Tom Davis

As one-half of the comedy writing and acting team Franken & Davis, Tom Davis won three Emmys for penning some of the best and most memorable sketches on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ). With partner Al Franken ... Read more »
Born: 08/12/1952 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Filmography

Actor (20)

Cockroaches 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Evolution 2001 (Movie)

Governor's Aide (Actor)

Blues Brothers 2000 1998 (Movie)

Prison Clerk (Actor)

Trailer Park 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Trailer Park 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Coneheads 1993 (Movie)

Supplicant (Actor)

The Feud 1990 (Movie)

Teammate (Actor)

Saturday Night Live 1975 - 1977, 1979 - 1980, 1988 - 1989 (Tv Show)

Actor

One More Saturday Night 1986 (Movie)

Larry (Actor)

The Coneheads 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Voice

The New Show 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Trading Places 1983 (Movie)

2nd Baggage Handler (Actor)

Face of a Stranger (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (11)

Hitting the Wall 2014 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Saturday Night Live Remembers Chris Farley 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Writer

Coneheads 1993 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Coca-Cola Presents Live: The Hard Rock 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Writer

One More Saturday Night 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Steve Martin's Best Show Ever 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Writer

The Paul Simon Special 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Writer
Director (1)

Hitting the Wall 2014 (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (1)

CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Producer

Biography

As one-half of the comedy writing and acting team Franken & Davis, Tom Davis won three Emmys for penning some of the best and most memorable sketches on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ). With partner Al Franken, Davis created one of the show's most bizarre early creations, the Coneheads, and took on all manner of political and pop culture figures - from Richard Nixon to Julia Child. Davis' off-camera substance issues led to the dissolution of Franken & Davis in the early 1990s, but the duo settled their differences in the 21st century, where their work was regarded as some of the funniest moments even penned for television.

Milestones

2009

Franken sworn in to the U.S. Senate

2009

Wrote memoir Thirty-Nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss: The Early Days of SNL From Someone Who Was There

2005

After reconciling with Franken, frequently guest starred on "The Al Franken Show" (Sundance Channel)

2001

Feature directorial debut, "Hitting the Wall"

1998

Made a cameo in "Blues Brothers 2000"

1993

With Dan Aykroyd, co-wrote the feature adaptation of the "SNL" skit "Coneheads"

1990

Broke up as a comedy team with Franken, reportedly due to his drug problems

1986

Co-starred with Franken in "One More Saturday Night"

1981

Credited as one of the writers for the comedy special "Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda"

1976

Feature acting debut, "Tunnel Vision"

1975

Made TV debut as a writer and performer on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC) along with Franken

After a year attending the University of the Pacific, returned to Minneapolis to work in improvisational comedy

Met longtime comedy partner Al Franken while both attended the private Blake School

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