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Jackie Davis (I) (1920–1999)

Jackson "Jackie" Davis was born on December 13, 1920, in Jacksonville, Florida. At a very young age, Davis learned to play piano, and by the age of 8, he was playing with a local dance band. He attended Florida A&M College (now University), graduating in 1943 with a bachelor's degree in music. After serving in the Army, Davis worked as a piano ... See full bio »

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Caddyshack Smoke Porterhouse
Cape Fear Jimmy the Dockmaster
The Specialist Grocery Store Owner
Freddie of the Jungle African Warrior nº 2


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 1996 Crimetime
 1994 The Specialist
Grocery Store Owner
 1992 Extralarge: Black Magic (TV Movie)
 1992 Extralarge: Yo-Yo (TV Movie)
 1992 Extralarge: Moving Target (TV Movie)
 1991 Extralarge: Miami Killer (TV Movie)
 1991 Only Fools and Horses (TV Series)
Taxi driver
- Miami Twice (Oh to Be in England) (1991) ... Taxi driver
 1991 Extralarge: Black and White (TV Movie)
 1991 Cape Fear
Jimmy the Dockmaster
 1989 Till We Meet Again (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1989)
- Episode #1.1 (1989)
 1987 Happy New Year
Cabbie #1
 1987 Scared Stiff
Detective Whitcomb (as Jakie Davis)
 1983 Smokey and the Bandit Part 3
Blackman #1
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Second Man in Subway
 1981 Freddie of the Jungle
African Warrior nº 2
 1980 Caddyshack
Smoke Porterhouse
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 1976 The New Howdy Doody Show (TV Series)
- Glory grits: episode 5 ... Himself
- Glory grits: episode 4 ... Himself
- Glory grits: episode 3 ... Himself
- Glory grits: episode 2 ... Himself
- Glory grits: episode 1 ... Himself

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Jakie Davis

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In the 'Seinfeld' episode titled 'The Blood' (1997), Jackie Davis' instrumental version of the song "Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me)" is playing in the background while Kramer and Newman are making sausages in Jerry Seinfeld's apartment.



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