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Sammi Davis

Sammi Davis
Born Samantha Davis
(1964-06-21) 21 June 1964
Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, UK
Other names Sammi Davis-Voss
Occupation Actress
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Kurt Voss (divorced), Simon Drew

Samantha "Sammi" Davis (born 21 June 1964) is an English actress.

She gained considerable praise for her performances in Mona Lisa (1986), as a teenage prostitute, and Ken Russell's The Rainbow (1989). She also had significant roles in Mike Hodges' A Prayer for the Dying and John Boorman's Hope and Glory (both 1987) as well as a leading role in the Emmy Award-winning American television series, Homefront (1991–1993).[1]

Davis was married to the director Kurt Voss, whom she later divorced. After taking a few years out of the film industry to raise her family, she returned to the screen in a cameo role on Lost, playing the mother of Dominic Monaghan's character. She moved back to England in Christmas 2008 and married again on the 21 June 2009 to Simon Drew, a children's TV show producer. She now lives in Sussex with her family. She works as a photographer.

Selected filmography


  1. ^ John J. O'Connor (1991-09-23). "Review/Television; New Hourlong Drama In Soap-Opera Land". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-09-24. 

External links

  • Sammi Davis at the Internet Movie Database
  • "Down and Out with Kurt Voss", interview, March 2003.
  • Film Reference biography
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