Person Details

Birthday: 1917-12-18 06:55:18

Death: 2005-02-04 06:55:18

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Homepage:

Movie Involvements: 57

TV Involvements: 10


Most Famous Work

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ossie Davis  (December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an African-American film actor, director, poet, playwright, writer, and social activist. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ossie Davis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Most Famous Work

Touched by an Angel
Average
6

Touched by an Angel

(1994) Erasmus Jones
The Stand
Average
7

The Stand

(1994) Judge Richard Farris
Dinosaur
Average
6

Dinosaur

(2000) Yar (voice)
Do the Right Thing
Average
8

Do the Right Thing

(1989) Da Mayor
Jungle Fever
Average
6

Jungle Fever

(1991) Reverend Purify
The Client
Average
7

The Client

(1994) Harry Roosevelt
12 Angry Men
Average
8

12 Angry Men

(1997) Juror 2
The Hill
Average
8

The Hill

(1965) Jacko King

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2005 Himself
Himself
Himself
2004 Lorenzo DuFau
Granddad
N/A
N/A
2003 Himself
Himself
N/A
Reverend 'Rev' Gregory
2002 Interviewee
Jack
2001 Jean-Jacques
2000 Yar (voice)
Buck McHenry
Himself
1999 The Caretaker
Mordecai
N/A
Too Tall
Alexander Billman
1998 Himself - Narrator
Archer Dolittle
1997 Juror 2
Himself - Actor and Playwright
Narrator
Mr. Evers
Narrator (voice)
1996 Midge Carter
Jeremiah
Erasmus Jones
N/A
N/A
1995 N/A
N/A
Dr. Winston
1994 N/A
Erasmus Jones
Voice
Harry Roosevelt
Judge Richard Farris
1993 Chuck
Parson Dick
Grandfather
1992 Noah
1991 Himself
Reverend Purify
1990 Ponder Blue
Marshall
N/A
1989 Himself
Da Mayor
N/A
1988 Coach Odom
1986 Himself
1985 Capt. Harry Moradian
Himself
1984 Raymond
Dr. Sanders
1981 Chuffy Russell
N/A
1980 Blaine Whitfield
1979 Narrator
Captain John Geiberger
Jones
Benjamin Banneker
1978 N/A
Rev. Martin Luther King Sr.
1977 Dr. Fredericks
1976 Reed
Ernest Motapo
1975 Elder Johnson
Narrator
1972 Eulogy (voice)
1971 N/A
1969 Osmond Portifoy
Luke
Jed Hooker
Charles Carter
N/A
1968 N/A
Joseph Lee
Narrator
1967 Lt. Wagner
Narrator
1966 Nelson Davis
1965 N/A
Jason King (archival footage)
Jason King (archive footage)
Jacko King
1963 Father Gillis
N/A
N/A
Reverend Purlie Victorious Judson
1951 N/A
Cab Driver (uncredited)
1950 John Brooks (uncredited)
Ben Dodds
- N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Writing

Directing


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