Owen Davis (b. January 29, 1874, Portland, Maine; d. October 14, 1956, New York, New York) was an American playwright and dramatist. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his 1923 play Icebound.
He was the father of actor Owen Davis, Jr.
- Nellie, the Beautiful Cloak Model (1906)
- The Scrap of Paper (1917)
- The Detour (1921)
- Icebound (1923), for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.
- The Nervous Wreck (1923), play, later made into the 1926 motion picture of the same name, and the 1944 motion picture Up in Arms; later produced as a musical, Whoopee!, staged on Broadway in 1928 and 1979 and made into the 1930 motion picture of the same name
- The Haunted House (1924)
- Lazybones (1924), made into the 1925 motion picture of the same name
- Beware of Widows (1925)
- Easy Come, Easy Go (1926), play later produced as a musical, Lady Fingers (1929)
- The Great Gatsby (1926), play based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, made into the 1949 motion picture
- The Good Earth (1932), dramatization of the Pearl Buck novel, later produced as the 1937 motion picture, all of the same name
- Jezebel (1933), original play turned into the 1938 motion picture of the same name
- The Convict's Sweetheart
- Ethan Frome (1935), play based on the Edith Wharton novel, produced on Broadway in 1936
- Mr. and Mrs. North (1941), dramatization from short stories by Richard Lockridge and Frances Lockridge, made into the 1942 motion picture
- The Snark Was a Boojum (1943), dramatization of a novel by Richard Shattuck
- No Way Out (1944)
- Webster's Biographical Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam Co., Springfield, MA, 1980.