Jeremy Davies made his film debut starring in David O. Russell’s acclaimed Sundance Film Festival Winner, SPANKING THE MONKEY, for which he received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Debut Performance. Davies’ performance in Steven Spielberg’s SAVING PRIVATE RYAN as Tom Hanks’ interpreter ‘Private Upham’ also earned him considerable acclaim.
Davies’ other credits include Steven Soderbergh’s SOLARIS with George Clooney, THE LOCUSTS with Vince Vaughn, Wim Wenders’ THE MILLION DOLLAR HOTEL, NELL with Jodie Foster, Jan de Bont’s TWISTER, GUNCRAZY with Drew Barrymore, SECRETARY with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lars von Trier’s avant-garde films DOGVILLE and MANDERLAY with Nicole Kidman and Stellan Skarsgård, and legendary Werner Herzog’s acclaimed RESCUE DAWN with Christian Bale and Steve Zahn. More recently, Davies worked with Zach Galifinakis and Kier Gilchrist on IT’S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY, directed by HALF NELSON filmmakers Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden.
In television, Davies was invited to join the cast of the award-winning and critically acclaimed series LOST. His character, ‘Daniel Faraday’, quickly became a favorite of both fans and critics and an integral part of the series’ final three seasons. Davies also participated in THE LARAMIE PROJECT, HBO’s tribute to Matthew Shepard.
Davies had an unusually nomadic childhood, raised without television in numerous homes throughout the US and worldwide, including Michigan, Vermont, Kansas, Seattle, New Orleans, Oregon, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, New Zealand, Denmark and the Kingdom of California.