Owen Davis Jr.
Owen Gould Davis Jr. (October 6, 1907 – May 21, 1949) was an American actor, known primarily for his work in film. He also performed in the theatre, making his Broadway debut in the play Carry On (1928), which his father Owen Davis had written.
Owen Gould Davis Jr.
|Born||October 6, 1907|
New York City, U.S.
|Died||May 21, 1949 (aged 41)|
Educated at Yale University, Davis was one of the leading students in the drama school. He was chosen captain of the boxing team.
On stage, Davis made his Broadway debut in the play Carry On (1928), written by his father Owen Davis. He soon began working in film, making his screen debut with Walter Huston. Later he toured on stage with Huston. After gaining more stage experience, Davis went to Hollywood and began to specialize in movies.
He married Laina Muroni.
Davis died on May 21, 1949. He drowned in a sailing accident on Long Island Sound.
|1929||They Had to See Paris||Ross Peters|
|1930||All Quiet on the Western Front||Peter|
|1930||Good Intentions||Bud Finney|
|1936||Murder on a Bridle Path||Edward 'Eddie' Fry|
|1936||Special Investigator||George Fenwick|
|1936||Bunker Bean||Bunker Bean|
|1936||Grand Jury||Steve O'Connell|
|1936||The Plot Thickens||Robert Wilkins|
|1937||The Woman I Love||Mezziores|
|1937||It Could Happen to You!||Fred Barrett|
|1937||The Luck of Roaring Camp||Davy|
|1938||Touchdown, Army||Cadet Kirk Reynolds|
|1939||These Glamour Girls||Greg Smith|
|1939||Henry Goes Arizona||Danny Regan|
|1939||Thou Shalt Not Kill||Allen Stevens|
|1940||Knute Rockne All American||Gus Dorais||(final film role)|