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

2014 - A Talking Pony!?!
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

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • At one point he and two of his sisters and a brother were in a variety act called The Johnny Whitaker Show where they performed at fairs and Mormon church get-togethers.
  • 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.
  • Changed the spelling of his first name "Johnnie" to the more adult "Johnny" around 1973.
  • Speaks several languages fluently, including Portuguese, Spanish, French and American Sign Language.
  • Brother of Billy and 'Dora Whitaker' (qv).
  • Best known by the public for his role as Jody Davis on _"Family Affair" (1966)_ (qv).
  • 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.
  • 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.


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