I would say my most memorable moment is getting to know him and forming a relationship with him. The 619 saves the day on this week's episode of Heroes. Q) Do you keep in touch with your former “The Nine” castmates? It’s a really fun movie. Life can kind of be boring and with “Heroes,” there is never a dull moment. Q) Was there instant cast chemistry when you joined? Sci Fi films things like Spiderman and Batman, we only get once a year. A) Right now, I have this really weird and crazy addiction to Guitar Hero. 0 comments. For Disney, she played Jasmine and performed Theater Queen in the That's So Raven episode "The Road to Audition". Dana Davis (born October 4, 1978) is an American actress and author, known … You guys have to come over and watch this!” It became a tradition with my friends and I that every Monday night was our “Heroes” night. Dana Davis played Gretchen in the season seven Grey's Anatomy episode Superfreak. Q) What about your role do you find challenging? MY HEROES - DANA DAVIS. However the poll suggests that a big majority - 79% - of … Davis: Well, I would just say to fans of Monica's, I don't want to disappoint them, but her storyline wraps up fairly quickly. Heroes merupakan sebuah siri televisyen yang berasal daripada Amerika Syarikat, hasil ciptaan Tim Kring yang telah ke udara pada 25 September 2006. When I first started, everyone was saying, “Have you met Noah?” or “Wait until you meet Noah!” I was like, “Ok, I get it. Many of the gay rumors surrounding Dana Davis (Prom Night, Heroes) seem to be tied to her obsessive attention to her body, like most actresses.. I’ll come home from work and it is one o’clock in the morning and I’m so tired, but I’ll think, “I have to rock out, just once!” I’m sort of obsessed with it. I'm so tired all the time. While Monica's younger cousin, Micah, is watching a WWE pay-per-view, Monica observes Rey … Dana Davis – Heroes. I loved doing that. Nicholas D’Agosto, Katie Carr, Ashley Crow, Cristine Rose, Barry Shabaka Henley, Dominic Keating, Holt McCallany, Eriko Tamura, Adair Tishler and Stephen Tobolowsky guest star. Everything is so physical with Monica. Share. Monica Dawson, portrayed by Dana Davis, is a fictional character on the NBC science fiction drama series Heroes. Dana Davis stars in NBC’s Emmy nominated ensemble drama series “Heroes” as Monica, a young woman with newfound special abilities who would give up everything to help the people around her. It’s a fun power! They all have hearts of gold. Davis was born in Davenport, Iowa, and attended Davenport North High School. They are really down to down Earth. Dana Davis is an American actress best known for her role as private investigator Carmen Phillips in the comedic legal-drama series Franklin& Bash. Dana Davis … He’s great!” Now that I’ve met him, I’m the one saying, “Noah is so great!” He has such a great personality. Hawkins and first cousin of Micah Sanders. LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Dana Davis has joined NBC’s hit sci-fi drama “Heroes” as a regular, playing a new young hero. and family to Southern California in order to hide her indestructible abilities. I would also love Monica’s powers because I would join the NBA and try to impress the men in my family. There she encounters a young man with a secret of his own. The quote on her MySpace page was: “Save the cheerleader. I know that sometimes “heroes” powers have a way of evolving. Sci Fi films things like. She currently stars on the animated series Star Vs. the Forces of Evil, Craig of the Creek, and She-Ra. They have this heart of gold and I sort of look at the people of New Orleans for my inspiration and the background for the character Monica. I kind of came into “Heroes” out of shape so I had to step it up so I could be true to the character and who she is since she is extremely athletic. Dana Davis: Latest Addition to the Cast of Heroes Another day, another new actor on Heroes. A sport? Davis played the role of Peyton in the hit film Coach Carter (2005) alongside Ashanti. Q) Why do people continue to tune in to see “Heroes?”. I sort of look to that to have that spirit. Q) What has been your most memorable moment from filming “Heroes?”