John Davidson

Actor + Singer
Born Dec 13, 1941

John Hamilton Davidson, Sr. is an American singer, actor and game show host known for hosting That's Incredible!, Time Machine, and Hollywood Squares in the 1980s, and a revival of The $100,000 Pyramid in 1991.

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1941 Birth Born on December 13, 1941.


1964 22 Years Old Davidson made his Broadway debut in the 1964 production of Foxy, which starred Bert Lahr. … Read More
1966 24 Years Old He made more than one hundred appearances on the original Hollywood Squares during its 1966–1981 run. … Read More
1967 25 Years Old Davidson made his film debut in The Happiest Millionaire in 1967, playing opposite Lesley Ann Warren. … Read More


1973 31 Years Old From 1973-1974, he starred with Sally Field in the series, The Girl With Something Extra.
1974 32 Years Old In 1974, he guest starred on the TV show The Streets of San Francisco in the episode "Mask of Death", portraying a cross-dressing lounge singer who murders his/her fans. … Read More
1977 35 Years Old In 1977, Davidson was present at the Beverly Hills Supper Club fire in Southgate, Kentucky. … Read More
1980 38 Years Old Davidson's show aired daily in syndication from 1980 to 1982.


1985 43 Years Old In 1985, he hosted the NBC daytime game show, Time Machine. … Read More
1986 44 Years Old He also hosted a revival of Hollywood Squares, which ran from 1986 to 1989.
1991 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In addition, he also hosted a 170-episode revival of The $100,000 Pyramid in 1991. … Read More


2006 64 Years Old Davidson has recorded twelve albums and performed in various musicals. His album CD John Hamilton Davidson Is a Funny Guy was released late 2006 to show both his skills at comedy and singing. … Read More
2011 69 Years Old In late 2011 Davidson was listed as a guest star with The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies at the Plaza Theatre in Palm Springs, California.
2012 70 Years Old In June 2012, Davidson took on the role of Henry in the current Off Broadway Revival of The Fantasticks.
2013 71 Years Old In April 2013, Davidson took on the role of the Wizard in the first North American tour of Wicked. … Read More
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