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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 22 May 1917Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date of Death 15 October 2008Chicago, Illinois, USA  (emphysema and complications of pneumonia)

Mini Bio (1)

Nathan Davis was born on May 22, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Risky Business (1983), Chain Reaction (1996) and Holes (2003). He was married to Metta Davis. He died on October 15, 2008 in Chicago.

Spouse (1)

Metta Davis (12 July 1941 - 15 October 2008) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (6)

Father of Richard Davis and Andrew Davis.
Served in Europe during WWII and performed on the local stage and in radio productions after the war.
Was a pharmaceutical sales rep by trade but pursued acting after being fired from his sales job in the late '70s.
He was nominated for a 1980 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for his performance in "Buried Child" at the Northlight Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
He was nominated for a 1991 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "The Sunshine Boys" at the National Jewish Theater in Chicago, Illinois.
He was nominated for a 2001 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "2 1/2 Jews" at the Apple Tree Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

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