J Alan Davidson was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Dale and Cheryl Davidson. When he was 12 years old, he joined Youth Onstage, an independent acting troupe in Tulsa, OK, where he played his first role as "Father Wood" in the classic play, Jane Eyre. Davidson continued as a constant member of Youth Onstage, and eventually began writing and directing for the troupe. In 2010 Davidson made his debut on screen with the short film Glitch. Soon after he began attending classes at The Actor Factory in Norman, OK, to better hone his skills as an actor. Since then, Davidson has been a regular on film, appearing titles such as "Home Run", "Broken Boy", and "The Jogger".