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Geena Davis Bio

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Born 1956
Age: 58 Years Old
Status: Alive
Nationality: American
Occupation: Actress

  • 1956 – born on January 21st in Wareham, Massachusetts
  • 1982 - had supporting role in critically acclaimed comedy film Tootsie, starring Dustin Hoffman
  • 1985 - had supporting role in Fletch, starring Chevy Chase
  • 1986 - starred in The Fly alongside future husband Jeff Goldblum
  • 1988 - starred in Beetlejuice alongside Alec Baldwin
  • 1988 - starred in The Accidental Tourist, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
  • 1990 - starred in Quick Change alongside Bill Murray
  • 1991 - starred in Thelma and Louise for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Actress
  • 1992 - starred in A League of Their Own for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress
  • 1996 - starred in The Long Kiss Goodnight
  • 1999 - starred in Stuart Little as Mrs. Eleanor Little for first time
  • 2000 - starred in short lived The Geena Davis Show for 22 episodes
  • 2002 – reprised role as Mrs. Little in Stuart Little 2
  • 2005 – starred in critically acclaimed but short lived TV series Commander in Chief as a fictional President of the United States, for which she won a Golden Globe for Best Actress- Television Series Drama
  • 2006 – provided voice for role as Mrs. Little in Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild, an animated direct-to-video feature

Geena Davis is a member of Mensa, an organization of high intellect individuals that are required to pass a rigorous IQ test in order to gain entry. She has also worked as a model for New York’s Zoli modeling agency, a position she gained after doing work as a window mannequin for Ann Taylor.

Davis has other skills as well, including being fluent in Swedish. She lived in Sweden where she was an exchange student before going to college at Boston College where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Drama.

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