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Tom Davis (I) (1952–2012)

Tom Davis was born on August 13, 1952 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Thomas James Davis. He was a writer and actor, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Coneheads (1993) and Saturday Night Live 25 (1999). He was married to Mimi Raleigh. He died on July 19, 2012 in Hudson, New York, USA. See full bio »


(age 59) in Hudson, New York, USA

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 2007 Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation (TV Special documentary)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 263 episodes, 1976 - 2003) (written by - 14 episodes, 1975 - 1979) (additional sketch - 1 episode, 2002) (additional sketches - 1 episode, 2002)
- Dan Aykroyd/Beyonce (2003) ... (writer)
- Ashton Kutcher/50 Cent (2003) ... (writer)
- Ray Romano/Zwan (2003) ... (writer)
- Bernie Mac/Good Charlotte (2003) ... (writer)
 1999 Saturday Night Live 25 (TV Special documentary) (written by)
 1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley (TV Special documentary)
 1998 The Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live (TV Special documentary)
 1995 Trailer Park (TV Series)
 1994 The Best of the Blues Brothers (Video documentary)
 1993 Coneheads (written by)
 1987 The Best of Chevy Chase (Video documentary)
 1986 The Best of Dan Aykroyd (Video)
 1986 One More Saturday Night (written by)
 1985 The Best of John Belushi (Video) (written by)
 1984 The New Show (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... (writer)
 1983 The Coneheads (TV Short)
 1981 Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (TV Special)
 1979 Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda (written by)
 1977 The Paul Simon Special (TV Special)
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Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (17 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (12 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

His memoir, 39 Years of Short-Term Memory Loss: The Early Days of SNL from Someone Who Was There, was published by Grove Atlantic in 2009.

Alternate Names:

Franken & Davis | Franken and Davis | Tom 'Bud' Davis | Davis

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In his rural Hudson Valley home in upstate New York, he used objects like stones and old wooden barn doors to create offbeat sculptures. See more »



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