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Rufe Davis (1908–1974)


Rufe Davis was born on December 2, 1908 in Vinson, Oklahoma, USA as Rufus Davidson. He was an actor, known for Petticoat Junction (1963), Sound Defects (1937) and The City's Slicker (1936). He was married to Hermione Davidson. He died on December 13, 1974 in Torrance, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Petticoat Junction
Petticoat Junction Floyd Smoot
(1963-1970)
Sound Defects
Sound Defects The Radio Ham
(1937)
The City's Slicker
(1936)

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 1969 Angel in My Pocket
Old Man
 1951 Joe Palooka in Triple Cross
Deputy Kenny
 1949 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Pete
- Pete and Pedro (1949) ... Pete
 1949 Make Mine Laughs
Performer Doing Animal-Sound Imitations On-Screen
 1948 The Strawberry Roan
Chuck
 1945 George White's Scandals
Impersonation Performer (uncredited)
 1945 Radio Stars on Parade
Pinky
 1944 Jamboree
Rufe Davis
 1941 West of the Rockies (Short)
 1941 Pals of the Pecos
Lullaby Joslin
 1940 Barnyard Follies
Bucksaw Beechwood
 1939 Some Like It Hot
Stoney
 1939 Ambush
Centerville Sheriff
 1938 Cocoanut Grove
Bibb Tucker
 1938 Doctor Rhythm
Al (Zookeeper)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938
Turnkey
 1937 Blossoms on Broadway
Sheriff Jeff Holloway
 1937 Toot Sweet (Short)
Rufe
 1937 This Way Please
The Sound Effects Man
 1937 Mountain Music
Ham Sheppard
 1937 Sound Defects (Short)
The Radio Ham
 1936 The City's Slicker (Short)
Rufe
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Western character actor, born as one of twelve children to an impoverished Oklahoma farmer. In show business from the age of twenty, as a singer and imitator of sounds. Joined the Weaver Brothers & Elviry touring company for four years in 1929. Signed in 1932 as part of a radio quartet, 'Rufe Davis and the Radio Rubes'. In feature films from 1937, notably in the recurring role of 'Lullaby' Joslyn... See more »

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