Bruce Davison - Details


Bruce DavisonKnown for his versatility and the power and subtlety of his performances, Davison is a veteran of film, television and the stage. For his work in Longtime Companion, Davison received an Oscar nomination, and he won a Golden Globe, the New York Film Critics Award the National Film Critics Award, and an Independent Spirit Award.

Among his many television credits are miniseries and television films such as Vendetta, Hidden in America, Lost and Found, Little Girl Fly Away, Locked in Silence, Color of Justice, Live From Death Row, After Jimmy, Poor Little Rich Girl, Alfred Hitchcock Presents and Deadman’s Curve. He appeared on the series Seinfeld, Touched By An Angel, for which he received an Emmy nomination, and starred in Harry and the Hendersons, directing several episodes. He also starred in The Lathe of Heaven, PBS’ most requested program, as well as Tales From the Crypt, Outer Limits, Designing Women, Thirtysomething and Hunter, to name a few.
Having established his career on the New York stage, Davison won the LA Drama Critics Award and the Drama-Logue Award for Streamers and The Normal Heart. He also starred in the Broadway productions of The Elephant Man, King Lear and The Glass Menagerie, as well as New York stage productions of The Cocktail Hour and Richard III, and the Los Angeles productions of The Caine Mutiny Court Martial (directed by Henry Fonda), A Life in the Theatre and To Kill A Mockingbird.
When not acting or directing, Davison works actively as a spokesperson for a myriad of AIDS related groups and is involved with organizations working to help at-risk children.


  • 28th June 1946 - Birth