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Robert Davi stars in "Kill the Irishman," alongside Ray Stevenson, Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken and Vincent D'Onofrio, as Ray Ferritto.

Robert Davi has been compared by Gentlemen's Quarterly to silver screen classics Robert Mitchum and Lee Marvin. Interview Magazine called Davi a latter-day Humphrey Bogart. Today he is instantly recognized throughout the world. Davi has appeared in over 70 movies and has appeared in numerous TV shows. He studied with Stella Adler and is a member of the prestigious Actors' Studio. He has worked opposite Sinatra, Brando, Schwarzenegger, Begnini and Eastwood, with top directors Steven Spielberg, Richard Donner and John Glenn, and with producers Joel Silver and the legendary Albert R. Broccoli, among many others. But what the world does not know is Davi's first love is music.

Davi recently completed an album called "Davi Sings Sinatra - On the Road to Romance" under the guidance of the legendary Phil Ramone, recorded at famed Capitol Records in Hollywood—a place where Sinatra did some of his finest records. Davi recently toured with his show "Davi Sings Sinatra" a tribute to Sinatra, "The Great American Songbook" and America. On July 16th, 2010, Ervin Drake, one of the last living legends of "The Great American Songbook," who penned the classic "It Was a Very Good Year" and wrote for some of the biggest names in music (and who is also a very young 91), attended the opening night in New York of Davi Sings Sinatra. He was so impressed with what he saw and heard, that he returned two days later to attend a second performance. As he was leaving, he left behind a message for Davi, noting "Davi would make a worthy successor to the incomparable Frank Sinatra, whether in the fields of stage, screen or television. And having been chosen years ago by the Master himself, to act in a film side-by-side with him, this is not a vain pronouncement."

Additionally, jazz great Shelly Berg said, "Everyone knew Davi would be great a Lucky Luciano in the new, Phil Ramone-produced musical Lanza, but what blew the crowd away was Robert singing Sinatra as the encore! In a performance for 600 college students, they leapt to their feet and screamed with delight. The same result was achieved the next night with the adult audience. Very few people can sing Sinatra with the voice, authority and phrasing of Robert Davi."

He was the first to bring the now ubiquitous subject of profiling to public attention with NBC's "Profiler" when he played FBI Agent Bailey Malone for 4½ years. His incredibly authentic portrayal of Agent Malone—even to the real FBI—makes it challenging to believe he was also the drug lord Franz Sanchez in the James Bond flick "License to Kill," or the Palestinian terrorist Salim Ajami in the acclaimed television presentation, "Terrorist on Trial," or the Hungarian, Ivan Nagy, in "The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss." His bold approach, metamorphic range and uncanny ability to absorb accents like a sponge allow him to burrow into a role and emerge with a character that etches itself somewhere in the viewer's brain, embedding itself for future recall as a reference to the real thing. So much so, acting classes throughout the country have sometimes used his approach to a role as an example to budding young actors. He plays Acastus Kolya, on the Syfy hit "Stargate Atlantis." He is in post on "Magic," a film he initially acted in and then was asked to take over the director's helm by the producer .

Davi's directorial debut is the feature film "The Dukes," a dark comedy about a former Doo Wop group trying to survive by a glory that is past and a present that is unforgiving. Starring Davi and three Academy Award Nominees (Chazz Palminteri, Peter Bogdanovich and Miriam Margolyes), "The Dukes" won Davi nine awards from major festivals around the world, including four Best First-Time Director nods.

His long love affair with cinema began as a child when he was first introduced to Italian Neo-realism. Davi's parents, who were both descendants from Italian immigrants, raised their son on Italian films, from which Davi's storytelling was heavily influenced by legendary directors such as Federico Fellini, Vittorio de Sica, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Luchino Visconti and Roberto Rossellini.

In 2007, Davi received a lifetime achievement award from the Italian Board of Governors in New York for his value as an artist and community leader. Davi also serves as the National Spokesperson for I-Safe America, which is in grades 1–12 in all 50 states and regarded by many Internet experts as the most complete Internet Safety program in the country. And in 2008, Davi received the Italo-Americano Award from the Capri-Hollywood Festival.

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Age: 65 years old
Birthday: June 26, 1951
Height: 6' 3"
Full Name / Real Name: Robert John Davi
Birthplace: Astoria, Queens, NY
Wife: Christine Bolster (8/19/1990, separated, 4 children)
Jeri McBride (11/29/1980 - 1/1/1990, divorced, 1 child)
Jan Borenstein (2/14/1971 - 7/2/1980, divorced)

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