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Dana Davis
Cast Dana Davis
Full Name Dana Davis
Gender Female
Date of Birth October 4, 1978
Birthplace Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
Occupation Actress, voice actress
Role Claire

Dana Davis (born October 4, 1978) is an American actress, most notable for playing Carmen Phillips on the TNT television series Franklin & Bash and Chastity Church on the ABC Family television series 10 Things I Hate About You. She provides the voice of Claire in Motorcity .


Davis was born in Davenport, Iowa and attended Davenport North High School at the same city. She is a skilled violinist and attended Loyola Marymount University, graduating with a degree in music in 2006.

Davis appeared alongside teen actress Hilary Duff in Raise Your Voice. She has also appeared in Veronica Mars, That's So Raven, The O.C.,Gilmore Girls, Point Pleasant, Pushing Daisies, and Hidden Palms.

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". The character is the niece of D.L. Hawkinsand first cousin of Micah Sanders. She has the power of muscle mimicry, meaning she can replicate any physically possible motion she witnesses. Although she was a main character in season 2 she did not appear in the third except in a deleted scene.

Davis played the role of Peyton in the hit movie, Coach Carter (2005), alongside Ashanti. She also starred as Lisa Hines in Prom Night (2008). Davis played Chastity Church in the ABC Family series 10 Things I Hate About You (Gabrielle Union played the character in the film) appearing on all 20 episodes. 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; in any event, the show ended up being cancelled.


Year Title Role Notes
2002 No Prom for Cindy Kris Short film
2004 Raise Your Voice Denise Gilmore
2005 Coach Carter Peyton
2008 Prom Night Lisa Hines
2010 Nick of Time Stephanie Short film

Year              Title                                      Role Notes
2000 The Steve Harvey Show Episode: "Player, Interrupted"
2001 Boston Public Marie Ronning Episode: "Chapter 18"

Episode: "Chapter 20"

One on One Girl #1 / Meg Episode: "Playing Possum"
2002 Malcolm in the Middle Chandra Episode: "Poker #2"
2003 Joan of Arcadia Nicky Episode: "Bringeth It On"
2004 That's So Raven Jasmine Episode: "The Road to Audition"


Point Pleasant Lucinda 3 episodes
Cold Case Mathilde Jefferson Episode: "Strange Fruit"
2005 Testing Bob Ryan TV movie
Gilmore Girls Althea Episode: "Say Something"

Episode: "The UnGraduate"

2005 Veronica Mars Cora Briggs Episode: "Blast from the Past"
The O.C. Madison (uncredited) Episode: "The Disconnect"
2006 The O.C. Madison(uncredited) Episode: "The Safe Harbor"
Veronica Mars Cora Briggs Episode: "Ain't No Magic Mountain High Enough"
CSI: Miami Julia Hill Episode: "Deviant"
2006-2007 The Nine Felicia Jones 13 episodes
2007 Hidden Palms Michelle Meadows Episode: "Pilot"
2007 Heroes Monica Dawson 6 episodes
2008 Pushing Daisies Barb Episode: "Frescorts"
2009 Criminal Minds Andrea Harris Episode: "Soul Mates"
Relative Stranger Denise Clemons TV movie
Bones Michelle Welton Episode: "The Doctor in the Den"
2009-2010 10 Things I Hate About You Chastity Church 20 episodes
2010 Grey's Anatomy Gretchen Episode: "Superfreak"
2011 Body of Proof Dora Mason Episode: "Gross Anatomy"
2011-2012 Franklin & Bash Carmen Phillips Recurring role
2012 Motorcity Claire (voice) Episode: "Battle for Motorcity"

Episode: "Ride the Lightning"