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Also Known As: Josie R Davis Died:
Born: January 16, 1973 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: actor

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A bright, energetic and attractive child actor of the 1980s who segued into adult roles in the late 90s, lithe blonde actress Josie Davis is probably best remembered although not immediately recognizable as Sarah Powell, the prim and often overly serious middle child watched over by Scott Baio's "Charles in Charge". Going through puberty in front of an audience while starring on the popular syndicated sitcom proved problematic for the young actress, who was often unfavorably compared to her perennially cute TV big sister Nicole Eggert. Still, she proved a capable performer and was frequently nominated for Young Star Awards for her turn as the smart and sensitive teen, winning in 1989.

A bright, energetic and attractive child actor of the 1980s who segued into adult roles in the late 90s, lithe blonde actress Josie Davis is probably best remembered although not immediately recognizable as Sarah Powell, the prim and often overly serious middle child watched over by Scott Baio's "Charles in Charge". Going through puberty in front of an audience while starring on the popular syndicated sitcom proved problematic for the young actress, who was often unfavorably compared to her perennially cute TV big sister Nicole Eggert. Still, she proved a capable performer and was frequently nominated for Young Star Awards for her turn as the smart and sensitive teen, winning in 1989.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Stealing Roses (2014)
2.
 Dirty Teacher (2013)
3.
 Notes from Dad (2013)
4.
 Past Obsessions (2011)
5.
6.
 Seduced by Lies (2010)
9.
 Be My Baby (2007)
10.
 Carolina Moon (2007)
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Began career at age three
:
Acted in first commercial for Sony on Japanese TV; spot featured her whole family
1987:
Starred as thoughtful middle child Sarah on "Charles in Charge" (syndicated)
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Originated the role of Grace Turner on the CBS soap "The Young and the Restless"
1998:
Was accepted into the Actors Studio
1999:
Guest starred on episodes of "The Profiler" (NBC), "Nash Bridges" (CBS), "Guys Like Us" and "Love Boat: The Next Wave" (both UPN)
2000:
Had a recurring role on the Fox drama "Beverly Hills, 90210"
2000:
Starred as the take-charge daughter of a well-to-do and tumultuous family on the NBC drama "Titans"
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Notes

A teenage Davis on her career: "I'd like to do a drama, but I become the character so much I make it happen to me and I feel so bad." --quoted to The Hollywood Reporter in a special 1989 "Charles in Charge" salute.

Davis on growing up in the public eye: "I had a complex for a long time. I have grown so much, spiritually and emotionally.

"I am happy with who I've become." --quoted to People, June 26, 2000.

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brother:
Joshua Davis. Child actor. Born on October 26, 1965.

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