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Ossie Davis

Tuesday, 18th December 1917 - Friday, 4th February 2005
Cogdell, GA
USA


Veteran actor who's characters are invariably sweet-natured and utterly believable (even when portraying JFK). A sad loss.


No Way Out
John Brooks
1950
Fourteen Hours
Cab Driver
1951
Gone are the Days
1963
Cardinal
Father Gillis
1963
Shock Treatment
1964
Hill
Jacko King
1965
Man Called Adam
Nelson Davis
1966
A Man Called Adam
Nelson Davis
1966
Scalphunters
Joseph Winfield Lee
1968
Sam Whiskey
Jedidiah Hooker
1969
Slaves
Luke
1969
Night Gallery
Portifoy
1969
Sheriff
1970
Let's Do It Again
Johnson
1975
Countdown at Kusini
1976
Hot Stuff
Captain Geibarger
1979
Roots: The Next Generation
Dad Jones
1979
All God's Children
Blaine Whitfield
1980
Death of a Prophet
1981
Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige
Chuffy Russell
1981
Harry and Son
Raymond
1984
House of God
Dr. Sanders
1984
Avenging Angel
Captain Harry Moradian
1985
School Daze
1988
B. L. Stryker: The King of Jazz
1989
Do the Right Thing
Da Mayor
1989
B.L. Stryker: Grand Theft Auto
Oz
1989
B. L. Stryker: Winner Takes All
1990
B. L. Stryker: Plates
1990
Joe Versus the Volcano
Marshall
1990
Jungle Fever
Doctor Purify
1991
Gladiator
Noah
1992
Malcolm X
Himself
1992
Grumpy Old Men
Chuck
1993
Client
Harry Roosevelt
1994
Stand
Judge Brentner
1994
I'm Not Rappaport
Midge
1995
Twelve Angry Men
Juror #1
1997
Miss Evers' Boys
Mr. Evers
1997
Doctor Dolittle
Archer Dolittle
1998
Dinosaur
Yar
2000
Bubba Ho-Tep
Jack Kennedy
2002
Baadasssss!
Grandad
2003

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Outsider
The Outsider
Lt. Wagner
11/21/1967
Playhouse 90
John Brown's Raid
01/14/1960
Defenders
Metamorphosis
Patrolman Bond
03/02/1963
Defenders
The Star Spangled Ghetto
District Attorney
11/09/1963
Defenders
Turning Point
Assistant District Attorney
11/05/1964
Night Gallery
Night Gallery
Portifoy
11/08/1969
King
Episode #1.1
Rev. Martin Luther King Sr.
02/12/1978
King
Episode #1.2
Rev. Martin Luther King Sr.
02/13/1978
King
Episode #1.3
Rev. Martin Luther King Sr.
02/14/1978
Stand
The Dreams
Judge Richard Farris
05/09/1994
Stand
The Betrayal
Judge Richard Farris
05/11/1994
Stand
The Stand
Judge Richard Farris
05/12/1994

Cotton Comes to Harlem
Director
1970
Black Girl
Director
1972
Gordon's War
Director
1973
Kongi's Harvest
Director
1973
Countdown at Kusini
Director
1976




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