is best-known for his role as the Rev. Reuben Gregory on the popular NBC television series, Amen
. He most recently appeared in the feature films Kingdom Come
and Any Given Sunday
. In addition, Davis has been a regular on the hit TV series' That's My Mama
, as well as starring in his own series, The Melba Moore-Clifton Davis Show
In 1971, Davis received a Grammy nomination for his number-one song, Never Can Say Goodbye, which sold more than 2 million copies for The Jackson 5. As a recording artist, Davis enjoyed success with his recent gospel album Say Amen on Benson Record, and he can be heard on his nationally-syndicated gospel radio program, It's a Celebration.
Davis served as Honorary Membership Chairman of the National PTA from 1989-91. He earned a BA in Theology in 1984 from Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama, and a Master of Divinity degree from Andrews University in 1987. He has also received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Davis has two children: a son, Noel, and a daughter, Holly.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.
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