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Benjy Davis

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Louisiana vocalist/songwriter Benjy Davis formed the Benjy Davis Task like a folk-rock duo in Baton Rouge in 2001. Originally, the group’s just members had been Davis and drummer Mic Capdevielle, even though outfit eventually extended right into a six-piece with the help of Anthony Hurrying (violin, mandolin, vocals), Jonathan Lawhun (electric guitar, banjo), Brett Bolden (bass; afterwards changed by Matt Rusnak), and Michael Galasso (harmonica, keyboards, vocals). The Benjy Davis Task developed a pursuing while touring nationally being a support work to John Mayer, MUCH BETTER THAN Ezra, as well as the North Mississippi Allstars, in addition to playing such prominent regional shows because the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Celebration. The group self-released its initial album, A LOT MORE THAN Regional, in 2002, implemented two years afterwards with the Practice Periods EP. The neighborhood label Bogalusa released their second full-length record, 2005’s The Angie Home, and Real Information stepped directly into deal with their third, Dirt, which made an appearance in Sept 2007. The Benjy Davis Task signed with Rock and roll Ridge Music in 2008 and reissued Dirt several months afterwards, with new blending and three reward tracks rounding out the bundle. By this time around, the band got scaled itself back again to the primary lineup of Benjy Davis and Mic Capdeviell, and several studio musicians had been asked to flesh out the group’s 4th album, 2010’s Shed Souls Like Us. Significantly less than 12 months afterwards, Davis and Capdeviell came back with Sincerely, an acoustic record featuring stripped-down variations of a common originals.

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Full Name Benjy Davis
Profession Musician
Music Groups Benjy Davis Project
Music Songs Do It With the Lights On, Crimson Glow, When I Go Home, Sweet Southern Moon, Louisiana Saturday Night, Heaven Never Seemed So Small, The Day That I Die, Send Your Love Down, Good Enough, Bar Mirror, Mississippi, Like This, Check Your Pocket, I'm Still Here, Clowns, Where the Heart Is, Get High, We Were Seventeen, Not Slowing Down, Whose God?, Tell Myself, Same Damn Book, Blame It on the Devil, Green and Blue, Here I Go, The Rain, Raining Me In, Sincerely, Still Sweet, Over Me, No More Pills, Prove You Wrong
Albums Lost Souls Like Us, Dust, Limited Edition, The Angie House, The Practice Sessions, Sincerely, More Than Local


