Ossie Davis

Ossie Davis

  • Born on
    • December 18th, 1917
  • Died on
    • February 4th, 2005
​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

Starring Ossie Davis on Plex


Acting (37 Credits)

2004She Hate Me as Judge Buchanan
2003Baadasssss! as Granddad
2002Bubba Ho-Tep as John F. "Jack" Kennedy
2001The Feast of All Saints as Jean-Jacques
2000Finding Buck McHenry as Buck McHenryWatch Free
2000Dinosaur as Yar (voice)
1998Doctor Dolittle as Archer Dolittle
199712 Angry Men as Juror 2
1997Miss Evers' Boys as Mr. Evers
1997Thomas Jefferson as Narrator (voice)
1996Get on the Bus as Jeremiah
1996I'm Not Rappaport as Midge Carter
1996The West
1994The Client as Harry Roosevelt
1994The Stand as Judge Richard Farris
1994Baseball as Voice
1993Grumpy Old Men as Chuck
1993Alex Haley's Queen as Parson Dick
1992Gladiator as Noah
1991Jungle Fever as Reverend Purify
1990Joe Versus the Volcano as Marshall
1990Evening Shade as Ponder Blue
1989Do the Right Thing as Da Mayor
1988School Daze as Coach Odom
1985Avenging Angel as Capt. Harry Moradian
1984Harry & Son as Raymond
1981Death of a ProphetWatch Free
1979Hot Stuff as Captain John Geiberger
1979Freedom Road as NarratorWatch Free
1975Let's Do It Again as Elder Johnson
1969Night Gallery as Osmond Portifoy
1969Sam Whiskey as Jed HookerWatch Free
1968The Scalphunters as Joseph Lee
1965The Hill as Jacko King
1963The Cardinal as Father Gillis
1951Fourteen Hours as Cab Driver (uncredited)
1950No Way Out as John Brooks (uncredited)

Director (1 Credits)


Himself (1 Credits)

19974 Little Girls as Self - Actor and Playwright


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