As an actor, John has appeared in dozens of TV shows including The Streets of San Francisco, Fantasy Island and The Love Boat. And he starred opposite Sally Field in the TV series The Girl With Something Extra. You’ll also know him from the Disney films: The Happiest Millionaire and The One And Only Genuine Original Family Band! He can also be seen in Airport 80, Edward Scissorhands, and The Squeeze.
It was John’s performances in the major showrooms of Las Vegas that established him as one of America’s foremost entertainers. If you have the opportunity, you must see him live!
Over 50 years ago, John made his Broadway debut in Foxy, starring the legendary Burt Lahr. Later, John would star in State Fair, and win a Theater Guild Award for playing Curly in the Broadway revival of Oklahoma! As well, John played The Wizard in the Broadway musical Wicked. He’s also toured the US in multiple Broadway musicals.
And he’s released 13 albums on the Columbia Records label.
John and his wife, Rhonda, created the geography card game, BORDERLINE USA. He’s also written a book and a play. And most recently, he’s been entertaining America as a troubadour/singer/songwriter/storyteller with his original songs, his jokes, his guitar, and his backup singers, The Inflatables!
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Enjoyed and learned from your conversations with John Davidson.
Thanks, Alan. So glad you enjoyed the episode. He was fun to interview.