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Ossie Davis

Performer, Writer, Source Material
( b. Dec 18, 1917 Cogdell, Georgia, USA - d. Feb 04, 2005 Miami, Florida, USA ) Male
Relations: Father of Guy Davis
Husband of Ruby Dee (December 9, 1948 - his death)


Productions Date of Productions
I'm Not Rappaport
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis
    • Midge - Replacement
Nov 19, 1985 - Jan 17, 1988
Purlie
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by Ossie Davis
  • Based on the play "Purlie Victorious" by Ossie Davis
Dec 27, 1972 - Jan 07, 1973
Purlie
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Ossie Davis
  • Based on "Purlie Victorious" by Ossie Davis
Mar 15, 1970 - Nov 06, 1971
The Zulu and the Zayda
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis [Johannes]
Nov 10, 1965 - Apr 16, 1966
Purlie Victorious
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Ossie Davis [Purlie Victorious Judson]
  • Written by Ossie Davis
Sep 28, 1961 - May 13, 1962
A Raisin in the Sun
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis
    • Walter Lee Younger - Replacement
    • Walter Lee Younger - Replacement
Mar 11, 1959 - Jun 25, 1960
Jamaica
[Musical, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis [Cicero]
Oct 31, 1957 - Apr 11, 1959
No Time for Sergeants
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis
    • A Lieutennant - Replacement
Oct 20, 1955 - Sep 14, 1957
The Wisteria Trees
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis [Jacques]
Feb 02, 1955 - Feb 13, 1955
Touchstone
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis [Dr. Joseph Clay]
Feb 03, 1953 - Feb 07, 1953
Remains to Be Seen
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis [Al]
Oct 03, 1951 - Mar 22, 1952
The Green Pastures
[Play, Revival]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis [Gabriel]
Mar 15, 1951 - Apr 21, 1951
The Royal Family
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis [Jo]
Jan 10, 1951 - Jan 21, 1951
The Wisteria Trees
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis [Jacques]
Mar 29, 1950 - Sep 16, 1950
The Smile of the World
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis [Stewart]
Jan 12, 1949 - Jan 15, 1949
The Leading Lady
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis [Trem]
Oct 18, 1948 - Oct 23, 1948
Jeb
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis [Jeb Turner]
Feb 21, 1946 - Feb 28, 1946
Special Events Date of Special Events
A Celebration of Paul Robeson
[Special, Benefit, Original]
  • Performer: Ossie Davis
Oct 30, 1988 - Oct 30, 1988
1970 Tony Award® Best Musical
 Purlie [nominee]
Book by Ossie Davis
1958 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Musical
 Jamaica [nominee]
Performer: Ossie Davis
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