Clifton Davis

Clifton Davis is an actor, producer, composer, lecturer, singer and minister. For more than 25 years he has shared his unique gifts with audiences around the world. Mr. Davis is probably best known for his 5 year stint as Reverend Reuben Gregory on the popular television series, "Amen". He also portrayed Mayor Smalls in the Al Pacino film "Any Given Sunday" and was in the Disney film, "Max Keeble’s Big Movie". He continues to perform around the country.
Clifton received a TONY AWARD nomination for BEST ACTOR in a Musical in 1972 as one of the stars of Broadway’s Tony Award winning hit musical "Two Gentlemen of Verona". As a composer, he received a Grammy nomination for his hit song "Never Can Say Goodbye". In 1972 he also co-produced his first successful concert event, Jazz at Lincoln Center with Hugh Masakela. In 1976 he produced "The Clifton Davis Special" for ABC-T.V. Currently, on Disney’s new Broadway musical production of "Aladdin", Clifton is the Sultan. Clifton is also back on television, where he has an important recurring role as Ephraim Ware, Director of National Intelligence on the CBS hit series "Madam Secretary."