Owen Davis, Jr.

Actor, Film actor

1907 – 1949

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Who was Owen Davis, Jr.?

Owen Gould Davis, Jr. was an American actor. He was the son of Pulitzer Prize for Drama-winner, dramatist Owen Davis, Sr.

Educated at Yale, he became captain of the boxing team and one of the leading students in the dramatic school. He began his screen career with Walter Huston, with whom he later toured on the stage. After much more stage experience he went back to pictures. He made his Broadway debut in Carry On, a play written by his father.

He served in the Army during World War II, after which he became a television producer.

He was also the husband of Laina Muroni.

He died on May 21, 1949, by drowning while sailing on Long Island Sound.

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Born
Oct 6, 1907
New York City
Also known as
  • Owen Gould Davis, Jr.
  • Owen, Jr.
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Died
May 21, 1949
Long Island Sound

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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