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Ernest Whitman

Ernest Whitman was born on February 21, 1893, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was a Negro actor, known for Road to Zanzibar (1941), Cabin in the Sky (1943) and The Return of Frank James (1940). He died on August 5, 1954, in Hollywood, California, of a heart attack.

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Feb 21, 1893 In Fort Smitth, AR
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie King for a Day 1934-06-29
Latest Project:
Movie The Sun Shines Bright 1953-05-02
Known For
Poster of The Lost Weekend
Poster of Goldilocks and the Jivin' Bears
Poster of Mystery Sea Raider
Poster of Castle on the Hudson
Movie The Sun Shines Bright Pleasant 'Uncle Plez' Woodford 1953-05-02
Movie Half-Pint Pygmy Pygmy (voice) (uncredited) 1948-08-07
Movie My Brother Talks to Horses Mr. Mordecai 1947-02-04
Movie Banjo Uncle Jasper 1947-05-15
Movie Blonde Savage Tonga 1947-11-22
Movie The Lost Weekend Black Man Talking to Himself (uncredited) 1945-11-29
Movie Goldilocks and the Jivin' Bears 1944-09-02
Movie Cabin in the Sky Jim Henry 1943-04-09
Movie Stormy Weather Jim Europe (uncredited) 1943-07-21
Movie Road to Zanzibar Whiteface 1941-04-11
Movie The Get-Away Moose Jones 1941-06-13
Movie The Pittsburgh Kid Feets Johnson 1941-08-29
Movie Buck Benny Rides Again Colored Gentleman 1940-05-31
Movie Castle on the Hudson Alexander '8 Ball' Hamilton (uncredited) 1940-02-17
Movie Congo Maisie Varnai 1940-01-19
Movie Safari Witch doctor 1940-06-14
Movie Gone with the Wind Carpetbagger's Friend (uncredited) 1940-02-16
Movie The Return of Frank James Pinky 1940-08-10
Movie Santa Fe Trail Black Man in Barn (uncredited) 1940-12-20
Movie Maryland Dogface 1940-07-19
Movie Mystery Sea Raider First Fisherman 1940-10-26
Movie Third Finger, Left Hand Sam 1940-10-11
Movie Pacific Liner Professor - Black Stoker (uncredited) 1939-01-06
Movie Jesse James Pinkie 1939-01-14
Movie Tell No Tales Slab Griffin (uncredited) 1939-06-12
Movie 6,000 Enemies Willie (uncredited) 1939-06-09
Movie They Gave Him a Gun Roustabout (uncredited) 1937-05-07
Movie Daughter of Shanghai Sam Blike 1937-12-17
Movie The Prisoner of Shark Island 'Buck' 1936-02-12
Movie White Hunter Abdi 1936-11-25
Movie King for a Day Mr. Brown 1934-06-29