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Phil Davis

Phil Davis

Phil Davis is probably best-known to film-goers for his role as Cyril, the motorcycle courier, in Mike Leigh's 1989 'High Hopes'. Prior to this he had worked with the director on the television films 'Who's Who' and 'Grown-Ups'. He also made a brief appearance in 'Secrets and Lies'.

Davis is a well-known face on British television, most recently in the highly acclaimed 'North Square' and the adaptation of Zadie Smith's 'White Teeth', and perhaps most notably in Alan Clark's legendary, 'The Firm'.

On stage Phil Davis was last seen in Christopher Hampton's 'Tales from Hollywood' at the Donmar Warehouse, while other film appearances include 'Nicholas Nickleby', 'Face', 'Alien III', 'The Bounty' and 'Quadrophenia'.

Phil Davis has also directed two feature films ('Hold Back the Night' and 'id') and for television ('Prime Suspect 5' and 'Real Women').


Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Phil Davis Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayJuly 30, 1953 (64)
SignLeo
BirthplaceGrays, Essex, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Not available.