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us: Davis, Geena


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Virginia Elizabeth
  • Variants

    • us: Davis, Virginia, 1956-
    • us: Davis, Virginia Elizabeth
    • us: Emmolo, Virginia, 1956-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1965-01-21
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Wareham (Mass.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Henniker (N.H.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New England College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Boston University
        • Affiliation End: 1979
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        Motion pictures
          Motion picture industry
            Motion pictures--Production and direction
              Television
                Acting
                  lcsh
                • Occupation

                    (lcsh) Actresses
                      (lcsh) Leading ladies (Actresses)
                        (lcsh) Motion picture producers and directors
                    • Sources

                      • found: Princess Scargo and the birthday pumpkin, 1992: videocassette (Geena Davis)
                      • found: Hero, ©2012: opening credits (Geena Davis)
                      • found: Katz, E. The film encyclopedia, ©2008: page 353 (Geena Davis; actress; born Virginia Davis, January 21, 1956, Wareham, Massaschusetts; education: Boston University; leading lady of the American screen)
                      • found: Halliwell's filmgoer's and video viewer's companion, 1993: page 216 (Geena Davis, 1957-; American leading actress, usually in off-beat roles)
                      • found: IMDb, March 22, 2016 (Geena Davis; birth name: Virginia Elizabeth Davis; born 21 January 1956 in Wareham, Massachusetts; actress, producer; entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston University, where she majored in drama; in 1979, she graduated and moved to New York to start her career; moved to Los Angeles where she was cast as Wendy in the short-lived but critically acclaimed television series Buffalo Bill (1983); alternate name: Virginia Emmolo)
                    • Change Notes

                      • 1994-06-21: new
                      • 2016-04-14: revised
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