Owen Davis, Jr.

Owen Gould Davis, Jr.
Born October 6, 1907
New York, New York, U.S.
Died May 21, 1949(1949-05-21) (aged 41)
Long Island Sound, New York, U.S.
Cause of death drowning
Occupation actor
Years active 1929-1940
Spouse(s) Laina Muroni

Owen Gould Davis, Jr. (October 6, 1907, New York, New York – May 21, 1949, Long Island Sound, New York) was an American actor. He was the son of Pulitzer Prize for Drama-winner, dramatist Owen Davis, Sr.

Educated at Yale, he became captain of the boxing team and one of the leading students in the dramatic school. He began his screen career with Walter Huston, with whom he later toured on the stage. After much more stage experience he went back to pictures. He made his Broadway debut in Carry On, a play written by his father.

He served in the Army during World War II, after which he became a television producer.

He was also the husband of Laina Muroni.

He died on May 21, 1949, by drowning while sailing on Long Island Sound.


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