Obituary: Tom Davis

Writer Tom Davis (b.1952) died on July 19. Davis was best known as part of the comedy team “Franken and Davis,” appearing on Saturday Night Live with his writing partner, Al Franken, in the show’s early years. Along with Franken, he created the sketch “The Coneheads” and later wrote the science fiction comedy, Coneheads based on the skits. His other science fictional credit is appearing in the 2001 film Evolution.