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Davis, Andrew 1946(?)- (Andy Davis)

Davis, Andrew 1946(?)- (Andy Davis)

PERSONAL

Born November 21, 1946 (some sources cite 1947), in Chicago, IL; son of Nathan "Nate" Davis (an actor); brother of Richard "Dick" Davis (an actor and musician). Education: University of Illinois, B.S.; attended Harand Camp of the Theatre Arts.

Addresses:

Office—Chicago Pacific Entertainment, 2062 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Agent—Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-1825; Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., Third Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Publicist—Baker/Winokur/Ryder, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor, West Tower, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career:

Cinematographer, director, producer, and screenwriter. Wild Onion Pictures, founder; Chicago Pacific Entertainment, Santa Barbara, CA, principal. Worked as a journalist, photographer, and camera operator; worked as a director or cinematographer for documentaries and advertisements.

Member:

Directors Guild of America, Writers Guild of America, West.

Awards, Honors:

Golden Globe Award nomination, best director—motion picture, Directors Guild of America Award nomination, outstanding directorial achievement in motion pictures, and MTV Movie Award, best action sequence, all 1994, for The Fugitive.

CREDITS

Film Cinematographer:

Cool Breeze, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1972.

Hit Man, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1972.

Private Parts (also known as Blood Relations), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1972.

The Slams, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1973.

Lepke, Warner Bros., 1975.

Paco, Cinema National, 1975.

Crash! (also known as Akaza, the God of Vengeance and Death Ride), 1977.

Mansion of the Doomed (also known as Eyes, Eyes of Dr. Chaney, Eyes of the Living Dead, House of Blood, Massacre Mansion, The Terror of Dr. Chancey, and The Terror of Dr. Chaney), Group 1 International Distributing, 1977.

Over the Edge, Orion, 1979.

Second effects special unit cinematographer, Up the Academy (also known as The Brave Young Men of Weinberg, Mad Magazine Presents "Up the Academy," and Mad Magazine's "Up the Academy"), Warner Bros., 1980.

(As Andy Davis) Angel, New World Pictures, 1984.

Cinematographer for Vietnam sequence, Above the Law (also known as Nico and Nico: Above the Law), Warner Bros., 1988.

Worked on other projects.

Film Director:

Stony Island (musical; also known as My Main Man from Stony Island), 1978.

The Final Terror (also known as Bump in the Night, Campsite Massacre, Carnivore, and The Forest Primeval), Comworld Pictures, 1983.

Code of Silence, Orion, 1985.

Above the Law (also known as Nico and Nico: Above the Law), Warner Bros., 1988.

The Package, Orion, 1989.

Under Siege (also known as Piege en haute mer), Warner Bros., 1992.

The Fugitive, Warner Bros., 1993.

Steal Big, Steal Little, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995.

Chain Reaction, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

A Perfect Murder, Warner Bros., 1998.

Collateral Damage, Warner Bros., 2001.

Holes, Buena Vista, 2003.

The Guardian, Buena Vista, 2006.

Film Producer:

Stony Island (musical; also known as My Main Man from Stony Island), 1978.

Above the Law (also known as Nico and Nico: Above the Law), Warner Bros., 1988.

Coproducer, The Package, Orion, 1989.

Steal Big, Steal Little, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995.

Chain Reaction, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Holes, Buena Vista, 2003.

Film Assistant Camera Operator:

Medium Cool, Paramount, 1969.

Film Appearances:

Levanthian steward, Oscar and Lucinda, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1997.

Himself, Chicago Filmmakers on the Chicago River (documentary), 1998.

Himself, Look Out Haskell, It's Real! The Making of "Medium Cool" (documentary), Sticking Place Films, 2001.

Himself, Who Needs Sleep? (documentary), 2006.

Television Film Editor; Series:

Sorority Life (also known as Sorority Life Los Angeles, Sorority Life SUNY Buffalo, and Sorority Life, UC Davis), MTV, c. 2002-2003.

Fraternity Life (also known as Fraternity Life: SUNY Buffalo), MTV, beginning 2003.

Television Cinematographer; Movies:

Hot Rod (also known as Rebel of the Road), ABC, 1979.

Television Director; Specials:

At Home with Shields and Yarnell (short), ABC, 1978.

Television Director; Pilots:

Just Legal, The WB, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Harriot, "Roanoak," American Playhouse, PBS, 1986.

Himself, The Warner Bros. Story: No Guts, No Glory—75 Years of Blockbusters, TNT, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Agent Lawrence, "His Suit is Hirsute," L.A. Law, NBC, 1989.

Himself, "The Making of ‘Collateral Damage,’" HBO First Look, HBO, 2002.

Himself, Film '06 (also known as Film 2006, Film of the Year, and The Film Programme), BBC, 2006.

Also appeared in "The Films of Andrew Davis," The Directors, Encore.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Himself, Derailed: Anatomy of a Train Wreck (short documentary), New Wave Entertainment, 2001.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

(With Andre Marquis and Robert Vincent O'Neill) Paco, Cinema National, 1975.

(With Tamar Simon Hoffs) Stony Island (musical; also known as My Main Man from Stony Island), 1978.

(As Andy Davis) Beat Street, Orion, 1984.

(With Steven Pressfield, Steven Seagal, and Ronald Shusett; and story) Above the Law (also known as Nico and Nico: Above the Law), Warner Bros., 1988.

(With others; and story) Steal Big, Steal Little, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995.

With others, wrote Overnight Stars.

Film Music:

Song "If Only (Pig Lullaby)," Holes, Buena Vista, 2003.

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Davis, (Sir) Andrew (Frank)

Davis, (Sir) Andrew (Frank) (b Ashridge, 1944). Eng. conductor, organist, and harpsichordist. Pianist, harpsichordist, and org., Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, 1966–70. Assoc. cond. BBC Scottish SO 1970–2, New Philharmonia Orch. 1974, RLPO 1974–6; prin. cond. and mus. dir. Toronto SO 1975–88; prin. cond. BBC SO 1989–2000; mus. dir. Glyndebourne Opera 1989–2000. Mus. dir. Chicago Lyric Opera from 2000. Opera début Glyndebourne, 1973 (Capriccio). Amer. début 1974 (NYPO). Cond. f. Brit. p. of Tippett's The Mask of Time, 1986, and his New Year, 1990. CBE 1991. Knighted 1999.

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