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They don't come any nicer than John Davidson. The dark-haired, Pittsburgh-born singer/TV personality, who was born in 1941 and the son of a Baptist minister, is highly-defined and sometimes cursed by his clean-cut, fresh-faced, apple-cheeked handsomeness. After graduating from high school in White Plains, New York, and earning a B.A. in Theater ... See full bio »

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(1990)
(1979)
(1964)
Shell Game Max Castle
(1975)

Filmography

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 1990 Edward Scissorhands
Host-TV
 1987 The Squeeze
Honest Tom T. Murray
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Rev. Bobby Freemont
- At the River's Edge (1986) ... Rev. Bobby Freemont
 1985 Goodbye Charlie (TV Movie)
George Erskine
 1985 Scene of the Crime (TV Series)
Dean
- Murder on the Rocks (1985) ... Dean
 1983-1984 Hotel (TV Series)
Ashley Bennett / Michael Robson
- Vantage Point (1984) ... Ashley Bennett
- Deceptions (1983) ... Michael Robson
 1984 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Arthur Crane
- Awakening of Love/The Imposter (1984) ... Arthur Crane
 1980 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders II (TV Movie)
Terry Killian
 1979 The Concorde... Airport '79
Robert Palmer
 1977 Roger & Harry: The Mitera Target (TV Movie)
Roger Quentin
 1975 Shell Game (TV Movie)
Max Castle
 1974 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Ken Scott / Carol
- Mask of Death (1974) ... Ken Scott / Carol
 1973-1974 The Girl with Something Extra (TV Series)
John Burton
- The New Broom (1974) ... John Burton
- The Not-So-Good Samaritan (1974) ... John Burton
- Three for the Road (1974) ... John Burton
- Irreconcilable Sameness (1974) ... John Burton
- The Sour Grapevine (1974) ... John Burton
 1973 Coffee, Tea or Me? (TV Movie)
Dennis Burnham
 1973 A Time for Love (TV Movie)
Larry
 1970-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Paul (segment "Love and the Baby Derby") / (segment "Love and the Scroungers") / Buzz Wright (segment "Love and the Young Executive")
- Love and the Baby Derby/Love and the Burglar Joke/Love and the Favorite Family (1973) ... Paul (segment "Love and the Baby Derby")
- Love and the Plane Truth/Love and the Scroungers/Love and the Small Wedding (1972) ... (segment "Love and the Scroungers")
- Love and the Young Executive (1970) ... Buzz Wright (segment "Love and the Young Executive")
 1973 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Professor John Kleindorf
- Lucy and the Professor (1973) ... Professor John Kleindorf
 1972 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Reverend Shaw
- Libel Is a Dirty Word (1972) ... Reverend Shaw
 1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
- Judas Goat (1972)
 1971 U.S.A. (TV Movie)
J. Ward Morehouse
 1971 The Interns (TV Series)
David Ryan
- Casualty (1971) ... David Ryan
 1969-1970 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Sam Weaver / Jimmy McGill
- Perilous Passage (1970) ... Sam Weaver
- A Touch of Charity (1969) ... Jimmy McGill
 1969 Roberta (TV Movie)
John Kent
 1967 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- John Davidson and Mickey Rooney (1967) ... Various Characters
 1967 The Happiest Millionaire
Angier Duke
 1964 The Fantasticks (TV Movie)
Matt
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(April 15, 2010 to June 20, 2010) He played Walter Flood in Steven Dietz's play, "Becky's New Car," at the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park, Kansas with Craig Benton (Steve); Jan Chapman (Ginger); Kimberly King (Becky Foster); Jim Korinke (Joe Foster); Todd Lanker (Chris Foster) and Ashley LaPine (Kenni Flood) in the ... See more »


Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Rhonda Davidson  (1 child) | See more »

Children:

Davidson, Jennifer | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I don't know why people are so surprised by my live performances. My approach is so simple; every song I sing, every story I tell, every move I make, must move the audience to laughter, tears, or inspiration. Otherwise, why do it? It's the communication. Singing well has always been important to me, but the most important factor is the connection to the audience. See more »

Trivia:

As of 2000, John's daughter, Jennifer Davidson (age 27), is a professional ice skater. His son, John Davidson Jr. (Age 30), is an entrepreneur. See more »

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