“I want to say thank you and bigger and better things are coming out soon. There are more things to come.” Brianne Davis
American young actress of film and television Brianne Davis first came to the attention of moviegoers playing Rochelle Davis on director Jim Wynorski's action, “Crash Landing” (2005). She continued to score box office hit with the horror “Prom Night” (2008), starring Brittany Snow and Johnathon Schaech. Other films in which she has acted in include “House of Grimm” (2005), Sam Mendes' “Jarhead” (2005), Tom Arnold's “The Kid & I” (2005) and The Haunting of Marsten Manor” (2007). Her upcoming films are “Something's Wrong in Kansas” and “The Robbery of Ellie May” (both 2008). On the small screen, Davis has had guest starring roles in a number of series, including The WB's “Dawson's Creek,” FX's “Nip/Tuck” (2002), CBS's “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and “CSI: Miami,” CW's “Veronica Mars” and HBO's “Entourage.” She also acted in the TV series pilot “I'm with Stupid” (2007).
Childhood and Family:
Brianne Davis was born on April 21, 1982, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Georgia native Brianne Davis had her first taste of showbiz at age 19 when she appeared as Ashley on a 2001 episode of the popular drama series “Dawson's Creek” (The WB, 1998-2003), which launched the careers of young actors like Katie Holmes, James Van Der Beek, Michelle Williams and Joshua Jackson. She, however, did not appear in other projects until four years later in “House of Grimm,” a horror/thriller directed by Desmond Gumbs and starring Tony Todd, and the great short “Promtroversy,” where she starred opposite Heather Habecker.
It was also in 2005 that Davis gained popularity with her role as Rochelle Davis in the action film “Crash Landing,” opposite Antonio Sabato Jr. and Michael Paré. She followed it up with roles in Sam Mendes' “Jarhead” (2005), which starred Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Scott MacDonald and Peter Sarsgaard, and the comedy “The Kid & I” (2005), starring and written by Tom Arnold, and the festival-screened “Swedish Auto” (2006), along side Lukas Haas and January Jones. Davis returned to the small screen in 2006 by having guest roles in the hit shows “Nip/Tuck” (FX) and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (CBS).
In 2007, Davis played Debbie in the NBC pilot “I'm with Stupid,”adapted from the 2005 BBC series of the same name. She also had one episodic-roles in CW's “Veronica Mars,” HBO's “Entourage” and CBS's “CSI: Miami” as well as starred in the supernatural film “The Haunting of Marsten Manor,” playing a blind girl named Jill, and the short/thriller “The Masquerade” (all 2007), for director Natalia Gracia.
In February 2008, Davis appeared as Lindsay Port on the “Cold Case” episode of “Spiders,” but it was not until two months later that the “Crash Landing” star enjoyed blockbuster success with the premiere of her film, “Prom Night,” in April 2008. Directed by Nelson McCormick and penned by
J.S. Cardone, the horror film rose to No.1 at the box office and grossed approximately 22.7 million dollars in the first week, an impressive accomplishment that made “Prom Night” the biggest opening for this year for a horror film. In the successful motion picture, Davis played Crissy Lynn, opposite Brittany Snow as Donna Keppel and Johnathon Schaech as Richard Fenton.
Davis will soon play Jessica in the horror/thriller “Something's Wrong in Kansas,” set to hit the theater in June 2008. Among her costars in the movie are Andrea Bogart, Jenna Lamia, Bre Blair, Brittany Eldridge and Tamara Feldman. Beside, she has a starring role opposite Kimberly Jaraj in the forthcoming crime/drama “The Robbery of Ellie May,” helmed by Caleb Deschanel and scripted by Brian Whitaker.