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Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Davis is an actor, writer, director, and editor. In 1959, he graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A. in philosophy. He was formerly a drama professor at Bishop's University, Canada, before opening up William Davis Centre for Acting Study. In addition, he is a spokesman for the Canadian Cancer Society, and a Canadian national champion water-skier.
One of his most well-known roles was "The Cigarette-Smoking Man" in the television series The X-Files.