Geena Davis

American actress

Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis (born January 21, 1956) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated American actress, film producer, writer, former fashion model. Geena Davis is also a member of Mensa International.

Geena Davis
Geena Davis at the 1989 Academy Awards
Virginia Elizabeth Davis

(1956-01-21) January 21, 1956 (age 68)
Occupation(s)Celebrity, Activist, Producer, Fashion model
Years active1982 - present
Spouse(s)Richard Emmolo (1982 - 1983)
Jeff Goldblum (1987 - 1990)
Renny Harlin (1993 - 1998)
Reza Jarrahy (2001 - )
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Supporting Actress
1988 The Accidental Tourist

Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama
2006 Commander in Chief

National Board of Review Award for Best Actress
1991 Thelma & Louise

Personal life


From 1982 until 1983, Geena Davis was married to Richard Emmolo.

From 1987 until 1990, she was married to Jeff Goldblum.

From 1993 until 1998, she was married to Renny Harlin.

On September 1, 2001, she married Reza Jarrahy. They have three children, daughter Alizeh Keshvar Davis Jarrahy (born on April 10, 2002) and twin sons Kian William Davis Jarrahy and Kaiis Steven Davis Jerrahy (born on May 6, 2004).


Year Title Role Notes
1982 Tootsie April Page
1985 Fletch Larry
Transylvania 6-5000 Odette
1986 The Fly Veronica "Ronnie" Quaife
1988 Beetlejuice Barbara Maitland
Earth Girls Are Easy Valerie Gail
The Accidental Tourist Muriel Pritchett Academy Award winner: Best Supporting Actress
1990 Quick Change Phyllis Potter
1991 Thelma & Louise Thelma Dickinson Academy Award nomination: Best Actress
1992 A League of Their Own Dottie Hinson
Hero Gale Gayley
1994 Angie Angie Scacciapensieri
Speechless Julia Mann Producer
1995 Cutthroat Island Morgan Adams
1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight Samantha Caine / Charlene "Charly" Baltimore
1999 Stuart Little Mrs. Eleanor Little
2002 Stuart Little 2
2005 Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild Voice
2009 Accidents Happen Gloria Conway
2013 In a World... Katherine Huling
2014 When Marnie Was There Yoriko Sasaki Voice
2016 Me Him Her Mrs. Ehrlick
2017 Marjorie Prime Tess
Don't Talk to Irene Herself
2018 This Changes Everything Herself Documentary; executive producer
2020 Ava Bobbi


Year Title Role Notes
1983 Knight Rider Grace Fallon Episode: "K.I.T.T. the Cat"
1983 - 1984 Buffalo Bill Wendy Killian 26 episodes
1984 Fantasy Island Patricia Grayson Episode: "Don Juan's Lost Affair"
Riptide Dr. Melba Bozinsky Episode: "Raiders of the Lost Sub"
1984 - 1986 Family Ties Karen Nicholson 3 episodes
1985 Secret Weapons Tamara Reshevsky / Brenda Television movie
Remington Steele Sandy Dalrymple Episode: "Steele in the Chips"
Sara Sara McKenna 13 episodes
1989 Trying Times Daphne Episode: "The Hit List"
1990 The Earth Day Special Kim Television special
2000 - 2001 The Geena Davis Show Teddie Cochran 22 episodes
2004 Will & Grace Janet Adler Episode: "The Accidental Tsuris"
2005 - 2006 Commander in Chief President Mackenzie Allen 18 episodes
2009 Exit 19 Gloria Woods Television movie
2012 Coma Dr. Agnetta Lindquist 2-episode miniseries
2013 Untitled Bounty Hunter Project Mackenzie Ryan Unsold TV pilot
Doc McStuffins Princess Persephone (voice) Episode: "Sir Kirby and the Plucky Princess"
2014 - 2018 Grey's Anatomy Dr. Nicole Herman 13 episodes
2015 Annedroids Student Episode: "Undercover Pigeon"
2016 The Exorcist Angela Rance 10 episodes
2019 She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Huntara (voice) 3 episodes
GLOW Sandy Devereaux St. Clair 6 episodes

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