Edgar L. Davis Poster


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Overview (5)

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died in Hardwick, Vermont, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameEdgar Leon Davis Jr.
Nickname Chip
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Edgar was born to Olivia Deborah Davis and Edgar Leon Davis, Sr. in St. Louis. Missouri. He attended University City Senior High school (1976-80). He received a B.F.A. in Painting from the Kansas City Art Institute in K.C., Mo. (1980-84) He also received an M.F.A. in Acting from the University of Minnesota's Dept. of Theater Arts and Dance (1990-93). He now resides with his wife, Shari Cornish in Harwick, Vermont.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Edgar L. Davis / luludavis@aol.com

Spouse (1)

Shari Cornish (22 September 1988 - 27 November 2016) (his death)

Trivia (13)

Spent three months in the northeastern Japanese city of Sendai teaching English at Tokiwagi Gakuen, an all-girls' highschool during the spring of 1997. After returning to the U.S., he wrote a one-man show entitled Island of Mirrors chronicling his adventures. A video version of the stage play has been filmed by British director Sophie Pegrum for Vision Box Picutres.
Both he and his wife, Shari Cornish share many coincidences: Both have an oldest sister named Diane, they are both the youngest in their families and both have an uncle and an aunt named Tony and Carolyn.
Non-acting jobs include: movie theater projectonist, security guard, acting teacher, bouncer, doorman, grocery clerk, tour organizer, house painter, construction worker, phone sales and a nude model for college drawing classes.
Has been cast in Suzan-Lori Parks, Pulitzer Prize winning play, Topdog/Underdog at the Highland Repetory Theater in Asheville, North Carolina, February 10-12, 2005. [December 2004]
Has been cast in the roles of Belize and Mr. Lies in the Johnson State College (Johnson, Vermont) production of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Angels in America. [September 2005]
Cast in the role of baseball pioneer, Jackie Robinson in Mary Hall Surface's play, MVP. The play is being produced by the N. Carolina Stage Co. and will tour North Carolina schools until April 2004. [February 2004]
Attending the River Run Film Festival premiere of his video-short, Island of Mirrors in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. [April 2004]
Has been cast in the role of Freddy in the Highland Repertory's production of Steve Martin's play, 'Picasso', at the Lapin Agile in Asheville, North Carolina. [May 2003]
Rehearsing the role of "Sam" in Athol Fugard's play, Master Harold...and the Boys" at the Unadilla Theater in East Calais, Vermont. [June 2005]
Cast as the Skin Horse in Highland Repetory's production of James Still's adaptation of Margery Williams' childrens' book, The Velveteen Rabbit. Nov. 20-30 at the Diana Wortham Theater in Asheville, North Carolina. [November 2003]
Since September 2004, he had been living in Hardwick, VT, with his wife, Shari, a surface-design artist.
Has been cast in the role of Blepyrus in Highland Repetory Theater's production of Lysistrata (directed by Mia Self), Ashevillle, North Carolina. [March 2004]
He died in his Hardwick home following a battle with cancer.

Personal Quotes (1)

After all is said and done, more is often said than done.

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