Jim Davidson (actor)

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Jim Davidson
Born James Francis Peter Davidson
(1963-01-18) January 18, 1963 (age 54)
Pennsylvania, U.S.
Notable work Pacific Blue
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)

Jim Davidson (born January 18, 1963) is an American actor and model active in the 1990s and early 2000s. Davidson is a graduate of Lehigh University.


He graduated from Selinsgrove High School in Snyder County, Pennsylvania, United States . Jim earned his Bachelor of Science from Lehigh University. He worked as a public accountant for Price Waterhouse Cooper in New York City before he was discovered by a model agency.[1]

Davidson's first television role came as the pit reporter on the monster truck racing series Monster Wars, which lasted one season in 1993 before being cancelled. He is best known for his work on the mid-1990s television drama Pacific Blue. Since then, Davidson has guest-starred in a number of prime time dramas and appeared on CBS's Soap Guiding Light from 2001–2002 and 2005.[citation needed]

A television pilot based on the Snopes.com website, called Snopes: Urban Legends, was completed in 2002 with Davidson as host, but major networks passed on the project.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Monster Wars Pit Reporter
1994 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Assassin / Boomer
1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Assassin / Boomer
1995 Crowfoot Det. Nick Crowfoot
1995 Last Gasp Julian Weeks
1997 The Sentinel Mitch Jaeger
2005 The Bold and the Beautiful Dr. Johnny Berlanti
2005 CSI: Miami Rod Merrick


  1. ^ "Jim Davidson". IMDb. Retrieved 2016-07-13. 
  2. ^ Bond, Paul (September 7, 2002). "Web site separates fact from urban legend". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved July 17, 2012. 

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