January 21, 1956
65 years old
6 ft 1 in | 185 cm
38-27-38 in | 97-69-97 cm
66 kg | 145 lbs
11.5 US | 42 EU
Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis was born in Wareham, Massachusetts, United States, on January 21, 1956, is an American actress.
Young Geena Davis started her career as a model, she signed to Zoli modeling agency in New York City.
She began her acting career in her big screen debut in comedy film Tootsie (1982) in role as April Page.
She got her television debut in NBC action crime drama series Knight Rider (1983) in episode "K.I.T.T. the Cat", in role as Grace Fallon.
Her breakthrough performance came as Veronica "Ronnie" Quaife in science fiction horror movie The Fly (1986), opposite Jeff Goldblum.
Ava (2020) action thriller in role as Bobbi, with Jessica Chastain, John Malkovich and Common
Marjorie Prime (2017) science fiction in role as Tess, opposite Jon Hamm and Tim Robbins
She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Muriel Pritchett in drama romance film The Accidental Tourist (1988).
She was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Thelma Yvonne Dickinson in road movie Thelma & Louise (1991).
Beetlejuice (1988) fantasy comedy horror opposite Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder and Alec Baldwin
A League of Their Own (1992) sports comedy drama with Tom Hanks, Madonna and Rosie O'Donnell
Quick Change (1990) crime comedy opposite Bill Murray
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) action thriller spy with Samuel L. Jackson
Earth Girls Are Easy (1989) science fiction opposite Jeff Goldblum and Jim Carrey
Hero (1992) comedy drama with Dustin Hoffman, Andy Garcia and Joan Cusack
Cutthroat Island (1995) comedy adventure opposite Matthew Modine
Speechless (1994) romantic comedy with Michael Keaton and Christopher Reeve
Angie (1994) romantic comedy drama opposite James Gandolfini
Accidents Happen (2009) coming-of-age comedy drama in role as Gloria Conway
Secret Weapons (1985) drama opposite Sally Kellerman and Linda Hamilton
Fletch (1985) action comedy with Chevy Chase
Transylvania 6-5000 (1985) opposite Jeff Goldblum
She won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance as Mackenzie Allen in ABC drama television series Commander in Chief (2005–2006).
She portrayed Dr. Nicole Herman in ABC medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy (2014–2015, 2018).
She played Regan MacNeil / Angela Rance in Fox anthology horror supernatural drama television series The Exorcist (2016).
Buffalo Bill (1983-1984) NBC sitcom in role as Wendy Killian
Family Ties (1984-1986) NBC sitcom in role as Karen Nicholson
Sara (1985) NBC sitcom in role as Sara McKenna
The Geena Davis Show (2000-2001) ABC sitcom in role as Teddie Cochran
Coma (2012) television miniseries in role as Dr. Agnetta Lindquist
GLOW (2019) Netflix comedy web television series in role as Sandy Devereaux St. Clair
Attended Wareham High School in Wareham, Massachusetts.
Attended school in Sweden as an exchange student.
Graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's degree in drama (1979).
Has an older brother, Danforth.
She received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2019.
She voiced Mrs. Eleanor Little in the Stuart Little franchise (1999–2005).
She is a member of Mensa.
Featured in music video for:
Bryan Ferry "Help Me" (1986)
Glenn Frey "Part of Me, Part of You" (1991)
Madonna "This Used to Be My Playground" (1992)
Carole King "Now and Forever" (1992)
Semisonic "F.N.T." (1996)
Trisha Yearwood "You're Where I Belong" (1999)
R Angels "I Need to Know" (1999)
Celine Dion "I'm Alive" (2002)
Supporter of the Women's Sports Foundation.
She produced the documentary film This Changes Everything (2018).
Launched the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (2007).
She was married to
Renny Harlin (1993-1998)
Jeff Goldblum (1987-1990)
Richard Emmolo (1981-1984)
Reza Jarrahy (2001-2017), they have three children
She was in a relationship with Christopher McDonald (1983-1985).