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

2014 - A Talking Pony!?!
2009 - The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story
1985 - Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment
1973 - Tom Sawyer
1972 - Snowball Express
1972 - Napoleon and Samantha
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
Tommy Johnson
1
Ricky Perino
1
Timmy Carter
1
Jack
1
Hoot Callahan
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

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


TRIVIA:
  • His sister, 'Dora Whitaker' (qv) is a well-established talent agent in North Hollywood, California.
  • Brother of Billy and 'Dora Whitaker' (qv).
  • 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.
  • 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 gave 'Jodie Foster' (qv) her first on-screen kiss in _Tom Sawyer (1973)_ (qv).
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • In 1999, he received the Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award at the Young Artist Awards.


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