Sonny Carl Davis is an actor (“I’ve had little roles in big films and big roles in little films, and continue to act when they let me”), a musician, and a screenwriter. He played a red neck entrepreneur in Texas filmmaker Eagle Pennell’s “The Whole Shootin’ Match” (1979) and played memorable roles in Last Night at the Alamo and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. He also had featured parts in Thelma and Louise, Melvin and Howard, , and a supporting role in “Red Headed Stranger with Willie Nelson. He has worked in film both in Austin and Los Angeles,
Sonny was also a founding member in 1968 of Austin’s legendary Uranium Savages, a rock group that incorporated lots of theater into its performances. The Savages played Austin’s venerable 60s-70s rock venues, the Vulcan Gas Co. and Armadillo World Headquarters.
Davis is also a screenwriter. He just finished “Texas Sweet” about love on an onion ranch in South Texas, and is currently writing “Badland Baldy,” a western with Willie Nelson. And he is developing a one man show called “First to be Eaten: Rantings of a Bit Player.”