She started at London's Drama Centre to the Royal Shakespeare Company,.
She has three older brothers and an older sister.
It was not until the mid-'70s that South Africa finally got television,.
She began modeling professionally in her teens.
Actress Davis, second of three children, was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Joan, a librarian at one time, for the elementary section of Elisabeth Morrow School , and William Davis, an engineer.