Geena Davis


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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 1977, she ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

(1991)
The Long Kiss Goodnight Samantha Caine (Charly)
(1996)
A League of Their Own Dottie Hinson - Catcher
(1992)
The Fly Veronica Quaife
(1986)

Filmography

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 2020/IV Ava
Bobbi
 2019 She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (TV Series)
Huntara
- The Valley of the Lost (2019) ... Huntara (voice)
- Once Upon a Time in the Waste (2019) ... Huntara (voice)
- Huntara (2019) ... Huntara (voice)
 2019 GLOW (TV Series)
Sandy Devereaux St. Clair
- A Very GLOW Christmas (2019) ... Sandy Devereaux St. Clair
- The Libertines (2019) ... Sandy Devereaux St. Clair
- Keep Ridin' (2019) ... Sandy Devereaux St. Clair
- Freaky Tuesday (2019) ... Sandy Devereaux St. Clair
- Desert Pollen (2019) ... Sandy Devereaux St. Clair
 2014-2018 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Nicole Herman
- Cold As Ice (2018) ... Dr. Nicole Herman
- The Distance (2015) ... Dr. Nicole Herman
- Staring at the End (2015) ... Dr. Nicole Herman
- The Great Pretender (2015) ... Dr. Nicole Herman
- All I Could Do Was Cry (2015) ... Dr. Nicole Herman
 2017 Dear Angelica (Short)
Angelica (voice)
 2017 Don't Talk to Irene
Geena Davis
 2017 Marjorie Prime
Tess
 2016 The Exorcist (TV Series)
Angela Rance
- Chapter Ten: Three Rooms (2016) ... Angela Rance
- Chapter Nine: 162 (2016) ... Angela Rance
- Chapter Eight: The Griefbearers (2016) ... Angela Rance
- Chapter Seven: Father of Lies (2016) ... Angela Rance
- Chapter Six: Star of the Morning (2016) ... Angela Rance
 2015 Annedroids (TV Series)
Student
- Undercover Pigeon (2015) ... Student
 2015 Me Him Her
Mrs. Ehrlick
 2014 When Marnie Was There
Yoriko Sasaki (English version, voice)
 2014 Doc McStuffins (TV Series)
Princess Persephone
- Sir Kirby and the Plucky Princess/Serpent Sam Makes a Splash (2014) ... Princess Persephone (voice)
 2013 Untitled Bounty Hunter Project (TV Movie)
Mackenzie Ryan
 2013 In a World...
Katherine Huling
 2012 Coma (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Agnetta Lindquist
- Part Two (2012) ... Dr. Agnetta Lindquist
- Part One (2012) ... Dr. Agnetta Lindquist
 2009 Exit 19 (TV Movie)
Gloria Woods
 2009 Accidents Happen
Gloria Conway
 2005-2006 Commander in Chief (TV Series)
President Mackenzie Allen
- Unaired Pilot (2006) ... President Mackenzie Allen
- Unfinished Business (2006) ... President Mackenzie Allen
- Happy Birthday, Madam President (2006) ... President Mackenzie Allen
- The Elephant in the Room (2006) ... President Mackenzie Allen
- Ties That Bind (2006) ... President Mackenzie Allen
 2005 Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (Video)
Mrs. Little (voice)
 2004 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Janet Adler
- The Accidental Tsuris (2004) ... Janet Adler
 2002 Stuart Little 2
Mrs. Little
 2000-2001 The Geena Davis Show (TV Series)
Teddie Cochran
- White Moms Can't Jump (2001) ... Teddie Cochran
- Girls' Night Out (2001) ... Teddie Cochran
- The Wedding (2001) ... Teddie Cochran
- Spontaneous Combustion (2001) ... Teddie Cochran
- The Prime Directive (2001) ... Teddie Cochran
 1999 Stuart Little
Mrs. Little
 1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight
Samantha Caine (Charly)
 1995 Cutthroat Island
Morgan Adams
 1994 Speechless
Julia Mann
 1994 Angie
Angie
 1992/I Hero
Gale Gayley
 1992 A League of Their Own
Dottie Hinson - Catcher
 1991 Thelma & Louise
Thelma
 1990 Quick Change
Phyllis
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Kim
 1989 Trying Times (TV Series)
Daphne
- The Hit List (1989) ... Daphne
 1988 The Accidental Tourist
Muriel Pritchett
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy
Valerie
 1988 Beetlejuice
Barbara
 1986 The Fly
Veronica Quaife
 1985 Transylvania 6-5000
Odette
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
Angelica / Sandi
- Dream, Dream, Dream (1985) ... Angelica / Sandi
 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 Family Ties (TV Series)
Karen Nicholson
- Karen II, Alex 0 (1984) ... Karen Nicholson
- Help Wanted (1984) ... Karen Nicholson
 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:

Appeared in R Angels's music video "I Need To Know" (footage only) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 12 Interviews | 14 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 104 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Virginia Emmolo

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Dr. Reza Jarrahy  (divorced)  (3 children) | See more »

Children:

Jarrahy, Alizeh Keshvar | See more »

Parents:

Davis, Lucille | Davis, William
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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:

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

Trademark:

Often plays strong, quirky, authentic women who determine their own destiny See more »

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