Roger Davis

Jon Roger Davis (born April 5, 1939) is an American actor and entrepreneur. The sandy-haired Davis is best known for his boyish good looks, and lilting, Henry Fonda-like voice. He came to fame in such television series as Dark Shadows and Alias Smith and Jones. Davis was born in Louisville, Kentucky. Davis first appeared on television in 1962. He portrayed Pvt. Roger Gibson in the ABC television series The Gallant Men. In 1963, he co-starred with Richard Egan in the NBC Western drama Redigo, which was the renamed second season of the previous Empire television series, both set on a ranch in New Mexico. In 1964, Davis also appeared in one episode of The Twilight Zone, the episode was Spur of the Moment and co-starred Diana Hyland. From 1968-71, Davis garnered attention playing multiple characters on the daytime Gothic soap opera, Dark Shadows. On Dark Shadows, he played Peter Bradford, Jeff Clark, Ned Stuart, Dirk Wilkins, and Charles Delaware Tate. In 1971, Davis narrated the voice-over theme sequence for the western series Alias Smith and Jones, starring Pete Duel as Hannibal Heyes/Joshua Smith and Ben Murphy as Kid Curry/Thaddeus Jones.


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