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Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis (born January 21, 1956)[7] is an American actress, film producer, writer, voice actress, former model, and former archer.[8] She is known for her roles in The Fly (1986), Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice
(1988), Thelma & Louise (1991), A League of Their Own (1992), The Long Kiss Goodnight
The Long Kiss Goodnight
(1996), Stuart Little (1999), and The Accidental Tourist, for which she won the 1988 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2005, Davis won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her role in Commander in Chief. In 2014, she returned to television portraying Dr. Nicole Herman in Grey's Anatomy. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress
Academy Award for Best Actress
along with her co-star Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon
for Thelma and Louise. Davis also starred as Regan MacNeil
Regan MacNeil
/ Angela Rance in the first season of the horror TV series "inspired by" the best-selling William Peter Blatty novel The Exorcist, on Fox.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Activism 5 Sports 6 Filmography

6.1 Film 6.2 Television

7 Awards and nominations 8 References 9 External links

Early life[edit] Davis was born January 21, 1956, in Wareham, Massachusetts. Her mother, Lucille (née Cook; June 19, 1919 – November 15, 2001), was a teacher's assistant, and her father, William F. Davis (November 7, 1913 – April 2, 2009), was a civil engineer and church deacon; her parents were both from small towns in Vermont.[9] She has an older brother named Danforth ("Dan").[10][11] At an early age, she became interested in music. She learned piano and flute and played organ well enough as a teenager to serve as an organist at her Congregationalist church in Wareham.[12][13] Davis attended Wareham High School and was an exchange student in Sandviken, Sweden, becoming fluent in Swedish.[12] Enrolling at New England College, she graduated with a bachelor's degree in drama from Boston University
Boston University
in 1979.[2][12] Following her education, Davis served as a window mannequin for Ann Taylor until signing with New York's Zoli modeling agency.[14] Career[edit]

Davis at the 61st Academy Awards
61st Academy Awards
in 1989

Davis was working as a model when she was cast by director Sydney Pollack in his film Tootsie
Tootsie
(1982) as a soap opera actress.[12] She followed the role with the part of Wendy Killian in the short-lived television series Buffalo Bill,[15] which aired from June 1983 to March 1984. She also wrote the Buffalo Bill episode entitled "Miss WBFL."[15] During the run of Buffalo Bill, in 1983, Davis also appeared as Grace Fallon in an episode of Knight Rider entitled "K.I.T.T. the Cat". Her television credits from the mid-1980s also include one episode of Riptide, three episodes of Family Ties, and an episode of Remington Steele. This was followed by a series of her own, Sara, which lasted thirteen episodes. After roles in Fletch, The Fly, Beetlejuice, and several other movies Davis received an Oscar as Best Supporting Actress for her appearance in The Accidental Tourist (1988), and a Best Actress nomination for her role in Thelma & Louise (1991).[12] Davis replaced Debra Winger in the role of Dottie Hinson in A League of Their Own
A League of Their Own
(1992), and received a Best Actress Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance.[16] She then co-starred in Hero alongside Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia. Davis then teamed up with her husband at that time, director Renny Harlin, for the films Cutthroat Island
Cutthroat Island
and The Long Kiss Goodnight (both 1996). Harlin and she also produced those films. Davis was nominated for the Saturn Award for her performances as Samantha/Charlie in The Long Kiss Goodnight,[17] and as Eleanor Little in Stuart Little (1999), a role she reprised in 2002 and again in 2005.[18] In 2000–2001, Davis starred in the short-lived sitcom The Geena Davis Show. In the beginning of 2004, she guest-starred as Grace Adler's sister, Janet, on the NBC
NBC
sitcom Will & Grace. She went on to star in the ABC television series Commander in Chief, portraying the first female president of the United States.[19] This role garnered her a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama Series in 2006, and she also was nominated for an Emmy Award
Emmy Award
and a SAG Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Drama Series. Also in 2006, she was awarded the Women in Film Lucy Award.[20] She starred in the Australian-produced, American-set Accidents Happen, which was released in April 2010. During the 11th season of Grey's Anatomy, Davis played a recurring role as Dr. Nicole Herman, who is an attending fetal surgeon who has a life-threatening brain tumor. In October 2015, it was announced that Davis would be starring in the film adaptation of Marjorie Prime
Marjorie Prime
alongside Jon Hamm.[21] In autumn 2016, Davis began her role in The Exorcist, based on the 1973 film of the same name. In the series, Davis stars as the grown-up Regan MacNeil, who has renamed herself Angela Rance to find peace and anonymity from her ordeal as a child. The same demon that tormented Regan as a child apparently did not die as it did in the film's portrayal, and now it has hold of one of Angela's daughters. The all-star cast includes Alan Ruck
Alan Ruck
as Angela's husband and Mexican actor/singer Alfonso Herrera
Alfonso Herrera
and British actor Ben Daniels as exorcism-performing priests, as well as Sharon Gless
Sharon Gless
in a recurring role as Chris MacNeil (the Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
role in the feature film). Personal life[edit]

