Owen Davis, Jr.’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro American actor
Was Actor 
Film actor 
Stage actor 
From United States of America 
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio 
Gender male
Birth 6 October 1907, New York City
Death 21 May 1949, Long Island Sound
(aged 41 years)
Father: Owen Davis

Owen Gould Davis, Jr. (October 6, 1907, New York, New York – May 21, 1949, Long Island Sound, New York) was an American actor. He was the son of Pulitzer Prize for Drama-winner, dramatist Owen Davis, Sr.
Educated at Yale, he became captain of the boxing team and one of the leading students in the dramatic school. He began his screen career with Walter Huston, with whom he later toured on the stage. After much more stage experience he went back to pictures. He made his Broadway debut in Carry On, a play written by his father.
He served in the Army during World War II, after which he became a television producer.
He was also the husband of Laina Muroni.
He died on May 21, 1949, by drowning while sailing on Long Island Sound.


  • Knute Rockne All American (1940)
  • Thou Shalt Not Kill (1939)
  • Henry Goes Arizona (1939)
  • These Glamour Girls (1939)
  • Touchdown, Army (1938)
  • The Luck of Roaring Camp (1937)
  • It Could Happen to You! (1937)
  • The Woman I Love (1937)
  • The Plot Thickens (1936)
  • Grand Jury (1936)
  • Bunker Bean (1936)
  • Special Investigator (1936)
  • Murder on a Bridle Path (1936)
  • Good Intentions (1930)
  • All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  • They Had to See Paris (1929)