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Geena Davis

Geena Davis
Photo: Josh Hallett / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0

Birth Date

January 21, 1956


65 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


6 ft 1 in | 185 cm

Net Worth

$30 Million

Body Measurements

38-27-38 in | 97-69-97 cm


66 kg | 145 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

11.5 US | 42 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis was born in Wareham, Massachusetts, United States, on January 21, 1956, is an American actress.

Young Geena Davis started her career as a model, she signed to Zoli modeling agency in New York City.

She began her acting career in her big screen debut in comedy film Tootsie (1982) in role as April Page.

She got her television debut in NBC action crime drama series Knight Rider (1983) in episode "K.I.T.T. the Cat", in role as Grace Fallon.

Her breakthrough performance came as Veronica "Ronnie" Quaife in science fiction horror movie The Fly (1986), opposite Jeff Goldblum.

New Movies

Ava (2020) action thriller in role as Bobbi, with Jessica Chastain, John Malkovich and Common

Marjorie Prime (2017) science fiction in role as Tess, opposite Jon Hamm and Tim Robbins

Best Movies

She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Muriel Pritchett in drama romance film The Accidental Tourist (1988).

She was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Thelma Yvonne Dickinson in road movie Thelma & Louise (1991).

Beetlejuice (1988) fantasy comedy horror opposite Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder and Alec Baldwin

A League of Their Own (1992) sports comedy drama with Tom Hanks, Madonna and Rosie O'Donnell

Quick Change (1990) crime comedy opposite Bill Murray

The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) action thriller spy with Samuel L. Jackson

Earth Girls Are Easy (1989) science fiction opposite Jeff Goldblum and Jim Carrey

Hero (1992) comedy drama with Dustin Hoffman, Andy Garcia and Joan Cusack

Cutthroat Island (1995) comedy adventure opposite Matthew Modine

Speechless (1994) romantic comedy with Michael Keaton and Christopher Reeve

Angie (1994) romantic comedy drama opposite James Gandolfini

Accidents Happen (2009) coming-of-age comedy drama in role as Gloria Conway

Secret Weapons (1985) drama opposite Sally Kellerman and Linda Hamilton

Fletch (1985) action comedy with Chevy Chase

Transylvania 6-5000 (1985) opposite Jeff Goldblum

TV Shows

She won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance as Mackenzie Allen in ABC drama television series Commander in Chief (2005–2006).

She portrayed Dr. Nicole Herman in ABC medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy (2014–2015, 2018).

She played Regan MacNeil / Angela Rance in Fox anthology horror supernatural drama television series The Exorcist (2016).

Buffalo Bill (1983-1984) NBC sitcom in role as Wendy Killian

Family Ties (1984-1986) NBC sitcom in role as Karen Nicholson

Sara (1985) NBC sitcom in role as Sara McKenna

The Geena Davis Show (2000-2001) ABC sitcom in role as Teddie Cochran

Coma (2012) television miniseries in role as Dr. Agnetta Lindquist

GLOW (2019) Netflix comedy web television series in role as Sandy Devereaux St. Clair


Attended Wareham High School in Wareham, Massachusetts.

Attended school in Sweden as an exchange student.

Graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's degree in drama (1979).

Has an older brother, Danforth.

She received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2019.

She voiced Mrs. Eleanor Little in the Stuart Little franchise (1999–2005).

She is a member of Mensa.

Featured in music video for:

Bryan Ferry "Help Me" (1986)

Glenn Frey "Part of Me, Part of You" (1991)

Madonna "This Used to Be My Playground" (1992)

Carole King "Now and Forever" (1992)

Semisonic "F.N.T." (1996)

Trisha Yearwood "You're Where I Belong" (1999)

R Angels "I Need to Know" (1999)

Celine Dion "I'm Alive" (2002)

Supporter of the Women's Sports Foundation.

She produced the documentary film This Changes Everything (2018).

Launched the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (2007).


She was married to

Renny Harlin (1993-1998)

Jeff Goldblum (1987-1990)

Richard Emmolo (1981-1984)

Reza Jarrahy (2001-2017), they have three children

She was in a relationship with Christopher McDonald (1983-1985).

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