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Johnny Whitaker

Jody Davis in Family Affair

Photos Johnny Whitaker Birth name: John O. Whitaker Jr
Birth date: 1959/12/13 (64 years old)
Birth place : Van Nuys, Californie
Height: 1.83 m

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Biography for Johnny Whitaker

John O. Whitaker, Jr., better known as Johnny, was a child actor and continues to work in show business. He was born on December 13, 1959 in Van Nuys, California and started his professional acting career at the age of three by appearing in a television commercial for a local used car dealer. In 1965, Johnny landed the role of Scotty Baldwin in the soap opera General Hospital. He then went on to star in a major feature film, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming which also starred Brian Keith, an actor who would later play Johnny's uncle in the television series, Family Affair.

Johnny landed the role of Jody Davis in Family Affair, a young boy living in a high-rise apartment in New York, New York. There along with television-sisters Anissa Jones and Kathy Garver, he charmed American audiences with his childish innocence. He went on to star in the Sid and Marty Krofft series "Sigmund and the Sea Monsters" as well as in other films including The Biscuit Eater (1972); Tom Sawyer (1973); and Napoleon and Samantha.

He received a diploma from the Lycée de Sylmar in Southern California after the "family affair" has been dismissed. He then spent two years in Portugal as a full time, missionary of Volunter for the Church of Jesus the Christ of Last Day Saints. When he returned to the United States, he took care of the young University of Brigham and obtained a degree in communications in 1986. He was divorced in 1988. He went through a 12-step program to get rid of drug dependence. He was the fifth of eight children supported in Thelma and John O. Whitaker, Sr. He was supported at 12:14 am, Pacific standard time. He was alone 6 years who examined the role of Jody Davis, who originally was supposed to be for a 10 -year -old boy, but when the producers saw the chemistry between Johnny and Anissa Jones (Buffy), they have Promptly recessing the pieces for the 6 -year -old twins ... and a television legend was sustained! He gave Jodie adoptive his first over-screen kiss in Tom Sawyer (1973). Speaks several languages ​​fluently, including the Portuguese, the language of Spanish, French and American sign. Started his temporary career at the tender age of three. He was discovered while singing in the program of the children of the church where he broke up the whole gathering after he forgot the words to the song and started to improvise with his own. He continued to do his first sur-air execution in an advertising film for correct cars.

Johnny Whitaker is an American actor known for playing in several popular films and television programs in the 1970s and 1980s. He was born on December 13, 1959 in Van Nuys in California.

Whitaker is best known for his role as Jody Davis in the television series "Family Affair" (1966-1971). He also played in the films "Tom Sawyer" (1973) and "Huckleberry Finn" (1974), in which he embodied Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry respectively. In addition, he played in several other television shows, such as "The FBI" (1974), "The Love Boat" (1977) and "Wonder Woman" (1978).

Whitaker began his acting career at the age of three, playing in television advertisements. He then made his cinema debut in 1971 in the film "The Pursuit of Happiness", before playing in "Family Affair". After the end of the series in 1971, he continued to play in movies and television shows, but also appeared in television series like "The New Adventures of Wonder Woman" (1977) and "Fantasy Island" (1977-1978).

Apart from his acting career, Whitaker is also an accomplished musician and recorded several country music albums in the 1980s. He also participated in charity events and made appearances in children's television shows.

In summary, Johnny Whitaker is an American actor known for his roles in popular films and television shows in the 1970s and 1980s. He is also a talented musician and has participated in several charity events.

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Filmography

Title Role
Family Affair Kevin
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction
Mulligan's Stew (1977) (TV) Mark
The Magic Pony (1977) (voice)
Disneyland
Adam-12 Eddie Roberts
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973) TV Series Johnny Stuart
Tom Sawyer (1973/I) Tom Sawyer
Mystery in Dracula's Castle (1973) (TV) Alfie Booth
Snowball Express (1972) Richard Baxter
Napoleon and Samantha (1972) Napoleon Wilson
The Biscuit Eater (1972) Lonnie McNeil
Something Evil (1972) (TV) Stevie Worden
Marcus Welby, M.D.
Gunsmoke
To Rome with Love
Green Acres
The Littlest Angel (1969) (TV) Michael
The Virginian
Bewitched
Lancer
Bonanza
Family Affair (1966) TV Series (as Johnnie Whitaker) Jonathan 'Jody' Patterson-Davis (1966-1971)
Baby Makes Three (1966) (TV) Freddy
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966) Jerry Maxwell
General Hospital (1963) TV Series Scotty 'Scott' Baldwin #1 (1965)

Trivia

Graduated from Sylmar High School in Southern California after "Family Affair" was cancelled. He then spent two years in Portugal as a full-time, volunter missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When he returned to the United States, he attended Brigham Young University and obtained a degree in communications in 1986.

He was divorced in 1988. He went through a 12 step program to rid himself of drug dependency.

He was the fifth of eight children born to Thelma and John O. Whitaker, Sr. He was born at 12:14 AM, Pacific Standard Time.

He was the only 6 year-old who screen tested for the role of Jody Davis, which originally was supposed to be for a 10 year old boy, but when the producers saw the chemistry between Johnny and Anissa Jones (Buffy), they promptly rewrote the parts for 6 year old twins...and a television legend was born!

He gave Jodie Foster her first on-screen kiss in Tom Sawyer (1973).

Speaks several languages fluently, including Portuguese, Spanish, French and American Sign Language.

Began his acting career at the tender age of three. He was discovered while singing in the 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.

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