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Geena DAVIS

American Geena DAVIS

born Virginia Elizabeth DAVIS

American actress, film producer, writer, and former fashion model

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on January 21, 1956 in Wareham, Massachusetts, USA


Biography

Davis was born in Wareham, Massachusetts. Her mother, Lucille (née Cook), was a teacher's assistant, and her father, William F. Davis, was a civil engineer and church deacon; her parents had both been from small towns in Vermont. She has a brother named Danforth ("Dan"). 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. Davis attended Wareham High School and was an exchange student in Sandviken, Sweden, becoming fluent in Swedish. Enrolling at New England College, she eventually graduated with a bachelor's degree in drama from Boston University in 1979. Davis is a member of Mensa, a social organization whose members are in the top 2% of intelligence as measured by an IQ test entrance exam.

Source :  http://www.wikipedia.org/

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- Category Actor