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Johnny Whitaker

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

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

“Actor’s Tool Kit” Classes & Workshops by JOHNNY WHITAKER

Where in the World is Johnny?  

Home

John is back home in Saugus, CA awaiting
his next BIG adventure

To Portland for the 1st of the Celebrations for
the 50th Anniversary of the  release of 1973’s
“Tom Sawyer”

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

Get information on Johnny’s Non-Profit Organization
Paso Por Paso

Visit our organization’s website

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, French, ASL & 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, frances, ASL, español o portugues contactenos. www.pasoporpaso.org.

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high school, graduated, went on to college and hen 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; 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 preparing for a Private Event in Portland, Oregon to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Tom Sawyer

Paso Por Paso, was the HOST for  the 2022 Celebration of Lives Lost
& Lives Recovered
Watch it right here

Have your Johnny Whitaker friend
or Fan receive a personalized
Message from Johnny Himself
WOW!!

Johnny has been invited to be a part of the


FAMILY!!