. I was a diehard fan and when I heard they were adding a new character it was so exciting. It’s a weird thing because sometimes people have a love for things, but it isn’t organic. Dana Davis On the hit NBC show, Monica (played by Dana Davis) has a special superpower -- she is able to replicate anything she sees on television. I love forming relationships and keeping in touch. Login, Copyright © Starry Constellation Magazine, A) I’m sort of locked in to just doing “Heroes.” I shot a movie called, A) I think it is because it is an escape from reality. Claire has moved with her father H.R.G. A lot of the people I worked with on “The Nine” like Owain Yeomen (who played Lucas) is my closest friend and Camille Guaty. Claire has moved with her father H.R.G. A film? He treats everyone like they are the Executive Producer of the show. One thing about them is funny, but they have this love for where they are. Monica Dawson, portrayed by Dana Davis, is a fictional character on the NBC science fiction drama series Heroes.She is a young woman in her early 20s from New Orleans, and she has the power to mimic any physical motion she witnesses. When asked in a November poll, what should the 42-year-old American wear to look even hotter, the large majority of respondents - 88 percent - said they wanted her to wear a bikini. The end was only the beginning. Graduated with a music degree from Loyola Marymount University in 2001. With “Heroes,” you get your fix once a week. She had to drop out of school and take on the role of mother to her little brother and to Micah (who is played by Noah Gray-Cabey). A book? She is a native of Davenport, Iowa. I was the new kid on the block, but they didn’t make me feel that way at all. and family to Southern California in order to hide her indestructible abilities. I just felt like I was going to have to deal with a lot of Hollywood personalities, but I was so shocked and pleasantly surprised that the “Heroes” cast are genuinely some of the nicest people I’ve ever met. Those are probably the only “heroes” I’ve gotten to work with, but we do see each other a lot because of the events we go to with the press. Share. Even when we have fans on the set and they are all over him, he never gets annoyed. A) I’m sort of locked in to just doing “Heroes.” Davis played Chastity Church in the ABC Family series 10 Things I Hate About You (Gabrielle Union played the character in the film) appearing in all 20 episodes. It seems like every celebrity has been called gay at some point or another. A lot of people wonder if she can do supernatural things, as well. I haven’t had the chance to work with a lot of them. He treats everyone with the same kindness and is genuine. Dana L. Davis is a novelist and Hollywood actress with previous series regular roles as: Carmen Phillips on TNT’s Franklin and Bash and modern day mimic Monica Dawson on NBC’s cult series Heroes. He’s so sweet and I just love him. They want me to do as much as I can though to make it seem as real as possible. A) I think I would like to teleport because I hate flying. Dana Davis is an American actress known for playing Monica Dawson on the NBC Series Heroes in 2007, Chastity Church on the ABC Family television series 10 Things I Hate About You (2009-10) and Carmen Phillips on the TNT series Franklin and Bash (2011-2013). In July 2007, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Davis would be joining the second season of the TV series Heroes, as Monica Dawson, who was described as a "young hero" willing to "give up everything to help the people around her". What is known is that she graduated from Davenport North High School and would later graduate from Loyola … Dana Davis, Actress: Prom Night. So, I was kind of thrust into the stunt world from jump roping, to juggling, to playing the piano and the WWE wrestling moves. Q) Where do you draw on for your portrayal? NEAR MINT CONDITION - PUT IN PLASTIC UPON RECEIPT. Dana Davis, Heroes. Monica Dawson - Wikipedia This episode marks the first appearance of Monica Dawson, played by Dana Davis, who joins the main cast. He and are buds. She uses "Dana L. Davis" as her pen name, while retaining "Dana Davis" for her acting roles. They call it “adoptive muscle memory” on the show. Dana Davis received the Heroes script during the 2007 pilot season. A) I came into it so nervous because I was a fan of the show. Share. It’s Monday night and then you’re excited because in one week you get to watch it all over again. I’m kind of jealous of people like Masi [Oka], who to do his power has to just close his eyes and scrunch up his body. I thought, “No one can play Monica, but me!” I felt really connected to the character and