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Johnnie Davis (I) (1910–1983)


Johnnie Davis was born on May 11, 1910 in Brazil, Indiana, USA as John Gustave Davis. He was an actor, known for Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938), Garden of the Moon (1938) and Hollywood Ending (2002). He died on November 28, 1983 in Pecos, Texas, USA. See full bio »

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(age 73) in Pecos, Texas, USA

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Known For

Cowboy from Brooklyn
(1938)
Garden of the Moon
Garden of the Moon Slappy Harris
(1938)
Hollywood Ending
Hollywood Ending Soundtrack
(2002)
You Can't Ration Love
(1944)

Filmography

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 1944 The Shining Future (Short)
'Scat' Davis
 1944 Knickerbocker Holiday
Tenpin (as Johnny 'Scat' Davis)
 1944 You Can't Ration Love
Kewpie (as Johnnie 'Scat' Davis)
 1943 Sarong Girl
Scat Davis (as Johnny "Scat" Davis)
 1939 A Child Is Born
Ringer Banks
 1939 Slapsie Maxie's (Short)
Johnny, the Waiter
 1939 Sweepstakes Winner
Mark Downe
 1938 Brother Rat
A. Furman Towsend, Jr.
 1938 Garden of the Moon
Slappy Harris
 1938 Campus Cinderella (Short)
Johnny Morton
 1938 Mr. Chump
Bill (Scats) Small
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn
Jeff Hardy
 1938 Men Are Such Fools
Tad
 1938 Katnip Kollege (Short)
Johnny Cat (voice, uncredited)
 1937 Hollywood Hotel
Georgia
 1937 Over the Goal
Tiny Waldron
 1937 Varsity Show
Buzz Bolton (as Johnny Davis)
 1936 I Love to Singa (Short)
Owl Jolson (singing voice, uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Johnnie 'Scat' Davis | Johnny "Scat" Davis | Johnny 'Scat' Davis | Johnny Davis
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Screen actor, trumpeter, raspy-voiced vocalist and occasional band leader, who started as one of Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians and performed variously with orchestras under Red Nichols, Glen Gray and Jimmy Joy. Davis made several unsuccessful forays into leading his own bands in the 30's and 40's, but, ultimately, was better served as a supporting comedian in motion pictures. Ironically, his ... See more »

Trademark:

A high tenor singing voice that bore a strong resemblance to the contralto singing voice of Kate Smith.

Nickname:

Scat

Star Sign:

Taurus

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