Some fun facts about Geena Davis

Jan 21, 2014, 05:16 IST | The Centerstage Team

Remember the charming mom from Stuart Little who takes care of a lost mouse like her own flesh and blood? Geena Davis turns 57 today. CS shares some facts about the Oscar-winning actress...

>> Her full name is Virginia Elizabeth Davis.

Geena Davis

>> Geena was bullied in high school for her tall frame (she’s six feet tall) but it later helped her get modelling assignments. She worked as a window mannequin after graduating from Boston University.

>> She was the assistant organ player in her church in Massachusetts during her teenage days.

>> Geena made her acting debut with a character role in Tootsie (1982) starring Dustin Hoffman. She got noticed in TV show ‘Family Ties’ in which she had appeared in two early episodes as the Keaton’s trial housekeeper.

>> Geena married a plastic surgeon of Iranian descent after three failed marriages. She appeared alongside her second husband Jeff Goldblum in three films – Transylvania 6-5000, The Fly and Earth Girls Are Easy.

>> She had her first child – a girl – at the age of 46. Two years later, she had twin boys.

>> She joined the women’s Olympic archery team in 2002 and finished in the 24th place out of 28 semi-finalists.

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