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Ursula Whittaker complete biography

Who is Ursula Whittaker?

Ursula Whittaker is an actress who is famous for her role in several movies and tv series such as Weep, Big Bang Theory, Hoffa, etc. She is a married woman and a proud mother of a daughter.

Ursula is a Latin name that means “Little Bear”.

She’s married to a famous actor and comedian from ‘The Office,’ Oscar Nunez.

Through her hard work and consistency over the years, Ursula has accumulated significant net worth.

Ursula Whittaker biography

Ursula Whittaker quick facts

Full nameUrsula Christine Whittaker
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California
ParentsLou Pingatore (mother)
Christian Whittaker (father)
Grand Parents Glenn Dixon (maternal grandfather)
Harry Brown (grandfather)
Oscar Nunez
KidsAugust Luce Nuñez
EducationUniversity of Southern California
BA in American Literature and minor in Film/TV
CountryUnited States
Eye colorBrown
Hair colorBrown
Height5 feet (1.52 m) 9 inches (ca. 23 cm)
Net WorthUSD 1.5 million (approximately)

Interesting facts of Ursula Whittaker

1. Ursula Whittaker’s family is in the show business

Ursula’s grandfather and father have notable names in the Hollywood industry. 

Her father, Christian Whittaker, is an American producer who has also directed and written many movies.

Her grandfather, Glenn Dixon, was also an actor whereas, her maternal grandfather was a screenwriter.

2. Ursula is highly educated

Ursula has attended the University of Southern California. She graduated with a B. A in American Literature and did a minor in Film and TV. 

3. Ursula is the wife of a famous actor, Oscar Nuñez 

Ursula is married to the American sitcom ‘The Office’ actor Oscar Nuñez. 

They got married on May 21, 2011.

4. Ursula Whittaker has a daughter

Ursula gave birth to a daughter, August Luce Nunez, a year after her marriage. She was born on October 4, 2012.

5. She was initially a stand-up comedian

Ursula started her acting career as a stand-up comedian. She wrote her materials and even wrote a monologue for The Los Angeles Times.

6. Ursula Whittaker was a member of Theatre Neo

Ursula has performed in many plays and has also written and directed plays while working with Theatre Neo.

Ursula Whittaker early life

Ursula Whittaker was born in Los Angeles, California. Born in a family with a solid background in films, she became influenced by Hollywood and wanted to pursue a career in the show biz.

Ursula Whittaker family

Her grandparents and her father have shaped her career and her love for acting. From an early age, she had that passion for movies running in her veins.

Ursula was raised in the city of Los Angeles, the home of Hollywood.

Christian Whittaker (Ursula Whittaker’s father)

Ursula was born to Christian Whittaker. He is one of the most notable names in the film industry. He has produced many films in Hollywood. His films are both loved by the critics and also commercially successful to an extent.

Christian Whittaker has also directed and written movies. His best movies include Method, Petty Feather, and so on. The Method is one of his best movies released in 2012, which showcased an actor’s journey while having multiple personality disorders.

Harry Brown (Ursula Whittaker’s grandfather)

Similarly, Ursula’s grandfather, Harry Brown, was also from the movie industry. He has won the Academy Award for screenwriting.

Glenn Dixon (Ursula Whittaker’s maternal grandfather)

Her grandfather, Glenn Dixon, was a popular actor of his time. Glenn acted in Untamed Youth, Vodoo Island, and many other hit movies.

Glenn Dixon, the grandfather of Ursula Whittaker, has served in Air Force between 1942 to 1945. Glenn worked in movies such as Voodoo Island, Untamed Youth, and Space Patrol. He was also part of TV series such as Sea Hunt, M Squad, Highway Patrol, The Bill Cosby Show, and more.

The actor died on November 24, 1991. He was residing in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Ursula Whittaker education

Ursula was also interested in her education and not just movies. She attended the University of Southern California.

The University of Southern California is a private research university located in the heart of Los Angeles.

She graduated with a B. A. in American literature. Along with that, she did a minor in Film and TV.

Not only did she had a university education, but she also has experience in theaters. She began acting at a local theater very early in her career.

