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Geena Davis

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Award-Winning Actress & Philanthropist

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 Geena Davis Biography

Geena Davis is an American actress and activist. Davis has received numerous accolades for her acting work in both film and television, and is noted for her portrayals of strong and authentic female characters as well as her involvement in advocacy for women in the industry.

Having graduated with a bachelor's degree in drama from Boston University in 1979, Davis signed with New York's Zoli modeling agency and started her career as a model. She made her acting debut in the film Tootsie, in 1986 she starred in the thriller The Fly, which proved to be one of her first box office hits. While the fantasy comedy Beetlejuice brought her to international prominence, the drama The Accidental Tourist earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She cemented her leading actress status with her performance in the road film Thelma & Louise, receiving a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Later she starred in A League of Their Own, which proved to be a critical and box office success, earning her a Golden Globe Award nomination.

Davis starred as the adoptive mother of the titular character in the "Stuart Little" franchise and as the first female president of the United States in the television series "Commander in Chief", winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her role in the latter. Her later films include "Accidents Happen" and "Marjorie Prime". She has portrayed the recurring role of Dr. Nicole Herman in "Grey's Anatomy", and also starred as Regan MacNeil/Angela Rance in the first season of the horror television series "The Exorcist".

In 2004, Davis launched the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, which works collaboratively with the entertainment industry to dramatically increase the presence of female characters in media. Through the organization, she launched the annual Bentonville Film Festival in 2015, and executive produced the documentary This Changes Everything in 2018.

In 2019, in recognition of her work for gender equality, Davis received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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  • From the Olympics to the Presidency -- Anything is Possible

    Playing U.S. President Mackenzie Allen in the critically acclaimed ABC series *Commander in Chief* was more than a television role for Geena Davis, one of the worlds best-known actors. An Academy Award-winner, film producer, accomplished athlete and role model, she truly believes that, with determination and focus, women can achieve virtually anything they set out to accomplish. She empowers audiences with her moving personal stories of how she broke into acting and her success at the highest levels in the traditionally male-dominated fields of Olympic archery and film production.

  • Geena Takes Aim--Empowering Our Daughters and Ourselves

    Using her skills as an archershe ranked 13th in the U.S. in 2001as a metaphor for achievement in life, Geena Davis shares her risk-taking, entrepreneurial spirit that has led her to the pinnacles of success as an actor and producer as well as a gifted athlete. She inspires audiences with her message of overcoming obstacles to success in athletes, in the arts and in life itself.

  • A Conversation with Geena Davis

    A model and sales clerk before getting her first film role in "Tootsie" in 1982, Davis shares her engaging personal story, taking audiences through her early years including highlights of her Oscar win for "The Accidental Tourist", her groundbreaking role in "Thelma and Louise", to her success in reaching the Olympic trials in archery for in the 2000 Olympics and her concurrent roles as actor, athlete, producer, role model and womens advocate. Serving up personal anecdotes from her fascinating life and career, Davis will enlighten and inform audiences in a Q & A session following her remarks.

  • See Jane: Gender Equity and Why It Should Matter to All of Us

    Geena Davis motivates audiences with her passionate message of why gender equity is empowering for both men and women, and why it is essential for the future of the U.S. to foster strength of character and resolve in children of both genders. Her foundation, See Jane, calls for greater gender equity in media aimed at children, backed up by groundbreaking research funded by See Jane. She encourages audiences to stand up for Title IX legislation that has helped women athletes achieve parity with men, urging them to dream big, set goals and be the best they can be.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Geena Davis for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Geena Davis, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Geena Davis or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Geena Davis?

    Booking fees for Geena Davis, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Geena Davis, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Geena Davis?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Geena Davis for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Geena Davis for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Geena Davis or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Geena Davis or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Geena Davis

5 out of 5

Award-Winning Actress & Philanthropist

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Geena Davis Biography

Geena Davis is an American actress and activist. Davis has received numerous accolades for her acting work in both film and television, and is noted for her portrayals of strong and authentic female characters as well as her involvement in advocacy for women in the industry.

Having graduated with a bachelor's degree in drama from Boston University in 1979, Davis signed with New York's Zoli modeling agency and started her career as a model. She made her acting debut in the film Tootsie, in 1986 she starred in the thriller The Fly, which proved to be one of her first box office hits. While the fantasy comedy Beetlejuice brought her to international prominence, the drama The Accidental Tourist earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She cemented her leading actress status with her performance in the road film Thelma & Louise, receiving a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Later she starred in A League of Their Own, which proved to be a critical and box office success, earning her a Golden Globe Award nomination.

Davis starred as the adoptive mother of the titular character in the "Stuart Little" franchise and as the first female president of the United States in the television series "Commander in Chief", winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her role in the latter. Her later films include "Accidents Happen" and "Marjorie Prime". She has portrayed the recurring role of Dr. Nicole Herman in "Grey's Anatomy", and also starred as Regan MacNeil/Angela Rance in the first season of the horror television series "The Exorcist".

In 2004, Davis launched the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, which works collaboratively with the entertainment industry to dramatically increase the presence of female characters in media. Through the organization, she launched the annual Bentonville Film Festival in 2015, and executive produced the documentary This Changes Everything in 2018.

