Davi, Robert 1952(?)–

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DAVI, Robert 1952(?)


Born June 26, 1952 (some sources cite 1953), in Astoria, Queens, NY; mother's name, Maria; married Jeri McBride (marriage ended); married Christine Bolster (a model), August 19, 1990; children: (first marriage) Sean Christian; (second marriage) Ariana Marie, Frances, Isabella Rose and Nicholas Edward (twins). Education: Attended Juilliard School; studied drama at Hofstra University; studied acting with Lee Strasberg at Actors Studio and with Stella Adler; trained as an opera singer with Tito Gobbi in Florence, Italy. Avocational Interests: Boxing, art, scuba diving, horseback riding, motorcycling, coaching a girls' softball team, sketching, reading, collecting classical and modern art, fitness workouts, singing.

Addresses: Agent Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90201. Manager Felicia Sager, Sager & Bloom Management, 260 South Beverly Dr., Suite 205, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor and producer. Sunlight Films, principal and producer. I Save America, national spokesperson; volunteer with charitable organizations, including Dream Foundation, Exceptional Children's Foundation, Heart of a Child Foundation, National Italian American Foundation, and Unico. Worked as a waiter, vendor, factory worker, and telephone clerk.


Film Appearances:

Gangster Wars, 1981.

Nino, City Heat, Warner Bros., 1984.

Jake Fratelli, The Goonies, Warner Bros., 1985.

Max, Raw Deal (also known as Triple Identity ), De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986.

Chopper biker, Wild Thing, Atlantic Releasing, 1987.

Aldo Palucci, mob boss, Traxx, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1988.

Big Johnson, Die Hard, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1988.

Tony Moretti, Action Jackson, Lorimar, 1988.

Franz Sanchez, License to Kill (also known as Albert R. Broccoli's Licence to Kill and Licence to Kill ), United Artists, 1989.

Sean McKinney, Maniac Cop 2, Shapiro Glickenhaus, 1990.

Captain Phil Heinemann, Predator 2, 1990.

Dan, Amazon, 1991.

Fix Cleary, Legal Tender (also known as Ladies Game ), 1991.

Robert "Bat" Masterson, The Taking of Beverly Hills (also known as Boomer: The Taking of Beverly Hills ), 1991.

Under Surveillance, 1991.

Franz Sanchez, The Dark Backward, 1991.

Richard Morgan, Center of the Web, Pyramid Releasing, 1992.

Lieutenant Matt Walker, Illicit Behavior (also known as Criminal Intent ), 1992.

Martin Pinzon, Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (also known as Cristobal Colon: El descubrimiento ), Warner Bros., 1992.

Sully, Wild Orchid 2: Two Shades of Blue (also known as Wild Orchid 2: Blue Movie Blue ), Triumph Releasing, 1992.

Hans, Blake Edwards' Son of the Pink Panther (also known as Son of the Pink Panther and Il figlio della pantera rosa ), MetroGoldwynMayer, 1993.

Detective Sean McKinney, Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (also known as Maniac Cop 3 ), Academy, 1993.

Mike Turner, Mardi Gras for the Devil (also known as Night Trap ), Prism Entertainment, 1993.

Osborn, Cops and Robbersons, TriStar, 1994.

Salima Ajami, In the Hands of the Enemy, Vidmark, 1994.

(Uncredited) Himself, The November Men, Arrow Releasing, 1994.

Matthew Davenport, Quick (also known as Crossfire ), Academy, 1994.

Al Torres, Showgirls (also known as HOgirls ), MetroGoldwynMayer/United Artists, 1995.

Rowdy Welles, The Zone (also known as The Dogfighters ), Live Entertainment, 1995.

R. D. Crowley, Cyber Vengeance (also known as Nexxus and Virtual Hell ), 1995.

Carlito Escalara, For Which He Stands, 1996.

R. D. Crowley, Absolute Aggression, 1996.

Eddie Cook, Body Count (also known as Codename: Silencer ), Gramercy, 1997.

Himself, L.A. without a Map (also known as GO! GO! L.A., I Love L.A., and Los Angeles without a Map ), United Media, 1998.

McQue, The Bad Pack, Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment/Avalanche Home Entertainment, 1998.

Merlin/Milner, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Peakviewing Transatlantic, 2002.

Ierra, The 4th Tenor, Imageworks Entertainment International, 2002.

Stan Thomas, The Hot Chick, Buena Vista, 2002.

Nick, Hitters, Fries Film Group, 2002.

Father, One Last Ride, July Street Entertainment, 2003.

Also appeared in 1984 and Down and Dirty.

Film Producer:

Hitters, Fries Film Group, 2002.

Television Appearances; Series:

Albert Cerrico, a recurring role, Wiseguy, CBS, 1989.

Bailey Malone, Profiler, NBC, 19962000.

Also appeared in the series The More You Know.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Guard, From Here To Eternity, NBC, 1979.