Ursula Whittaker relationships

Ursula Whittaker has successfully managed to conceal her past relationships from the media. No whereabouts of her past boyfriends, affairs, or controversy have been published in the media.

She’s had a reasonably healthy life, just like any teenager. Her name has been associated with none but her husband from the showbiz industry.

Oscar Nuñez

She is married to an actor and comedian, Oscar Nuñez. Oscar is known for his sense of humor. Surely, Ursula couldn’t help but get charmed by him.

Oscar is a widely known celebrity. He is famous for his role in the popular American sitcom The Office. The Office features several popular actors and comics, including John Krasinski, Steve Carrell, and more.

Ursula Whitaker with Oscar Nuñez

Oscar plays the role of Oscar Martinez, who is a gay accountant. His humor, timing, and overall personality are well portrayed on the screen.

Nunez became a household name after the show. He also did a few movies. He’s slowly transitioning into the big screen.

Oscar and Ursula got engaged on December 17, 2010. The engagement led to a very successful marriage that took place on May 21, 2011.

Several of their friends, family, and colleague attended the wedding ceremony.

Their marriage can be called an ideal marriage because even after almost ten years of their marriage, there haven’t been any controversies or scandals.

Even though it was Ursula’s first marriage, Nunez had already married once before. He was married to Clara before Ursula.

His marriage with Clara was much followed and loved by the media. It often sparked rumors. It used to appear in the headline most of the time.

Ursula Whittaker daughter August Luce Nunez

Oscar and Ursula gave birth to a beautiful daughter on October 4th, 2012. They were very thrilled to be parents.

Ursula Whittaker with husband, Oscar Nunez and daughter

They named the daughter August Luce Nunez.

Ursula is a native American, while Oscar is an American-Cuban actor. Oscar has played notable roles in movies like The Proposals, When do we eat, and The Italian Job.

Height and body measurements

Ursula is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 57 kilograms. Her body measurements are approximately 36-30-35. 

She is a brunette and has beautiful brown eyes.

Ursula Whittaker career

Though Ursula is from a family with a solid background in movies, she did a lot of struggle that became the reason for her success.

Ursula’s career started very early in her life when she started doing stand-up comedy. She was a stand-up comedian in her hometown. She wrote her own materials.

She has also written a monologue for The Los Angeles Times.

Los Angeles Times is known for hiring the best, and Whittaker is no less.

Ursula Whittaker movies

She has also acted in a lot of movies. Her debut movie was Hoffa. It was released in 1992.

After Hoffa, Ursula has done minor as well as prominent roles in several movies. The list of her film ranges from short films to actual feature films.

She’s done praise-worthy work in movies like Rockstar and Quigley. She has done short movies too. The Heir Apparent, Boob Jobs, and Jesus are some of the best short films of Ursula Whittaker.

Another short film she had done is Unconventional.

She has always valued her work and continued acting. She has played in movies like Beethoven’s Big Break and Special Unit. These movies were released in 2006.

Another movie she did in 2006 is titled Inside. Inside is a movie about a boy called Alex, who has a habit of following and stalking strangers.

The recent movies of hers were that of ones she did in 2010. She acted in films like Today’s Temp and A Numbers game.

She also did a movie called Bold Native. It is a movie about animal rights.

Whittaker’s theater work

Her genes were blessed with the knack for acting. She was a member of Theatre Neo. Theatre Neo is one of many theatre groups in Los Angeles.

She has not only performed in plays but also written and directed them too. Her first directorial debut was Boob Jobs & Jesus. It was a one-act play, later transitioned into a short film.

Ursula Whittaker (from left), Yvonne Boismier Phillips, Oscar Nunez and Lou Diamond Phillips at the 2016 Creative Arts Ball.

She has performed in many other plays that have captured the heart of the audience.

Her mesmerizing performance in Your Mothers Butt was an all-time favorite of her fans. This play was written by Alan Ball, a widely acclaimed play-writer.

She has also shown her talent in plays like ‘Big Mistake, ‘ written by Theresa Rebeck.

Another play of hers that can’t be missed is, ‘Coming Attraction.” It is one of the best plays written by Ted Tally.

