whoopi has one daughter, Alexandria, born in 1973.

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