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    Ossie Davis

    Name at birth

    Raiford Chatman Davis

    Born

    December 18, 1917
    Cogdell, Georgia, USA

    Passed away

    February 4, 2005
    at the age of 87

    Awards

    1 Golden Globe Nomination

    27 TV series

    9.0

    The L Word

    2004. TV Series    Romantic drama Jennifer Beals & Leisha Hailey

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    Independent Lens

    English

    1999. TV Series    America Ferrera & Terrence Howard

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    Third Watch

    1999. TV Series    Drama Coby Bell & Molly Price

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    The West

    1996. TV Series    War documentary by Stephen Ives

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    JAG

    1995. TV Series    David James Elliott & Patrick Labyorteaux

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    Baseball

    1994. TV Series    Documentary by Ken Burns

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    The Stand

    1994. TV Series    Fantasy adventure Gary Sinise & Molly Ringwald

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    Touched by an Angel

    1994. TV Series    Fantasy drama Roma Downey & Della Reese

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    Queen

    1993. TV Series    War drama Ann-Margret & Patricia Clarkson

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    Evening Shade

    1990. TV Series    Comedy Burt Reynolds & Marilu Henner

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    American Experience

    1988. TV Series    Biography documentary

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    Roots: The Next Generations

    1979. TV Series    War drama Debbi Morgan & Dorian Harewood

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    The David Frost Show

    1969. TV Series    David Frost & Gerri Granger

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    Love, American Style

    1969. TV Series    Romantic comedy Stuart Margolin & Barbara Minkus

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    Night Gallery

    1969. TV Series    Horror Rod Serling & Larry Watson

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    Hawaii Five-O

    1968. TV Series    Criminal drama Jack Lord & James MacArthur

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    The Name of the Game

    1968. TV Series    Science-fiction Gene Barry & Susan Saint James

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    Soul!

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    1968. TV Series    Ellis Haizlip & Jerry Butler

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    Run for Your Life

    1965. TV Series    Drama Ben Gazzara & Nicholas Colasanto

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    12 O'Clock High

    1964. TV Series    War drama Frank Overton & Paul Burke

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    Slattery's People

    1964. TV Series    Drama Richard Crenna & Paul Geary

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    The Fugitive

    1963. TV Series    Dramatic thriller David Janssen & William Conrad

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    Car 54, Where Are You?

    1961. TV Series    Comedy Joe E. Ross & Fred Gwynne

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    The Defenders

    1961. TV Series    Drama E.G. Marshall & Robert Reed

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    Bonanza

    1959. TV Series    Western Lorne Greene & Michael Landon

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    Play of the Week

    1959. TV Series    Fantasy drama Myron McCormick & Cathleen Nesbitt

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    Playhouse 90

    1956. TV Series    Western Richard Joy & Charles Bickford

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    Starring in 57 movies

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    Louis Armstrong's Black & Blues

    R2022. 1h44m    Documentary by Sacha Jenkins

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    What's My Name: Muhammad Ali

    2019. 2h45m    Biography documentary by Antoine Fuqua

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    50 Years with Peter Paul and Mary

    2014. 1h17m    Documentary by Jim Brown

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    Life's a Beach

    2014. 53m    Biography documentary by John Baker

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    American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

    R2013. 1h22m    Biography documentary by Grace Lee

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    No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

    2005. 3h28m    Biography documentary by Martin Scorsese

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    Baadasssss!

    R2004. 1h48m    Biography drama Mario Van Peebles & Joy Bryant

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    Proud

    2004. 1h27m    Drama Reggie Austin & Vernel Bagneris

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    She Hate Me

    R18A18A2004. 2h18m    Comedy-drama Anthony Mackie & Kerry Washington

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    Beah: A Black Woman Speaks

    2003. 1h26m    Documentary by Lisa Gay Hamilton

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    Deacons for Defense

    2003. 1h18m    Drama Forest Whitaker & Chris Britton

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    Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property

    2003. 58m    Documentary by Charles Burnett

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    8.2

    Bubba Ho-Tep

    R14A14A2002. 1h32m    Horror/comedy Bruce Campbell & Ossie Davis

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    Hughes' Dream Harlem

    2002. 1h04m    Documentary by Jamal Joseph

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    Voice of the Voiceless

    2001. Documentary by Tania Cuevas-Martinez

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    7.9

    Dinosaur

    PGGPGPGPGG2000. 1h25m    Animation D.B. Sweeney & Alfre Woodard

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    Here's To Life

    PGPG2000. 1h34m    Drama Eric McCormack & James Whitmore

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    The Secret Path

    1999. 2h00m    Biography drama Della Reese & Crystal Bernard

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    The Soul Collector

    1999. 1h33m    Fantasy drama Melissa Gilbert & Bruce Greenwood

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    A Vow to Cherish

    1999. 1h24m    Drama Barbara Babcock & Ken Howard

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    Dr. Dolittle

    PG-13PG-1998. 1h25m    Fantasy comedy Eddie Murphy & Ossie Davis

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    Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist

