Tom Davis

A couple of hours after Tom Davis died, his mother Jean told me how fondly she remembered the laughter that came from the basement when Tom and I started writing together in high school in Minnesota, more than 40 years ago. Tom and Dan Aykroyd created the Coneheads. He was the key collaborator with Bill Murray on Nick the lounge singer. People called him a brilliant comedian. He was. They called him an original. He was. I heard from our friends and colleagues how Tom's voice was unique, how sometimes his stuff came seemingly from nowhere. How Tom had come up...

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