has worked in documentary films for the past eight years. He wrote and directed the Emmy Award winning film portrait of John F. Kennedy, JACK (a.k.a. The Last Kennedy Film), which aired on CBS Television in November 1993. He also produced (with Peter Davis and Robert Stone) 21 short films that play in a continuous loop at the Kennedy Library in Boston. For PBS, Davis co-produced (with David Grubin) THE LANGUAGE OF LIFE With Bill Moyers. He got his start in film production in 1990 with Ken Burns' Florentine Films on BASEBALL. He also worked on THE WEST for Insignia Films (aired September 1996) and the upcoming cinema verite portrait of a travelling theatre company, CORNERSTONE. He is currently producing THE ROAD TO RICHES, a two-hour documentary on business history, for CNBC.
As a writer-performer, Davis performed with Gotham City Improv and the award-winning comedy group You And What Army. His first novel, BOONE, written with Brooks Hansen, published by Summit Books in 1990, was named one of the notable books of the year by the New York Times and detailed the life of a fictional comedian of the late 60s and early 70s.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.
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