Doug Davey was a re-recording mixer best known for his work on the NBC television dramas ER and Third Watch and famed sci-fi franchise Star Trek.
Davey started gathering credits and Emmy nominations in 1984 when he worked on long-running dramatic series Falcon Crest, for which he received an Emmy Award nomination for sound mixing. That same year he contributed to five episodes of the television show Challenge of the GoBots, an animated series loosely based on the Tonka toy line. In 1985 he worked on the romantic comedy television movie Poison Ivy, starring Michael J. Fox, as well as the television movies Assassin, Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit, Reed Down Under, Running Delilah and two MacGyver movies, Lost Treasure of Atlantis and Trail to Doomsday.
Davey forged an ongoing relationship with the Star Trek franchise when he lent his services to a 1993 episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine titled “Emissary,” which featured Commander Sisko taking over a surrendered space station. He also worked on several episodes of Star Trek series The Next Generation, Voyager and Enterprise. Additionally, he contributed to the Star Trek video games Klingon and Borg. He picked up three Emmy nominations for The Next Generation, winning an additional four, as well as one nomination for Voyager.
He also worked on the television series Deadly Nightmares, I'll Fly Away, Baywatch, Baywatch Nights, Nash Bridges, Andy Richter Controls the Universe, Jack & Bobby, The Evidence, Everwood, Eli Stone, Privileged, The Unit, Crash, Past Life and Miami Medical. And he mixed 66 episodes of Third Watch, and 151 for ER, winning an Emmy for the latter in 2003 in the category of outstanding single camera sound mixing for a series.
Davey also worked on the feature films Welcome to 18; Jackals; The Stepfather; Little Treasure starring Margot Kidder, Ted Danson and Burt Lancaster; Zandalee starring Nicolas Cage; The Only Thrill starring Diane Keaton, Sam Shepard and Diane Lane and Picking Up the Pieces starring Woody Allen and David Schwimmer.
Davey died July 13, 2015, in Amarillo, Texas. He was 57.