Ossie Davis Film Credits

Films in red also feature Ruby Dee | ᛫ Award for Ossie Davis

No Way Out (1950) – John Brooks
Fourteen Hours (1951) – Cab Driver (uncredited)
The Joe Louis Story (1953) – uncredited
Gone Are the Days! (a.k.a. Purlie Victorious 1963) – Purlie Victorious Judson
The Cardinal (1963) – Father Gillis
Shock Treatment (1964) – Capshaw
The Hill (1965) – Jacko King
A Man Called Adam (1966) – Nelson Davis
The Scalphunters (1968) – Joseph Lee
     ᛫ 1969 Golden Globe Nomination, Best Supporting Actor
Sam Whiskey (1969) – Jed Hooker
Slaves (1969) – Luke
Let’s Do It Again (1975) – Elder Johnson
Countdown at Kusini (1976) – Ernest Motapo
Hot Stuff (1079) – Captain John Geiberger
Harry and Son (1984) – Raymond
The House of God (1984) – Dr. Sanders
Avenging Angel (1985) – Captain Harry Moradian
School Daze (1988) – Coach Odom
Do the Right Thing (1989) – Da Mayor
Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) – Marshall
Jungle Fever (1991) – The Good Reverend Doctor Purify
Gladiator (1992) – Noah
Malcolm X (1992) – Ossie Davis (Voice)
Grumpy Old Men (1993) – Chuck
The Client (1994) – Judge Harry Roosevelt
Get on the Bus (1996) – Jeremiah
     ᛫ 1997 Image Award Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
I’m Not Rappaport (1996) – Midge Carter
Doctor Dolittle (1998) – Archer Dolittle
Alyson’s Closet (1998) – Postman Extraordinaire
Dinosaur (2000) – Yar (voice)
Here’s to Life! (2000) – Duncan Cox
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) – Jack
Proud (2004) – Lorenzo DeFau
Baadasssss! (2004) – Granddad
She Hate Me (2004) – Judge Buchanan

Additional Film Credits

Gone Are the Days! (a.k.a. Purlie Victorious, 1963) – Writer
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970) – Writer, Director
Kongi’s Harvest (1971) – Director
Black Girl (1972) – Writer, Director
Gordon’s War (1973) – Director
Countdown at Kusini (1976) – Writer, Director

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