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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 31 October 1975Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Birth NameJonathan Lance Whitworth
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (2)

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

Whitworth began his career early. Studying acting in various cities starting in South Carolina where he knew that he was going to become an actor at the age of six. Bouncing all over the south until at the age of 15, when he moved to Los Angeles from Dallas Texas to pursue his career professionally.

Early career started with a reoccurring role on "Party of Five" and then moved on to films such as Bye-Bye Love and Empire Records. He had a pivotal role in Francis Ford Coppola's "the Rainmaker" where he betrayed a young man dying of leukemia. He continued to hone his craft through various film and TV pursuits. Notably, appearing alongside Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro in a hit film "Limitless" & as the villain Blackout in the Marvel film "Ghost Rider" alongside Nicholas Cage.

In 2017 Whitworth became a lifetime member of the Actors Studio.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (3)

Voted YM magazine's young and Modern man 1991.
Went to Beverly Hills H.S. with actors Breckin Meyer & Alicia Silverstone.
Lifetime member of the Actors Studio 2017.

Personal Quotes (1)

After my first job, I got a real concept of what Hollywood is and what the work is about. Really, after the last two years, I've realized just how full of shit everyone is. So, I'm definitely not the newest kid on the block, but I tend to be the skeptical one. -Johnny Whitworth

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