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#Fact
1 Stage actor.
2 Entered films in 1912.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Souls at Sea 1937 Barber (uncredited)
We Have Our Moments 1937 Waiter (uncredited)
Bulldog Drummond Escapes 1937 Attendant (uncredited)
Lloyd's of London 1936 Rat Trap Seller (uncredited)
Love on the Run 1936 Hotel Elevator Man (uncredited)
The White Angel 1936 Secretary (uncredited)
Show Boat 1936 Doctor at Kim's Birth (uncredited)
The Moon's Our Home 1936 Footman
Till We Meet Again 1936 Newsboy (voice, uncredited)
Anything Goes 1936 Still Cameraman (uncredited)
A Feather in Her Hat 1935 Man (uncredited)
The Dark Angel 1935 News Vendor at Station (uncredited)
Atlantic Adventure 1935 Locksmith (uncredited)
Bonnie Scotland 1935 Gamekeeper (uncredited)
Werewolf of London 1935 Detective (uncredited)
Bride of Frankenstein 1935 Uncle Glutz (uncredited)
Les Misérables 1935 Defense Consul in Arras (uncredited)
Princess O'Hara 1935 Whitney Groom (uncredited)
The Woman in Red 1935 Mooney (uncredited)
The Right to Live 1935 Harvey - Gardener (uncredited)
Clive of India 1935 Clerk (uncredited)
Broadway Bill 1934 uncredited
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back 1934 Harsh Voiced Man (uncredited)
One More River 1934 Benjy
A Melon-Drama 1931 Short Gangster
The Woman Between 1931/II uncredited
Charlie Chan Carries On 1931 Eben
East Lynne 1931 Dodson, the Butler (uncredited)
Headin' North 1930 Claudius Smith (of Smith & Smith) (as Gunnis Davis)
Lilac Time 1928 Bit Part (uncredited)
The Notorious Lady 1927 William
Twinkletoes 1926 Unknown Role (uncredited)
Phantom Police 1926 Carstairs (as James G. Davis)
Lord Jim 1925 Scoggins
The Lucky Horseshoe 1925 Denman's Valet
Winds of Chance 1925 Danny Royal
The Trouble Shooter 1924 Pete Highley / Francis Earle
Chastity 1923 Nat Mason
Jealous Husbands 1923 Sniffer Charlie
The Midnight Alarm 1923 Springer
Refuge 1923 Dick
The Gray Dawn 1922 Mr. Morrell
The Secret of the Hills 1921 Richards
A Certain Rich Man 1921 Lige Bemis
Bolshevism on Trial 1919 Jim (as J.G. Davis)
The Rough Neck 1919 Shark Smith (as James Davis)
The Road to France 1918 Dennis O'Leary (as James Davis)
Stolen Orders 1918 Bill Cory (as James Davis)
Peg of the Pirates 1918 Arthur Elliott (as James Davis)
The Little Duchess 1917 Jim Dawson (as James Davis)
The Hidden Face 1916 Short Harris (as James Davis)
The Secret Agent 1916 Short The Jeweler's Clerk (as James Davis)
The Man Who Bought London 1916 Tack (as James Davis)
The Ace of Death 1915 Short Messenger (as Jimmie Davis)
In Danger's Path 1915 Short Chicago Jim - Yeggman (as G. James Davis)
The Escape on the Fast Freight 1915 Short Pete - Bill's Pal (as James Davis)
The Pit 1914 Crookes's clerk (as Gunnis Davis)
The Hazards of Helen 1914 Pete (as James Davis)
Adventures in Diplomacy 1914 Short
No Show for the Chauffeur 1914 Short Jim - Jack's Chauffeur
The Cave of Death 1914 Short Downing - Brown's Partner (as James Davis)
Grey Eagle's Revenge 1914 Short Chaplain Scott (as James Davis)
The Coming of Lone Wolf 1914 Short Crooked Lee (as James Davis)
The Redskins and the Renegades 1914 Short Sancho - Pedro's Father (as James Davis)
The New Medicine Man 1914 Short Two Buffalos - the Medicine Man (as James Davis)
Grey Eagle's Last Stand 1914 Short Major Wells (as James Davis)
The Navajo Blanket 1914 Short Hoffman - a Trader (as Jim Davis)
The Raid of the Red Marauders 1914 Short Colonel Lister - Florence's Father (as James Davis)
His Indian Nemesis 1914 Short Colonel Hansen, Commander at Fort Lee (as James Davis)
The Medicine Man's Vengeance 1914 Short The Moqui Medicine Man (as James Davis)
The Diamond Master 1914 Short Czenki, a Diamond Expert
The Tigers of the Hills 1914 Short Colonel Cameron - Ruth's Father (as James Davis)
Against Desperate Odds 1913 Short Jones - a Cowboy (as James Davis)
The Love Trail 1913 Short as James Davis
Stung 1913 Short
A Forest Romance 1913 Short as James Davis
Thirteen at Table 1913 Short Uncle Hiram
Juanita 1913 Short Pedro, Juanita's Father (as James Davis)
Mona 1913 Short Tom Wade, a Prospector (as James Davis)
The Key 1913 Short The Convict
A Wise Judge 1913 Short Judge Lynx
Going for Father 1913 Short
For Better or for Worse 1913 Short
The Crimson Cross 1913 Short
The Love Chase 1913 Short Itinerant Showman
The Spectre Bridegroom 1913 Short Rudolph, a Servant
The Return of Lady Linda 1913 Short Caspar
An Accidental Servant 1913 Short Freddie
A Tammany Boarder 1913 Short Princess's Owner
A Dry Town 1912 Short The Marshal
When an Old Maid Gets Busy 1912 Short Mr. Weston
The Black Sheep 1912/II Short The Butler
A Choice by Accident 1912 Short Percy
The Lucky Loser 1912 Short James Tardie, the Loser (as James G. Davis)

