Robert John Davi (born June 26, 1951) is an American actor, singer, writer, and director. Over the course of his acting career, Davi has performed in more than 130 films. Among his most known roles are opera-singing heavy Jake Fratelli in The Goonies (1985), Vietnam veteran and FBI Special Agent Johnson in Die Hard (1988), James Bond villain Franz Sanchez in Licence to Kill (1989), police deputy chief Phil Heinemann in Predator 2 (1990) and strip club manager Al Torres in Showgirls (1995). On television, he portrayed FBI Special Agent Bailey Malone in the NBC television series Profiler (1996–2000).Classically trained as a singer, Davi launched his professional singing career in 2011. His first album, Davi Sings Sinatra - On The Road To Romance, hit No. 6 on the Billboard jazz charts. Praised for his voice and vocal interpretations, Davi debuted as a headliner at The Venetian Las Vegas, six months after the record was released.In 2016, Davi replaced the late Jerry Doyle as radio host for a nationally syndicated radio program on Talk Radio Network.
Davi is a devout Roman Catholic.He is an outspoken political conservative, often speaking at Republican Party gatherings. He has been invited to comment on numerous political shows and backed John McCain during his presidential campaign. He narrated several film montages that aired during the 2008 Republican National Convention. Davi has spoken at numerous Conservative Political Action Conferences in Washington, D.C. He was a frequent guest on Fox News's late-night satire program Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. Davi endorsed Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and again in 2020.
Davi was born in Astoria, Queens, New York, the son of Maria (née Rulli) and Sal Davi. His mother was an Italian American whose family came from Nusco, Avellino, Campania and his father was from Torretta, Palermo, Sicily.Davi spoke Italian during his childhood. He attended Seton Hall, a Roman Catholic high school in Patchogue, New York. He has two sisters, Yvonne Davi (deceased), and Mrs. Michelle Queal. He graduated from Hofstra University, which he attended due to that university's strong drama department as well as its unique reproduction of Shakespeare's Globe Theater. Davi also studied with legendary acting coach Stella Adler when he moved to Manhattan.
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The Man Who Drew God
The rise and fall of a blind artist who became a TV-junk star because of his ability to make true-to-life portraits just by listening to human voices. In a world where media's noise has solved the pro...
Hal, a former radio mogul who has fallen on hard times, enlisted the aid of a businessman to battle a thuggish school official and the forces of gentrification in the South Bronx.
A Deadly Deed
Jackie, the heiress to her husband's fortune after his death, who finally finds love again with a plastic surgeon, Kevin. As tragedy continues around her, secrets about Kevin and her late husband's fa...
I Love Us
Veteran thief Sammy Silver struggles to trade his criminal ways for married life after he falls in love with a single mother.
Roe v. Wade
The film was released in 2019. The American landmark decision of the same name was issued in 1973. The issue of the constitutionality of laws that criminalized abortion is before the Supreme Court. Th...
A group of siblings who were once criminals in the west decide to follow in their father's footsteps.
Blackjack: The Jackie Ryan Story
The Brooklyn-native is a street basketball legend.
When ruthless drug lord Raffaello murders the family of the little girl named Angel in a gangland hid in Spain, he makes one fatal mistake. In this street tale of revenge and its cost, Raffaello sets ...
Ross and Harper are a young couple living in the United States, but their short-lived romance is torn apart when Harper is deported back to her home in Canada. Unwilling to commit to marriage Ross dec...
Based on the true story of the notorious 1957 ‘mob summit’ in upstate New York. Spearheaded by Vito Genovese, more than 50 leaders of the organized crime syndicates from around the country converged o...
The Lost Women of NXIVM
Purported self-help group NXIVM spirals into a dark, secretive world of sex trafficking, money laundering and exploitation at the hands of founder Keith Raniere. Frank Parlato looks into the deaths an...
Each of them has yet to find one thing that makes them even remotely interesting. Most people will never go on a journey like that. A journey to find their true talent.
In Davi's Way, legendary actor/singer Robert Davi is gives himself one year to recreate Frank Sinatra's fabled 'Main Event' concert in Madison Square Garden to celebrate the centenary of Sinatra's 100...
Some unethical choices were made by the corrupt CEO. There's no stopping Stu from spreading darkness through the world. After losing his wife, Stu begins to have a crisis of conscience and begins to b...
A man has to go to extreme lengths to find out what happened to his wife and daughter.
Feast of Fear
A group of college students make a deal.
