Philip Davis

Active - 1975 - 2016  |   Born - Jul 30, 1953 in Grays, Essex, England  |   Genres - Drama, Horror

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Biography

Lead actor Philip Davis first appeared onscreen in the '70s.

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  • Expressed his interest in being an actor when he was 8 years old and a teacher said he was born to act.
  • Worked as a kitchen porter and was mocked for his acting aspirations by a chef, who used to lock him in the fridge.
  •  Did not expect Quadrophenia to be a massive hit in 1979 and went back to his day job in a theatre after it was released.
  • Takes trips to the National Portrait Gallery in London when he is looking for inspiration for his characters.
  • In 2015, he held a 2-hour Q&A for an acting masterclass at the Theatre Royal in Haymarket, London.