In 2019, in recognition of her work for gender equality, Davis received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Geena Davis Videos

  • Geena Davis On Gender Equality In Film, The Jean Hersholt ...
    Mar 18, 2020 ... Oscar-winning actress Geena Davis discusses her tireless work for gender equality in entertainment, the lasting impact strong...
  • Geena Davis receives the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the ...
    Oct 28, 2019 ... Geena Davis receives the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2019 Governors Awards on Sunday, October 27, 2019 in Hollywood.
  • Geena Davis's BU Return - YouTube

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Geena Davis Speaking Topics

  • From the Olympics to the Presidency -- Anything is Possible

    Playing U.S. President Mackenzie Allen in the critically acclaimed ABC series *Commander in Chief* was more than a television role for Geena Davis, one of the worlds best-known actors. An Academy Award-winner, film producer, accomplished athlete and role model, she truly believes that, with determination and focus, women can achieve virtually anything they set out to accomplish. She empowers audiences with her moving personal stories of how she broke into acting and her success at the highest levels in the traditionally male-dominated fields of Olympic archery and film production.

  • Geena Takes Aim--Empowering Our Daughters and Ourselves

    Using her skills as an archershe ranked 13th in the U.S. in 2001as a metaphor for achievement in life, Geena Davis shares her risk-taking, entrepreneurial spirit that has led her to the pinnacles of success as an actor and producer as well as a gifted athlete. She inspires audiences with her message of overcoming obstacles to success in athletes, in the arts and in life itself.

  • A Conversation with Geena Davis

    A model and sales clerk before getting her first film role in "Tootsie" in 1982, Davis shares her engaging personal story, taking audiences through her early years including highlights of her Oscar win for "The Accidental Tourist", her groundbreaking role in "Thelma and Louise", to her success in reaching the Olympic trials in archery for in the 2000 Olympics and her concurrent roles as actor, athlete, producer, role model and womens advocate. Serving up personal anecdotes from her fascinating life and career, Davis will enlighten and inform audiences in a Q & A session following her remarks.

  • See Jane: Gender Equity and Why It Should Matter to All of Us

    Geena Davis motivates audiences with her passionate message of why gender equity is empowering for both men and women, and why it is essential for the future of the U.S. to foster strength of character and resolve in children of both genders. Her foundation, See Jane, calls for greater gender equity in media aimed at children, backed up by groundbreaking research funded by See Jane. She encourages audiences to stand up for Title IX legislation that has helped women athletes achieve parity with men, urging them to dream big, set goals and be the best they can be.

FAQs on booking Geena Davis

  • How to book Geena Davis?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Geena Davis for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Geena Davis, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Geena Davis or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Geena Davis?

    Booking fees for Geena Davis, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Geena Davis, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Geena Davis?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Geena Davis for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Geena Davis for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Geena Davis or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Geena Davis or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Geena Davis is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Geena Davis for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Geena Davis generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Randi Zuckerberg, Billie Jean King, Patricia Arquette, Joan Lunden and Mayim Bialik. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Geena Davis for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Geena Davis Speaker Videos

  • Geena Davis On Gender Equality In Film, The Jean Hersholt ...
    Mar 18, 2020 ... Oscar-winning actress Geena Davis discusses her tireless work for gender equality in entertainment, the lasting impact strong female ...
    Geena Davis receives the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the ...
    Oct 28, 2019 ... Geena Davis receives the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2019 Governors Awards on Sunday, October 27, 2019 in Hollywood.
  • Geena Davis's BU Return - YouTube
    Geena Davis | Talks at Google - YouTube

Geena Davis Speaking Topics

  • From the Olympics to the Presidency -- Anything is Possible

    Playing U.S. President Mackenzie Allen in the critically acclaimed ABC series *Commander in Chief* was more than a television role for Geena Davis, one of the worlds best-known actors. An Academy Award-winner, film producer, accomplished athlete and role model, she truly believes that, with determination and focus, women can achieve virtually anything they set out to accomplish. She empowers audiences with her moving personal stories of how she broke into acting and her success at the highest levels in the traditionally male-dominated fields of Olympic archery and film production.

  • Geena Takes Aim--Empowering Our Daughters and Ourselves

    Using her skills as an archershe ranked 13th in the U.S. in 2001as a metaphor for achievement in life, Geena Davis shares her risk-taking, entrepreneurial spirit that has led her to the pinnacles of success as an actor and producer as well as a gifted athlete. She inspires audiences with her message of overcoming obstacles to success in athletes, in the arts and in life itself.

  • A Conversation with Geena Davis

    A model and sales clerk before getting her first film role in "Tootsie" in 1982, Davis shares her engaging personal story, taking audiences through her early years including highlights of her Oscar win for "The Accidental Tourist", her groundbreaking role in "Thelma and Louise", to her success in reaching the Olympic trials in archery for in the 2000 Olympics and her concurrent roles as actor, athlete, producer, role model and womens advocate. Serving up personal anecdotes from her fascinating life and career, Davis will enlighten and inform audiences in a Q & A session following her remarks.

  • See Jane: Gender Equity and Why It Should Matter to All of Us

    Geena Davis motivates audiences with her passionate message of why gender equity is empowering for both men and women, and why it is essential for the future of the U.S. to foster strength of character and resolve in children of both genders. Her foundation, See Jane, calls for greater gender equity in media aimed at children, backed up by groundbreaking research funded by See Jane. She encourages audiences to stand up for Title IX legislation that has helped women athletes achieve parity with men, urging them to dream big, set goals and be the best they can be.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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