Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis (born January 21, 1956) is an American actress, film producer, writer, former fashion model, and a women's Olympics archery team semi-finalist. She is known for her roles in Stuart Little, The Fly, Beetlejuice, Thelma & Louise, A League of Their Own, The Long Kiss Goodnight and The Accidental Tourist, for which she won the 1988 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2005, she received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her role in Commander in Chief.
Somebody warned me early on to be very careful about brushing up against the chocolate.
Archery is something that I took up later and didn't know I had a natural aptitude for.
Something's like crossed over in me and I can't go back. I couldn't live.
|Full Name at Birth||Virginia Elizabeth Davis|
|Date of Birth||January 27, 1956|
|Birthplace||Wareham, Massachusetts, USA|
|Height||6' 1½" (187 cm)|
|Eye Color||Brown - Dark|
|Hair Color||Brown - Dark|
|Distinctive Features||Her height|
|High School||Wareham High School, Wareham, Massachusetts (1974)|
|University||New England College (transferred to BU)BFA Drama, Boston University (1978)|
|Claim to Fame||The Fly, Beetlejuice, Thelma & Louise, A League of Their Own, and The Accidental Tourist|
|Father||William Davis (b. 1914)|
|Mother||Lucille Davis (b. 1919)|