1. In 2005, Davis won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her role in Commander in Chief.
2. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress along with her co-star Susan Sarandon for Thelma and Louise.
3. Her mother, Lucille . At an early age, she became interested in music.
4. Davis was working as a model when she was cast by director Sydney Pollack in his film Tootsie as a soap opera actress. which aired from June 1983 to March 1984.
5. She also wrote the Buffalo Bill episode entitled “Miss WBFL.” 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”.
6. Her television credits from the mid-1980s also include one episode of Riptide, three episodes of Family Ties, and an episode of Remington Steele.
7. This was followed by a series of her own, Sara, which lasted thirteen episodes.
8. Davis was nominated for the Saturn Awards for her performances as Samantha/Charlie in The Long Kiss Goodnight,
9. In 2000–2001, Davis starred in the short-lived sitcom The Geena Davis Show.
10. She went on to star in the ABC television series Commander in Chief, portraying the first female President of the United States. 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 and a SAG Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Drama Series.
11. She starred in the Australian-produced, American-set Accidents Happen, which was released in April 2010.
12. In October 2015, it was announced that Davis would be starring in the film adaptation of Marjorie Prime alongside Jon Hamm.
13. The study, directed by Dr. Stacy Smith, showed that there were nearly 3 males to every 1 female character in the nearly 400 G, PG, PG-13, and R-Rated movies the undergraduate team of Annenberg students analyzed.
14. Davis launched The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media in 2007.
15. She joined Uma Thurman, Chanel Iman and Josh Hartnett in TV and internet ads to “forward the facts” about the crisis.