Dave Randolph-Mayhem Davis
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|Dave Randolph-Mayhem Davis|
|Born||1989 (age 24–25)
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
|Occupation||Actor, musician, visual artist, writer, stand-up comedian|
|Also known as||randomayhem|
|Associated acts||Bare Handed Bear Handlers|
Background and education
Davis was born in 1989 in Princeton, New Jersey into a Jewish family. As an elementary school student, he and his family relocated to New Orleans, Louisiana. Davis graduated from the Lawrenceville School in 2007. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre from Tulane University in 2011. As his thesis, he played Dennis in Kenneth Lonergan's This Is Our Youth. Davis has been acting since childhood.
In 2007, Davis was cast in his first professional film, Flakes, after a casting director found him walking the streets of Faubourg Marigny in eccentric clothing. Davis has had major roles in several Syfy television films: Leprechaun's Revenge, American Horror House, Heebie Jeebies, and one currently in post-production. His latest role in a television series was Gargulio in The Walking Dead. He starred in the MTV television film Ladies' Man: A MADE Movie. He has worked with the New Orleans Shakespeare Festival since 2008 in both summer and winter productions. In the summer of 2012, Davis played the critically acclaimed eponymous role of Hamlet at the festival.
Davis is a self-taught guitarist, pianist, and songwriter. He is a member of the local rap group Bare Handed Bear Handlers. They have released one extended play, Platinum Plated Walker. Their recent video release, "Meat Sweats" has gone viral and was recently featured on Collegehumor.com. Davis also releases both acoustic and rap music individually.
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