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Brad Davis
Birth: Nov. 6, 1949
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: Assisted suicide 
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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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Thinking of you on World Aids Day, Brad!
- Kit
 Added: Dec. 1, 2016
Remembering you on World Aids Day 2016.
- smudge0199
 Added: Dec. 1, 2016

- Pasha
 Added: Nov. 8, 2016
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