Reza Jarrahy and Davis in 2009

On September 1, 2001, Davis married Reza Jarrahy (b. 1971). They have three children: daughter Alizeh Keshvar Jarrahy (born April 10, 2002) and fraternal twin sons Kian William Jarrahy and Kaiis Steven Jarrahy (born May 6, 2004).[22][23] The marriage is Davis's fourth.[24] She was previously married to Richard Emmolo (1982–83); actor Jeff Goldblum (1987–90), with whom she starred in three films, Transylvania 6-5000, The Fly, and Earth Girls Are Easy; and Renny Harlin (1993–98), who directed two films in which she starred, Cutthroat Island
Cutthroat Island
and The Long Kiss Goodnight. Activism[edit]

The handprints of Geena Davis
Geena Davis
in front of The Great Movie Ride
The Great Movie Ride
at Walt Disney World's Disney's Hollywood Studios
Disney's Hollywood Studios
theme park.

Davis is a supporter of the Women's Sports Foundation and an advocate for Title IX, an Act of Congress
Act of Congress
focusing on equality in sports opportunities, now expanded to prohibit gender discrimination in United States' educational institutions.[25][26] In 2004, while watching children's television programs and videos with her daughter, Davis noticed an imbalance in the ratio of male to female characters. Davis went on to sponsor the largest research project ever undertaken on gender in children's entertainment (resulting in four discrete studies, including one on children's television) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. The study, directed by Dr. Stacy Smith, showed that there were nearly three males to every one female character in the nearly 400 G, PG, PG-13, and R-Rated movies the undergraduate team of Annenberg students analyzed.[27]

Geena Davis
Geena Davis
in a speech at the Millennium Development Goals
Millennium Development Goals
Countdown event in the Ford Foundation Building
Ford Foundation Building
in New York, addressing gender roles and issues in film (24 September 2013)

In 2005, Davis teamed up with the non-profit group, Dads and Daughters, to launch a venture dedicated to balancing the number of male and female characters in children's television and movie programming.[28] Davis launched the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
in 2007.[29] The Institute's first focus is an on-the-ground program that works collaboratively with the entertainment industry to dramatically increase the presence of female characters in media aimed at children and to reduce stereotyping of females by the male-dominated industry.[30] It seeks to address inequality in Hollywood. For her work in this field she received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Bates College
Bates College
in May 2009.[31] In 2011, Davis became one of a handful of celebrities attached to USAID
USAID
and Ad Council's FWD campaign, an awareness initiative tied to that year's East Africa drought. She joined Uma Thurman, Chanel Iman and Josh Hartnett
Josh Hartnett
in television and internet ads to "forward the facts" about the crisis.[32] In 2015, Davis launched an annual film festival to be held in Bentonville, Arkansas, to highlight diversity in film, accepting films that prominently feature minorities and women in the cast and crew. The Bentonville Film Festival took place from May 5–9, 2015, and began accepting submissions on January 15.[33] Sports[edit] In July 1999, Davis was one of 300 women who vied for a semifinals berth in the U.S. Olympic archery team, to participate in the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics.[8][12] She placed 24th of 300 and did not qualify for the team, but participated as a wild-card entry in the Sydney International Golden Arrow competition.[34] In August 1999, Davis then stated that she was not an athlete growing up and that her introduction to archery was in 1997, two years before her tryouts.[35] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1982 Tootsie April Page

