Actor Robert Davi on the set of "The Dukes."
Mark your calendars! Actor Robert Davi ("Die Hard," "The Dukes") will perform "A Tribute To A Legend: Davi Sings Sinatra" at Hofstra University's John Cranford Adams Playhouse on July 16 and 17 at 8 pm. and July 18 at 2 p.m.
During the three performances, Davi will be accompanied by the 30-piece New York Big Band, led by Joe Battaglia.
Born in Astoria, Queens, New York in 1953 to Italian immigrant parents, Davi was inspired as a child by Italian neo-realism films and later received a drama scholarship from Hofstra University. He has been influenced by the storytelling of legendary directors Federico Fellini, Vittorio de Sica, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Luchino Visconti and Roberto Rossellini. His body of work includes more than 60 films, in which he collaborated with prominent directors and producers including Steven Spielberg.
For more information, visit www.hofstra.edu/HofstraEntertainment.