|Born||Raiford Chatman Davis
December 18, 1917
Cogdell, Clinch County, Georgia, U.S.
|Died||February 4, 2005
Miami, Florida, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, director, poet, playwright, author, activist|
(m. 1948–2005; his death)
Nora Davis Day
Ossie Davis (born Raiford Chatman Davis; December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an American movie, television and Broadway actor, director, poet, playwright, author, and social activist. He was known for his role as Yar in the 2000 animated movie Dinosaur. He was married to actress Ruby Dee.
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- Ossie Davis – Awards IMDB. 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2012
- Ossie Davis Television Credits Official Website of Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee. 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2012
- Books Official Website of Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee. 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2012
- Richard Severo; Douglas Martin (5 February 2005). "Ossie Davis, Actor, Writer and Eloquent Champion of Racial Justice, Is Dead at 87". The New York Times. http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F40714FD3A5F0C768CDDAB0894DD404482#. Retrieved 2007-02-06.