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Geena Davis

Geena Davis was born in Wareham, Massachusetts, to Lucille (Cook), a teacher's assistant, and William F. Davis, a church deacon and civil engineer. Her parents, originally from small towns in Vermont, were both from families with deep roots in New England. As a child, Geena dreamed of being an actress. While in high school, she felt left out and ... See full bio »

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 2015 Annedroids (TV Series)
- Undercover Pigeon (2015) ... Student
 2015 Me Him Her
Mrs. Ehrlick
 2014 When Marnie Was There
Yoriko Sasaki (English version, voice)
 2013 In a World...
Katherine Huling
 2013 Doc McStuffins (TV Series)
Princess Persephone
- Sir Kirby and the Plucky Princess/Serpent Sam Makes a Splash (2013) ... Princess Persephone (voice)
 2013 Untitled Bounty Hunter Project (TV Movie)
Mackenzie Ryan
 2012 Coma (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Agnetta Lindquist
 2009 Exit 19 (TV Movie)
Gloria Woods
 2004 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Janet Adler
- The Accidental Tsuris (2004) ... Janet Adler
 1994 Speechless
Julia Mann
 1994 Angie
Angie Scacciapensieri
 1992/I Hero
Gale Gayley
 1989 Trying Times (TV Series)
- The Hit List (1989) ... Daphne
 1984-1986 Family Ties (TV Series)
Karen Nicholson
- A Word to the Wise (1986) ... Karen Nicholson
- Karen II, Alex 0 (1984) ... Karen Nicholson
- Help Wanted (1984) ... Karen Nicholson
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
 1985 Fletch
 1985 Sara (TV Series)
Sara McKenna
- Brief Encounter (1985) ... Sara McKenna
- A Night at the Ballet (1985) ... Sara McKenna
- Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985) ... Sara McKenna
- Meet Mr. Cooper (1985) ... Sara McKenna
- Sara's Short Story (1985) ... Sara McKenna
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Sandy Dalrymple
- Steele in the Chips (1985) ... Sandy Dalrymple
 1985 Secret Weapons (TV Movie)
Tamara Reshevsky / Brenda
 1984 Riptide (TV Series)
Dr. Melba Bozinsky
- Raiders of the Lost Sub (1984) ... Dr. Melba Bozinsky
 1984 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Whitney Clark
- Don Juan's Last Affair/Final Adieu (1984) ... Whitney Clark
 1983-1984 Buffalo Bill (TV Series)
Wendy Killian
- Church of the Poisoned Mind (1984) ... Wendy Killian
- Have Yourself a Very Degrading Christmas (1984) ... Wendy Killian
- The Tap Dancer (1984) ... Wendy Killian
- A Hero (1984) ... Wendy Killian
- Buffalo Bill Versus the Kremlin (1984) ... Wendy Killian
 1983 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Grace Fallon
- K.I.T.T. the Cat (1983) ... Grace Fallon
 1982 Tootsie
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TV commercial: "Empowered UCLA Extension" at "". Also appearing are Sally Field, George Lopez, James Gandolfini. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 10 Interviews | 14 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Virginia Emmolo


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[talking about the shows her children watch] As I watched kids' programs with them, I became concerned about gender balance and stereotypes. Boys take up much more space on TV than in real life. See more »


Her second husband, actor Jeff Goldblum, says that he and Geena have remained good friends in the years since their divorce. See more »


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Happy Birthday, Geena! lynchislife95
What the Hell Happened to Geena Davis? lebeauleblog
She's still gorgeous thecw08
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One of many missing today... TruPretender
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