Johnny Whitaker

Johnny Whitaker

Age
55
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

1985 - Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment
1973 - Tom Sawyer
1972 - Napoleon and Samantha
1972 - Snowball Express
1966 - The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Alfie Booth
5
Shem Todd
3
Willie
2
Mark Mulligan
1
Eddie Roberts
1
Ricky Perino
1
Timmy Carter
1
Andy Jack Sickles
1
Jack
1
Hoot Callahan
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • For 13 years, Johnny worked closely with the joint SAG/AFTRA Young Performer's Committee helping current young performers receive the benefits and prepare them for the detriments that a career in show business is likely to produce.
  • 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.
  • In June of 1984 he married a theatrical agent named Symbria Wright. They divorced four years later.
  • Began his acting career at the age of three. He was discovered while singing in his church's children's program, where he broke up the entire congregation after he'd forgotten the words to the song and started to improvise with his own. He went on to do his first on-air performance in a commercial for OK Used Cars.
  • He was the only six-year-old who screen-tested for the role of Jody Davis in _"Family Affair" (1966)_ (qv), which originally was supposed to be for a ten-year-old boy, but when the producers saw the chemistry between he and 'Anissa Jones' (qv) (Buffy), they promptly rewrote the parts for six-year-old twins.
  • Brother of Billy and 'Dora Whitaker' (qv).
  • His first film, _The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966)_ (qv) co-starred 'Brian Keith (I)' (qv). He and Keith got along so well that Keith took was instrumental in setting him up for an interview with the producers of _"Family Affair, A" (1966), in which he was eventually cast as Keith's nephew.
  • Best known by the public for his role as Jody Davis on _"Family Affair" (1966)_ (qv).


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