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Don S. Davis

Born Don Sinclair Davis
August 4, 1942(1942-08-04)
Aurora, Missouri, United States
Died June 29, 2008 (aged 65)
Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada
Official website

Don Sinclair Davis (August 4, 1942 - June 29, 2008)[1][2][3] was an American character actor,[4][5] theatre professor,[1] painter[1][5] and captain in the United States Army.[3] The name Don Davis may refer to one of the following people: Don S. Davis - an actor who is known for his roles in Stargate SG-1 and Twin Peaks Don Davis - a composer who is known for his scores for films like The Matrix Don Davis - an astronomer who... Donald Davis is a name which may refer to several individuals, including: Donald Davis, athlete Donald Davis (storyteller) Donald Davis (writer), an American playwright and screenwriter Donald George Davis (1928 – 1998), Canadian actor Don Davis (disambiguation) Categories: ... Image File history File links Gnome_globe_current_event. ... // The following is a list of notable deaths in 2008. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Aurora is a city in Lawrence County, Missouri, United States. ... is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... Gibsons is a small coastal community located in southwestern British Columbia, Canada on the Strait of Georgia. ... Motto: Splendor sine occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 36 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 5th Total 944... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... A character actor is an actor, especially in motion pictures, who predominantly performs in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ... Serge Sudeikins poster for the Bat Theatre (1922). ... The meaning of the word professor (Latin: [1]) varies. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... The United States Army is the largest, and by some standards oldest, established branch of the armed forces of the United States and is one of seven uniformed services. ...

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Career

He was perhaps best known for playing General George S. Hammond in the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1 (1997 – 2007),[1] and earlier for playing Major Garland Briggs on the television series Twin Peaks (1990 – 1991). In the TV show MacGyver, he was the stunt/photography double for Dana Elcar.[6] He was often mistaken for Elcar, and vice-versa. Davis did appear in two episodes of MacGyver, as a different character each time. His first appearance was as a cement truck driver in the episode "Blow Out", and his second appearance was as the poacher Wyatt Porter in "The Endangered".[7] He also played Scully's father in the series The X-Files. Canadian audiences may also be familiar with Davis thanks to his appearance in one of the famous Heritage Minutes, in which he played an arrogant American gold prospector who pulls a gun on Mountie Sam Steele[8]. George S. Hammond is a fictional character in the Stargate SG-1 television program, played by Don S. Davis. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Stargate SG-1 (often abbreviated as SG-1) is a science fiction television series, part of the Stargate franchise. ... Major Garland Briggs is a fictional character on the David Lynch/Mark Frost television series Twin Peaks, portrayed by Don S. Davis. ... This article is about the television show. ... MacGyver is an American adventure television series, produced in the United States and Canada, about the laid-back, extremely resourceful secret agent MacGyver, played by Richard Dean Anderson. ... Dana Elcar Dana Elcar (October 10, 1927–June 6, 2005) was an American television and movie character actor. ... Special Agent Dana Katherine Scully, M.D. (born February 23, 1964) is a fictional character on the FOX television series The X-Files (1993-2002), played by Gillian Anderson. ... This article is about the TV show. ... Heritage Minutes (Historica Minutes: History by the Minute) are sixty-second short films each illustrating an important moment in Canadian history. ... Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, in his uniform as commanding officer, Lord Strathconas Horse. ...


Personal life

Davis was born in Aurora, Missouri, a town in the Ozark Mountains. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in theater and art from Southwest Missouri State College. He received a master's degree in theatre from the Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 1970.[9] He taught for several years before returning to SIU to complete a Ph.D. in theatre. He began working in the film industry in the 1980s, while teaching at the University of British Columbia. In 1987 he stopped teaching in order to pursue acting full-time. Aurora is a city in Lawrence County, Missouri, United States. ... This article is about the Ozark Plateau. ... Missouri State University is a state university located in Springfield, Missouri. ... Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC but usually just referred to as SIU) is located in Carbondale, Illinois. ... The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a Canadian public research university with campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna. ...


Not satisfied with just acting, he was also a visual artist, spending most of his free time painting or carving. Davis grew up painting, sculpting and drawing. He continued to pursue these crafts his entire life, supplementing his income with design commissions and art sales.


Davis died on June 29, 2008.[2] The cause of death was reported to be a massive heart attack.[1][3] In lieu of flowers or gifts, the Davis's family requested that donations be made to the American Heart Association in his memory.[10] is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...


Filmography

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References

  1. ^ a b c d e Chad Skelton (2008-06-30). "Actor Don S. Davis dies in Gibsons", The Vancouver Sun. 
  2. ^ a b "The passing of two greats". Armageddon Expo (2008-07-01).
  3. ^ a b c "Don S. Davis: 1942-2008", GateWorld (2008-06-30). 
  4. ^ "Don S. Davis Profile". IGN.
  5. ^ a b "Don S. Davis - 1948-2008". Zap2it (2008-07-04).
  6. ^ ""MacGyver" (1985) - Full cast and crew". IMDb.com.
  7. ^ ""MacGyver" The Endangered (1988)". IMDb.com.
  8. ^ "Heritage Minute featuring Don S. Davis". youtube.com.
  9. ^ "Don S. Davis" (in English). TV.com. Retrieved on 2008-02-11.
  10. ^ "Don S. Davis" (in English). GateWorld. Retrieved on 2008-07-08.

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NAME Davis, Don Sinclair
ALTERNATIVE NAMES
SHORT DESCRIPTION American actor
DATE OF BIRTH August 4, 1942
PLACE OF BIRTH Ozark Mountains in Missouri
DATE OF DEATH June 29, 2008
PLACE OF DEATH Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada
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