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Ossie Davis

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ossie Davis  (December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an African-American film actor, director, poet, playwright, writer, and social activist. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ossie Davis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Dec 18, 1917 In Miami Beach, Florida, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Lena Horne: In her Own Words
Latest Project:
Movie The Peace! 2005-09-20
Known For
Poster of Dinosaur
Poster of Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid
Poster of Still a Brother
Poster of A Man Called Adam
Movie Lena Horne: In her Own Words himself 2021
Movie By Any Means Necessary: The Making of Malcolm X Himself 2005-02-08
Movie The Peace! Himself 2005-09-20
Series The L Word Unknown 2004-01-18
Series TV Revolution Unknown 2004-05-23
Movie Baadasssss! Granddad 2004-05-28
Movie Proud Lorenzo DuFau 2004-07-02
Movie Deacons for Defense Reverend 'Rev' Gregory 2003-01-01
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Movie Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property Himself 2003-02-16
Movie Bubba Ho-tep Jack 2002-06-09
Movie Feast of All Saints Jean-Jacques 2001-11-11
Movie Dinosaur Yar (voice) 2000-05-19
Movie Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist Himself 2000-01-01
Movie Finding Buck McHenry Buck McHenry 2000-04-16
Movie The Secret Path Too Tall 1999-04-02
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie The Soul Collector Mordecai 1999-10-24
Movie Doctor Dolittle Archer Dolittle 1998-06-22
Series Thomas Jefferson Narrator (voice) 1997-02-18
Movie Thomas Jefferson Narrator (voice) 1997-02-18
Movie 12 Angry Men Juror 2 1997-08-17
Movie 4 Little Girls Himself - Actor and Playwright 1997-07-09
Movie Miss Evers' Boys Mr. Evers 1997-02-22
Series Promised Land Unknown 1996-09-17
Series The West 1996-09-15
Movie I'm Not Rappaport Midge Carter 1996-12-24
Movie Get on the Bus Jeremiah 1996-10-16
Movie The Android Affair Dr. Winston 1995-04-12
Series JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
Series The Client 1995-09-17
Movie The Stand Judge Richard Farris 1994-01-01
Series The Stand Judge Richard Farris 1994-05-08
Movie The Client Harry Roosevelt 1994-07-20
Series Baseball Voice 1994-09-18
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Movie Alex Haley's Queen Parson Dick 1993-02-14
Movie The Ernest Green Story Grandfather 1993-01-17
Series Alex Haley's Queen Parson Dick 1993-02-14
Movie Grumpy Old Men Chuck 1993-12-25
Movie Gladiator Noah 1992-03-06
Movie Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker Himself 1991-10-28
Movie Jungle Fever Reverend Purify 1991-06-07
Movie The Red Shoes 1990-02-07
Movie Joe Versus the Volcano Marshall 1990-03-09
Series Evening Shade Ponder Blue 1990-09-21
Movie Making 'Do the Right Thing' Himself 1989-11-03
Series B.L. Stryker 1989-02-13
Movie Do the Right Thing Da Mayor 1989-06-14
Movie School Daze Coach Odom 1988-02-12
Movie Avenging Angel Capt. Harry Moradian 1985-01-11
Movie Harry & Son Raymond 1984-03-02
Movie The House of God Dr. Sanders 1984-01-01
Movie Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy "Satchel" Paige Chuffy Russell 1981-05-31
Movie Death of a Prophet 1981-01-01
Movie All God's Children Blaine Whitfield 1980-04-28
Movie Freedom Man Benjamin Banneker 1979-01-01
Movie Freedom Road Narrator 1979-10-29
Movie Hot Stuff Captain John Geiberger 1979-08-10
Series Roots: The Next Generations Jones 1979-02-18
Series King Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. 1978-02-12
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Movie King Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. 1978-02-12
Movie Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid Dr. Fredericks 1977-09-12
Movie The Tenth Level Reed 1976-08-26
Movie Countdown at Kusini Ernest Motapo 1976-04-16
Movie Black Shadows on the Silver Screen Narrator 1975-04-19
Movie Let's Do It Again Elder Johnson 1975-10-11
Movie The Sheriff James Lucas 1971-03-30
Movie Teacher, Teacher Charles Carter 1969-02-05
Movie The Fall 1969-01-15
Movie Sam Whiskey Jed Hooker 1969-04-01
Movie Night Gallery Osmond Portifoy 1969-11-08
Movie Slaves Luke 1969-07-02
Movie Still a Brother Narrator 1968-01-02
Movie The Scalphunters Joseph Lee 1968-04-02
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie The Outsider Lt. Wagner 1967-11-21
Movie A Man Called Adam Nelson Davis 1966-03-16
Movie The Hill Jacko King 1965-06-17
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1963-09-17
Movie Gone Are the Days! Reverend Purlie Victorious Judson 1963-08-09
Movie The Cardinal Father Gillis 1963-12-12
Series The Great Adventure Unknown 1963-09-27
Movie Fourteen Hours Cab Driver (uncredited) 1951-04-01
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie No Way Out John Brooks (uncredited) 1950-08-16