‘The X-Files’ Star William B. Davis & ‘Supergirl & Arrow’ Composer Blake Neely

William B. Davis started acting as a child, working in summer stock with The Straw Hat Players in Ontario and doing radio drama during the CBC’s golden age in the early fifties. He weaned himself from acting while at university and embarked on a twenty year career as a theatre director and acting teacher.

In the early eighties, he drifted back to acting. Within a few years his acting career blossomed, highlighted by the iconic Cigarette Smoking Man in The X-Files.

Davis has worked increasingly as an actor in film and television and has well over a hundred on camera credits. He is still in high demand for a range of roles on film and television.

To learn more about Davis’ career, purchase his memoir Where There’s Smoke…
You can also read an online excerpt here.

Blake Neely is a talented composer, arranger, orchestrator, conductor, and author.

Neely has contributed to and been credited on dozens of film and TV projects over the years such as: Everwood (which earned him a 2003 Emmy Award nomination for the theme), on the first three Pirates of the Caribbean films, King Kong, The Last Samurai, The Great Buck Howard and many more.

Other film projects in which he is the sole composer are Elvis and Anabelle, Starter for 10, and The Wedding Date.

In addition, Neely has composed the music for over twenty television series, including CBS’s The Mentalist. He has frequently collaborated with writer/director/producer Greg Berlanti, including Everwood, Jack & Bobby, Brothers & Sisters, Eli Stone, Dirty Sexy Money, Political Animals, Arrow, The Flash and currently Supergirl.

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