Adam Davenport is an American actor, DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter and filmmaker. Davenport made his screen acting debut in Colombian filmmaker Esteban Uribe's Cleanse Pest, Rest as a transgender sex worker who becomes a victim of a hate crime. He has acted in several Off-Broadway productions, including Naked Boys Singing!, and appeared on several television shows, including the HBO series High Maintenance and the Starz series Sweetbitter. Davenport received critical acclaim for his debut single "My Return Address Is You," which broke into the Top 40 of the Billboard Dance Club Chart, making him the first African-American artist/producer in history to eponymously chart on Billboard for EDM. He was subsequently invited into the Recording Academy. In late 2018, Davenport released an EDM cover of Eric Clapton's "Change The World."
|Born:||Adam Piernas Davenport, May 27, 1984, Harvey, Illinois|
|Occupation:||Actor, Musician, Filmmaker, DJ, Record Producer|
|IMDb:||Adam Davenport's IMDb|
About Adam Davenport
Writer, director, and actor for his award-winning short story, "Home." He is also an occasional singer, and in 2017 he released a single titled "My Return Address is You."
Adam Davenport Before Fame
He matriculated from Yale University, where he was the recipient of the Panavision New Filmmaker Award, a top honor.
Achievement of Adam Davenport
Actress Melissa Leo starred in his first short film, Midnight Son, which received much praise.
Adam Davenport Family Life
He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He is openly gay.
Associations of Adam Davenport
He produced a stage revival of the acclaimed Long Day's Journey Into Night with an all-black cast, starring Alfre Woodard.
Information related to Adam Davenport
- African-American screenwriters
- Film directors from Illinois
- African-American film directors