Leonard Whiting

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Birthday
30, 1950
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
30, 1950 (age 67)
Birthplace
England

About

English actor best known for playing Romeo in the 1968 Franco Zeffirelli film Romeo and Juliet. He also portrayed Victor Frankenstein in NBC's Frankenstein: The True Story. In 2015, he appeared with Romeo & Juliet costar Olivia Hussey for the film Social Suicide. 

Before Fame

He was scouted by an agent at age 12 at a recording studio and given an audition for the musical Oliver!

Trivia

He won a Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actor for his role in Romeo and Juliet.

Family Life

His first marriage to Cathee Dahmen lasted from 1971 to 1977. He has two daughters named Sarah and Charlotte.

Associated With

His singing caught the attention of musician Alan Parsons, who featured Whiting's vocals on the song "The Raven."