Mac Davis

Mac Davis

Jan. 21st, 1942
Born in
Lubbock, Texas, USA

Mac Davis' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson TV Show
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Everly Brothers Show TV Show
The Everly Brothers Show
The Mac Davis Show TV Show
The Mac Davis Show
The Client TV Show
The Client

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


  • (1979). Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1979" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 31.
  • Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2006.
  • Ex-wife, Sarah, married 'Glen Campbell (I)' (qv) soon after her divorce from Davis.
  • He was a successful singer/songwriter who made a brief, but acclaimed, transition into acting. As a songwriter, he wrote the hit "In the Ghetto" for 'Elvis Presley' (qv) and he wrote and performed the hits "I Believe In Music" and "Baby, Don't Get Hooked On Me".
  • He also wrote the song "Watching Scotty Grow", which 'Bobby Goldsboro' (qv) made a #11 hit single in early 1971. (Scotty was Davis's real-life son; both men joked later that when the song was released, Scotty Davis began to think Goldsboro was really his dad.).
  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
  • Some of his songs (such as "Don't Cry, Daddy" and "In the Ghetto", performed by 'Elvis Presley' (qv)) were credited to "Scott" or "Scotty" Davis, after his son.
  • He has three children all together.

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