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Johnny Whitaker

Whitaker as Jody on Family Affair.
Personal information
Birth nameJohn O. Whitaker, Jr.
Birth dateDecember 13, 1959(age 56)
Place of birthVan Nuys, California, U.S.
OccupationActor/Singer
Years active1965 - 1977, 1997 - present
SpouseSymbria Wright (1984-1988) (divorced) 

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Johnny Whitaker (born December 13, 1959) is an American actor and singer notable for several performances for film and television during his childhood. The naturally redheaded Whitaker is best known for his role as Brian Keith's 6-year-old nephew, Jody Davis, on Family Affair from 1966 1971, originated the role of Scotty Baldwin on General Hospital in 1965, played the lead in Hallmark's 1969 The Littlest Angel, and portrayed the title character in the 1973 musical version of Tom Sawyer. Two of his siblings, Billy and Dora, provided the voices of the rabbits Skippy and Tagalong for Disney's animated film Robin Hood in that same year.


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