Sammi Davis

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Sammi Davis
Born Samantha Davis
(1964-06-21) 21 June 1964 (age 53)
Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, UK
Other names Sammi Davis-Voss
Occupation Actress
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Kurt Voss (divorced)
Simon Drew

Samantha "Sammi" Davis (born 21 June 1964) is an English actress.

She gained considerable praise for her performances in Mona Lisa (1986), as a teenage prostitute, and Ken Russell's The Rainbow (1989). She also had significant roles in Mike Hodges' A Prayer for the Dying and John Boorman's Hope and Glory (both 1987) as well as a leading role in the American television series, Homefront (1991–1993).[1]

Davis was married to the director Kurt Voss, whom she later divorced. After taking a few years out of the film industry to raise her family, she returned to the screen in a cameo role on Lost, playing the mother of Dominic Monaghan's character. She moved back to Britain in Christmas 2008 and married again on the 21 June 2009 to Simon Drew, a children's TV show producer. She now lives in Sussex with her family. She works as a photographer.

Selected filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1986 Mona Lisa May
1987 A Prayer for the Dying Anna
1987 Lionheart Baptista
1987 Hope and Glory Dawn Rohan
1988 Consuming Passions Felicity
1988 The Lair of the White Worm Mary Trent
1989 The Rainbow Ursula Brangwen
1989 Shadow of China Katharine
1990 Horseplayer Randi
1995 Four Rooms Jezebel Segment: "The Missing Ingredient"
1997 Stand-Ins Martha Anne-Jean Harlow's Stand-in
1998 Assignment Berlin Tracy Garret
1998 Woundings Denise Jones
1999 Soft Toilet Seats Annie Ashland
2008 The Double Born Sophonisba

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1986 The Day After the Fair Anna May Dunsford Television film
1986 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Pippa Episode: "The Return of the Seven: Part 1"
1987 Pack of Lies Julie Jackson Television film
1991 The Perfect Bride Stephanie Television film
1991 Chernobyl: The Final Warning Yelena Mashenko Television film
1992 Indecency Nia Barnett Television film
1991-1993 Homefront Caroline Hailey 42 episodes
1994 Red Shoe Diaries Brandy Episode: "You Make Me Want to Wear Dresses"
1994 Spring Awakening Aimée Daumar Television film
2006 Lost Mrs. Pace Episode: "Fire + Water"

References[edit]

  1. ^ John J. O'Connor (1991-09-23). "Review/Television; New Hourlong Drama In Soap-Opera Land". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-09-24. 

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