Harry Davis


Biography

Harry Davis was an accomplished actor who led an impressive career, primarily on the big screen. In his early acting career, Davis appeared in such films as the drama "America, America" (1963) with Stathis Giallelis, the dramatic comedy "The Fortune Cookie" (1966) with Jack Lemmon and "Waterhole Number 3" (1967). He also appeared in "Tony Rome" (1967) with Frank Sinatra and the adapt...

Biography

Harry Davis was an accomplished actor who led an impressive career, primarily on the big screen. In his early acting career, Davis appeared in such films as the drama "America, America" (1963) with Stathis Giallelis, the dramatic comedy "The Fortune Cookie" (1966) with Jack Lemmon and "Waterhole Number 3" (1967). He also appeared in "Tony Rome" (1967) with Frank Sinatra and the adaptation "A Man Called Gannon" (1969) with Anthony Franciosa. He continued to act in productions like the Dick Van Dyke comedy "Some Kind of a Nut" (1969), the Sidney Poitier fantasy "Brother John" (1971) and the Jerry Orbach comedic adaptation "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight" (1971). He also appeared in the thriller "Rollercoaster" (1977) with George Segal. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Second Generation" (2000) and "Cass" (2008) with Gavin Brocker. Davis was most recently credited in the Wood Harris action picture "MVP" (2011). He also was featured in the TV movie "Kojak: The Belarus File" (CBS, 1984-85). Davis passed away in August 1993 at the age of 86.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Joy Road (2004)
Director
Gangstresses (2000)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Cass (2008)
Second Generation (2000)
Passenger
The Hurricane (1999)
Kojak: The Belarus File (1985)
American Gigolo (1980)
Parke Bernet Representative
Rollercoaster (1977)
Benny
Brother John (1971)
Turnkey
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
Dominic Laviano
The Impatient Heart (1971)
A Man Called Gannon (1969)
Harry
Some Kind of a Nut (1969)
Dr. Ball
Tony Rome (1967)
Ruyter
Waterhole #3 (1967)
Ben Agajanian
The Fortune Cookie (1966)
Dr. Krugman
America America (1963)
Isaac Topouzoglou
The Last Angry Man (1959)
Dannenfelser
Boomerang! (1947)
Reporter

Cinematography (Feature Film)

Tall Story (1960)
Camera Operator
Vice Raid (1960)
Camera Operator
Thunder in the Sun (1959)
Camera Operator
The Bachelor Party (1957)
Camera Operator
So Big (1953)
Camera Operator
Law and Order (1953)
Camera Operator
South Sea Sinner (1950)
Camera Operator
One Way Street (1950)
Camera Operator
City Across the River (1949)
Camera Operator
Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949)
Camera Operator
Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)
Camera Operator
Without Reservations (1946)
2nd Camera
The Dark Mirror (1946)
2nd Camera
Along Came Jones (1945)
2nd Camera
Delightfully Dangerous (1945)
2nd Camera
The Woman in the Window (1944)
2nd Camera
One Wild Night (1938)
Photography
Dangerously Yours (1937)
Photography
Cardinal Richelieu (1935)
Camera Operator
Clive of India (1935)
2nd Camera
The House of Rothschild (1934)
2nd Camera
Gallant Lady (1934)
2nd Camera
The Big Brain (1933)
Camera Operator
Deluge (1933)
Camera Operator
The Silver Lining (1932)
First Camera
The Maltese Falcon (1931)
2nd Camera
Crashing Through (1928)
Director of Photography
Runaway Girls (1928)
Director of Photography
Burning Gold (1927)
Director of Photography
The Blood Ship (1927)
Director of Photography
Devil's Dice (1926)
Director of Photography
Dangerous Friends (1926)
Director of Photography
Unknown Treasures (1926)
Director of Photography
Lightning Reporter (1926)
Director of Photography
Whispering Canyon (1926)
Director of Photography
Old Clothes (1925)
Director of Photography

Writer (Feature Film)

Joy Road (2004)
Screenwriter

Music (Feature Film)

Saps at Sea (1940)
Musician
Swiss Miss (1938)
Musicians

Cast (Special)

Miracle on 44th Street: A Portrait of the Actors Studio (1991)
Gideon (1971)
Abimerech

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Seize the Day (1987)

Life Events

Bibliography