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Geena Davis


As a child, Geena dreamed of being an actress. While in high school, she felt left out and had low self-esteem because, at 6 feet, she was the tallest girl in school. After high school graduation, Geena entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston University, where she majored in drama. In 1979, she ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice Barbara Maitland
(1988)
Thelma & Louise
Thelma & Louise Thelma Dickinson
(1991)
The Fly
The Fly Veronica Quaife
(1986)
Stuart Little
Stuart Little Mrs. Little
(1999)

Filmography

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 2017 Marjorie Prime
Tess
 2015 Annedroids (TV Series)
Student
- Undercover Pigeon (2015) ... Student
 2015 Me Him Her
Mrs. Ehrlick
 2014 Omoide no Mânî
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)
Daphne
- 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
Larry
 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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Other Works:

TV commercial (PSA): U.S. Aid (USAid.gov/FWD). 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:

[About Thelma & Louise (1991) being considered a male-bashing movie] Most guys don't relate to the truck driver or the rapist, and if they do, their problems are bigger than this movie. See more »

Trivia:

Placed 24th out of 28 semi-finalists for Olympic Archery team. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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