Mac Davis Biography (1942-)

Born January 21, 1942, in Lubbock, TX; son of T. J. and Edith Irene (maiden name, Lankford) Davis; married Sarah Barg, 1971 (divorced, 1976); married FranCook; married Lisa Kristen Gerard; children: Joel Scott, Noah Claire, Cody Duke. Addresses: Agent: Metropolitan Talent Agency, 4526 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, singer, composer
Birth Details
January 21, 1942
Lubbock, Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Seth Maxwell, North Dallas Forty, Paramount, 1979
  • Bill Dekkar, Cheaper to Keep Her, 1980
  • Johnny Hooker, The Sting II, Universal, 1983
  • Wilbur "Will" Clark, Possums, Monarch Home Video, 1998
  • Bellington, Where the Red Fern Grows, Doty-Dayton Releasing, 2000
  • Frank Thompson, True Vinyl, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • The Mac Davis Show, 1974-76
  • Title role, Davy Crockett, NBC, 1987
  • Specials
  • America, 1970
  • Love! Love! Love!, 1972
  • Tennessee Ernie Ford's White Christmas, 1972
  • Host, I Believe in Music, 1973
  • Christmas with the Bing Crosbys, 1974
  • Host, Touch of Gold '75, 1975
  • Host, The Mac Davis Christmas Special, 1975
  • Host, The Mac Davis Special, 1975
  • Host, Mac David Christmas Special ... When I Grow Up, 1976
  • Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Spectacular from LakeTahoe, 1977
  • Host, Mac Davis ... Sounds Like Home, 1977
  • Host, Mac Davis: I Believe in Christmas, 1977
  • You Put Music in My Life, 1978
  • Host, Mac Davis's Christmas Odyssey: Two Thousand and Ten, 1978
  • Host, A Christmas Special ... With Love, Mac Davis, 1979
  • A Johnny Cash Christmas, CBS, 1980
  • Host, Mac Davis--I'll Be Home for Christmas, 1980
  • Host, Mac Davis 10th Anniversary Special: I Still Believe in Music, 1980
  • Host, The Mac Davis Christmas Special, 1981
  • Walt Disney ... One Man's Dream, ABC, 1981
  • Guest, Grandpa, Will You Run With Me?, 1983
  • Host, Mac Davis Special: The Music of Christmas, 1983
  • The 19th Annual Country Music Association Awards, 1985
  • Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday, NBC, 1986
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1986
  • Texas 150: A Celebration Special, ABC, 1986
  • Host, The 21st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, 1986
  • The American Music Awards, 1987
  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1992
  • The 26th Annual Country Music Association Awards, 1992
  • Host, America Comes to Graceland, syndicated, 1993
  • Host, Elvis: His Life and Time, syndicated, 1993
  • Host, The Legend of the Beverly Hillbillies, CBS, 1993
  • National Memorial Day Concert, PBS, 1993
  • Host (Anaheim), Happy New Year America-1994, CBS, 1994
  • The 28th Annual Country Music Association Awards, 1994
  • The 30th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, 1995
  • Host, All-Star Countryfest 96, 1996
  • Dolly Parton: Treasures, CBS, 1996
  • Movies
  • T.K. "Tom" Kenny, Brothers-in-Law, ABC, 1985
  • Jake Ramson, What Price Victory, ABC, 1988
  • Norm, Blackmail, 1991
  • Indecent Seduction, 1996
  • Clayton, Still Holding On: The Legend of Cadillac Jack (also knownas Cadillac Jack), CBS, 1998
  • Norm Dustin, For My Daughter's Honor, CBS, 1996
  • Norman, Angel's Dance, HBO, 1999
  • Balladeer, The Dukes of Hazzard--Hazzard in Hollywood, NBC, 2000
  • Pilots
  • Almost Home, 1985
  • Reese Elliot, Daytona Beach, ABC, 1996
  • Episodic
  • Dean Martin Presents Music Country, U.S.A., NBC, 1973
  • Himself, The Muppet Show, 1980
  • Waldo Gaines, "Drive, He Said," John Grisham's The Client, CBS, 1995
  • Larry Smiley, "Just Say Noah," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures ofSuperman, ABC, 1995
  • Waldo Gaines, "Child's Play," John Grisham's The Client, CBS, 1995
  • Waldo Gaines, "Sympathy for the Devil," John Grisham's The Client, 1996
  • Voice of sports jock, Coach Timmons, and Sheriff Mumford, "Bills Are Madeto be Broken," King of the Hill (animated), Fox, 1999
  • Sheriff Riley, "It's Never Too Late," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX-TV, 1999
  • St. Peter, That '70s Show, Fox, 1999
  • Stage Appearances
  • Will Rogers, The Will Rogers Follies, Palace Theater, New York City, 1992
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • (With Dolly Parton) Will Write Songs for Food, 1994
  • Very Best of Mac Davis, 1996
  • Also recorded the albums: Little Touch of Love, Accord; Till IMade It with You, MCA; Greatest Hits, Canaan; Very Best and More, Casablanca; Who's Loving You, Columbia; I Believe in Music; Something Burning; One Hell of a Woman; Stop and Smell the Roses; It's Hard to be Humble; In the Ghetto; Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me; Watching Scotty Grow; My Bestest Friend.
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Songs
  • Norwood, 1970
  • (Title song) Against a Crooked Sky, 1975
  • Television Songs
  • Specials
  • America Comes to Graceland, syndicated, 1993
  • Songs
  • Wrote "In the Ghetto" and "Don't Cry Daddy."

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