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Sammi Davis is a Actor and Production Coordinator British born on 21 june 1964 at Kidderminster (United-kingdom)

Sammi Davis

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Birth name Samantha Davis
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 21 june 1964 (55 years) at Kidderminster (United-kingdom)

Samantha "Sammi" Davis (born 21 June 1964) is an English actress.

She gained considerable praise for her performances in Mona Lisa (1986), as a teenage prostitute, and Ken Russell's The Rainbow (1989). She also had significant roles in Mike Hodges' A Prayer for the Dying and John Boorman's Hope and Glory (both 1987) as well as a leading role in the Emmy Award-winning American television series, Homefront (1991–1993).

Davis was married to the director Kurt Voss, whom she later divorced. After taking a few years out of the film industry to raise her family, she returned to the screen in a cameo role on Lost, playing the mother of Dominic Monaghan's character. She moved back to England in Christmas 2008 and married again on the 21 June 2009 to Simon Drew, a children's TV show producer. She now lives in Sussex with her family. She works as a photographer.

Biography

Sammi Davis débute au cinéma en 1986, en interprétant le rôle de May dans le film Mona Lisa de Neil Jordan.

Dans la foulée, elle tient un rôle significatif dans L'Irlandais, le film de Mike Hodges et dans celui de John Boorman, La Guerre à sept ans.

En 1989, son rôle de Ursula Brangwen dans The Rainbow, de Ken Russell, lui vaut l'éloge de la critique.

De 1991 à 1993, elle interprète Caroline Hailey, un des rôles principaux de la série télévisée américaine Homefront.

Mariée au réalisateur Kurt Voss, qui la dirige en 1990 dans Horseplayer, elle délaisse les plateaux de tournage à la fin des années 1990 pour raison familiale.

C'est à la télévision qu'elle refait une courte apparition en 2006, dans un épisode de Lost : Les Disparus, où elle est la mère de Charlie Pace, interprété par Dominic Monaghan.

Tony Randel, après Assignment Berlin en 1998, la dirige dix ans après dans The Double Born.

Best films

Resident Evil (2002)
(Production Coordinator)
Hope and Glory (1987)
(Actress)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Sammi Davis (12 films)

