Actor, Lane Davies, guest artist in Webb speech classes
Posted September 2, 2012
Theatre and television actor, Lane Davies, visited Webb speech classes on Aug. 31 sharing his expertise and experience about the importance of learning how to use the vocal instrument for speaking. Davies is also a former teacher at The Webb School.
Davies' biography from IMDB.com (Internet Movie Database) notes that during his 30 years as a stage actor, he has performed such roles as Hamlet, Macbeth, Richard III, King Lear, Petruchio, Henry V and Cyrano de Bergerac in companies from San Diego to Providence, R.I.
He was the original Mason Capwell on NBC's 80s soap, "Santa Barbara," and his television credits include starring roles in four prime-time series, "Good & Evil," "The Mommies," "Woops!" and "The Crew." He appeared regularly as the psychopathic time-traveler Tempus on "Lois & Clark - The New Adventures of Superman," and recurred on "3rd Rock from the Sun" as Chancellor Duncan, on "The Practice" as Kyle Barrett, and most recently, he was seen on "Scrubs" as Dr. Simon Reid. Television credits also include seven pilots and some 50 guest-star appearances, including such shows as "Seinfeld," "Working," "The Nanny," "Ellen," "Jesse," "Coach," "Major Dad," "Clueless," "Married With Children" and "Just Shoot Me."
He has worked as a consultant, writer and producer for Walt Disney Attractions on projects for Tokyo Disney Sea and EuroDisney. Davies also founded the Tennessee Shakespeare Festival in Bell Buckle. Currently, he is working on the new innovative web series, "The Bay."