1985 Fletch Larry

Transylvania 6-5000 Odette

1986 Fly, TheThe Fly Veronica "Ronnie" Quaife

1988 Beetlejuice Barbara Maitland

Earth Girls Are Easy Valerie Gail

Accidental Tourist, TheThe Accidental Tourist Muriel Pritchett

1990 Quick Change Phyllis Potter

1991 Thelma & Louise Thelma Dickinson

1992 League of Their Own, AA League of Their Own Dottie Hinson

Hero Gale Gayley

1994 Angie Angie Scacciapensieri

Speechless Julia Mann

1995 Cutthroat Island Morgan Adams

1996 Long Kiss Goodnight, TheThe Long Kiss Goodnight Samantha Caine / Charlene "Charly" Baltimore

1998 The Emperor's New Clothes: An All-Star Illustrated Retelling of the Classic Fairy Tale The Imperial Mirror (voice)

1999 Stuart Little Mrs. Eleanor Little

2002 Stuart Little 2

2005 Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild Voice: direct-to-video

2009 Accidents Happen Gloria Conway

2013 In a World... Katherine Huling

2014 When Marnie Was There Yoriko Sasaki (voice) English version

2016 Me Him Her Mrs. Ehrlick

2017 Marjorie Prime Tess

Don't Talk
Talk
to Irene Herself

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1983 Knight Rider Grace Fallon Episode: "K.I.T.T. the Cat"

1983–1984 Buffalo Bill Wendy Killian 26 episodes

1984 Fantasy Island Whitney Clark Episode: "Don Juan's Lost Affair"

Riptide Dr. Melba Bozinsky Episode: "Raiders of the Lost Sub"

1984–1986 Family Ties Karen Nicholson 3 episodes

1985 Secret Weapons Tamara Reshevsky / Brenda Television movie

Remington Steele Sandy Dalrymple Episode: "Steele in the Chips"

Sara Sara McKenna 13 episodes

1989 Trying Times Daphne Episode: "The Hit List"

2000–2001 The Geena Davis
Geena Davis
Show Teddie Cochran 22 episodes

2004 Will & Grace Janet Adler Episode: "The Accidental Tsuris"

2005–2006 Commander in Chief President Mackenzie Allen 18 episodes

2009 Exit 19 Gloria Woods Television movie

2012 Coma Dr. Agnetta Lindquist 2 episodes

2013 Untitled Bounty Hunter Project Mackenzie Ryan Unsold TV pilot

Doc McStuffins Princess Persephone (voice) Episode: "Sir Kirby and the Plucky Princess"

2014–2015 Grey's Anatomy Dr. Nicole Herman 12 episodes

2015 Annedroids Student Episode: "Undercover Pigeon"

2016 The Exorcist Regan MacNeil
Regan MacNeil
/ Angela Rance 10 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result

1987 Saturn Awards Best Actress The Fly Nominated

1989 Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress The Accidental Tourist Won

1991 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards Best Actress Thelma & Louise Won

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards Best Actress Thelma & Louise Nominated

National Board of Review Best Actress (with Susan Sarandon) Thelma & Louise Won

New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress (with Susan Sarandon) Thelma & Louise Nominated

1992 Academy Awards Best Actress Thelma & Louise Nominated

BAFTA Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Thelma & Louise Nominated

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Actress Thelma & Louise Nominated

Golden Globe Awards Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama Thelma & Louise Nominated

MTV Movie Awards Best Female Performance Thelma & Louise Nominated

MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Duo (with Susan Sarandon) Thelma & Louise Nominated

People's Choice Awards Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture Actress Herself Nominated

1993 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy A League of Their Own Nominated

MTV Movie Awards Best Female Performance A League of Their Own Nominated

1995 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Speechless Nominated

1997 Saturn Awards Best Actress The Long Kiss Goodnight Nominated

2000 Saturn Awards Best Supporting Actress Stuart Little Nominated

2005 Satellite Awards Best Actress – Television Series Drama Commander in Chief Nominated

2006 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress – Television Series Drama Commander in Chief Won

Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Commander in Chief Nominated

Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Commander in Chief Nominated

2017 Fangoria
Fangoria
Chainsaw Awards Best TV Actress The Exorcist Nominated

References[edit]