Ursula has also performed in ‘Taken in marriage,’ which was written by Thomas Babe. Dorothy Lyman directed the play.

Dorothy Lyman is a popular actress who has also won an Emmy.

She might have started writing and performing plays, but that’s not all the work she’s done.

The audience has known her for her brief role in Grey’s Anatomy. It is one of the most popular series that ran for many seasons.

Ursula Whitaker appeared in season six of the series Tainted Obligation.

TV shows

Talking about television, she made her television debut in 2003 when she acted in Malcolm in the middle.

She went on to do shows like Judging Amy in 2004. This show is about a teenage girl called Amy, who becomes a judge in court.

She also did a show like Medical Investigation and Veronica Mars in 2005.

Ursula worked in other television shows, such as ER in 2006. Her work in Prime Suspect in 2011 and The Forgotten in 2011 are appreciated by both the critics and the public.

Ursula Whittaker grey’s anatomy

Ursula worked in the award-winning TV series Grey’s Anatomy in 2009. She starred in the show as an angry attending in the sixth season of Grey’s Anatomy. 

The episode was titled ‘Tainted Obligation.’

Ursula Whittaker filmography

1992HoffaLas Vegas Dancer (uncredited)
2000Might As Well Be (short)Susan
2000Malcolm in the middleDream Woman
2001Unconventional (short)Katie McNack
2001Rock StarRoxy Dancer
2003QuigleyAngel #1
2004SleepoverAttractive Woman
2004Judging AmyReporter
2005The Heir ApparentAbby
2005 Medical InvestigationMindy Manning
2005 Veronica MarsSingle Mother Waitress
2006 Inside Dr Aired
2006 Special UnitIA Cop #1
2008Boob Jobs & JesusProducer, Director, Writer, and Carlin
2008Beethoven’s Big BreakSecurity Commander
2008Grey’s AnatomyAngry Attending #1
2010 A Numbers GameAnnette
2010 Todays’s TempAnnette
2010 Bold NativeNicole
2010The ForgottenMarcia
2011Prime SuspectWoman
2016VeepElisa Burke

Ursula Whittaker controversy

Ursula hasn’t been involved in any controversies. She has always maintained proper decorum in the media.

Her charity work

Ursula keeps her charity hidden from the media. Nobody knows if she even does, but there is no news about her association with a charitable foundation.

Ursula Whittaker net worth

Ursula has garnered a vast amount of net worth from her shows, movies, and plays.

It is estimated that she has a net worth of over $1.5 million. She lives a lavish lifestyle in Los Angeles. She drives expensive cars and loves everything about her possessions.

Her husband, Oscar Nunez, is reported to have a net worth of $3 million. He has signed a lot of movies and has better-paying roles than Ursula.

His family emigrated from Cuba when he was just 12 years old. His father was a dentist, so they don’t have any large ancestral wealth.

Oscar and Ursula owned a ranch-style luxury home in Hollywood, Hills. It was one of those homes where only the stars lived. The couple sold the house in 2018.

Oscar is fond of cars. He’s often seen driving around in one of them. He owns a 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air. It’s a pretty good car for car lovers.

Ursula Whittaker social media

Ursula doesn’t use any social media accounts.

However, her husband, Oscar, is active on social media. You can find him on Instagram as @oscarnunezla 

He is also on Twitter as @OscarNunezLA


How old is Ursula Whittaker?

Ursula has not disclosed her birth date, so her exact age is unknown. However, by the looks of it, she looks like she is in her 50s.

Does Ursula Whittaker have a child?

Ursula is a mother to a beautiful daughter named August Luce Nunez.

Does Ursula Whittaker smoke?

No, Oscar Nunez’s wife, Ursula Whittaker, does not smoke.

How many pets does Ursula Whittaker have?

Ursula and her husband, Oscar Nunez, have ten purebred pugs and Italian greyhounds as pets.

Is Ursula Whittaker on social media?

Being a famous actor, Ursula is not active on any social media platforms and likes to keep her life private. 

How much is Ursula Whittaker’s net worth?

Ursula has a net worth of approximately $1.5 million.