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Geena Davis Biography
Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis (born January 21, 1956 in Wareham, Massachusetts) is an American film actress. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in drama from Boston University in 1979. She was working as a model when director Sydney Pollack spotted her, and cast her in Tootsie (1982) as a soap opera actress. She followed this up with roles in the short-lived television series Buffalo Bill (1983) and Sara (1985). She received an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Accidental Tourist (1988) and a Best Actress nomination for her role in Thelma and Louise (1991).

Davis has been married four times, including her current marriage. Her ex-husbands include Jeff Goldblum (with whom she co-starred in three films, including The Fly) from 1987-90, and Renny Harlin (who directed her in Cutthroat Island) from 1993-98. She is currently married to Dr. Reza Jarrahy since September 1, 2001, with whom she has one daughter, Alizeh (born April 10, 2002). She had a C-section May 9, 2004 to deliver her twins, Kian William Jarrahy and Kaiis Steven Jarrahy.

In 1999 she placed 24th out of 28 semi-finalists in tryouts for the United States Olympic Archery team.

Having attended school in Sweden as an exchange student, Davis speaks Swedish.

Geena Davis is a member of Mensa International with an IQ of 140.

Selected Filmography
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Stuart Little (1999)
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Speechless (1994)
A League of Their Own (1992)
Thelma and Louise (1991)
Quick Change (1990)
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
Beetlejuice (1988)
The Fly (1986)
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