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New England College
to Receive $3 Million Gift", New England College news office ^ a b Sandberg, Bryn Elise, "BOSTON U: HOLLYWOOD’S SECRET FEMALE TRAINING GROUND: Dozens of top execs and talents call BU their alma mater, as alumnae from Geena Davis
Geena Davis
and her college roommate Nina Tassler to Nancy Dubuc gather to honor the college that puts the ‘B’ in showbiz", The Hollywood Reporter, December 2014. (reproduced on Boston University
Boston University
College of Arts and Sciences website) ^ Winfrey, Oprah (December 2006). "Oprah Interviews Geena Davis". O. Hearst Corporation. Retrieved October 5, 2015.  ^ Andrews, Robert (October 30, 2003). "The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations". Penguin UK. Retrieved March 15, 2017 – via Google Books.  ^ Publications, Europa (January 1, 2003). "The International Who's Who 2004". Psychology Press. Retrieved March 15, 2017 – via Google Books.  ^ " Geena Davis
Geena Davis
biography and filmography - Geena Davis
Geena Davis
movies". Retrieved March 15, 2017.  ^ Though some sources list her birth year as 1957[4][5][6] Davis seemed to acknowledge being 48 in 2004 as People magazine had asserted in previous issues. See: Mailbag ^ a b "OLYMPICS; Geena Davis
Geena Davis
Zeros In With Bow and Arrows". NY Times. 6 August 1999. Archived from the original on June 12, 2015. Retrieved December 24, 2015.  ^ "Editor's notes: Fish out of water" April 8, 2009, South Coast Today ^ Geena Davis
Geena Davis
biography. Film Reference.com ^ "Editor's notes: Fish out of water". Archived from the original on July 16, 2012.  ^ a b c d e f Stated on Inside the Actors Studio, 2000 ^ "Trends in Photography". Los Angeles Times. July 14, 1989.  ^ "Davis bio at Yahoo Movies". Movies.yahoo.com. Archived from the original on June 4, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2011.  ^ a b Buffalo Bill on IMDb ^ Joe Brown (July 3, 1992). "'A League of Their Own' (PG)". Washington Post. Retrieved December 24, 2015.  ^ Awards for Geena Davis
Geena Davis
on IMDb ^ Awards for Stuart Little on IMDb ^ " Geena Davis
Geena Davis
Would Love to Be Part of a 'Beetlejuice' Sequel". BloodyDisgusting.  ^ Lucy Award, past recipients Archived August 20, 2011, at WebCite WIF web site ^ " Geena Davis
Geena Davis
on Playing Opposite Jon Hamm
Jon Hamm
in MARJORIE PRIME, 'I'm Excited!'". Broadway World. October 11, 2015. Retrieved December 24, 2015.  ^ "Mothers Over the Age of 40: PEOPLE". People magazine. April 19, 2002. Retrieved August 21, 2011.  ^ Blash, Margi (May 31, 2004). "Hollywood Baby Boom". People.com. Retrieved August 21, 2011.  ^ Silverman, Stephen M. (September 5, 2001). " Geena Davis
Geena Davis
a Bride for Fourth Time". People.com. Retrieved August 21, 2011.  ^ "Actor Geena Davis
Geena Davis
targets women-s sports". Team USA. Retrieved 2017-12-01.  ^ "Women's Sports Foundation: Celebrity Supporters". Look to the Stars. Retrieved 2017-12-01.  ^ Smith, Stacy L.; Choueiti, Marc; Pieper, Katherine; Gillig, Traci; Lee, Carmen; DeLuca, Dylan. "Inequality in 700 Popular Films: Examining Portrayals of Gender, Race, & LGBT Status from 2007 to 2014".  ^ Burch, Ariel Z (March 15, 2008). "Geena Davis: In a league of her own". Archived from the original on January 17, 2013. Retrieved June 12, 2012.  ^ " Geena Davis
Geena Davis
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USAID
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Ad Council
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Geena Davis
Launching Bentonville Film Festival to Push for Diversity in Film". Variety. Retrieved January 6, 2015.  ^ " Geena Davis
Geena Davis
still causing commotion in archery". CNN. September 21, 1999. Retrieved May 3, 2010.  ^ Litsky, Frank (August 6, 1999). "OLYMPICS; Geena Davis
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Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

1936–1950

Gale Sondergaard
Gale Sondergaard
(1936) Alice Brady
Alice Brady
(1937) Fay Bainter
Fay Bainter
(1938) Hattie McDaniel
Hattie McDaniel
(1939) Jane Darwell
Jane Darwell
(1940) Mary Astor
Mary Astor
(1941) Teresa Wright
Teresa Wright
(1942) Katina Paxinou
Katina Paxinou
(1943) Ethel Barrymore
Ethel Barrymore
(1944) Anne Revere
Anne Revere
(1945) Anne Baxter
Anne Baxter
(1946) Celeste Holm
Celeste Holm
(1947) Claire Trevor
Claire Trevor
(1948) Mercedes McCambridge
Mercedes McCambridge
(1949) Josephine Hull (1950)