who she was. The character is the niece of D.L. Attended Davenport North High School in Davenport, Iowa. A) There is so much! We’re constantly getting in trouble on set because we’re laughing and giggling too much. La Padura also states that Masi Oka was the easiest actor to cast although casting the character was difficult due to a small pool of Japanese-speaking actors. A) I do! Just a year ago, Dana Davis was a passionate viewer of the new series Heroes. Q) What made you want to be a part of the show? I worked with Sendhil [Ramamurthy], who is amazing and I love him to death. The end was only the beginning. Dana Davis (born October 4, 1978) is an American actress, known for playing Chastity Church on the ABC Family television series 10 Things I Hate About You (2009–10) and Carmen Phillips on the TNT series Franklin & Bash (since 2011). Everybody wishes they could have super powers and it is fun to go into that world. She can’t do that yet. Davis appeared alongside teen actress Hilary Duff in Raise Your Voice. It's funny because before I joined the cast of 'Heroes,' I was an insomniac. Now that I'm on the show, seriously - I sleep like a baby. Volume 2 of the Emmy-nominated phenomenon introduces new stories — and new heroes — following the apocalyptic showdown in New York City. Her second novel, The Voice In My Head, was published by Harper Collins and released on May 28, 2019. Life can kind of be boring and with “Heroes,” there is never a dull moment. She auditioned once for the role and was cast. I have suffered from insomnia for, like, so long. I think that 'Heroes' really is about family. (Thanks to Billy and Meg) She is a skilled violinist and attended Loyola Marymount University where she earned her bachelor's degree in Music in 2006. FEEDBACK Please feel free to ask any questions before bidding I try very hard to be fair and honest and to give you very good customer service and strive for a 5 star rating Filmography Suburban Swingers Club (2019), Unveiled (2015), The Right Girl (2015), High Moon (2014), Jennifer (short) (2012), Nick of Time (short) (2010), Relative Stranger (2009), Prom Night (2008), Testing Bob (2005), Coach Carter (2005), Raise Your Voice (2004), No Prom for Cindy (short) (2002) Dana Davis Hot Pics. You work long hours together so you can’t help, but become good friends. '10 Things I Hate About You': What would have been in season two, "KSM – I Want You to Want Me (10 Things I Hate About You Version)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dana_Davis&oldid=994512369, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Episodes: "Say Something", "The UnGraduate", This page was last edited on 16 December 2020, at 02:45. I’ve worked with Ali Larter and I work a lot with Noah. Dana Davis (born October 4, 1978) is an American actress and author, known for playing Monica Dawson on the NBC series Heroes (2007), Chastity Church on the ABC Family television series 10 Things I Hate About You (2009–10) and Carmen Phillips on the TNT series Franklin & Bash (2011-2013). PLUS LOTS MORE. It’s important and it makes the hours go by quicker. She pulled a pillar out of the way, allowing Monica to escape, but sacrificing herself in the process. You must be logged in to post a comment Davis is the author of Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now, a contemporary young adult novel published by Harlequin Books in April 2018. For me, I have to do stunt work and I do have stunt doubles, as well, but a lot of the things I have to do too. She’s arguably the best new character on season 2 of “Heroes,” but who is Rising Star Dana Davis, the actress who plays Micah’s mimicking Aunt, Miss Monica Dawson? When we first met her, she was first discovering this new ability where she is able to copy anything she sees. Her grandmother is also there, but she is kind of ailing. Dana Davis, Noah Gray-Cabey, Greg Grunberg, Adrian Pasdar, Zachary Quinto and Milo Ventimiglia also star. Dana Davis A) I think it is because it is an escape from reality. I had gotten a huge stack of pilots last year, before “Heroes” aired, and I remember being bored with all of them. Volume 2 ended when Micah ran off to beg his mother, Niki, to help him save Monica from a burning building. Q) Please tell us about your character Monica on the hit show “Heroes.”