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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 Third Finger, Left Hand
Poster of Safari
Poster of 6,000 Enemies
Poster of Pacific Liner
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 The Pittsburgh Kid Feets Johnson 1941-08-29
Movie Road to Zanzibar Whiteface 1941-04-11
Movie The Get-Away Moose Jones 1941-06-13
Movie Safari Witch doctor 1940-06-14
Movie Buck Benny Rides Again Colored Gentleman 1940-05-31
Movie Congo Maisie Varnai 1940-01-19
Movie Castle on the Hudson Alexander '8 Ball' Hamilton (uncredited) 1940-02-17
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 Jesse James Pinkie 1939-01-14
Movie Pacific Liner Professor - Black Stoker 1939-01-06
Movie 6,000 Enemies Willie 1939-06-09
Movie Gone with the Wind Carpetbagger's Friend (uncredited) 1939-12-15
Movie Tell No Tales Slab Griffin 1939-06-12
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
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