Bill Pope is a CIA agent who is on a hunt for a hacker. An experimental procedure transfers his memories into a dangerous ex-convict. Before the hacker launches ICBMs and starts World War III, Pope's ...
The Bronx Bull
Jake LaMotta's life and times were a combination of "before the rage" and "after the rage".
A group of people wake up on an island where they are being hunted down in a plot to harvest their organs.
When Johnny D was alive. Forced to take on his family's financial troubles, he turns to the Manhattan club scene to make some fast cash. Johnny quickly rises through the ranks, but soon discovers that...
The story of Sonny Traficante, a reputed mobster, is told by the Sicilian Vampire. He will never forget what he got. Sonny was bitten by a bat that was released from a container of bananas. The bat fl...
A Russian Police Major is enlisted by the LAPD to help solve a series of gruesome murders committed against young women by a killer on the streets of Hollywood.
Give Me Shelter
Give Me Shelter is a documentary to raise awareness for important animal issues around the world. This film uncovers the most prevalent issues in the animal world through the eyes of individuals dedic...
Asteroid vs Earth
The world's greatest minds come up with a plan that will take the planet off its axis in order to avoid an extinction level shower of meteorites.
After leaving the doctor's office with the bad news, Dreyfuss and her sister came to a stop on a lonely road. Their car is engulfed in a blinding light and their sister is nowhere to be found.
The Expendables 3
Barney, Christmas and the rest of the team meet Conrad Stonebanks, who co-founded The Expendables with Barney. He thought that Stonebanks was forced to kill Barney. Stonebanks wants to end The Expenda...
A Long Way Off
Jacob is tired of living on the family farm. He demands an inheritance from his father one day, and his son agrees to give it to him. He heads to the big city and does things his way for a while. He t...
A handsome drifter, without a past, gets off an interstate bus in a small Texas town and finds work at a bar.
The Great Chameleon
An ex-con searches for his niece as cops look for the money he stole.
Blood of Redemption
Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circ...
Open on gorgeous swamplands of the Atchafalaya Basin in the summer. Lots of beautiful teens are at the beach the weekend before Gator Fest. That night an animal smuggling deal goes wrong and a large s...
Kill the Irishman
In the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs exploded in the heart of Cleveland, while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian Mafia. The story of a man who rose from a tough Cl...
Game of Death
Marcus, a CIA agent, is sent to Detroit to take out an arms dealer and the head of a hedge fund that is financing him. It's a fight to survive in a hospital and into a hedge fund vault, as his CIA bac...
One in the Gun
A sexy brain tease of a thriller with a nod to classic film noir of the past and a post-modern flair of David Lynch-style surrealism. When Mickey Lewis, a homeless struggling artist crosses paths with...
Making of a Cult Classic: The Unauthorized Story of 'The Goonies'
A film about a cult movie. Interviews with the cast, exploration of the film's locations and unique stories are included.
A mob enforcer is set up to take the fall for a multi-million dollar robbery. Eric Roberts has been a gambler for twenty years. Surviving a trap that was intended to kill him, Merle is able to escape ...
A beautiful aspiring young-magician, who aspires to be a magician, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her best friends, Elena and Vera, in order to see a magic act The dark windows are mirrored b...
A man has been trained in a dangerous form of combat. He is one of the few Americans who has mastered it.
The 2008 U.S. national conventions were held by the Democratic and Republican parties. The year of the presidential election.
The Dukes are struggling for survival in 2008 after being on top of the world at 17. Their manager is desperately trying to get them work, but is met with failure at every turn. Finally pushed to the ...
The Plot to Kill Jesse James
Jesse James, one of the most infamous outlaws in American history, known for his gunslinging skills, ruthless bank robberies, and frequent train hijackings. He represents a volatile mixture of charism...
On the Set with John Glen
Interview with John Glen.
One Last Ride
A man is fighting to stop gambling.
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An elite team of FBI profilers watch over the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. David Rossi is a founding member of the BAU who returns to ...
In The Mix
A DJ named Darrel saved a mobster. Frank Pacelli gave Darrell the task of protecting his daughter, Dolly, in order to repay Darrell.
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Dr. Craig Huffstodt, a family man and a successful psychiatrist, gets a wake-up call after a tragedy occurs with one of his patients.
The Ancients' city of Atlantis has been discovered. Major Sheppard led a scientific expedition to the abandoned city. The Ancients' deadly enemies, The Wraith, were reawakened when the team found them...
Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss
The story of "The Hollywood Madam", who was the daughter of a prominent Los Angeles doctor and eventually became a prostitution for a well-known Los Angeles madam, is told. She was able to make $300,0...
Verdict in Blood
When a female judge is found murdered in her home, a television reporter and amateur detective find themselves in the middle of a homicide investigation. There are two wills left by the victim, one gi...
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Morgana returns to claim Fingall's talisman every hundred years, intending to destroy the world. She has failed for the last fourteen hundred years. She wants to conquer all. Young Ben Clark befriends...
A respected civic leader is caught between two rival underworld crime families on the verge of war.
The Hot Chick
Jessica Spencer is the most popular girl in school. A freak accident involving a cursed pair of earrings and a chance encounter at a gas station causes the attractive teen to switch bodies with a slea...
The 4th Tenor
A restaurant owner falls in love with an opera singer and travels to Italy to learn how to sing in order to impress her.
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
A Las Vegas team of forensic investigators are trained to solve criminal cases by combing the crime scene, collecting irrefutable evidence and finding the missing pieces that solve the mystery.
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My Little Assassin
1981: Marita Lorenz checks into an Havana hotel and, in a flashback, remembers 22 years' before. At 19, visiting Cuba from New York, she comes to the attention of Fidel Castro, the country's rebel pre...
The adventures of the Griffin family are the subject of an animated series. Peter and Lois have three children. Meg is the most unpopular girl in town and the middle kid is not very bright but has a p...
Inside 'Licence to Kill'
The James Bond film 'Licence to Kill' has a behind the scenes look.
Confirmation: The Hard Evidence of Aliens Among Us?
There are real witnesses. There are real encounters. This is the first time that footage has ever been seen.
The Bad Pack
A group of Mexican immigrants are being terrorised by a militia in a Texas border town.
2005 is the year. The private sector runs the prison system. R.D is a business tycoon. A virtual reality prison has been created. The prisoner's bodies are locked in suspended animation while they pla...
Lust, desire and money motivate a greedy woman to murder her husband.
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For Which He Stands
He will lose everything to save his family. Fame, fortune, his life. Even his soul.
An Occasional Hell
A former policeman turned college professor of forensics is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress, who may have been linked to some drug ...
Profiler was an American crime drama that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series follows the exploits of a criminal profiler working with the FBI's fictional Violent Crimes Task Force. Jamie Luner...
The private sector runs the prison system. R.D is a business tycoon. A Virtual Reality prison has been created. The prisoner's bodies are locked in suspended animation while their mind wanders through...
The drug dealers were killed in New Orleans by the Ninja warriors. The police enlisted a biker warrior to solve the crime. The head drug dealer hires Cajun warriors to kill people he thinks are respon...
A cold-blooded assassin is out for revenge against an elite group of Special Crimes agents. When cold blooded hit man Makoto escapes from prison, he and his sexy and lethal partner set out to execute ...
A beauty contest is taken over by a gang. Sharon is the host of the show.
Rowdy Welles was framed for murder by the CIA. As his price of freedom, Welles is ordered to destroy a nuclear processing plant in a foreign nation owned by a dangerous tyrant.
The World of James Bond
A one hour documentary on the history of the James Bond film series is hosted by Elizabeth Hurley.
Delta of Venus
A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate are having an affair in 1940 Paris, France on the verge of World War II.
A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become a top show girl.
A gunfighter who was almost blind from the Civil War is roaming through Mexico with a baby. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt a baby, he passes through a border town. The offic...
Cops & Robbersons
Jake Stone is a cop who watches a hitman. Is it possible to survive the Robberson family?
A New Orleans cop is trying to stop a demonic killer who sold his soul to the devil for immortality.
A female assassin named Quick is hired to kill a Mafia accountant who is under police protection. She was double crossed by the Mafia and took her hostage to get $3M that he took before running. Quick...
Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence
A female cop is wrongly accused of using excessive force. The cop comes back from the dead to destroy everything and anyone that stands in his way.
Son of the Pink Panther
The Pink Panther series is over. Inspector Clouseau's illegitimate son is involved in a case.
Mike Yarnell is being investigated. The man handling her husband's case takes out his anger on her. There is more to her than meets the eye.
Center of the Web
An actor is wrongly accused of being a professional killer by a band that is planning to kill the Governor. The security department hired him. To find the leaders and catch them.
