Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Ray C. Davis Biography ((?)-)
Born in Hendon, England; son of Charles and Lillian Davis; married Domini Winter (a choreographer). Addresses: AGENT--Sara Randell, Saraband Associates, 153 Petherton Road, London N5, England.
Favorite roles: Will Somers in Kings and Clowns.
- LONDON DEBUT--Student, Blitz!, Adelphi Theatre, 1962.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Daniel, The Matchgirls, Globe Theatre, London, 1966.
- Anselmo, Man of La Mancha, Piccadilly Theatre, London, 1969.
- Obadiah, Tom Brown's Schooldays, Cambridge Theatre, London, 1972.
- Proteus, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1973.
- Jerry Jerningham, The Good Companions, Her Majesty's Theatre, London, 1974.
- Cole (revue), Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, U.K., then in Toronto, ON, Canada, both 1974.
- Will Somers, Kings and Clowns, Phoenix Theatre, 1978.
- Harold, Bar Mitzvah Boy, Her Majesty's Theatre, 1978.
- Side by Side by Sondheim, Palace Theatre, Watford, U.K., 1979.
- Also appeared in The Soldier's Tale, Edinburgh Theatre Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1968; Scapino, Young Vic Theatre, London; Handy for the Heath (revue), Hampstead Theatre Club, London; and with the Bristol Old Vic Theatre Company, Bristol, U.K.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- West Side Story, U.K. cities, 1973.
- Great Expectations, U.K. and Canadian cities, 1973-74.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Half-a-Sixpence, Paramount, 1968.
- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, United Artists, 1968.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- The Good Old Days. Also appeared in Rainbow, Play School, and in specialsstarring Cleo Laine and Noel Coward.
December 31, 2003: Davies received royal honors, becoming a Commanderof the British Empire. Source: CNN.com, www.cnn.com, January 5, 2004.March 17, 2004: Davies was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II. Source: Reuters, www.reuters.com, March 17, 2004.
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