William Davies
Alma materMercersburg Academy
University of Cambridge
Occupation(s)Screenwriter, film producer

William Davies (sometimes credited William Davis or Will Davies) is an English screenwriter and producer. He has written and co-written a number of films including Twins (1988), The Real McCoy (1993),[1] the Johnny English franchise (2003-2018), Alien Autopsy (2006), Flushed Away (2006), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Puss in Boots (2011), and Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022).[2]

The British-born Davies is a graduate of Mercersburg Academy and Cambridge University. He is the brother of television producer Michael Davies and the opera singer Rebecca de Pont Davies.



Year Title Writer Producer
1988 Twins Yes No
1992 Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Yes No
1993 The Real McCoy Yes Executive
Ghost in the Machine Yes Co-producer
1995 Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde Yes No
2000 The Guilty Yes Executive
2002 Ignition Yes No
2003 Johnny English Yes No
2006 Alien Autopsy Yes Yes
Flushed Away Yes No
2010 How to Train Your Dragon Yes No
2011 Johnny English Reborn Story Executive
Puss in Boots Story No
2018 Johnny English Strikes Again Yes Executive
2022 Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile Yes No


Year Title Writer Producer Notes
1987 Student Exchange Yes No TV movie
1994 Bermuda Grace Yes Yes TV movie
1998 Ghost Cop Yes No 1 episode
2001 Red Cap No Yes TV movie
2004 Red Cap No Yes 2 episodes
2022 Man vs. Bee Yes Yes 9-episode series


  1. ^ Vincent Canby (10 September 1993). "A Burglar, Once, but Also a Mom". The New York Times. Retrieved 31 March 2012.
  2. ^ "The New York Times". Movies & TV Dept. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2012. Archived from the original on 29 April 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2012.