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Geena Davis

Geena Davis (January 21, 1956) is an American actress. She was working as a model when Sydney Pollack[?] spotted her and cast her in Tootsie (1982) as a soap star. She followed this up with roles in the short-lived television series Buffalo Bill (1983) and Sara (1985). She received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Accidental Tourist (1988) and an Academy Award for Best Actress nomination for her role in Thelma and Louise (1991).

Her ex-husbands include Jeff Goldblum[?] (whom she co-starred with Transylvania 6-5000, The Fly, and Earth Girls Are Easy) and Renny Harlin[?] (who directed her in Cutthroat Island). She is currently married to Dr. Reza Jarrahy, with whom she has one daughter, Alizeh.

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

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