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from a Drug Overdose. Johnny went back to high school and didn’t continue seeking work in the entertainment field.  Johnny graduated HS then went on to college then on a mission for the LDS Church to Portugal.  Upon his return Johnny had grown up and Hollywood wasn’t happy to see a Grown Up Child Star.  Johnny continued to pursue production and other avenues for employment.  Currently, he works as a Substance Abuse Professional and Advocate while writing, teaching and acting.  For More About Jontinued to pursue production and other avenues for employment.  Currently, he works as a Substance Abuse Counselor/Advocate and is working on a Documentary on the Portuguese Drug Policy.

Johnny is best known for his work as “Jody” in the CBS Television Series, “Family Affair” 1966-1971. He went on to make 5 Walt Disney Films and to Star in the musical “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” 1973.  Johnny went on to Star in his own Saturday Morning Television Series for Sid and Marty Krofft Television in “Sigmund and the Sea Monsters” (NBC 1973-75)  

     In the summer of 1976, he received the news of his television sister, Mary Anissa Jones (BUFFY) passing

The Mission of Paso Por Paso is to support recovery programs and services for the treatment and recovery of individual addicts/alcoholics so that no individual will be deprived of needed substance abuse treatment due to their unique cultural and/or language barriers.  If you know of anyone who needs help and support and/or are interested in an intervention, in English, Spanish or Portuguese, please contact us.

La misión de Paso Por Paso es apoyar programas y servicios de recuperación para el tratamiento y la recuperación de los adictos/alcohólicos individuales para que ninguna persona se verán deprivada de tratamiento necesario del abuso de sustancias debido a las barreras únicas del idioma y cultura.

Si conocen alguien que necesita ayuda y/o apoyo y tal vez este interesado hacer una intervención en ingles, español o portugues contactenos.

“Actor’s Toolkit” Classes & Workshops by JOHNNY WHITAKER

Johnny is teaching his “Actor’s Toolkit” Classes to Children, Teens and Adults.  To find out how to find out when he is coming to your area, please E-mail for more information.  Johnny’s classes can also be used to help your organization with fundraisers and corporate “team building skills” it is not only fun and entertaining, but educational as well.  

You & your co-workers and/or your kids can learn from a professional, scene techniques, cold reading, acting and performing for the film/television camera and stage. Techniques that only someone who has DONE it and BEEN there can show you. Even if you aren’t an actor, you will learn “HOW TO ACT”.  You’ll have a fun, entertaining, team building and educational event for all ages and skill levels!!

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Get information on Johnny’s Non-Profit Organization

Visit our Non-Profit organization’s website

What’s Happening with Johnny??

Where is Johnny  


Actor, Director, Child Advocate, Drug Counselor, Advocate for Mental Health &
Substance Abuse Disorders and Jail & Prison Reform

JOHNNY’S Littlest Angel Tunic to be on Display At the Hollywood Museum starting August 18  through the end of the year.

He’s At the


He will be at the

Int’l Overdose Awareness Day

Sunday, August 28th at the Huntington Beach Pier, Johnny and others will join together to  Remember those who have passed due to  Drug Overdose.

Johnny and others celebrate the lives  of those who passed from overdose at the Huntington Beach Pier August 28  

Thanks for joining us In Person or In Spirit

He’s was just seen in these
two great performances

If you didn’t see him in the Lifetime Movie,  “The Wrong Child” or the Newly Revised version Of “Sigmund and the Sea Monsters”, you can  Still see them by going to LIFETIME or  AMAZON PRIME
After 40 years SIGMUND is BACK

This spring I had the priviledge and honor to join the NEW Johnny and Scott for the REMAKE of Sigmund who hasnt aged a bit. The story has changed a bit, but the same hijinks from the old days. Click to get MORE info!!

JUNE 17, 2016

See Johnny’s latest role as an Uncle whose nephew is

THE WRONG CHILD - If you miss you can always see it on Lifetime Movies