John S. Davies (actor)

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John S. Davies
BornJune 29, 1953
Regensburg, Germany

John S. Davies (born June 29, 1953) is an American actor, director, and teacher of college level actors.

Early life[edit]

Davies was born in Regensburg, Germany, the son of lifelong American diplomat Richard Townsend Davies, who was appointed U.S. Ambassador to Poland in the Nixon Administration. He grew up in American embassies all over the world as well as in and around Washington, D.C.. In 1978 he graduated from San Jose State University with a bachelor's degree in theatre. From there he moved to Dallas where he attended the Dallas Theater Center being awarded a Master of Fine Arts in June 1982.

Career[edit]

His professional career included over 60 theatre performances as well as directing many others. His better known television and film work includes RoboCop (1987), JFK, (1991), Walker Texas Ranger, Rough Riders (1997), The Alamo (2004), Prison Break, and the direct to video sequel of Walking Tall, Walking Tall: The Payback.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1984 Interface Rex Hobson, Ph.D.
1986 Positive I.D. Don Kenner
1987 RoboCop Chessman
1990 Problem Child Paramedic
1990 Through the Fire Oscar
1991 JFK Hobo #2
1993 Hexed Henry Pratt
1994 The Chase Corey Steinhoff
1995 Frankie Starlight Tobin
1996 Late Bloomers Osmond Doolittle
1997 Rough Riders Gen. Lawton TV Mini-Series, Uncredited
1998 Detention William Walmsley
1999 Magnolia Cameraman
2004 The Alamo Store Owner
2005 Dancing in Twilight Robert

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