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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 13 January 1938Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Birth NameWilliam Bruce Davis
Nickname Bill
Height 6' 2½" (1.89 m)

Mini Bio (1)

William B. Davis was born on January 13, 1938 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as William Bruce Davis. He is an actor and writer, known for The X Files (1998), The X-Files (1993) and The Tall Man (2012). He has been married to Emmanuelle Herpin since 2011.

Spouse (2)

Emmanuelle Herpin (2011 - present)
? (? - ?) (2 children)

Trivia (14)

Quit smoking in the late 1970s.
Smoked herbal cigarettes while filming The X-Files (1993).
A spokesman for the Canadian Cancer Society.
A Canadian national champion water-skier in his division.
Formerly owned and operated the Vancouver-based William Davis Centre for Actors' Study, an acting school for beginners and professionals.
Wrote the The X-Files: En Ami (2000), which delved into the history of his character, The Cigarette-Smoking Man.
Former drama professor at Bishop's University, Canada, before opening up William Davis Centre for Acting Study.
His favorite The X-Files (1993) episode is The X-Files: Talitha Cumi (1996).
Unlike his character on "The X-Files," he is an avid non-smoker and is vocally skeptical of paranormal beliefs, serving as a spokesman for both causes. However, both he and his character are atheists and water-skiers.
Two daughters, Melinda and Rebecca, from his first marriage. Rebecca runs the Rebecca Davis Dance Company in Philadelphia. Melinda is completing a specialty in cardiology at Ann Arbor.
He has made guest appearances on all three of the longest running North American science fiction series: The X-Files (1993), Stargate SG-1 (1997) and Smallville (2001).
Acting in Michael Frayn's "Copenhagen", a Montreal-based play co-starring James Kidnie and Carolyn Hetherington, as Danish physicist Niels Bohr. [July 2003]
Hosting the CBC presentation of Steven Spielberg's Taken (2002). [June 2003]
William Davis now divides his time between North America and France after he married Emmanuelle Herpin who lives and works there. Emmanuelle is the Director of Finance for the City of Hyèresin in the south of France [2006]

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