Davy, Walter, b. Vienna, Dec. 20, 1924, director, actor, author. Studied at the Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna, afterwards assistant director and director at the Vienna Burgtheater; 1950-1955 producer at the radio station Rot-Weiss-Rot; 1955-1968 stage director in Goettingen, Berlin, Duesseldorf, Vienna etc. Since 1968 television and radio play director at ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation). D.´s portrayal of the one-legged detective Schremser in the television series "Kottan ermittelt", directed by P. Patzak, brought him popularity as an actor. Numerous awards.
Productions: Television direction: Stationschef Fallmerayer, 1975; Familie Merian, from 1978; Die Geschichte einer Vielgeliebten, 1983; Der Vorhang faellt, 1988. - Film roles: Jakob der Letzte, 1976; Kassbach, 1979; Glueck auf Raten, 1995.