Johnny Whitaker

Johnny Whitaker

Age
57
Birthday
Dec. 13th, 1959
Born in
Van Nuys, California, USA
Height
6' 0

Johnny Whitaker's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Family Affair (1966) TV Show
Family Affair (1966)
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters TV Show
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters
Cram TV Show
Cram
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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BIOGRAPHY:

Johnny Whitaker is an American actor and singer notable for several performances for film and television during his childhood.


TRIVIA:
  • In 1999, he received the Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award at the Young Artist Awards.
  • Co-starred with young 'Jodie Foster' (qv) twice in films. The first time was in Disney's _Napoleon and Samantha (1972)_ (qv), and then she played Becky Thatcher to his _Tom Sawyer (1973)_ (qv). He made national tours for the "Tom Sawyer" line of boys' clothing after being cast in the the musical film. Eventually the same firm put out a "Johnnie Whitaker" line as well.
  • Speaks several languages fluently, including Portuguese, Spanish, French and American Sign Language.
  • Interviewed in "Growing Up on the Set: Interviews with 39 Former Child Actors of Classic Film and Television" by Tom Goldrup and Jim Goldrup (McFarland, 2002).
  • A recovering addict since 1997, he has served to help others. He is President and Founder of Paso Por Paso, a California 501 (c)3 corporation dedicated to helping Spanish-speaking addicts / alcoholics find treatment and recovery.
  • Originated the role of Scotty Baldwin, a _"General Hospital" (1963)_ (qv) character still seen on the show.
  • Best known by the public for his role as Jody Davis on _"Family Affair" (1966)_ (qv).
  • In June of 1984 he married a theatrical agent named Symbria Wright. They divorced four years later.


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