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Ernest Whitman

Highest Rated: 89% Road to Zanzibar (1941)

Lowest Rated: 81% Cabin in the Sky (1943)

Birthday: Feb 21, 1893

Birthplace: Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA

Ernest Whitman was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Whitman started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Warner Baxter biopic drama "The Prisoner of Shark Island" (1936), the Vivien Leigh hit dramatic adaptation "Gone With the Wind" (1939) and the historical film "Jesse James" (1939) with Tyrone Power. He also appeared in "Congo Maisie" (1940) and "Maryland" (1940). He kept working in film throughout the forties, starring in "The Return of Frank James" (1940) with Henry Fonda, "The Bugle Sounds" (1941) and the western "The Pittsburgh Kid" (1941) with Billy Conn. He also appeared in the Ethel Waters adaptation "Cabin in the Sky" (1943). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in the drama "Stormy Weather" (1943) with Lena Horne, the Jean Gabin drama "The Impostor" (1944) and "Blonde Savage" (1947). He also appeared in "My Brother Talks to Horses" (1947) with Jackie "Butch" Jenkins. Whitman last worked on "Beulah" (ABC, 1950-53). Whitman passed away in August 1954 at the age of 61.

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No Score Yet No Score Yet My Brother Talks to Horses Mr. Mordecai (Character) - 1946
81% 81% Cabin in the Sky Jim Henry (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Drums of the Congo King Malaba (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bugle Sounds Cartaret (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 50% Among the Living Pompey (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Get-Away Moose Jones (Character) - 1941
89% 62% Road to Zanzibar Whiteface (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Third Finger, Left Hand Sam (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Congo Maisie Varnai (Character) - 1940
83% 48% The Return of Frank James Pinky (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 25% They Gave Him a Gun Roustabout (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet King for a Day Mr. Brown (Character) - 1934


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