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Actress

Soft Toilet Seats, 1h47
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Sammi Davis, Margaret Blye, Michael Greene, Terri Hoyos
Roles Annie Ashland
Rating53% 2.6743252.6743252.6743252.6743252.674325
Pharmacist Arne Steinberg (David Rosen) is tricked into purchasing a mansion in the city from his best mate, only to learn that the previous owner (Sammi Davis) was either killed or committed suicide. Tilly Rensley, former roommate of hers (Alexa Jago) helps Arne unravel the mystery.
Four Rooms
Four Rooms (1995)
, 1h38
Directed by Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodríguez, Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Comedy, Anthology film, Crime
Actors Tim Roth, Antonio Banderas, Jennifer Beals, Paul Calderon, Alicia Witt, Sammi Davis
Roles Jezebel
Rating67% 3.3960453.3960453.3960453.3960453.396045
The film is set on New Year's Eve, and starts with Sam (Marc Lawrence), the previous bellhop of the Hotel Mon Signor, briefing his replacement, Ted (Tim Roth), about the job.
Chernobyl: The Final Warning, 1h35
Directed by Anthony Page
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Environmental films, Documentary films about environmental issues, Documentary films about historical events, Documentary films about nuclear technology, Documentary films about technology
Actors Jon Voight, Jason Robards, Sammi Davis, Annette Crosbie, Ian McDiarmid, Vincent Riotta
Roles Yelena Mashenko
Rating64% 3.244543.244543.244543.244543.24454
Based on a true account of events, the plot interweaves the stories of a fireman at the nuclear power plant, his pregnant wife, the government officials whose policies helped and hindered rescue efforts and America's Dr. Robert Gale (Jon Voight), who led the international medical team that helped treat survivors of the disaster. Robert Gale published the original account of his experiences under the same title in 1988 with Thomas Hauser; it was adapted by Ernest Kinoy for the screenplay.
The Rainbow, 1h53
Directed by Ken Russell
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Action, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Sammi Davis, Paul McGann, Amanda Donohoe, Christopher Gable, David Hemmings, Glenda Jackson
Roles Ursula Brangwen
Rating64% 3.2483253.2483253.2483253.2483253.248325
Set during the final years of England's Victorian era, Ursula Brangwen is one of several children of wealthy Derbyshire farmer Will Brangwen and his wife Anna. Ursula, since age 3, has a fascination with rainbows and after one rainstorm, she runs off with a suitcase hoping to look for a pot of gold at the end of it. Will tries to ease her fascination by giving her coloring books of rainbows and making her peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with several spreads of different flavored jelly resembling a rainbow.
The Lair of the White Worm, 1h33
Directed by Ken Russell
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Vampires in film, Comedy horror films
Actors Hugh Grant, Catherine Oxenberg, Amanda Donohoe, Peter Capaldi, Sammi Davis, Stratford Johns
Roles Mary Trent
Rating58% 2.949912.949912.949912.949912.94991
Angus Flint (Peter Capaldi), a Scottish archaeology student excavating the site of a convent at the Derbyshire bed and breakfast run by the Trent sisters, Mary (Sammi Davis) and Eve (Catherine Oxenberg), unearths an unusual skull which appears to be that of a large snake. He tries to find the local legend of the d'Ampton "worm", a mythical snake slain in Stonerich Cavern by John d'Ampton, the ancestor of current Lord of the Manor, James d'Ampton (Hugh Grant).
Hope and Glory, 1h53
Directed by John Boorman, Lasse Hallström
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Historical
Themes Pregnancy films, Transport films, Aviation films, Musical films, Political films
Actors Sarah Miles, David Hayman, Sammi Davis, Derrick O'Connor, Susan Wooldridge, Ian Bannen
Roles Dawn Rowan
Rating73% 3.6973.6973.6973.6973.697
Beginning just before the start of the Second World War, the film tells the story of the Rowan family: Bill, his sisters Sue and Dawn, and his parents Grace and Clive, living in a suburb of London. After the war starts, Clive joins the army, leaving Grace alone to watch over the children.
Lionheart
Lionheart (1987)
, 1h44
Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner
Genres Drama, Adventure
Themes Political films
Actors Eric Stoltz, Gabriel Byrne, Nicola Cowper, Sammi Davis, Nicholas Clay, Dexter Fletcher
Roles Baptista
Rating53% 2.658212.658212.658212.658212.65821
Au Moyen-Age en Europe, un jeune chevalier exilé, Robert Nerra, va prendre en charge une bande d'orphelins pour rejoindre la troisième sainte croisade menée par Richard Cœur de Lion. Il devra les protéger du Chevalier noir, un ancien croisé devenu un marchand d'enfants qu'il destine à l'esclavage...
A Prayer for the Dying, 1h47
Directed by Mike Hodges
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about religion, Films about terrorism, Political films, Conflit nord-irlandais
Actors Mickey Rourke, Liam Neeson, Bob Hoskins, Alan Bates, Sammi Davis, Christopher Fulford
Roles Anna
Rating62% 3.148713.148713.148713.148713.14871
The film begins with a small IRA team, including Martin Fallon (Mickey Rourke) and Liam Docherty (Liam Neeson), watching as two British Army Land Rovers approach the roadside bomb they have set for them. At the last minute, a school bus overtakes the army vehicles and detonates the bomb as it passes, killing the children. After most of the team escape the scene pursued by the soldiers, Fallon travels to London in a bid to escape the past. In London, he is approached by a contact who asks him to take on one last job on behalf of local gangster Jack Meehan (Alan Bates) and his brother Billy Meehan (Christopher Fulford). They offer Fallon money, a passport and passage to the US if he kills a rival gangster. Initially reluctant, he nonetheless takes on the job. However, as he is carrying out the hit in a graveyard, he is seen and confronted by the local Catholic priest, Father Michael Da Costa (Bob Hoskins). The confrontation is watched from a distance by Billy Meehan, who tells his brother there is a witness to the killing.
Mona Lisa
Mona Lisa (1986)
, 1h44
Directed by Neil Jordan
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution
Actors Bob Hoskins, Cathy Tyson, Robbie Coltrane, Michael Caine, Clarke Peters, Kate Hardie
Roles May
Rating73% 3.697613.697613.697613.697613.69761
George (Hoskins), recently released from prison, is given a job as the driver for a high-class prostitute named Simone (Tyson) by his former boss, Denny Mortwell (Caine). As George and Simone find out more about each other, they form a friendship. Central to this theme is Mortwell's wish for George to find out as much as he can about one of Simone's 'regulars', a wealthy businessman. George helps Simone in her quest to find Cathy (Hardie), an abused friend from her past. This leads to a violent resolution in the seedy underworld.

Production

Resident Evil, 1h40
Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes La fin du monde, Films about computing, Jeu, Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Zombie films, Films about video games, Films about viral outbreaks, Catastrophe épidémiologique, Political films, Dystopian films, Films based on video games, Disaster films
Actors Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodríguez, Eric Mabius, James Purefoy, Martin Crewes, Colin Salmon
Roles Production Coordinator
Rating66% 3.3485153.3485153.3485153.3485153.348515
Underneath Raccoon City exists a genetic research facility called the Hive, owned by the Umbrella Corporation. A thief steals the genetically engineered T-virus and contaminates the Hive with it. In response, the facility's artificial intelligence, the Red Queen, seals the Hive and kills everyone inside.