Ossie Davis (1917–2005)

Actor | Writer | Director

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  • Ossie Davis in The Tenth Level (1976)
  • Ossie Davis, Martin Lawrence, Christa Rivers, Leonard L. Thomas, and Steve White in Do the Right Thing (1989)
  • Ossie Davis in The Ghosts of Christmas Eve (1999)
  • Ossie Davis in The Ghosts of Christmas Eve (1999)
  • Ossie Davis and Allie Sheridan in The Ghosts of Christmas Eve (1999)
  • Ossie Davis in The Ghosts of Christmas Eve (1999)

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Personal Details

Born

Raiford Chatman Davis

Cogdell, Georgia, USA

Died

(age 87)
Miami Beach, Florida, USA


Height:

6' 2¼" (1.89 m)

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