Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
The California native served an apprenticeship under Francis Ford Coppola at his Zoetrope studios early on in her career and racked up experience there and with her own independent projects, including the documentary look at Latino gangs "Vida Loca" and shorts starring Ione Skye and Bette Midler. Though the artist-oriented market of 1980s videos meant she didn't get much fame or even credit as the director of such hit music videos as Tone Loc's "Wild Thing" and The Bangles' "In Your Room", the projects were a good start for the budding director.
In 1992, Davis made her feature film debut with "Guncrazy", an ambitious and offbeat crime thriller starring Drew Barrymore and James Le Gros. Scr... Continue Bio >>
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