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  • Hot Stuff

  • A Man Called Adam

  • The Hill

  • Fourteen Hours

  • Proud

  • No Way Out

  • Purlie Victorious

  • Sam Whiskey

  • She Hate Me


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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 2003
Bubba Ho-Tep John "Jack" Fitzgerald Kennedy 2002
Dinosaur Yar 2000
Dr. Dolittle Archer Dolittle 1998
Get on the Bus Jeremiah 1996
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
The Client Harry Roosevelt
I'm Not Rappaport Midge Carter
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

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