|Date of Birth||31 October 1975, Charleston, South Carolina, USA|
|Birth Name||Jonathan Lance Whitworth|
|Height||6' (1.83 m)|
Mini Bio (2)
Johnny was born on Halloween in 1975. His early years were spent in Charleston, South Carolina with his mom. When he grew older, he moved to Dallas, Texas with his dad (parents are divorced). At age 15/16 in 1991, he won the 1st Young and Modern Man Contest. 3 years later, he moved to Los Angeles with his mother and, at the age of 18, started his acting career with a guest appearance on Party of Five (1994) in 1994. His debut in movies was with Bye Bye Love (1995) in 1995. He quit acting after his 1st couple of movies, but then made a comeback in 1997's The Rainmaker (1997).
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous
Johnny Whitworth is an American actor born in Charleston, SC on October 31, 1975. Whitworth grew up moving throughout the south before heading to Los Angeles at age 15 to pursue his acting career.
Having appeared in over 40 film and television projects throughout his career, Whitworth has performed alongside some of Hollywood's most notable talents: Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Renee Zellweger, Angelina Jolie, Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Danny DeVito, Mickey Rourke, Jon Voight, Christian Bale and Russell Crowe, in films such as Limitless (2011), Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011), 3:10 to Yuma (2007), Empire Records (1995), Gamer (2009) and Francis Ford Coppola's The Rainmaker (1997), to name a few.
In the early 90s, he quickly achieved teen idol status after playing the wildly popular role of "A.J." in the cult hit, Empire Records (1995). This came shortly after making one of his first acting debuts in the award winning television series, Party of Five (1994). Johnny also appeared, over a span of four years, in the beloved recurring role of "Detective Jake Berkeley" on the series CSI: Miami (2006-2010). He recently returned to prime time television in the role of "Cage Wallace" in Season Two of the popular series, _The 100_.
This comes after completing work in early 2014 on the dramatic independent film, Bad Hurt (2015), with co-stars Karen Allen, Michael Harney and Theo Rossi. Bad Hurt is a family drama set in Staten Island, New York in the late 90's. Johnny portrays "Kent Kendall", a Gulf War Veteran suffering from PTSD among other elements, after returning home from an intense military combat tour. Bad Hurt (2015) was also selected to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2015.
Johnny has said "that by the age of six, he knew he was going to be an actor" and went on to define his craft through a series of formal training throughout his travels, while evolving as a professional actor. He has cultivated an impressive body of work, earning himself a number of TV and film credits, while demonstrating a highly versatile, professional dependability within the industry.
Along the way, he was voted YM Magazine's 'Young and Modern Man' and has subsequently been featured in various entertainment publications throughout his career.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: JohnnyWhitworth.com