1951–1975

Kim Hunter
Kim Hunter
(1951) Gloria Grahame
Gloria Grahame
(1952) Donna Reed
Donna Reed
(1953) Eva Marie Saint
Eva Marie Saint
(1954) Jo Van Fleet
Jo Van Fleet
(1955) Dorothy Malone
Dorothy Malone
(1956) Miyoshi Umeki
Miyoshi Umeki
(1957) Wendy Hiller
Wendy Hiller
(1958) Shelley Winters
Shelley Winters
(1959) Shirley Jones
Shirley Jones
(1960) Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1961) Patty Duke
Patty Duke
(1962) Margaret Rutherford
Margaret Rutherford
(1963) Lila Kedrova
Lila Kedrova
(1964) Shelley Winters
Shelley Winters
(1965) Sandy Dennis (1966) Estelle Parsons
Estelle Parsons
(1967) Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon
(1968) Goldie Hawn
Goldie Hawn
(1969) Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1970) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1971) Eileen Heckart (1972) Tatum O'Neal
Tatum O'Neal
(1973) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1974) Lee Grant
Lee Grant
(1975)

1976–2000

Beatrice Straight (1976) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1977) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1980) Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1981) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1982) Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
(1983) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1984) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1985) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1986) Olympia Dukakis
Olympia Dukakis
(1987) Geena Davis
Geena Davis
(1988) Brenda Fricker
Brenda Fricker
(1989) Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
(1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei
(1992) Anna Paquin
Anna Paquin
(1993) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
(1996) Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
(1997) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1998) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1999) Marcia Gay Harden
Marcia Gay Harden
(2000)

2001–present

Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
(2001) Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones
(2002) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2003) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2004) Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(2007) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2010) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander
(2015) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2016) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2017)

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Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress

Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
(1980) Marília Pêra
Marília Pêra
(1981) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1982) Rosanna Arquette
Rosanna Arquette
(1983) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1984) Geraldine Page
Geraldine Page
(1985) Chloe Webb
Chloe Webb
(1986) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1987) Melanie Griffith
Melanie Griffith
(1988) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1989) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1990) Geena Davis
Geena Davis
(1991) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(1992) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1993) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(1994) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(1995) Brenda Blethyn
Brenda Blethyn
(1996) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(1997) Samantha Morton
Samantha Morton
(1998) Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
(1999) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(2000) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(2001) Maggie Gyllenhaal
Maggie Gyllenhaal
(2002) Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
(2003) Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
(2004) Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
(2005) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2006) Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard
(2007) Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins
(2008) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2009) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2010) Michelle Williams (2011) Emmanuelle Riva
Emmanuelle Riva
(2012) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2013) Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard
(2014) Charlotte Rampling
Charlotte Rampling
(2015) Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
(2016) Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins
(2017)

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David di Donatello
David di Donatello
Award for Best Foreign Actress

Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1957) Deborah Kerr
Deborah Kerr
(1959) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
(1960) Brigitte Bardot
Brigitte Bardot
(1961) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
(1962) Geraldine Page
Geraldine Page
(1963) Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1964) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
(1965) Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews
(1966) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
/ Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
(1967) Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway
/ Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
(1968) Mia Farrow
Mia Farrow
/ Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(1969) Liza Minnelli
Liza Minnelli
(1970) Ali MacGraw
Ali MacGraw
(1971) Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
(1972) Liza Minnelli
Liza Minnelli
(1973) Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
/ Tatum O'Neal
Tatum O'Neal
(1974) Liv Ullmann
Liv Ullmann
(1975) Isabelle Adjani
Isabelle Adjani
/ Glenda Jackson
Glenda Jackson
(1976) Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway
/ Annie Girardot
Annie Girardot
(1977) Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
/ Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
(1978) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
/ Liv Ullmann
Liv Ullmann
(1979) Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
(1980) Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve
(1981) Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
(1982) Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews
(1983) Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1984) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1985) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1986) Norma Aleandro
Norma Aleandro
(1987) Cher
Cher
(1988) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1989) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1990) Anne Parillaud
Anne Parillaud
(1991) Geena Davis
Geena Davis
/ Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon
(1992) Emmanuelle Béart
Emmanuelle Béart
/ Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
/ Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(1993) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(1994) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1995) Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon
(1996)

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Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama

Linda Cristal
Linda Cristal
(1969) Peggy Lipton
Peggy Lipton
(1970) Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal
(1971) Gail Fisher
Gail Fisher
(1972) Lee Remick
Lee Remick
(1973) Angie Dickinson
Angie Dickinson
(1974) Lee Remick
Lee Remick
(1975) Susan Blakely
Susan Blakely
(1976) Lesley Ann Warren
Lesley Ann Warren
(1977) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1978) Natalie Wood
Natalie Wood
(1979) Yoko Shimada (1980) Linda Evans/ Barbara Bel Geddes
Barbara Bel Geddes
(1981) Joan Collins
Joan Collins
(1982) Jane Wyman
Jane Wyman
(1983) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1984) Sharon Gless
Sharon Gless
(1985) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1986) Susan Dey
Susan Dey
(1987) Jill Eikenberry
Jill Eikenberry
(1988) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1989) Sharon Gless/ Patricia Wettig
Patricia Wettig
(1990) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1991) Regina Taylor
Regina Taylor
(1992) Kathy Baker
Kathy Baker
(1993) Claire Danes
Claire Danes
(1994) Jane Seymour (1995) Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson
(1996) Christine Lahti
Christine Lahti
(1997) Keri Russell
Keri Russell
(1998) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(1999) Sela Ward
Sela Ward
(2000) Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner
(2001) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(2002) Frances Conroy
Frances Conroy
(2003) Mariska Hargitay
Mariska Hargitay
(2004) Geena Davis
Geena Davis
(2005) Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Sedgwick
(2006) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(2007) Anna Paquin
Anna Paquin
(2008) Julianna Margulies
Julianna Margulies
(2009) Katey Sagal
Katey Sagal
(2010) Claire Danes
Claire Danes
(2011) Claire Danes
Claire Danes
(2012) Robin Wright
Robin Wright
(2013) Ruth Wilson
Ruth Wilson
(2014) Taraji P. Henson
Taraji P. Henson
(2015) Claire Foy (2016) Elisabeth Moss
Elisabeth Moss
(2017)

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National Board of Review
National Board of Review
Award for Best Actress

Joan Crawford
Joan Crawford
(1945) Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
(1946) Celia Johnson
Celia Johnson
(1947) Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland
(1948) Gloria Swanson
Gloria Swanson
(1950) Jan Sterling
Jan Sterling
(1951) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1952) Jean Simmons
Jean Simmons
(1953) Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
(1954) Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
(1955) Dorothy McGuire
Dorothy McGuire
(1956) Joanne Woodward
Joanne Woodward
(1957) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1958) Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
(1959) Greer Garson
Greer Garson
(1960) Geraldine Page
Geraldine Page
(1961) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1962) Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal
(1963) Kim Stanley
Kim Stanley
(1964) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
(1965) Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
(1966) Edith Evans
Edith Evans
(1967) Liv Ullmann
Liv Ullmann
(1968) Geraldine Page
Geraldine Page
(1969) Glenda Jackson
Glenda Jackson
(1970) Irene Papas
Irene Papas
(1971) Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
(1972) Liv Ullmann
Liv Ullmann
(1973) Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
(1974) Isabelle Adjani
Isabelle Adjani
(1975) Liv Ullmann
Liv Ullmann
(1976) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1977) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1978) Sally Field
Sally Field
(1979) Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek
(1980) Glenda Jackson
Glenda Jackson
(1981) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1982) Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1983) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1984) Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
(1985) Kathleen Turner
Kathleen Turner
(1986) Lillian Gish
Lillian Gish
/ Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1987) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1988) Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer
(1989) Mia Farrow
Mia Farrow
(1990) Geena Davis
Geena Davis
/ Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon
(1991) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(1992) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1993) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1994) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(1995) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(1996) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(1997) Fernanda Montenegro
Fernanda Montenegro
(1998) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(1999) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
(2000) Halle Berry
Halle Berry
(2001) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2002) Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
(2003) Annette Bening
Annette Bening
(2004) Felicity Huffman
Felicity Huffman
(2005) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2006) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
(2007) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2008) Carey Mulligan
Carey Mulligan
(2009) Lesley Manville
Lesley Manville
(2010) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(2011) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2012) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(2013) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2014) Brie Larson
Brie Larson
(2015) Amy Adams
Amy Adams
(2016) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2017)

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WorldCat
WorldCat
Identities VIAF: 10039672 LCCN: no94021068 ISNI: 0000 0001 0869 4279 GND: 132753413 SUDOC: 060815884 BNF: cb13954387v (data) NLA: 35756110 NKC: xx0044048 BNE: XX1168397 SN

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