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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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Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

TV commercial: "Empowered UCLA Extension" at "empowered.com". Also appearing are Sally Field, George Lopez, James Gandolfini. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Virginia Emmolo

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

Was the 97th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for The Accidental Tourist (1988) at The 61st Annual Academy Awards (1989) on March 29, 1989. See more »

Trademark:

Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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What the Hell Happened to Geena Davis? lebeauleblog
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