Davis also received Tony nominations for producing the 1978 musical Timbuktu, which he also wrote, and for the book of the 1989 musical Grand Hotel. Much earlier in his career, he also wrote the Broadway play Kiss Them For Me and contributed music to the revue New Faces of 1952. He also wrote numerous movies and television series, most notably The Hucksters.
He is survived by his wife, the actress Jennifer Bassey, and two daughters.
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