Ossie Davis

Ossie Davis

Born Dec 18, 1917
  • Actor, Poet, Playwright, Screenwriter, Film Director, Writer
Ossie Davis was an American film, television and Broadway actor, director, poet, playwright, author, and social activist.

Ossie Davis Stats

Nickname

: Raiford Chatman Davis, Ozzie Davis, R.C. Davis, Raiford Chatman "Ossie" Davis

Profession

: Actor, Poet, Playwright, Screenwriter, Film Director, Writer

Height

: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)

Ethnicity

: African American

Nationality

: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Dec 18, 1917 - Feb 4, 2005 (87 years old)

Place of Birth

: Cogdell

Date of Death

: Feb 4, 2005

Place of Death

: Miami Beach

Cause of Death

: Natural causes
Appearances

Ossie Davis Film Roles

  1. No Way Out
  2. Bubba Ho-Tep
    John F. Kennedy
  3. Baadasssss!
  4. Dinosaur
    Yar
    Dinosaur
  5. Do the Right Thing
    Da Mayor
    Do the Right Thing
  6. Jungle Fever
    The Good Reverend Doctor Purify
  7. Get on the Bus
    Jeremiah
    Get on the Bus
  8. She Hate Me
    Judge Buchanan
  9. The Hill
  10. King
    King

Ossie Davis Film Director

  1. Cotton Comes to Harlem
  2. Gordon's War
    Gordon's War
  3. Black Girl
  4. Kongi's Harvest

Ossie Davis Film Appearances

  1. Beah: A Black Woman Speaks
  2. Paul Robeson: Here I Stand
    Paul Robeson: Here I Stand
  3. The Peace!
  4. Scandalize My Name
  5. Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World
  6. Directors: Sidney Lumet
  7. That's Black Entertainment: Celebrating Legendary Black Actors
    That's Black Entertainment: Celebrating Legendary Black Actors
  8. That's Black Entertainment: Celebrating Legendary Black Westerns
    That's Black Entertainment: Celebrating Legendary Black Westerns
  9. The History Makers: Success
  10. Michael Landon: Memories with Laughter and Love
    Michael Landon: Memories with Laughter and Love

Ossie Davis TV Starring Roles

  1. Evening Shade
  2. B.L. Stryker
  3. The Client
  4. Roots: The Next Generations
  5. The West
  6. The Stand
    Judge Richard Farris
  7. Alex Haley's Queen
  8. Thomas Jefferson
  9. Teacher, Teacher

Ossie Davis TV Guest Roles

  1. Remembering Me (2)
  2. Go Down, Moses
  3. The Wish
    The Wish
  4. Body Count
  5. Black & White & Living Color
  6. Goin' Back to T-Town
  7. The Homecoming (2)
  8. Men
  9. Land Ahoy
    Land Ahoy
  10. The Star Boarder

Ossie Davis TV Appearances

  1. The West

Ossie Davis Books

  1. With Ossie and Ruby
  2. Langston, a play
  3. Just like Martin
  4. Escape to freedom
  5. Life Lit by Some Large Vision
  6. The Esquire Readings
  7. Arthur Ashe
  8. Purlie victorious
  9. The Bible on Tape
  10. The Esquire Readings/2-Audio Cassettes/20212