View All

Watch It

In Theaters
  • Bubba Ho-Tep

  • Do the Right Thing

1 of 2
At Home
  • Harry and Son

  • Hot Stuff

  • A Man Called Adam

  • The Hill

  • Fourteen Hours

  • Proud

  • No Way Out

  • Purlie Victorious

  • Sam Whiskey

  • She Hate Me

1 of 10

Ossie Davis Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Dec 18, 1917
  • Died: Feb 4, 2005
  • Biography: A performer widely regarded as one of the most distinguished and eloquent actors of his or any generation, Ossie Davis combined an overwhelming amount of dramatic talent and instinct (evident via both stage and film work) with an indomitable fervor... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Proud Lorenzo DuFau 2004
She Hate Me Judge Buchanan 2004
BAADASSSSS! Granddad / Granddad 2003
Bubba Ho-Tep John "Jack" Fitzgerald Kennedy 2002
Dinosaur Yar 2000
Dr. Dolittle Archer Dolittle 1998
I'm Not Rappaport Midge Carter 1996
Get on the Bus Jeremiah 1996
The Client Harry Roosevelt 1994
Grumpy Old Men Chuck 1993
Malcolm X Eulogy Performer 1992
Gladiator Noah 1992
Jungle Fever The Good Reverend Doctor Purify 1991
Joe Versus the Volcano Marshall the Chauffeur 1990
Do the Right Thing Da Mayor 1989
Her Alibi 1989
School Daze Coach Odom 1988
Cotton Comes to Harlem Director / Screenwriter / Songwriter 1970
Fourteen Hours 1951
No Way Out John Brooks 1950
Kongi's Harvest Director
Slaves Luke
Here's To Life
Sam Whiskey Jedidiah Hooker
Making 'Do the Right Thing'
Harry and Son Raymond
Gordon's War Director
The House of God Dr. Sanders
Countdown at Kusini Ernest Motapo / Director / Screenwriter
Black Girl Director
Avenging Angel Capt. Moradian
Purlie Victorious Purlie Victorious / Play Author / Screenwriter
The Joe Louis Story
A Man Called Adam Nelson Davis
The Cardinal Father Gillis
The Hill Jacko King
Let's Do It Again Elder Johnson
Hot Stuff Capt. Geibarger
Beah: A Black Woman Speaks

Worked With

Stephen Rea Proud 2004
Anthony Mackie She Hate Me 2004
Kerry Washington She Hate Me 2004
Ellen Barkin She Hate Me 2004
Monica Bellucci She Hate Me 2004
Jim Brown She Hate Me 2004
Mario Van Peebles BAADASSSSS! 2003
Khleo Thomas BAADASSSSS! 2003
T.K. Carter BAADASSSSS! 2003
Nia Long BAADASSSSS! 2003
Joan Blair BAADASSSSS! 2003
Bruce Campbell Bubba Ho-Tep 2002
Ella Joyce Bubba Ho-Tep 2002
D.B. Sweeney Dinosaur 2000
Alfre Woodard Dinosaur 2000
Max Casella Dinosaur 2000
Hayden Panettiere Dinosaur 2000
Eddie Murphy Dr. Dolittle 1998
Oliver Platt Dr. Dolittle 1998
Peter Boyle Dr. Dolittle 1998
Richard Schiff Dr. Dolittle 1998
Kristen Wilson Dr. Dolittle 1998
Walter Matthau I'm Not Rappaport 1996
Amy Irving I'm Not Rappaport 1996
Martha Plimpton I'm Not Rappaport 1996
Craig T. Nelson I'm Not Rappaport 1996
Boyd Gaines I'm Not Rappaport 1996
Richard Belzer Get on the Bus 1996
Charles S. Dutton Get on the Bus 1996
Andre Braugher Get on the Bus 1996
Thomas Jefferson Byrd Get on the Bus 1996
Gabriel Casseus Get on the Bus 1996
Albert Hall Get on the Bus 1996
Susan Sarandon The Client 1994
Tommy Lee Jones The Client 1994
Mary-Louise Parker The Client 1994
Anthony LaPaglia The Client 1994
Anthony Edwards The Client 1994
Jack Lemmon Grumpy Old Men 1993
Ann-Margret Grumpy Old Men 1993
Daryl Hannah Grumpy Old Men 1993
Kevin Pollak Grumpy Old Men 1993
Denzel Washington Malcolm X 1992
Spike Lee Malcolm X 1992
Angela Bassett Malcolm X 1992
Delroy Lindo Malcolm X 1992
Cuba Gooding, Jr. Gladiator 1992
Robert Loggia Gladiator 1992
Brian Dennehy Gladiator 1992
John Heard Gladiator 1992
Cara Buono Gladiator 1992
Wesley Snipes Jungle Fever 1991
Annabella Sciorra Jungle Fever 1991
Anthony Quinn Jungle Fever 1991
John Turturro Jungle Fever 1991
Ruby Dee Jungle Fever 1991
Tom Hanks Joe Versus the Volcano 1990
Meg Ryan Joe Versus the Volcano 1990
Lloyd Bridges Joe Versus the Volcano 1990
Robert Stack Joe Versus the Volcano 1990
Abe Vigoda Joe Versus the Volcano 1990
Dan Hedaya Joe Versus the Volcano 1990
Danny Aiello Do the Right Thing 1989
Richard Edson Do the Right Thing 1989
Giancarlo Esposito Do the Right Thing 1989
Rosie Perez Do the Right Thing 1989
Tom Selleck Her Alibi 1989
Paulina Porizkova Her Alibi 1989
Patrick Wayne Her Alibi 1989
Ronald Guttman Her Alibi 1989
Laurence Fishburne School Daze 1988
Tisha Campbell School Daze 1988
Grace Kelly Fourteen Hours 1951
Sidney Poitier No Way Out 1950