Davis, Nathan 1917–

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DAVIS, Nathan 1917

(Nate Davis)


Born May 22, 1917, in Chicago, IL; son of Fred and Rose (maiden name, Marcus) Davis; married Metta Talmy, July 12, 1941; children: Jo Ellen, Andrew (a director and writer), Richard (an actor).

Addresses: Office Geddes Agency, 8430 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 200, West Hollywood, CA 900694253.

Career: Actor. Military service: Recordist, Blind Services, Sergeant, U.S. Army, 194345.

Member: Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Actors Equity (emeritus board of directors).


Film Appearances:

Lewis Moss, Stony Island (also known as My Main Man from Stony Island ), World Northal, 1978.

A Steady Rain, 1978.

Mario, On the Right Track, New World, 1981.

Grossman, Thief (also known as Violent Streets ), United Artists, 1981.

Business teacher, Risky Business, Warner Bros., 1983.

Mr. Jones, Windy City, Warner Bros., 1984.

Felix Scalese, Code of Silence, Orion, 1985.

Desk clerk, One More Saturday Night, Columbia, 1986.

Jimmy Ellis, Tough Guys, Buena Vista, 1986.

Mr. Paggif, Burglar, 1987.

Grandfather, Flowers in the Attic, New World, 1987.

Kane, Poltergeist III (also known as Poltergeist III: The Final Chapter ), MetroGoldwynMayer/United Artists, 1988.

Soviet press secretary, The Package, Orion, 1989.

Grandpa Sullivan, Shaking the Tree, Castle Hill, 1992.

Harry Lordly, attorney of record for Bonnie Martin, Steal Big, Steal Little, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1995.

Morris Grodsky, Chain Reaction, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1996.

Victor, Dunston Checks In, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1996.

Zelder Hill, Almost Salinas, Curb, 2001.

Grandfather, Holes, Buena Vista, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Cop, Dummy, CBS, 1979.

Patient, The Children Nobody Wanted, CBS, 1981.

Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy, NBC, 1982.

Doorman, Listen to Your Heart, CBS, 1983.

The Imposter, ABC, 1984.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Dr. Canfield, Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery, NBC, 1987.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

North announcer, Flesh and Blood, CBS, 1979.

Dr. Giler, Murder Ordained, CBS, 1987.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Aaron Levine, "A Case of Klapp," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1986.

(As Nate Davis) Izzy "The Dancer" Abrams, "Fatal Crossroads," Crime Story, NBC, 1987.

Izzy "The Dancer" Abrams, "Torello on Trial," Crime Story, NBC, 1987.

Don "Joey Bags" Baglia, "A Deal's a Deal," Wiseguy, 1987.

Don "Joey Bags" Baglia, "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell," Wiseguy, 1987.

Don "Joey Bags" Baglia, "No One Gets out of Here Alive," Wiseguy, 1987.

Malko, "The Visiting Priest Mystery," Father Dowling Mysteries, ABC, 1990.

Mr. Quincy, "Carla Loves Clavin," Cheers, NBC, 1991.

Otto, "The Innkeepers," Frasier, NBC, 1995.

James, "The Long Way Around," ER, NBC, 1997.

Milton Fowler, "Larry Spoke," Becker, CBS, 1999.

Also appeared as Joe Riley in an episode of Jack's Place, ABC.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Judge Alschuler, The Killing Floor, PBS, 1984.

Grampa, The Grapes of Wrath, PBS, 1991.

Mr. California, The Sexiest Bachelor in America, Fox, 2000.

Stage Appearances:

Grampa, The Grapes of Wrath, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Laertes, The Odyssey, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1999.

Old servant, Trojan Women, Goodman Theatre Company, Owen Theatre, Chicago, 2003.

Also appeared in Romeo and Juliet, Comedians, Fool for Love, The Miser, and On Golden Pond, all Chicago productions; appeared in productions with the National Jewish Theatre, Pheasant Run Theatre, and Wisdom Bridge Theatre.

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