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Robert Davi

Robert Davi is an award-winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer and jazz vocalist. From his portrayal of the opera singing baddie in "The Goonies" and one of the most popular James Bond villains Franz Sanchez in "Licence to Kill" to FBI Special Agent Big Johnson in" Die Hard" or Al Torres in "Showgirls" to most recently Leo Marks in "The ... See full bio »

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Die Hard
Die Hard FBI Special Agent Big Johnson
Licence to Kill
Licence to Kill Franz Sanchez
The Goonies
Profiler Agent Bailey Malone


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 2017 Bachelor Lions (pre-production)
 2016 Deported (post-production)
Agent Buckholtz
  Feast of Fear (completed)
  Poor Paul (announced)
  Reagan (pre-production)
Leonid Brezhnev
 2016 Criminal
Admiral Lance (uncredited)
 2015 Sopra la media (Video short)
 2015 Sicilian Vampire
Big Sal - The Don
 2015 Club Life
 2015 Awaken
 2014 Lost Time
Dr. Xavier Reed
 2014 Spreading Darkness
Garvin McHulsey
 2014 A Long Way Off
 2014 Asteroid vs Earth (TV Movie)
General Masterson
 2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Marvin Braxton
- Uninvited (2014) ... Marvin Braxton
 2014 Black Rose
Captain Frank Dalano
 2014 You Are (Video short)
 2013 Blood of Redemption
 2012 The Great Chameleon
 2012 Smokewood (TV Movie)
Ike Wilson
 2012 Knight Blade (Short)
 2011 Swamp Shark (TV Movie)
Sheriff Watson
 2011 Kill the Irishman
Ray Ferritto
 2010 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Detective Adam Kurzbard / Detective Eric Kurzbard
- The Longest Night (2010) ... Detective Adam Kurzbard
 2010 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Christian's Dad
- Christian Troy II (2010) ... Christian's Dad
 2007 Halo 3 (Video Game)
Shipmaster (voice)
 2007 The Dukes
 2006 The Plot to Kill: Jesse James (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game)
Alejandro Sosa (voice)
 2006 Huff (TV Series)
- Which Lip Is the Cervical Lip? (2006) ... Dickins
 2005 In the Mix
 2005 Breaking Vegas (TV Series documentary)
 2005 The Plot to Kill Nixon (TV Special)
 2004 Halo 2 (Video Game)
SpecOps Leader (voice)
 2004 Karen Sisco (TV Series)
- No One's Girl (2004) ... Denton
 2002 The Hot Chick
 2002 Hitters
 2002 The 4th Tenor
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game)
Colonel Juan Cortez (voice)
 2002 Verdict in Blood (TV Movie)
Wade Waters
 1999 My Little Assassin (TV Movie)
Frank Sturgis
 1999 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Dr. Mike Morgan / Magma
- Heroes (1999) ... Dr. Mike Morgan / Magma (voice)
 1997 Cyber Vengeance
R.D. Crowley
 1997 The Beneficiary (TV Movie)
Gil Potter
 1995 The Zone
Rowdy Welles
 1995 Delta of Venus
The Collector (voice)
 1995 VR.5 (TV Series)
Simon Buchanan
- Simon's Choice (1995) ... Simon Buchanan
 1995 The Dangerous
 1994 Blind Justice (TV Movie)
 1993 The November Men
Robert Davi (uncredited)
 1993 Son of the Pink Panther
Hans Zarba
 1993 FBI: The Untold Stories (TV Series)
Donnie Brasco / Joe Pistone
- Special Edition: FBI Undercover (1993) ... Donnie Brasco / Joe Pistone
 1992 Illicit Behavior
Lt. Matt Walker
 1992 Center of the Web
Richard Morgan
 1991 Legal Tender
Fix Cleary
 1991 The Taking of Beverly Hills
Robert Masterson
 1990 Amazon
 1990 Deceptions (TV Movie)
Jack 'Harley' Kessler
 1990 Peacemaker
Sergeant Ramos
 1988 Traxx
Aldo Palucci
 1988 Action Jackson
Tony Moretti
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Michael Riegert
- Wash-Up (1986) ... Michael Riegert
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Sonny Dunbar
- Million Dollar Misunderstanding (1985) ... Sonny Dunbar
 1985 The Goonies
 1984 City Heat
 1984 The A-Team (TV Series)
 1983-1984 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Dan Kowal / Scar De Bond
- Dead Bounty (1984) ... Dan Kowal
- The Molly Sue (1983) ... Scar De Bond
 1984 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Tony Bairos
- Always, Elizabeth (1984) ... Tony Bairos
 1982-1984 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Tom Warfield / Joseph Picartus
- Exercise in Murder (1984) ... Tom Warfield
- Second Chance (1982) ... Joseph Picartus
 1983 The Rousters (TV Movie)
Norman Clayton
 1983 The Optimist (TV Series)
The Cabbie
- Burning Rubber (1983) ... The Cabbie
 1983 Bay City Blues (TV Series)
 1982 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Stan Mizell
- Stan the Man (1982) ... Stan Mizell
 1982 The Powers of Matthew Star (TV Series)
- The Italian Caper (1982) ... Zealotta
 1981 Shannon (TV Series)
- Gotham Swansong (1981) ... Mel
 1981 Dynasty (TV Series)
- The Honeymoon (1981) ... Amos
 1980 Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (TV Movie)
 1980 Rage! (TV Movie)
Resident #1
 1980 The $5.20 an Hour Dream (TV Movie)
Bobby Jim
 1980 Nick and the Dobermans (TV Movie)
Lieut. Anthony Elbone
 1979 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Officer Ed Buxton
- Licensed to Kill (1979) ... Officer Ed Buxton
 1979 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Pete Cerilla
- False Witness (1979) ... Pete Cerilla
 1979 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
- The Slam (1979) ... Rader
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
- Slammer (1979) ... Hector
 1979 ...And Your Name Is Jonah (TV Movie)
 1979 From Here to Eternity (TV Mini-Series)
- Part I (1979) ... Guard
- Part II (1979) ... Guard
- Part III (1979) ... Guard
 1978 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
- Mother Angel (1978) ... Ritchie
 1977 Contract on Cherry Street (TV Movie)
Mickey Sinardos
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(Fall 2010) TV commercial, "Wolf in Sheep's Clothing," for Carly Fiorina's campaign for US Senate from California versus Barbara Boxer (voice over). See more »

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[on being typecast] If you look at the careers of people like Anthony Quinn, [James Cagney, even Tommy Lee Jones, they all were cast as villains. There comes a certain point in your life, in your late 30s, early 40s, when suddenly that can change. Maybe a director sees a glimpse of something else within you along the way. I played comedy in The Goonies (1985), which showed something else was ... See more »


His father, Sal, was born in southern Italy, and though his mother, Mary, was born in America, her family came from southern Italy as well. See more »

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