Geena Davis

Geena Davis is an American actress and activist. She made her professional acting debut in Tootsie (1982). Davis went on to appear in The Fly (1986), Beetlejuice (1988), The Accidental Tourist (1988) — which won her an Academy Award — Thelma & Louise (1991) and A League of Their Own (1992). She also had a recurring role on ABC's Grey's Anatomy (2014-2018) and Netflix's Glow (2019). In 2004, Davis launched the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in the Media.
Geena Davis
Full Name
Virginia Elizabeth Davis
Wareham, Massachusetts


Who is Geena Davis married to?

Geena Davis isn't married. Her marriages to Richard Emmolo, Jeff Goldblum, Renny Harlin and Reza Jarrahy ended in divorce.

What happened to Geena Davis?

Geena Davis received an honorary Oscar in 2019 for her work with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in the Media. She also had a recurring role on Netflix's 'Glow' that year. Davis is scheduled to release her memoir, 'Dying of Politeness,' in 2022.

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The Rockford Peaches of A League of Their Own: Where Are They Now?
There's no crying in baseball — except, of course, when this movie gave you all the feels. Catch up with the cast of A League of Their Own in honor of the film's 30-year anniversary
Batter Up! Amazon Drops Teaser Trailer for Upcoming A League of Their Own Series
The new spin on the classic 1992 film is set to swing into Prime Video in August
A League of Their Own Cast Explains Why They'll 'Never Forget' Making the Movie on 30th Anniversary
Lori Petty, Anne Ramsay, Megan Cavanagh, Ann Cusack and Patti Pelton and Jon Lovitz tell PEOPLE about making the 1992 film
Geena Davis Says Some Directors 'Wanted to Make Sure I Knew My Place' After Her Oscar Win
Geena Davis won Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards in 1989, and afterward, two directors "assumed that I was going to think I was 'all that' "
Geena Davis and Ex Reza Jarrahy Finalize Divorce, Agree to Change 17-Year-Old Twins' Last Names
Geena Davis and Reza Jarrahy, who share three kids, were married in September 2001 and separated in November 2017
Geena Davis Reaches Settlement Agreement with Ex Reza Jarrahy 3 Years After He Filed for Divorce
The former couple share three children, 17-year-old twin sons Kaiis Steven and Kian William and 19-year-old daughter Alizeh Keshva

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Daniel Craig and James Corden Recreate 24 Classic Films in 10 Minutes in Honor of No Time to Die
Daniel Craig and James Corden had a little help from surprise guests Christopher Lloyd and Geena Davis as they swiftly paid homage to two dozen blockbusters
Debra Winger Says She Quit A League of Their Own Over Madonna Casting Because It Became 'Elvis Film'
Debra Winger originally was set to star in the lead role of Dottie, played by Geena Davis in the 1992 Penny Marshall film
Geena Davis Reacts to the 'Dismal' Findings of Her Center's Study on Ageism in Hollywood: 'It's a Shame'

Geena Davis won an honorary Oscar in 2019 for her work fighting for gender-parity in media