Vito Genovese, The Gangster Chronicles (also known as The Gangster Chronicles: An American Story ), NBC, 1981.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Mickey Sinardos, Contract on Cherry Street (also known as Stakeout on Cherry Street ), NBC, 1977.

Dickie, And Your Name Is Jonah, CBS, 1979.

First resident, Rage!, NBC, 1980.

Bobby Jim, The $5.20 an Hour Dream, CBS, 1980.

Hubbard, Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (also known as Alcatraz and Clarence Carnes ), NBC, 1980.

Salim Ajami, Terrorist on Trial: The United States v. Salim Ajami (also known as Hostile Witness ), 1988.

Detective Jack "Harley" Kessler, Deceptions, 1990.

Detective Sergeant Frank Ramos, Peacemaker, 1990.

Lucky Luciano, White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd, NBC, 1991.

Alacran, Blind Justice (also known as Canaan's Way ), HBO, 1994.

The collector, Delta of Venus, Showtime, 1995.

Billy Davalos, The Dangerous, HBO, 1995.

Sergeant Crane, No Contest, HBO, 1995.

Trooper Abbott, An Occasional Hell, HBO, 1996.

Gil Potter, The Beneficiary, HBO, 1997.

Frank Sturgis, My Little Assassin, Lifetime, 1999.

Mallion, Soulkeeper, SciFi Channel, 2001.

Wade Waters, Verdict in Blood, CTV, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Ritchie, "Mother Angel," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1978.

"Licensed to Kill," Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1979.

Hector, "Slammer," Lou Grant, 1979.

Mr. Rader, "The Slam," The Incredible Hulk, 1979.

Pete Cerilla, "False Witness," Barnaby Jones, 1979.

Amos, "The Honeymoon," Dynasty, 1981.

"Gotham Swansong," Shannon, 1981.

Stan Maizel, "Stan the Man," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982.

"The Shadow Women of Chung Tai," Bring 'em Back Alive, CBS, 1982.

Patrick, "Legionnaires: Part 2," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1982.

Patrick, "Samuels and the Kid," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1982.

Joseph Picartus, "Second Chance," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1982.

Zealotta, "The Italian Caper," The Powers of Matthew Star, 1982.

Scar De Bond, "The Molly Sue," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1983.

Norman "Norm" Clayton, "The Marshal of Sladetown," The Rousters, 1983.

"Beautiful Peoples," Bay City Blues, 1983.

Boyle, "Sheriffs of Rivertown," The ATeam, NBC, 1984.

Tom Warfield, "Exercise in Murder," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1984.

Dan Kowal, "Dead Bounty," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1984.

Tony Bairos, "Always, Elizabeth," Hart to Hart, 1984.

Michael Riegert, "WashUp," The Equalizer, CBS, 1985.

Sonny Dunbar, "Million Dollar Misunderstanding," Hunter, NBC, 1985.

Dominic Simonetti, "Leapin' Lizards," L.A. Law, 1986.

Donnie Brasco/Joe Pistone, "Undercover," FBI: The Untold Stories, ABC, 1991.

Simon Buchanan, "Simon's Choice," VR.5 (also known as Avenging Angel, Virtual Reality, and VR ), Fox, 1995.

Voices of Magma and Dr. Mike Morgan, "Heroes," Batman Beyond (animated), The WB, 1999.

Agent Bailey Malone, "End Game," The Pretender, NBC, 1999.

Agent Bailey Malone, "Spin Doctor," The Pretender, NBC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

William Quantrill, The Legend of the Golden Gun, NBC, 1979.

Lieutenant Elbone, Nick and the Dobermans, NBC, 1980.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host and narrator, Confirmation: The Hard Evidence of Aliens among Us, NBC, 1999.

(Uncredited) Franz Sanchez, The James Bond Story (also known as 007: The James Bond Story ), AMC, 2000.

(Uncredited, in archive footage) Best Ever Bond, ITV (England), 2002.

Television Producer; Movies:

The November Men, Arrow Releasing, 1994.

Stage Appearances:

Benny, Broadway, Wilbur Theatre, Boston, MA, 1978.

Appeared in productions of The Cherry Orchard, Much Ado about Nothing, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, and The Seagull; also performed with Lyric Opera Company, Long Island, NY, c. 1972.


Audio Books; Narrator:

Backflash, by Richard Stark, Dove Books Audio, 1998.

The Greatest Mystery Stories of the 20th Century (anthology), Dove Books Audio, 1998.

(With others) The Phantom of the Opera, Dove Books Audio, 1999.

(With others) The Children's Shakespeare: As You Like It, Hamlet, King Lear, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Pericles, Romeo and Juliet, and The Winter's Tale, by William Shakespeare, Audio Literature, 2002.

Video Games:

Voice of Colonel Juan Garcia Cortez, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Rockstar Games/Take 2 Interactive, 2002.


Inside "Licence to Kill, " 1999.



Entertainment Weekly, January 12, 1996, p. 64. Starlog, November, 1989.

TV Guide, November 9, 2002, pp. 3032.

US, August 21, 1989.

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