Daniel Davis

Actor
Daniel Davis, with his salt-and-pepper hair and wry smile, came to TV prominence in middle age as Niles, the British butler and cook, on "The Nanny" TV series (CBS, 1993-99). The Arkansas native has a long resume of ... Read more »
Born: 11/26/1945 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Filmography

Actor (37)

Gotham 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ugly Betty 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Prestige 2006 (Movie)

Judge (Actor)

The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Men in Black: The Series 1997 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Longhair and Doubledome 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

The Practice 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Zorro 1997 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

Remember WENN 1995 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

NYPD Blue 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

The All-American Thanksgiving Parade 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The All-American Thanksgiving Parade 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Civil Wars 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nova 1994 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Oy to the World 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Voice

The All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Nanny 1994 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

No Time To Die 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Havana 1990 (Movie)

Marion Chigwell (Actor)

The Hunt for Red October 1990 (Movie)

Captain Davenport (Actor)

K-9 1989 (Movie)

Halstead (Actor)

Davy Crockett 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Fresh Horses 1988 (Movie)

Fletcher (Actor)

The Spirit 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Blind Justice 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Cheers 1986 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chain Letters 1984 (Movie)

Steve (Actor)

Texas 1979 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Johnny Cash: The First 25 Years 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Skinflint 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Danielle Steel's "Palomino" (TV Show)

Actor

She Stood Alone (TV Show)

Actor

The Perfect Tribute (TV Show)

Actor

What Price Victory (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Daniel Davis, with his salt-and-pepper hair and wry smile, came to TV prominence in middle age as Niles, the British butler and cook, on "The Nanny" TV series (CBS, 1993-99). The Arkansas native has a long resume of stage credits, including performances with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the national tour of "Coco" with Katharine Hepburn, a stint off-Broadway in "Futz," as a replacement as the repentant Salieri in "Amadeus" on Broadway and in numerous productions with the American Shakespeare Festival and the American Conservatory Theatre.

EDUCATION

Arkansas Art Center

Little Rock, Arkansas

Arkansas Art Center

Little Rock, Arkansas

Milestones

2001

Cast as Oscar Wilde in the Broadway production of Tom Stoppard's play "The Invention of Love"

1999

Co-starred as an affected hammy actor in "Wrong Mountain"; play first produced at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco; remounted briefly on Broadway in 2000; earned Tony Award nomination as Featured Actor in a Play

1994

Hosted Toronto segment of "All American Thanksgiving Day Parade" on CBS

1989

Co-starred as Halstead in feature "K-9"

1986

Appeared as Patrick Henry in miniseries "George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation"

1985

Co-starred in feature "Chain Letters"

1982

Played Salieri in a national tour of "Amadeus"

1981

Was stand-by for Ian McKellen in the role of Salieri in the Broadway production of "Amadeus"

1970

Starred in "Hamlet" in Cincinnati

1969

Early film credit (billed as Danny Davis), "Pigeons"

1968

Performed with Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Played Niles the butler in "The Nanny"

Spent seven seasons with American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco

Began career as a child actor on the locally-produced "Betty's Little Rascals" in Little Rock, Arkansas

Off-Broadway and New York debuts, "Futz"

TV series debut, as Eliot Carrington on NBC daytime drama "Texas"

Toured with Katharine Hepburn in "Coco" (dates approximate)

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