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Q: What became of Tommy Whitaker, child actor ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: What became of Tommy Whitaker, child actor
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Movies and Film
Asked by: kimmich-ga
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Posted: 25 Jul 2003 18:54 PDT
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Whatever happened to the child actor, Tommy Whitaker?  He was MGM's
"Tom Sawyer" w/ Jodie Foster; was Jodie in TV's "Family Affair".
Subject: Re: What became of Tommy Whitaker, child actor
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 25 Jul 2003 22:14 PDT
Hello kimmich-ga,  

Johnny Whitaker played Jody in Family Affair. This series ran from

Johnny Whitaker
Date of birth: 13 December 1959
Van Nuys, California, USA,+Johnny

“Johnny graduated from Sylmar High School in Southern California after
"Family Affair" was cancelled. He then spent two years in Portugal as
part of a Mormon evangelical mission and then returned to the US where
he attended Brigham Young University where he obtained a degree in
communications in 1986. He started work as a computer assistant, but
later joined his sister's LA talent agency. Immediately prior to Dana
Plato's suicide, he had signed her as a client.”

Source: Internet Movie database,%20Johnny

Here is Johnny’s 1960-1970 filmography.,%20Johnny#actor

Johnny Whitaker – 2000

Johnny Whitaker was interviewed in the TV documentary Child Stars:
Their Story (2000). This was about how young celebrities deal with
fame, pressure, and wealth.

Johnny Whitaker   2002-2003
Notable TV Guest Appearances,%20Johnny#guest-appearances

- "Cram" (2003) 
- Playing "Himself" (episode # 2) 20 July 2003

- "Family Affair" (2002) 
He played "Kevin" in episode: "Holiday Fever" 5 December 2002

At the Official Johnny Whitaker Website you will find all aspects of
Johnny's life and his career, starting from his days as a child actor
and up until his life today.

Johnny Whitaker’s Recent Personal Appearances

July 3 - 6, 2003
Johnny was in Chester, South Carolina where he taught his 
Acting Course at the American Talent Showcase.

Johnny Appeared with Kathy Garver at the Ray & Sharon Courts
Hollywood Collector's Show
May 3 & 4th in Chicago, Illinois

Here’s a picture of Johnny Whitaker signing autographs at the 
Rhino Retrofest - August 15, 1999

Johnny Whitaker's  2002/2001 Personal & Media Appearances

Here is a list of Johnny’s appearances in 2000.

You can e-mail Johnny at
Johnny and Dr. Zod are available for appearances by sending e-mail to

Additional information that may interest you:

Anissa Jones who played Buffy on Family Affair was born on March 11,
1958 in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. At 18 she died of a drug
overdose in Oceanside, California on August 28, 1976.,%20Anissa

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Johnny Whittaker
“Johnny Whitaker” “Family Affair”

Thank you for a question that brought back many memories as I always
watched Family Affair as a child. If anything is not clear or if a
link does not function, please let me know and I’ll be glad to offer
further assistance

Best Regards,
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