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The true showman, the man who can keep you all ears till the end, the true entertainer who can keep you glued to your seats for hours for his great sense of humor and magical personality, John Davidson is here to make your evening a memorable one!
Having a multi-talented personality, John Davidson, with the real name Sir John HamiltonDavidson, is well known as an actor, singer and a game show host. He was born on December 13, 1941 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He took his early education from a high school in White Plains, New York and continued it at a nearby place well known for liberal arts and science, the Denison University, Granville, Ohio. He made his professional theatre debut at the Broadway Theatre, a professional theatrical setup in the Theatre District of New York featuring 40 theatres with a capacity of more than 500 each. This was in 1964, although he claimed in a TV show once that he also appeared as an underwear model when he was just 17, for the Sears Catalogue in 1959.
Davidson’s debut Broadway performance was in a play named Foxy, where he had a chance to work with Bert Lahr, the famous comedian and stage artist. Broadway gave Davidson the start that he needed for his showbiz career, and his talent could not stay hidden any more as he performed in the later shows like The Entertainers by CBS variety shows in 1964-65 where he was a regular member of the repertory company. American comedy TV show Hollywood Squares featured him for more than a hundred times between 1966 and 1981. In 1996, he appeared in the musical based on a book by Tom Briggs and Louis Mattioli named State Fair atBroadway. During the decades of 70’s and 80’s he also appeared regularly on many game and variety shows including TheBobby Goldsboro Show, Love American Style, Fantasy Island, The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, The Ed Sullivan Show, Spenser for Hire and Comedy and Love Boat. In 1974, he made some bold appearances in print as well as electronic media, raising some controversies.
He joined McLean Stevenson, Joey Bishop and Joan Rivers in late 70’s for hosting The Tonight Show as a regular guest host. Later, in the early 80’s he hosted his first own talk show that won him much recognition. His show The Time Machine by NBC started in 1985, and got him the popularity he deserved very soon. The show became a super hit, owing especially to the clever pick up lines as well as good sense of humor by Davidson. His earlier hit, Hollywood Squares, had a comeback in 1986, with John being the regular host since 1989. Another popular game show, The $100,000 Pyramid, was also hosted by him in 1991. Other famous game shows by him include the Space encounters in 1977 and Music! Music! Music! in 1980.
The star of various shows John Davidson is also known for his other talents apart from being a great host and comedian. He is well known for his musical voice and singing abilities. He performed in various musicals, including John Hamilton Davidson is a Funny Guy in 2006. His acting abilities cannot be judged without watching the great super hit movies that featured him, including, The Happiest Millionaire, The Concorde … Airport ’79, Coffee, Tea or Me, The One and Only, Original, Family Band, Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders and Edward Scissorhands. He also performed in the sitcom The Girl with Something Extra. He has also appeared in his autobiographical play named Father/Son & the Holy Ghost, in which he talks about his relationship with his father, who was a minister. The play did not receive much popularity. Latest movies he has done include Willie Rogers’ Follies, Kismet and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
In 1977, he survived an accident at Southgate, Kentucky in which the structure built for the recording burnt down. There were 165 casualties in that accident, but Davidson had a narrow escape. He was deeply moved by the accident and held a fundraiser for the families of victims in that accident later. As a person, he is known for his lively mood and friendliness.
To watch the star in live action, buy your John Davidson Tickets now! Owing to his great stage presence, John is sure to make it an event worth attending.