ACTOR

Geena Davis

1956 - Today

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Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis (born January 21, 1956) is an American actor, advocate, executive producer, and former model. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, in addition to nominations for a BAFTA Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2019, she was given the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for the work she has done over the decades to fight gender bias on and off the screen in Hollywood.Having graduated with a bachelor's degree in drama from Boston University in 1979, Davis signed with New York's Zoli modeling agency and started her career as a model. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geena Davis has received more than 8,499,987 page views. Her biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Geena Davis is the 626th most popular actor (up from 652nd 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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  • 8.5M

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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

Among actors, Geena Davis ranks 626 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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Contemporaries

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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