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      Ernest Whitman

      Highest Rated: 89% Road to Zanzibar (1941)

      Lowest Rated: 80% Among the Living (1941)

      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.

      Highest rated movies

      Road to Zanzibar poster
      Road to Zanzibar
      The Return of Frank James poster
      The Return of Frank James
      Cabin in the Sky poster
      Cabin in the Sky
      Among the Living poster
      Among the Living

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      No Score Yet No Score Yet Banjo Uncle Jasper (Character) - 1947
      No Score Yet No Score Yet My Brother Talks to Horses Mr. Mordecai (Character) - 1946
      81% 80% 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 No Score Yet The Get-Away Moose Jones (Character) - 1941
      89% 61% Road to Zanzibar Whiteface (Character) - 1941
      80% 50% Among the Living Pompey (Character) - 1941
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Congo Maisie Varnai (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet 67% Third Finger, Left Hand Sam (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