Ossie Davis

Real Name:
Raiford Chatman Davis
Profile:
American writer, actor, director, and social activist who was known for his contributions to African American theatre and film and for his passionate support of civil rights and humanitarian causes. He was also noted for his artistic partnership with his wife, Ruby Dee, which was considered one of the theatre and film world's most distinguished.

b. December 18, 1917 (Cogdell, GA, USA)
d. February 4, 2005 (Miami Beach, FL, USA)
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Albums

KOS 2880 Ossie Davis - The Zulu & The Zayda album art Menasha Skulnik, Ossie Davis, Louis Gossett Menasha Skulnik, Ossie Davis, Louis Gossett - The Zulu & The Zayda(LP, Album) Columbia KOS 2880 US 1965 Sell This Version
FH 5522 Ossie Davis - The Autobiography Of Fredrick Douglass album art Ossie Davis The Autobiography Of Fredrick Douglass(LP, Album) Folkways Records FH 5522 US 1966 Sell This Version
TC 1272 Ossie Davis - The Poetry Of Langston Hughes album art Ruby Dee And Ossie Davis Ruby Dee And Ossie Davis - The Poetry Of Langston Hughes(LP) Caedmon Records TC 1272 US 1969 Sell This Version
TC 2066 Ossie Davis - To Be A Slave album art Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis - To Be A Slave(LP) Caedmon Records TC 2066 US 1971 Sell This Version
TC 1400 Ossie Davis - To Make A Poet Black: The Best Poems Of Countee Cullen album art Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee - To Make A Poet Black: The Best Poems Of Countee Cullen(LP) Caedmon Records TC 1400 US 1971 Sell This Version
B-455L, B-455L-DJ Ossie Davis - The Congressional Black Caucus album art Ossie Davis & Bill Cosby Ossie Davis & Bill Cosby - The Congressional Black Caucus Black Forum B-455L, B-455L-DJ US 1972 Sell This Version
TC 1474 Ossie Davis - Zulu And Other African Folk Tales album art Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee - Zulu And Other African Folk Tales(LP) Caedmon Records TC 1474 US 1975 Sell This Version
TC 1499 Ossie Davis - Tshindao And Other African Folk Tales album art Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Verna Aardema Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Verna Aardema - Tshindao And Other African Folk Tales(LP) Caedmon Records TC 1499 US 1976 Sell This Version
FH 5528 Ossie Davis - The Dred Scott Decision album art Ossie Davis The Dred Scott Decision(LP, Album) Folkways Records FH 5528 US 1977 Sell This Version
SFW CD 47006 Ossie Davis - A Voice Ring O'er The Gale! The Oratory Of Frederick Douglass album art Ossie Davis A Voice Ring O'er The Gale! The Oratory Of Frederick Douglass(CD, Album) Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 47006 US 2009 Sell This Version
SONY 81366 Ossie Davis - The Zulu & The Zayda album art Menasha Skulnik, Ossie Davis, Louis Gossett Menasha Skulnik, Ossie Davis, Louis Gossett - The Zulu & The Zayda(CD, Album) Masterworks Broadway SONY 81366 US 2010 Sell This Version
1199 Ossie Davis - Ossie & Ruby And Bread And Roses  album art Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee - Ossie & Ruby And Bread And Roses (LP) Not On Label 1199 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

FH 5527 Ossie Davis - The Meaning Of July 4th For The Negro album art Ossie Davis The Meaning Of July 4th For The Negro(LP, Album, Comp) Folkways Records FH 5527 US 1975 Sell This Version