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery
Christopher Columbus wants to find an alternative route to sail to the Indies by traveling west across the unchartered Ocean sea. He went to the Spanish court to ask for help after failing to get supp...
Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue
Blue is a girl who lives with her father. Blue has to support herself after Ham dies and gets very sick. The headmistress talks her into living and working at her establishment. She leaves the busines...
A beautiful bar owner is the victim of a bank fraud plot.
The ex-partner of one of the insurance investigators was murdered.
White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd
New York mobster Lucky Luciano's relationship with film star Thelma Todd is investigated when she dies.
The Taking of Beverly Hills
The inhabitants of Beverly Hills were forced to leave because of a chemical spill. A retired football player discovered that the toxic gas emulating from the spill was a fake front for a robbery set u...
A widower and broke businessman takes his two teenage daughters with him to Brazil. A bush pilot introduces him to the idea of gold mining in the jungle, but a beautiful and educated local woman warns...
Maniac Cop 2
A cop and a serial killer are working together.
She claimed self-defense when she killed her husband. The cop assigned to the case became obsessed with the young woman.
Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth, and this time it is drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Lo...
Two aliens are trying to kill each other. They seem to be able to regenerate lost body parts and survive bullet wounds. Each alien tells Dori Caisson that he is a peacemaker and the other is a bad guy...
Licence to Kill
Felix Leiter, Bond's close friend and former CIA agent, was left for dead and his wife was murdered after Bond captured the notorious drug lord. Bond goes rogue and tries to get revenge on those who a...
The man has battled his way through several countries, spitting lead with two-handed good grace. He retires to a life of baking cookies. Running out of money, he hires himself as a "Town Tamer" and st...
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami
There is no question that the Arab terrorist portrayed by Robert Davi is guilty of killing five US citizens in Barcelona. His lawyers have no respect for him. Ron Leibman, a Jewish defence attorney, i...
Revenge drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists just minutes after he arrives at her offic...
Mark Kaminsky was kicked out of the FBI for his treatment of a suspect. He is the sheriff of a small town. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlisted Kam...
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The Making of 'The Goonies'
TV documentary about the making of 'The Goonies'
Robert McCall is a former agent of a secret government agency who is now running his own private crime fighting operation where he fashions himself as "The Equalizer." It is a service for victims of t...
A teenager named Mikey Walsh finds a treasure map in his father's attic. Wanting to save their homes from demolition, Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the sec...
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Frank Lupo is the creator of Hunter, a police drama series that features Fred Dryer as Sgt. They were Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer. Dee Dee McCall was on NBC from 1984 to 1991. After the sixth sea...
Eastwood plays a police lieutenant in Kansas City in 1933. Reynolds is playing a private eye named Mike Murphy. Both Speer and Murphy were once good friends, but are now bitter enemies. Murphy and his...
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The Rousters is a 1983 NBC television series about a group of modern-day bounty hunters who are descendants of legendary lawman Wyatt Earp. Despite advertising claims that this series would "sink The ...
A fictional group of ex- United States Army Special Forces personnel are on the run from the Army after being branded as war criminals for a "crime they didn't commit".
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T. J. Hooker
Sergeant Thomas Jefferson Hooker is a tough-as-nails veteran police officer with the LCPD who turns his back on a gold badge and goes back to patrolling the streets and training recuits. Lake City's t...
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The Gangster Chronicles
Michael Nouri, Joe Penny, Jon Polito, Louis Giambalvo, and E.G are featured in the NBC American television crime drama mini series. Marshall.
The film tells the story of three teenagers, based on real life gangsters Charles "Lucky" Luciano (Michael Nouri), Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (Joe Penny) and Michael Lasker (Brian Benben) (a fictional ch...
In an attempt to be rehabilitated, a rapist goes to therapy while in prison.
Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story
A few people behind the walls of "The Rock" are the focus of the two-part "whole story". Michael Beck plays an Oklahoma Choctaw Indian who is said to be the youngest man ever imprisoned in a maximum s...
Interviews with the cast and crew of Licence to Kill were held at the Villa Arabesque Mexico set.
Four Cousins and a Christmas
Four cousins are excited to celebrate Christmas with each other until they are summoned home for their grandmother's memorial.
The Mob Priest
Father Frank returned home hoping to put his war experiences behind him, but a tragic circumstance made him face his true legacy. Monsignor Trovato is the leader of a secret society.
Ronald Reagan is the subject of a drama.