Geena Davis is an American actress, former model, executive producer, and advocate who has famously starred in films like Beetlejuice (1988), Tootsie (1982), Thelma & Louise (1991), A League of Their Own (1992), The Accidental Tourist (1988), etc.

Born Name

Virginia Elizabeth Davis

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Wareham, Massachusetts, United States




Actress, Executive Producer, Former Model, Advocate


  • Father – William Davis (Civil Engineer, Church Deacon)
  • Mother – Lucille Cook (Teacher’s Assistant)
  • Siblings – Danforth Davis (Older Brother)




6 ft or 183 cm


73 kg or 161 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Geena has dated –

  1. Richard Emmolo (1977-1984) – She was married to restaurateur Richard Emmolo from March 25, 1981, until June 27, 1984.
  2. Christopher McDonald (1983-1985)
  3. (1985-1991) – Geena tied the knot with her co-star Jeff Goldblum on November 1, 1987. However, their marriage only lasted until 1991.
  4. Renny Harlin (1993-1998) – On September 18, 1993, she got married for the 3rd time to Renny Harlin. However, their divorce was finalized in 1998.
  5. Reza Jarrahy (1998-2017) – In 1998, she started dating neurosurgeon Reza Jarrahy and the couple allegedly got married on September 1, 2001. Geena gave birth to daughter Alizeh (b. April 10, 2002) and fraternal twin sons, Kaiis and Kian (b. May 6, 2004) at the age of 46 and 48 respectively. She strangely claimed that they were not legally married after her husband filed for divorce in 2017.

Race / Ethnicity


She is of English, Scottish, and Welsh descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

She often tends to dye her hair light brown and blonde.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Vibrant, one-sided dimpled smile
  • Beauty mark on her cheek
  • Tall stature

Geena Davis Facts

  1. One of her earliest jobs was playing a window mannequin for the retail chain, Ann Taylor.
  2. Three of her films – Tootsie (1982), A League of Their Own (1992), and Thelma & Louise (1991) are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress for being ‘culturally, historically or aesthetically’ significant.
  3. The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media was launched in 2007 with the aim to create a more prominent role for female characters in the entertainment industry.

Featured Image by David Shankbone / / CC BY 3.0


Facts of Geena Davis

  • full nameGeena Davis
  • Date of Birth January 21, 1956
  • Age 65 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • weight73 kg
  • height6 ft

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