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    1998. 54m    Morgan Freeman & Rosetta LeNoire

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    4 Little Girls

    1997. 1h42m    Documentary by Spike Lee

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    12 Angry Men

    1997. 1h57m    Criminal drama Courtney B. Vance & Ossie Davis

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    Miss Evers' Boys

    1997. 1h58m    War drama Alfre Woodard & Laurence Fishburne

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    Get on the Bus

    RPG1996. History-based drama Richard Belzer & De'aundre Bonds

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    I'm Not Rappaport

    1996. 2h15m    Comedy-drama Walter Matthau & Ossie Davis

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    The Client

    PG-1314A1994. 1h59m    Dramatic thriller Susan Sarandon & Tommy Lee Jones

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    The Ernest Green Story

    1993. 1h41m    Drama Morris Chestnut & Robert Alexander

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    Grumpy Old Men

    PG-131993. 1h43m    Comedy Jack Lemmon & Walter Matthau

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    Gladiator

    1992. 1h41m    Action drama James Marshall & Richard Lexsee

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    Malcolm X

    PG-131992. 3h22m    Drama Denzel Washington & Angela Bassett

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    Jungle Fever

    R1991. 2h12m    Romantic drama Wesley Snipes & Annabella Sciorra

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    Joe Versus the Volcano

    PGG1990. 1h42m    Romantic comedy Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan

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    Do the Right Thing

    R13+R14A14A1989. 2h00m    Comedy-drama Spike Lee & Danny Aiello

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    Making 'Do the Right Thing'

    1989. 1h00m    Documentary by St. Clair Bourne

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    School Daze

    R1988. 2h01m    Musical drama Laurence Fishburne & Giancarlo Esposito

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    Avenging Angel

    1985. 1h33m    Action thriller Betsy Russell & Rory Calhoun

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    Harry & Son

    1984. 2h00m    Drama Paul Newman & Robby Benson

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    Death of a Prophet

    1981. 1h00m    History-based drama Morgan Freeman & Yolanda King

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    Freedom Road

    1979. 3h06m    Drama Muhammad Ali & Kris Kristofferson

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    Hot Stuff

    PG1979. 1h31m    Action thriller Dom DeLuise & Suzanne Pleshette

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    Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid

    a.k.a.  "Ghetto Child"

    1977. 1h38m    Drama LeVar Burton & Ossie Davis

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    Countdown at Kusini

    PG1976. 1h41m    Drama Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis

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    Let's Do It Again

    1975. 1h50m    Action comedy Sidney Poitier & Bill Cosby

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    Wattstax

    R1973. 1h38m    Musical documentary by Mel Stuart

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    Malcolm X

    PG1972. 1h31m    Biography documentary by Arnold Perl

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    Sam Whiskey

    1969. 1h36m    Western Burt Reynolds & Angie Dickinson

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    The Scalphunters

    1968. 1h42m    Western Burt Lancaster & Shelley Winters

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    A Man Called Adam

    1966. 1h39m    Musical drama Sammy Davis Jr. & Louis Armstrong

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    The Hill

    1965. 2h03m    War drama Sean Connery & Harry Andrews

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    Shock Treatment

    1964. 1h34m    Drama Stuart Whitman & Carol Lynley

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    The Cardinal

    1963. 2h55m    War drama Tom Tryon & Carol Lynley

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    Fourteen Hours

    PGPG1951. 1h32m    Drama Paul Douglas & Richard Basehart

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    No Way Out

    1950. 1h46m    Film noir Richard Widmark & Linda Darnell

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    Directed 5 films

    Countdown at Kusini

    PG1976. 1h41m    Drama Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis

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    Gordon's War

    1973. 1h30m    Adventure Paul Winfield & Carl Lee

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    Black Girl

    1972. 1h37m    Drama Brock Peters & Claudia McNeil

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    Cotton Comes to Harlem

    R1970. 1h37m    Action comedy Godfrey Cambridge & Raymond St. Jacques

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    Kongi's Harvest

    1970. 1h25m    Drama Wole Soyinka & Rasidi Onikoyi

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