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Andrew Davis (born November 21, 1946) is an American film director, producer and cinematographer, noted for the action films Code of Silence, The Fugitive, Chain Reaction, Collateral Damage, Above the Law and Under Siege. Born on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, Davis has directed several films using Chicago as a backdrop. He is the son of actor Nathan Davis and Metta Davis and the brother of musician Richard "Richie" Peter Davis co-founder of the cover band Chicago Catz and Jo Ellen Friedman.

After attending Harand Camp of the Theater Arts and Bowen High School, Davis went on to study journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It was not long before his interest in civil rights and anti-war issues converged with his growing interest in film-making. Davis was mentored by acclaimed cinematographer Haskell Wexler with whom he worked on Medium Cool and began his film career as a cameraman on blaxploitation films like The Hit Man, Cool Breeze and The Slams in the 1970s.

His first feature film as a director was the semi-biographical story, Stony Island. Davis has gone on to direct such films as The Fugitive, Under Siege, Above the Law (both starring Steven Segal), Code of Silence, Holes, The Package and The Guardian.

Davis also directed the cutscenes for the videogame Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory.

In October 2006, he told a London press conference that he intends to make a film fusing the novels Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes and Tom Jones by Henry Fielding.

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Andrew Davis (born November 21, 1946) is an American film director, producer and cinematographer, noted for the action films Code of Silence, The Fugitive, Chain Reaction, Collateral Damage, Above the Law and Under Siege. Born on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, Davis has directed several films using Chicago as a backdrop. He is the son of actor Nathan Davis and Metta Davis and the brother of musician Richard "Richie" Peter Davis co-founder of the cover band Chicago Catz and Jo Ellen Friedman.

After attending Harand Camp of the Theater Arts and Bowen High School, Davis went on to study journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It was not long before his interest in civil rights and anti-war issues converged with his growing interest in film-making. Davis was mentored by acclaimed cinematographer Haskell Wexler with whom he worked on Medium Cool and began his film career as a cameraman on blaxploitation films like The Hit Man, Cool Breeze and The Slams in the 1970s.

His first feature film as a director was the semi-biographical story, Stony Island. Davis has gone on to direct such films as The Fugitive, Under Siege, Above the Law (both starring Steven Segal), Code of Silence, Holes, The Package and The Guardian.

Davis also directed the cutscenes for the videogame Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory.

In October 2006, he told a London press conference that he intends to make a film fusing the novels Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes and Tom Jones by Henry Fielding.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Andrew Davis (film director), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Fødselsdato 1946-11-21

Fødested Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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2006 The Guardian Director
2005 Just Legal (1 episode)Director
2003 Straffen Director
2002 Kold Hævn Director
1998 Et perfekt mord Director
1996 Kæde reaktion Director
1995 Steal Big Steal Little Director
1993 Flygtningen Director
1992 Kapring på åbent hav Director
1989 The Package Director
1988 Nico Director
1985 Code of Silence Director
1983 Vildmarkens hemmelighed Director
1978 Stony Island Director

Produktion

2003 Straffen Producer
1996 Kæde reaktion Producer
1989 The Package Co-Producer
1988 Nico Producer

Skrivning

1995 Steal Big Steal Little Screenplay
1988 Nico Screenplay
1984 Beat Street Screenplay
1976 Paco Screenplay

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1984 Angel Director of Photography
1976 Crash! Director of Photography
1976 Mansion of the Doomed Director of Photography

Skuespil

2014 Algren
2013 The Fugitive: Thrill of the Chase

Medarbejdere

1979 Over the Edge Cinematography

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