Geena Davis

1956 - Today

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Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis (born January 21, 1956) 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. In 2019, she received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her work fighting gender bias on and off-screen in Hollywood.Having graduated with a bachelor's degree in drama from Boston University, Davis made her acting debut in the film Tootsie (1982) and eventually starred in the thriller The Fly (1986), which proved to be one of her first box office hits. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geena Davis has received more than 10,904,473 page views. Her biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Geena Davis is the 625th most popular actor (up from 651st in 2019), the 1,138th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,325th in 2019) and the 314th most popular American Actor.

Geena Davis is most famous for her roles in Beetlejuice, Thelma and Louise, and A League of Their Own.

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  • 11M

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  • 70.01

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  • 65

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Geena Davis ranks 625 out of 10,030Before her are Jennifer Grey, Derek Jacobi, George C. Scott, Peter Dinklage, Robert Englund, and Sonny Chiba. After her are Kelly Preston, Honor Blackman, Mae West, Susan Hayward, Marion Cotillard, and Daniel Auteuil.

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Among people born in 1956, Geena Davis ranks 28Before her are Larry Bird, Judith Butler, William Fichtner, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Martina Navratilova, and Chris Isaak. After her are Danny Boyle, Ian Curtis, Joe Satriani, Eric Roberts, Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, and Anthony Bourdain.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Geena Davis ranks 1,138 out of 15,968Before her are Jennifer Grey (1960), George C. Scott (1927), Peter Dinklage (1969), David Scott (1932), James Earl Ray (1928), and Robert Englund (1947). After her are Mark Felt (1913), Hiram Maxim (1840), Kelly Preston (1962), Sonny Liston (1932), William Howard Stein (1911), and Mae West (1893).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Geena Davis ranks 314Before her are Laurence Fishburne (1961), Dean Reed (1938), Jennifer Grey (1960), George C. Scott (1927), Peter Dinklage (1969), and Robert Englund (1947). After her are Kelly Preston (1962), Mae West (1893), Susan Hayward (1917), Morgan Fairchild (1950), Robert Taylor (1911), and David Duchovny (1960).

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