School of Fine Arts, Boston University
New England College
Joined the cast of the horror series "The Exorcist"
Played the recurring character Dr. Nicole Herman on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"
Landed a supporting role in the comedy "In a World..."
Played a cutthroat head of psychiatry in A&E miniseries "Coma," based on 1978 film
Starred in the dysfunctional family comedy-drama "Accidents Happen"
Earned an Emmy nomination for Best Actress in a Drama Series for "Commander in Chief"
Cast as the first female U.S. President on Rod Lurie's ABC drama "Commander in Chief"; earned a SAG (2006) nomination for Best Actress
Reprised role as Mrs. Little in "Stuart Little 2"
Returned to the small screen as star of ABC sitcom "The Geena Davis Show"
Hosted the Academy Awards telecast pre-show on ABC (March 21)
Played the mother in the feature adaptation of "Stuart Little"
Split from Harlin and terminated her participation in Forge Productions
Directed by husband Harlin in the action-drama "The Long Kiss Goodnight"
Co-produced (with Renny Harlin) TV-movie "Mistrial" (HBO)
Formed Forge Productions with Renny Harlin
Starred in and co-produced feature film "Speechless"
Married transplanted Finnish action film director Renny Harlin
Cast alongside Tom Hanks and Madonna in the women's baseball feature "A League of Their Own"
Co-starred with Susan Sarandon in Ridley Scott's crime drama "Thelma & Louise"; garnered second Oscar nomination
Founded production company Genial Pictures with partner Fanny Levy; made deal with Fox to develop own scripts and stories (date approximate)
Final screen collaboration with Goldblum before their 1990 divorce, Julien Temple's "Earth Girls Are Easy"
"Sara" rerun on NBC in the summer
Co-starred with William Hurt in Lawrence Kasdan's "The Accidental Tourist"; won Oscar for Best Supporting Actress
Starred in Tim Burton's "Beetlejuice"
First feature starring role, David Cronenberg's "The Fly" opposite Goldblum
First screen collaboration with future husband Jeff Goldblum (whom she met during the shoot), "Transylvania 6-5000"
Made debut as a series star with short-lived NBC sitcom "Sara"
Debut as a series regular, played Wendy Killian on NBC's acclaimed but short-lived sitcom "Buffalo Bill"; also credited as writer for one episode
TV series debut, played a recurring role on the hit NBC sitcom "Family Ties"
Made memorable screen acting debut in "Tootsie"
After graduating from college, signed with the NYC-based Zoli modeling agency (date approximate)
Worked as a waitress in NYC
Performed with Mount Washington Repertory Theatre Company in New Hampshire in the late 1970s
On June 12, 2012, Davis was appointed as a United Nations special envoy. The actress was named a spokesperson for the Tech Needs Girls campaign of the International Telecommunication Union, which raised awareness throughout the world about how information and communication technologies can empower women.
Davis reportedly had an IQ of over 150 and was a member of MENSA.
Davis had a small tattoo of a cherub with Renny Harlin's first name on her right ankle. Following their 1998 divorce, she underwent laser surgery to remove it.
She received an honorary doctorate from Boston University in 1999.