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Girl Telegrapher's Nerve 1916 Short as James Davis
The Perilous Swing 1916 Short as James Davis
The Peril of the Rails 1916 Short as James Davis
The Broken Wire 1916 Short as James Davis
Tapped Wires 1916 Short as James Davis
The Open Track 1916 Short as James Davis
The Haunted Station 1916 Short as James Davis
When Seconds Count 1916 Short as James Davis
At the Risk of Her Life 1916 Short as James Davis
A Boy at the Throttle 1915 Short as James Davis
The Wrong Train Order 1915 Short as James Davis
Crossed Wires 1915/III Short as James Davis
The Tramp Telegrapher 1915 Short as James Davis
The Dynamite Train 1915 Short as James Davis
The Girl on the Bridge 1915 Short as James Davis
The Girl and the Special 1915 Short as James Davis
Danger Ahead! 1915 Short as James Davis
The Rescue of the Brakeman's Children 1915 Short as James Davis
A Mile a Minute 1915 Short as James Davis
A Test of Courage 1915 Short as James Davis
The Watertank Plot 1915 Short as James Davis
The Runaway Boxcar 1915 Short as James Davis
A Matter of Seconds 1915 Short as James Davis
A Girl's Grit 1915 Short as James Davis
Nerves of Steel 1915 Short as James Davis
The Broken Rail 1915 Short as James Davis, unconfirmed
Train Order Number Forty-Five 1915 Short as James Davis
A Perilous Chance 1915 Short as James Davis
The Limited's Peril 1915 Short as James Davis
The Substitute Fireman 1915 Short as James Davis
The Hazards of Helen 1914 as James Davis
The Deserted Engine 1917 Short as James Davis
The Detective's Danger 1917 Short as James Davis
The End of the Run 1917 Short as James Davis
Saving the Fast Mail 1917 Short as James Davis
The Dynamite Special 1917 Short as James Davis
A Perilous Leap 1917 Short as James Davis
A Race to the Drawbridge 1917 Short as James Davis
The Munitions Plot 1917 Short as James Davis
The Gate of Death 1916 Short as James Davis
The Lost Messenger 1916 Short as James Davis
A Daring Chance 1916 Short as James Davis
To Save the Special 1916 Short as James Davis
The Blocked Track 1916 Short as James Davis
The Death Swing 1916 Short as James Davis
Defying Death 1916 Short as James Davis
The Hoodoo of Division B 1916 Short as James Davis
Ablaze on the Rails 1916 Short as James Davis
The Secret of the Box Car 1916 Short as James Davis
At Danger's Call 1916 Short as James Davis
With the Aid of the Wrecker 1916 Short as James Davis
Hurled Through the Drawbridge 1916 Short as James Davis
A Mystery of the Rails 1916 Short as James Davis
A Plunge from the Sky 1916 Short as James Davis
In Death's Pathway 1916 Short as James Davis
The Broken Brake 1916 Short as James Davis
To Save the Road 1916 Short as James Davis
The Engineer's Honor 1916 Short as James Davis
The Mysterious Cipher 1916 Short as James Davis
A Race Through the Air 1916 Short as James Davis
The Treasure Train 1916 Short as James Davis
The Spiked Switch 1916 Short as James Davis
The Capture of Red Stanley 1916 Short as James Davis
One Chance in a Hundred 1916 Short as James Davis
The Bridge of Danger 1916 Short as James Davis
The Human Telegram 1916 Short as James Davis
The Trail of Danger 1916 Short as James Davis
The Governor's Special 1916 Short as James Davis
The Race for a Siding 1916 Short as James Davis
The Record Run 1916 Short as James Davis
The Trapping of 'Peeler' White 1916 Short as James Davis
The Detective's Peril 1916 Short as James Davis
The Girl Who Dared 1916 Short as James Davis
A Race for a Life 1916 Short as James Davis

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saving the Fast Mail 1917 Short scenario - as James Davis

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