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Tom Davis

  • Original Name Thomas James
  • Birth 13 Aug 1952 Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 19 Jul 2012 Livingston, Columbia County, New York, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
  • Memorial ID 93916796

Writer, Comedian, and Author. He is best known for his former partnership with Al Franken, as half of the comedy duo "Franken & Davis" on the Saturday Night Live television show on NBC. He attended The Blake School in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he began his friendship and professional partnership with Al Franken. In 1975, Davis got his big break as one of the original writers for Saturday Night Live, where he and Franken also performed together. The duo wrote the screenplay for, and appeared in, the film One More Saturday Night, and had cameos in Trading Places and The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash. Davis was a frequent guest on The Al Franken Show, appearing in sketches as various characters. In a well-known sketch on Saturday Night Live, he provided the voice calling into an interview with Dan Aykroyd's Jimmy Carter as the youngster that Jimmy Carter talked down from a bum trip. Davis created the SNL sketches "Theodoric of York, Medieval Barber" (with Steve Martin), "Nick The Lounge Singer" (with Bill Murray), "The Continental" (with Christopher Walken), and "Coneheads" (with Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin).

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  • Originally Created by: Lucy & Chris
  • Added: 20 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93916796
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Tom Davis (13 Aug 1952–19 Jul 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93916796, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.