The filmmaker passed away on Sunday (02Oct16).

Davidson began running the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles in 1967 and went on to direct several stage shows, including The Trial of the Catonsville Nine, Murderous Angels, Children of a Lesser God, and Stuff Happens, and he was feted with a Tony Award for directing The Shadow Box in 1977.

In addition to his stage work, Davidson directed the film version of The Trial of the Catonsville Nine in 1972 and TV film The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald.

He also made a cameo as himself in an episode of Will & Grace.