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William Davis Biography (1938-)
Full name, William Bruce Davis; born January, 1938, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; father, an attorney; mother, a psychologist; married (divorced); children: two. Avocational interests: Waterskiing, downhill skiing. Career: Actor. Owner, director, and teacher, William Davis Centre for Actors' Study, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; member of the National Theatre,London, England, 1965-66; former artistic director of the national Theatre School of Canada, English acting program. A Canadian national water-skiing champion; Canadian Cancer Society, spokesperson. Addresses: Agent: c/o 100 West Pender, Ninth Floor, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1R8, Canada.
- Birth Details
- January, 1938
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Cigarette smoking man (also known as Smoking man and Cancer man), TheX-Files, Fox, 1993-
- Mr. Gedreau, Stephen King's It(also known as It), ABC,1990
- Ted, The Cuckoo Bird, CBC, 1985
- Heath Harris, Matinee(also known as Midnight Matinee), 1988
- Dr. Reynolds, Anything to Survive, ABC, 1990
- Marvin Parkins, Diagnosis of Murder, CBS, 1992
- Vern, Heart of a Child, NBC, 1994
- Huddleston, Don't Talk to Strangers,1994
- Captain Dick Roth, Beyond Suspicion,1994
- Gene Reuschel, Circumstances Unknown, USA, 1995
- Group leader, Dangerous Intentions, CBS, 1995
- Dr. Alexander, When the Vows Break(also known as Courting Justice), Lifetime, 1995
- Teacher, The Limbic Region,1996
- Dr. Norman Ellis, Voyage of Terror(also known as The Fourth Horseman), The Family Channel, 1998
- Detective Inspector, Murder Most Likely,1999
- Ed, Killing Moon,2000
- Henderson, Perpetrators of the Crime, Cinemax, 2000
Inside the X-Files, Fox, 1998
- Host, Smoking: Why Can't I Quit?,2000
- Dave Douglas, "Trial Balloon," The Beachcombers, CBC, 1986
- High school teacher, "Mean Streets and Pastel Houses," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987
- Judge, "Trail of Tears," MacGyver, ABC, 1991
- Doctor, "Sanctuary for a Child," Nightmare Cafe, NBC, 1992
- Ed, "The Conversion," The Outer Limits, Showtime, 1995
- Professor Myman, "Eggheads," Sliders, Fox, 1995
- John Wymer, "Out of Body," The Outer Limits, Showtime, 1996
- Dr. Bill Nigel, "Do Not Go Gently," Poltergeist: The Legacy,1996
- Also appeared in North of 60, CBC; Captain Power;
Wiseguy, CBS; Airwolf, CBS; Street Justice, syndicated; as Mr. Wickenton, "Champagne High," 21 Jump Street, Fox.
- Cigarette smoking man (also known as Smoking man and Cancer man), TheX-Files, Fox, 1993
Beyond Obsession, Facets Multimedia, 1982
- Ambulance driver, Dead Zone, Paramount, 1983
- University dean, Head Office, TriStar, 1986
Beyond the Stars, LIVE Home Video, 1989
- Drug doctor, Look Who's Talking(also known as Daddy's Home), TriStar, 1989
- Doctor Atkins, Hitman, Cannon, 1991
Omen IV: The Awakening, Fox Video, 1991
- Group leader, Dangerous Intentions,1995
- Dr. Smoot, Unforgettable, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1996
- Cigarette smoking man (also known as Smoking man and Cancer man), X-Files: The Movie, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
- Mr. Drazien, The Last Tzaddik,1998
- Appeared as Wilson, Back to Beulah; Harry, On the Job; Jefry, Two for the See Saw; Puppet Master, The Puppet Master; George, Chapter Two; Tony Orr, Emma Orr.
- Cigarette smoking man, The X-Files Game,1998
Entertainment Weekly, February 9, 1996, p. 22.
Maclean's, July 6, 1998, p. 54.
People Weekly, November 25, 1996, p. 67.
Saturday Night, May 25, 1998, p. 11.
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