|Born||Robert A. Davis
March 7, 1917
Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
|Died||July 18, 1993
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Years active||1947–1993, his death|
Davis Roberts (born Robert A. Davis, March 7, 1917 – July 18, 1993) was an American character actor whose career spanned six decades, from the late 1940s until his death in 1993. He started out making films 1940s and 1950s and expanded into television work in the following decades. He played the role of Dr. Caldwell in three episodes in the second and third seasons of the NBC-TV sitcom series Sanford and Son.
Davis died in the home of his brother Charles on July 18, 1993 of emphysema at the age of 76.