Geena Davis Biography


Geena Davis

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Birth Name: Geena Davis
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Age: 61 Years
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Academy Award winner Geena Davis is famous for her supporting role as Muriel Pritchett in The Accidental Tourist. She was born in Wareham, Massachussetts to Lucille and William F. Davis. She is not just beauty on screen but also has the brains to match as she is a member of Mensa. She has a Bachelor's of Drama degree from Boston University. Musically interested at an early age, Geena also knows how to play flute and church organs.

Despite her age she has continued to push herself in the demanding film industry of Hollywood. She has continued to appear in movies such as Marjorie Prime (2016), Me Him Her (2016), When Marnie Was There (2014) as well as in television shows such as The Exorcist (2016) in the lead role, Grey’s Anatomy (2014-2015) as a recurring role to name a few.

She possesses a slender figure and a stunning height of 6 feet. Before she ventured into Hollywood, she used to be a model.

She has been married four times and has 3 children with plastic Surgeon Reza Jarrahy whom she married in 2001. Her nationality and ethnicity is American.

Her net worth is estimated at $30 Million dollars.

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Born in Wareham, Massachussetts, USA

1956 21st of January

Academy Award winner Geena Davis is famous for her supporting role as Muriel Pritchett in The Accidental Tourist. She was born in Wareham, Massachussetts to teacher's assistant Lucille and civil engineer William F. Davis.

She is the older child of her parents.

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Made Acting Debut in Tootsie

1982

Before she ventured into acting she used to be a Model represented by Zoli's Modeling Agency. Then director Sydney Pollack discovered her and gave her a role in the comedy romance drama titled Tootsie.

She plays April Page in the movie.

The movie grossed $177.2 Million at the box office.

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Starred in Buffalo Bill

1983

Soon after her film debut in Tootsie, she was casted in sitcom Buffalo Bill where she played Wendy Killan, a production assistant.

The show revolved around a selfish talk show host and his crew members in a small TV station in Buffalo, New York.

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Appeared in Knight Rider

1983 6th of November

During her stint at Buffalo Bill she appeared in action, crime, drama television series Knight Rider starring David Hasselhoff in Season 2 Episode 7 titled "K.I.T.T the Cat".

She plays Grace Fallon, whom everybody suspects to be the jewel thief after her father passes away.

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Starred in The Fly

1986

She starred in 1986 sci-fi horror film The Fly.

She portrayed Veronica Quaife, a journalist for Particle Magazine who meets eccentric yet genius scientist Seth Brundle played by Jeff Goldblum at a press meet and the events that follow.

The movie grossed $60.6 million at the box office.

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Starred in Beetlejuice

1988

Geena starred in 1988 horror comedy Beetlejuice as Barbara Maitland, wife of Adam Maitland. They both get into a car accident a reemerge as ghosts and haunt their old home.

The movie was directed by Tim Burton.

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Starred in The Accidental Tourist

1988 23rd of December

On December 23 of 1988, "The Accidental Tourist" directed by Lawrence Kasdan was released.

Geena played the role of Muriel Pritchett, a mother of a sick son, an animal hospital employee and dog trainer.

The movie was nominated for Academy Awards as well as for the Golden Globes in many categories.

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Won an Oscar Award for Best Supporting Actress

1989 29th of March

In 1989, Geena Davis was awarded the prestigious Oscar award by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) for her role as Muriel Pritchett in the film The Accidental Tourist.

This was her first Oscar Award.

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