Ossie Davis

18 Dec 1917 - 4 Feb 2005

Actor, Director

Ossie Davis (December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an African-American film actor, director, poet, playwright, writer, and social activist.


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Filmography (35 titles)

(movie, 2005)
···Deacons for Defense
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Reverend 'Rev' Gregory)
(movie, 2003)
···Deacons for Defense
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Reverend 'Rev' Gregory)
(movie, 2002)
···Bubba Ho-Tep
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Jack)
(movie, 2000)
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Yar (voice))
(movie, 2000)
···Finding Buck McHenry
Genre: Drama, Sport, Family
Role: Actor (as Buck McHenry)
(movie, 2000)
···Here's to Life!
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Duncan Cox)
(movie, 1999)
···A Vow to Cherish
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Alexander Billman)
(movie, 1999)
···The Ghosts of Christmas Eve
Role: Actor (as The Caretaker)
(movie, 1999)
···The Soul Collector
Genre: Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Mordecai)
(movie, 1998)
···Doctor Dolittle
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Archer Dolittle)
(movie, 1997)
···12 Angry Men
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Juror 2)
(movie, 1996)
···I'm Not Rappaport
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Midge Carter)
(series, 1996)
···Promised Land
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Erasmus Jones (1996-1998))
(movie, 1995)
···The Android Affair
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Winston)
(movie, 1994)
···The Client
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Harry Roosevelt)
(movie, 1994)
···The Stand
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Judge Richard Farris)
(movie, 1993)
···Grumpy Old Men
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Chuck)
(movie, 1991)
···Jungle Fever
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Reverend Purify)
(movie, 1990)
···Joe Versus the Volcano
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance
Role: Actor (as Marshall)
(movie, 1989)
···Do the Right Thing
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Da Mayor)
(movie, 1988)
···School Daze
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Coach Odom)
(movie, 1985)
···Avenging Angel
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Captain Harry Moradian)
(movie, 1980)
···All God's Children
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Blaine Whitfield)
(movie, 1979)
···Hot Stuff
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Captain John Geiberger)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Fredericks)
(movie, 1973)
···Gordon's War
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Role: Director
(movie, 1972)
···Black Girl
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1971)
···The Sheriff
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as James Lucas)
(movie, 1970)
···Cotton Comes to Harlem
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1969)
···Sam Whiskey
Genre: Comedy, Western
Role: Actor (as Jed Hooker)
(movie, 1968)
···The Scalphunters
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Role: Actor (as Joseph Lee)
(movie, 1966)
···A Man Called Adam
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Nelson Davis)
(movie, 1965)
···The Hill
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Jacko King)
(movie, 1963)
···The Cardinal
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Father Gillis)
(movie, 1963)
···Gone Are the Days!
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Reverend Purlie Victorious Judson)