Dave Davis (actor)
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David Randolph Davis
1989 (age 29–30)
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
|Home town||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
Dave Davis (born 1989) is an American screen actor based out of Los Angeles.
Background and education
Davis was born in 1989 in Princeton, New Jersey, into a Jewish family. He grew up in New Orleans. Davis graduated from the Lawrenceville School in 2007, and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre from Tulane University in 2011. In fulfillment of his thesis, he starred in Kenneth Lonergan's This Is Our Youth.
Davis has been acting since childhood. He spent five years with the New Orleans Shakespeare Festival, culminating with the critically acclaimed role of Hamlet in 2012. Davis then transitioned into screen acting. Based out of New Orleans, Davis starred in many original films for MTV and Syfy, including Ghost Shark, Leprechaun's Revenge, Ozark Sharks, and several others. Notably, he guest starred in True Detective and The Walking Dead, and acted in The Big Short and Logan. Davis relocated to Los Angeles in 2015, where he currently works. Davis won Special Jury Prize for Performance at the 2017 Nashville Film Festival for his lead role in independent movie Bomb City.
Davis is a member of the comedy group Bare Handed Bear Handlers. They have released a web miniseries, short films, and numerous music videos.
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