William B. Davis

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Birth Name: William B. Davis
Born: 01/13/1938
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA

He was born William Bruce Davis on Jan. 13, 1938, in Toronto, Ontario to Bruce and Carroll Davis, an attorney and child psychologist, respectively. The family spent their summers in the resort community of Muskoka and their winters in suburban Toronto and, later, a rural estate near King City. Two older cousins, Donald and Murray Davis, started a resort repertory company, The Straw Hat Players, and lured Bill to play a juvenile role when he was 11. It spurred an interest in the craft that led him to acting lessons in Toronto, whereupon he quickly began landing kid parts in radio dramas broadcast on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He went on to attend the University of Toronto, majorin... Continue Bio >>

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