Bill Davis

aka: William Robert Davis, William R. Davis Sr., William Davis
Moby ID: 40190

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Bill Davis, a.k.a. William R. Davis, Sr., a.k.a. William Robert Davis, Sr, .a.k.a Trowzers Akimbo (born May 1949) is an American animation director/designer, creative director, illustrator, graphic designer, painter and founder or "Mother Productions." He married his wife, Betty Tikker Davis, at the age of 18 and is the father of two children.

Among other accomplishments, Bill received an Emmy award for his animated title and segue films on NBC’s, "NBC, The First 50 Years: A Closer Look," created over 200 "More to Come" on-air slides for the "Tonight Show, Starring Johnny Carson" and designed the famous, if not infamous "Gong Show" logo.

He has made major contributions in the fields of illustration, graphic design, animation, computer games and fine art. He was lead graphic designer for NBC, an animation director/designer for Kurtz & Friends and as a freelancer, VP of development/creative director for two computer game companies: Sierra On-Line and Rocket Science Games and in 2007 currently occupies the creative director chair at Mother Productions, an organization which creates web sites, on-air and internet animation, logos and other graphic design.

Credited on 36 games

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Deal or No Deal (2011, Windows) Also Thanks to
Jewel Quest Mysteries: The Seventh Gate (2011, Windows) Art Director
Jewel Quest: The Sapphire Dragon (2011, Windows) Creative Director
Jewel Quest IV: Heritage (2009, Windows) Art Director
Jewel Quest Solitaire III (2009, Windows) Art Director
Coconut Queen (2009, Windows) iWin Art Director
Jewel Quest Mysteries: Trail of the Midnight Heart (2009, Windows) Art Director
The Space Bar (1997, Windows) Executive Producer
Obsidian (1997, Windows) Studio Creative Director
Three Dirty Dwarves (1996, SEGA Saturn) Special thanks to
Rocket Jockey (1996, Windows) Executive Producer
Slater & Charlie Go Camping (1993, DOS) Written, Produced and Directed by
Pepper's Adventures in Time (1993, Windows 3.x) Original Concept
Crazy Nick's Software Picks: Leisure Suit Larry's Casino (1992, DOS) Director
The Dagger of Amon Ra (1992, DOS) Creative Director
Castle of Dr. Brain (1992, Amiga) Creative Director
Space Quest IV: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers (1992, Amiga) Creative Director
Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel (1992, DOS) Creative Director
Quest for Glory I: So You Want To Be A Hero (1992, DOS) Creative Director
Crazy Nick's Software Picks: King Graham's Board Game Challenge (1992, DOS) Director

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