. Was a singer with the group "Necessity." Monica has to become the new breadwinner and the new mom. In the movie, there is a slasher on the loose, but it is set with the backdrop of the most awesome Hollywood style prom that you could ever imagine. A) Monica is just this girl with a heart of gold and when we met her she was just recovering from the effects of Katrina. By starrymag | February 24, 2014. You go into this world and escape so I think that’s what is so intriguing about it. People from New Orleans just love the city. Volume 2 of the Emmy-nominated phenomenon introduces new stories — and new heroes — following the apocalyptic showdown in New York City. As of now, all Monica can do is copy all human physical capabilities. Right away, they welcomed me and they are just nice people. Dana: “Heroes” didn’t get the same critical or fan acclaim in season two, so I think the creators felt a lot of pressure because the ratings dropped and it wasn’t nominated for any Emmys. She has a cool power. She can do, literally, anything she sees and the physical ability she can do. Dana Davis (Prom Night, Heroes) proved to everybody that she is one of the most talented actress of her generation, and she is hot. Q) What are the recent projects that you are working on? Niki agreed and the drove off with Micah to save her. A) I was a huge fan of the show! They are just so inviting and warm. Dana Davis has joined NBC’s “Heroes” as a regular, playing a new hot young hero, reports Variety.. In July 2007, The Hollywood Reporter declared that Davis would be joining the second season of the TV series Heroes, as Monica Dawson. Yes, some of the many (many) Heroes newbies aren't quite yet dazzling us with their different-ness. I find it challenging with all the physical things I have to do. Q) If you could have any powers, what would they be? Davis was born on October 4, 1978, in Davenport, Iowa. She has also appeared in Veronica Mars, That's So Raven, The O.C., Gilmore Girls, Point Pleasant, Pushing Daisies, and Hidden Palms. I wish I could close my eyes and be somewhere else and not have to sit five hours on a plane to get back home (since I’m from the Midwest originally). I mean, sure, it's this surreal story, and it's about people with powers, but the story behind that story is a story of family. Everybody wishes they could have super powers and it is fun to go into that world. A) I think the most memorable moment for me is working with Noah because he’s such an awesome kid. “Heroes” follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. It’s going to come out in April of 2008 and it stars Brittany Snow and myself. According to series creator Carter Covington, Davis asked out of her contract after the 20 episodes to explore new career opportunities, so Chastity was written out as transferring to a new school; the show was cancelled shortly after the episode aired.[1]. I told his mom that when I have kids I’m going to call her and find out exactly what she did so I can have a Noah because he’s so awesome. A) I’m sort of locked in to just doing “Heroes.” I shot a movie called Prom Night, which is more like a thriller than a horror movie. I remember coming across “Heroes,” thinking “Oh my gosh!” I was so excited that I called my friends and said, “I have the next new hit! Though she was at the time working on the criminally short-lived series The Nine, Davis and her friends would have Heroes parties for every new episode. There she encounters a young man with a secret of his own. Dana Davis Biography, Age, Career, Bones, Movies and Interview. Tweet. She lost her mom and is recovering from the storm. Nikki arrived to the building, and rushed inside to save Monica. She also starred as Lisa Hines in Prom Night (2008). She has the power of muscle mimicry, meaning she can master instantly any physical skill she witnesses. Q) What is your latest obsession? It was definitely instant chemistry. The names of her parents and why she wanted to be an actress is unknown. The woman who added some fun to the somewhat serious show by doing a pro-wrestling move to … I’ve been lucky because they have been nothing, but good to me. 2. Dana Davis (1978 - ) Prom Night (2008) [Lisa Hines]: Throat slit by Johnathon Schaech in an under-repair area of the hotel. A) I did a little bit of research before I started and I just kind of watched a lot of Katrina documentaries and got to know a little bit about the people in New Orleans. Mimicry, meaning she can do is copy all human physical capabilities you re... 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