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Ossie Davis

1917-12-18 Miami Beach, Florida, USA

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​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


The History Makers: Success Himself 2005-02-15
By Any Means Necessary: The Making of Malcolm X Himself 2005-02-08
The Peace! Himself 2005-09-20
Baadasssss! Granddad 2004-05-28
Proud Lorenzo DuFau 2004-07-02
She Hate Me Judge Buchanan 2004-07-30
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Deacons for Defense Reverend 'Rev' Gregory 2003-01-01
Beah: A Black Woman Speaks Himself 2003-08-22
Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property Himself 2003-02-16
Theater Talk: A Raisin in the Sun Interviewee 2002-06-14
Bubba Ho-tep John F. "Jack" Kennedy 2002-06-09
Neighborhoods: The Hidden Cities of San Francisco - The Fillmore Narrator 2001-06-11
Feast of All Saints Jean-Jacques 2001-11-11
The Legend of the Candy Cane Julius (voice) 2001-06-01
Dinosaur Yar (voice) 2000-05-19
Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist Himself 2000-01-01
Finding Buck McHenry Buck McHenry 2000-04-16
The Soul Collector Mordecai 1999-10-24
A Vow To Cherish Alexander Billman 1999-01-01
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve The Caretaker 1999-12-14
The Secret Path Too Tall 1999-04-02
Paul Robeson: Here I Stand Self 1999-02-24
The Unfinished Journey 1999-12-31
Doctor Dolittle Archer Dolittle 1998-06-26
Walter Matthau: Diamond in the Rough Self 1997-01-01
Miss Evers' Boys Mr. Evers 1997-02-22
4 Little Girls Self - Actor and Playwright 1997-07-09
Jackie Robinson: Breaking Barriers Narrator 1997-06-23
12 Angry Men Juror 2 1997-08-17
Ripper Ben Dodds 1996-02-29
I'm Not Rappaport Midge Carter 1996-12-24
Get on the Bus Jeremiah 1996-10-16
The Android Affair Dr. Winston 1995-04-12
Ray Alexander: A Menu for Murder Uncle Phil 1995-03-20
Ray Alexander: A Taste For Justice Uncle Phil 1994-05-13
Malcolm X: Make It Plain Self 1994-01-26
The Client Harry Roosevelt 1994-07-20
The Ernest Green Story Grandfather 1993-01-17
Grumpy Old Men Chuck 1993-12-25
Cop and ½ Detective in Squad Room 1993-04-02
Going Back to T-Town Narrator 1993-03-01
Gladiator Noah 1992-03-06
Lincoln Frederick Douglas (voice) 1992-12-26
Jungle Fever Reverend Purify 1991-06-07
Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker Himself 1991-10-28
The Red Shoes 1990-02-07
Joe Versus the Volcano Marshall 1990-03-09
Making 'Do the Right Thing' Himself 1989-11-03
Do the Right Thing Da Mayor 1989-06-14
School Daze Coach Odom 1988-02-12
Sesame Street: Sleepytime Songs & Stories Anansi the Spider (Sleepytime Songs and Stories) (voice) 1986-01-01
Avenging Angel Capt. Harry Moradian 1985-01-11
Tyler Texas Black Film Collection Himself 1985-01-08
Harry & Son Raymond 1984-03-02
The House of God Dr. Sanders 1984-01-01
Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy "Satchel" Paige Chuffy Russell 1981-05-31
Death of a Prophet 1981-01-01
All God's Children Blaine Whitfield 1980-04-28
Freedom Man Benjamin Banneker 1979-01-01
Freedom Road Narrator 1979-10-29
Hot Stuff Captain John Geiberger 1979-08-10
Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid Dr. Fredericks 1977-09-12
The Tenth Level Reed 1976-08-26
Countdown at Kusini Ernest Motapo 1976-04-16
Let's Do It Again Elder Johnson 1975-10-11
Black Shadows on the Silver Screen Narrator 1975-04-19
Malcolm X Eulogy (voice) 1972-05-24
The Sheriff James Lucas 1971-03-30
Kongi's Harvest Narrator 1970-01-01
Slaves Luke 1969-07-02
Night Gallery Osmond Portifoy 1969-11-08
The Fall 1969-01-15
Teacher, Teacher Charles Carter 1969-02-05
Sam Whiskey Jed Hooker 1969-04-01
The Scalphunters Joseph Lee 1968-02-29
Still A Brother: Inside the Negro Middle Class Narrator 1968-01-02
Black Liberation Narrator 1967-01-01
The Outsider Lt. Wagner 1967-11-21
A Man Called Adam Nelson Davis 1966-03-16
The Hill Jacko King 1965-06-17
The Sun... the Sand... the Hill Jason King (archive footage) 1965-07-01
The Sun... the Sand... the Hill Jason King (archival footage) 1965-07-01
Shock Treatment Capshaw 1964-07-22
The Cardinal Father Gillis 1963-12-12
Gone Are the Days! Reverend Purlie Victorious Judson 1963-08-09
Hands of Inge Narrator (voice) 1962-01-01
Fourteen Hours Cab Driver (uncredited) 1951-04-01
No Way Out John Brooks (uncredited) 1950-08-16