Mitchell Whitfield, born on September 8, 1964, is a highly regarded American actor celebrated for his versatile performances. He has garnered significant recognition for his notable roles, including Barry Farber in the acclaimed sitcom Friends (1994–2000), Dr. Bruce Hampton in Minor Adjustments (1995–1996), and Stan Rothenstein in the critically acclaimed film My Cousin Vinny (1992).
Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Mitchell Whitfield has made memorable guest appearances in various popular television series. Notably, he portrayed the character of Dr. Barry Farber, Rachel Green’s ex-fiancé and orthodontist, in multiple episodes of the iconic sitcom Friends. His portrayal of the lovable but jilted groom left an indelible mark on audiences. Whitfield’s talents also graced the small screen in series such as Dharma & Greg, Murder, She Wrote, Diagnosis Murder, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Additionally, he showcased his acting prowess in the 1992 film My Cousin Vinny, where he skillfully portrayed the character Stan Rothenstein opposite Ralph Macchio. Furthermore, he made a memorable appearance in an episode of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
In addition to his on-screen performances, Mitchell Whitfield has established himself as a respected voice actor. He lent his voice to the character Phobos in the animated series W.I.T.C.H. and voiced the beloved character Donatello in the TMNT film.
Whitfield’s talent extends beyond live-action roles, as he showcased his acting abilities in the theatrical production Dogfight, where he portrayed Benjamin, a Marine friend of Eddie Birdlace. Furthermore, since 2015, his captivating voice talents have brought the character Fixit to life in Transformers: Robots in Disguise.
Mitchell Whitfield’s impressive body of work and his ability to seamlessly transition between different mediums have earned him a well-deserved reputation in the entertainment industry. With his exceptional acting skills and versatile voice acting abilities, Whitfield continues to captivate audiences and leave a lasting impact in the world of television, film, and animation.