1959 - Born on the 10th of October in Madison, Wisconsin.
1995 - Whitford is also popular for his role as the evil businessman Eric Gordon in the smash comedy Billy Madison.
1999 - Whitford is best known for his role as Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman on the NBC television drama The West Wing, which he began with the show's premiere.
2001 - He won an Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
2006 - Since The West Wing ended in May, Whitford has appeared in West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin's later series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip playing the role of Danny Tripp.
- Whitford will be the keynote speaker for Class Day at Princeton University this June
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