Ossie Davis

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Ossie Davis
Birth name Raiford Chatman Davis
Born December 18, 1917 in Cogdell, Georgia, USA
Died February 4, 2005 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA from natural causes
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Evening Shade Ponder Blue 1990–1994 1 2 3 4

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Nurses (1962) Dr. Farmer 3x08 - The Family Resemblance November 17, 1964
The Fugitive Gaines 4x02 - Death Is the Door Prize September 20, 1966
Run for Your Life Frankie Morton 2x11 - A Game of Violence November 28, 1966
Twelve O'Clock High Glenn Luke 3x15 - Graveyard December 30, 1966
Run for Your Life Dave Corbett 2x16 - Flight from Tirana January 9, 1967
Run for Your Life Dave Corbett 2x17 - A Rage for Justice January 16, 1967
Bonanza Sam Davis 10x23 - The Wish March 9, 1969
Hawaii Five-O Ramon Borelle 7x13 - Hara-Kiri: Murder December 31, 1974
Touched by an Angel Erasmus Jones 3x01 - Promised Land September 15, 1996
Touched by an Angel Erasmus Jones 3x11 - Homecoming (1) November 24, 1996
Promised Land Erasmus Jones 1x09 - Homecoming (2) November 26, 1996
Promised Land Erasmus Jones 1x10 - King of the Road December 3, 1996
Promised Land Erasmus Jones 1x21 - Civil Wars May 6, 1997
Promised Land Erasmus Jones 1x22 - Stealing Home (1) May 13, 1997
Promised Land Erasmus Jones 1x23 - Stealing Home (2) May 20, 1997
Touched by an Angel Erasmus Jones 4x01 - The Road Home (1) September 21, 1997
Touched by an Angel Erasmus Jones 5x02 - Saving Grace (1) September 27, 1998
Third Watch John Parker 1x09 - Modern Designs for Better Living November 28, 1999
Touched by an Angel Gabe 6x10 - The Christmas Gift December 12, 1999
Third Watch John Parker 1x12 - Journey to the Himalayas January 24, 2000
Third Watch John Parker 1x18 - Men April 10, 2000
Presidio Med 1x01 - This Baby's Gonna Fly September 24, 2002
Touched by an Angel Gabriel 9x09 - Remembering Me (2) November 23, 2002
JAG Terrence Minnerly 9x07 - Close Quarters November 7, 2003
The L Word Melvin Porter 1x05 - Lawfully February 15, 2004
The L Word Melvin Porter 2x10 - Land Ahoy April 24, 2005
The L Word Melvin Porter 2x11 - Loud & Proud May 1, 2005
The L Word Melvin Porter 2x12 - L'Chaim May 8, 2005

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
All God's Children Blaine Whitfield April 28, 1980 ABC Monday Night Movie
Miss Evers' Boys Mr. Evers February 22, 1997 HBO Original Movie

Awards and Accolades

Daytime Emmy Awards

  • Won: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special (2001)
Finding Buck Henry

Trivia

  • married to Ruby Dee from 1948 until his death in 2005