Brad Davis, best known for his starring role in Midnight Express, 1978. He should have won an Oscar for that performance.

Brad Davis, best known for his starring role in Midnight Express, 1978. He should have won an Oscar for that performance.

Brad Davis, (November 6, 1949 – September 8, 1991), American actor known for his roles in the films Midnight Express, Chariots of Fire &  Fassbender's adaptation of Jean Genet's Querelle.

Brad Davis, (November 6, 1949 – September 8, 1991), American actor known for his roles in the films Midnight Express, Chariots of Fire & Fassbender's adaptation of Jean Genet's Querelle.

Brad Davis - (b 11/06/1949 Tallahassee, Florida) - died 09/08/1991 (41)

Brad Davis - (b 11/06/1949 Tallahassee, Florida) - died 09/08/1991 (41)

Midnight Express, although "based on a true story", Oliver Stone's screenplay took many liberties with Billy Hayes' account of his experience and is harshly racist in its depiction of Turkish people. Having said this, it is worth watching for Brad Davis' exceptional performance, one of the all-time great Oscar snubs.

Stone sorry for Midnight Express

Midnight Express, although "based on a true story", Oliver Stone's screenplay took many liberties with Billy Hayes' account of his experience and is harshly racist in its depiction of Turkish people. Having said this, it is worth watching for Brad Davis' exceptional performance, one of the all-time great Oscar snubs.

Robert Creel "Brad" Davis (November 6, 1949 – September 8, 1991) was an American actor, known for starring in the 1978 film Midnight Express.Born Robert Davis in Tallahassee, Florida to Welsh American Eugene Davis (a dentist whose career declined due to alcoholism) and his wife, Anne Davis, who was Irish American. His brother Gene is also an actor. According to an article in The New York Times published in 1987, Davis suffered physical abuse and sexual abuse at the hands of both parents.

Robert Creel "Brad" Davis (November 6, 1949 – September 8, 1991) was an American actor, known for starring in the 1978 film Midnight Express.Born Robert Davis in Tallahassee, Florida to Welsh American Eugene Davis (a dentist whose career declined due to alcoholism) and his wife, Anne Davis, who was Irish American. His brother Gene is also an actor. According to an article in The New York Times published in 1987, Davis suffered physical abuse and sexual abuse at the hands of both parents.

Brad Davis (Nov. 6, 1949 – Sept. 8, 1991) was an American actor, known for starring in the 1978 film Midnight Express and in 1982's Querelle. After a role on a soap opera, he performed in Off-Broadway plays. In 1976, he was cast in the TV mini-series Roots, then as Sally Field's love interest in the TV film Sybil. He played the lead role in Larry Kramer's 1985 play about AIDS, The Normal Heart. Hospitalized, near death & in severe pain due to HIV/AIDS, he died of an intentional drug…

Brad Davis (Nov. 6, 1949 – Sept. 8, 1991) was an American actor, known for starring in the 1978 film Midnight Express and in 1982's Querelle. After a role on a soap opera, he performed in Off-Broadway plays. In 1976, he was cast in the TV mini-series Roots, then as Sally Field's love interest in the TV film Sybil. He played the lead role in Larry Kramer's 1985 play about AIDS, The Normal Heart. Hospitalized, near death & in severe pain due to HIV/AIDS, he died of an intentional drug…

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