Andrew Davis (born November 21, 1946) is an American film director, noted for the action films such as The Fugitive and Under Siege.
Andrew Davis was born on the South Side of Chicago. He has directed several films with Chicago as a backdrop. He is the son of Nathan and Metta Davis and the brother of Richard Davis and Jo Ellen Friedman. He is most noted for his work as a film director.
After attending Bowen High School, Davis went on to study journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It wasn't long before his interest in civil rights and anti-war issues converged with his growing interest in film-making. Davis was mentored by acclaimed cinematographer Haskell Wexler with whom he worked on Medium Cool and began his film career as a cameraman in Chicago.
His first feature film as a director was the semi-biographical story, Stoney Island. Davis has gone on to direct such films as The Fugitive, Under Siege, Steal Big, Steal Little, and The Package. He is currently working on The Guardian with Ashton Kutcher and Kevin Costner.