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Ossie Davis

​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

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Dec 18, 1917 In Miami Beach, Florida, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie No Way Out 1950-08-16
Latest Project:
Series King 2016
Known For
Poster of Get on the Bus
Poster of The Client
Poster of Do the Right Thing
Poster of Avenging Angel
Series King Unknown 2016
Movie By Any Means Necessary: The Making of Malcolm X Himself 2005-02-08
Movie The Peace! Himself 2005-09-20
Series The L Word Unknown 2004-01-18
Series TV Revolution Unknown 2004-05-23
Movie Baadasssss! Granddad 2004-01-20
Movie Deacons for Defense Reverend 'Rev' Gregory 2003-01-01
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Movie Bubba Ho-tep Jack 2002-06-09
Movie Feast of All Saints Jean-Jacques 2001-11-11
Movie Finding Buck McHenry Buck McHenry 2000-04-16
Movie Dinosaur Yar (voice) 2000-05-19
Movie The Secret Path Too Tall 1999-04-02
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie The Soul Collector Mordecai 1999-10-24
Movie Doctor Dolittle Archer Dolittle 1998-06-22
Series Thomas Jefferson 1997-02-01
Movie Thomas Jefferson Narrator (voice) 1997-02-18
Movie 12 Angry Men Juror 2 1997-08-17
Movie Miss Evers' Boys Mr. Evers 1997-02-22
Series The West 1996-09-15
Series Promised Land Unknown 1996-09-17
Movie Get on the Bus Jeremiah 1996-10-16
Movie I'm Not Rappaport Midge Carter 1996-12-24
Movie The Android Affair Dr. Winston 1995-04-12
Series The Client 1995-09-17
Series JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
Series The Stand Judge Richard Farris 1994-05-08
Movie The Stand Judge Richard Farris 1994-01-01
Movie The Client Harry Roosevelt 1994-07-20
Series Baseball Voice 1994-09-18
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Movie The Ernest Green Story Grandfather 1993-01-17
Series Alex Haley's Queen Parson Dick 1993-02-14
Movie Alex Haley's Queen Parson Dick 1993-02-14
Movie Grumpy Old Men Chuck 1993-12-25
Movie Gladiator Noah 1992-03-06
Movie Jungle Fever Reverend Purify 1991-06-07
Movie The Red Shoes 1990-02-07
Movie Joe Versus the Volcano Marshall 1990-03-09
Series Evening Shade Ponder Blue 1990-09-21
Series B.L. Stryker 1989-02-13
Movie Do the Right Thing Da Mayor 1989-06-14
Movie School Daze Coach Odom 1988-02-12
Movie Avenging Angel Capt. Harry Moradian 1985-01-11
Movie The House of God Dr. Sanders 1984-01-01
Movie Harry & Son Raymond 1984-03-02
Movie Death of a Prophet 1981-01-01
Series Roots: The Next Generations Jones 1979-02-18
Movie Hot Stuff Captain John Geiberger 1979-08-10
Movie King Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. 1978-02-12
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Movie Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid Dr. Fredericks 1977-09-12
Movie The Tenth Level Reed 1976-08-26
Movie Let's Do It Again Elder Johnson 1975-10-11
Movie Teacher, Teacher Charles Carter 1969-02-05
Movie Sam Whiskey Jed Hooker 1969-04-01
Movie Still a Brother Narrator 1968-01-02
Movie The Scalphunters Joseph Lee 1968-04-02
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie A Man Called Adam Nelson Davis 1966-03-16
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Movie The Hill Jacko King 1965-06-17
Movie Gone Are the Days! Reverend Purlie Victorious Judson 1963-08-09
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1963-09-17
Series The Great Adventure Unknown 1963-09-27
Movie The Cardinal Father Gillis 1963-12-12
Movie Fourteen Hours Cab Driver (uncredited) 1951-04-01
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie No Way Out John Brooks (uncredited) 1950-08-16