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 & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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

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 short)
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
C Dottie Hinson
 1991 Thelma & Louise
Thelma
 1991 Sesame Street: Monster in the Mirror (Video short)
Geena Davis
 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
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy
Valerie
 1988 Beetlejuice
Barbara
 1987 Pet Shop Boys: It's a Sin (Video short)
Geena Davis
 1986 The Fly
Veronica Quaife
 1985 Transylvania 6-5000
Odette
 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 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
April
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Other Works:

Appeared in Carole King's music video "Now And Forever" (footage only) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 12 Interviews | 14 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 95 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Virginia Emmolo

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have an elbow that bends the wrong way, and I'd do things like stand in an elevator and the doors would close, and I'd pretend that my arm had got caught in it, and then I'd scream, "Ow, ow, put it back!" See more »

Trivia:

Born to William F. Davis (1913-2009), a civil engineer and church deacon, and the former Lucille Cook (1919-2001), a teacher's aide. Geena has one brother, Danforth (b. 1953), a Las Vegas-based geotechnical engineer. Their parents also had a stillborn son in 1958 named Joel Henry. See more »

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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