Geena Davis

Geena Davis

American actress
Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis is an American actress, activist, producer, and former model. She is the recipient of an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for a British Academy Film Award and a Primetime Emmy Award.Wikipedia
BornJanuary 21, 1956
HometownWareham, Massachusetts, United States of America
Net worth$30 million
Height6'0" (1.829m)
SpouseRenny Harlin (m 1993 - 1998) , Jeff Goldblum (m 1987 - 1991) , Richard Emmolo (m 1981 - 1984)
PartnerReza Jarrahy
ChildrenAlizeh Keshvar Davis Jarrahy , Kian William Jarrahy , Kaiis Steven Jarrahy
ParentsLucille Davis , William Davis
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Videos

Geena Davis on her fight to redress Hollywood's gender imbalance

She's best known for her roles in films like "Thelma & Louise" and the recent Netflix series "Glow". But today, some of her most interesting work is off-camera. For the past 15 years, Geena Davis has been focused on equality for women in cinema, through the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. She tells Encore! about her new film, "This Changes Everything". Presented at the Deauville American Film Festival, the documentary is about discrimination against women in Hollywood.
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2006Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - DramaCommander in ChiefWinner
2006Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama SeriesCommander in ChiefNominated
2006Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesCommander in ChiefNominated
1995Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedySpeechlessNominated
1993Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyA League of Their OwnNominated