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Brad Davis
Birth: Nov. 6, 1949
Tallahassee
Leon County
Florida, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1991
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Began his career as a stage actor off Broadway in New York. Worked in television, guest starring on such shows as "Marcus Welby, M.D" and "The Streets of San Francisco". He gave an impressive performance in "Sybil" (1976)(TV) and had a role in the epic miniseries "Roots"(1977). His big break, and his most famous role, came in "Midnight Express" (1978). He played a young american imprisoned in Turkey for drugsmuggling. Davis was praised by film critics for his performance and won a Golden Globe award. Other notable roles include: "Chariots of Fire" (1981), "Querelle" (1982), "Chiefs" (1983) (miniseries), "Robert Kennedy & His Times" (1985) (miniseries), "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial" (1988) (TV) and "Rosalie Goes Shopping"(1989). Brad Davis contracted AIDS in 1979. Because of the AIDS hysteria at the time, he kept his illness a secret for many years. In his later years, he revealed that he had AIDS and became a passionate AIDS activist. He committed assisted suicide at the age of 41. (bio by: Solitary Man) 

Cause of death: AIDS related
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Court of Remembrance/Columbarium of Valor, G64054
GPS (lat/lon): 34.1292, -118.32022
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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- Stacey
 Added: Jul. 18, 2014
Never forget your performance in Midnight Express....just mesmerising
- Angel1
 Added: May. 28, 2014
I'm watching you in 'Chiefs' again this weekend for the 4th or 5th time since it aired on CBS back in 1983. Also, your performance in 'Midnight Express' was exceptional. Thanks for the memories. You were really a good actor. Be at peace Brad. God rest you...(Read more)
- born of God
 Added: May. 25, 2014
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