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then served a mission for the LDS Church to Portugal.  Upon his return, Johnny had grown up and Hollywood wasn’t looking for a Grown Up Child Star.  Johnny, however; he continued to study and pursue T.V. Film production and other avenues for employment.  Currently, he is working on many different projects and works as a Substance Abuse Professional and Advocate while writing, directing teaching and acting.  John is a Certified Addiction Counselor and Advocate.  He is currently working on a Documentary on the Portuguese Drug Policy, while writing his memoirs and completing  co-directing & producing a film  this past year.

If you are interested in having John speak and/or teach Acting.  Please go to the contact page or  e-mail us at Johnny@JohnnyWhitaker.com.

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’s” passing from a Drug Overdose. Johnny went back to high school and graduated then went on to college and

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

“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 johnny@johnnywhitaker.com 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!! For more information:  Contact johnny@johnnywhitaker.com

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John is currently working on a lot of different projects, but Sunday,
June 13th Join Johnny and the
Legend of 70’s Kids Programming
SID KROFFT on his
Podcast, “The Unusual Artistry of
SID KROFFT”

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 esta interesado hacer una intervención en ingles, español o portugues contactenos. www.pasoporpaso.org.

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You can see him HERE!!  

Watch this right here
Kind of FUN!!!

Johnny loved being on the Maiden Episdode of Ms Susan Antons
Upcoming talk show on
Family TV called
IDOL CHAT

John, his former boss
Marty Krofft and dear friend
Wesley Eure were on set and
Krofft friend and alumni
Butch Patrick joined in too


June 13, Join Johnny on
Sid Kroffts Podcast
The Unusual Artistry of
Sid Krofft
Join us at 3:00 pm PST or
6:00 pm EST