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Hope Davis Biography
Hope Davis is an American actress who has starred in films such as About Schmidt (2002) and American Splendor (2003). David received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Play. For her role in the original Broadway production of God of Carnage in 2009. She then received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Play.
Davis has also received two Emmy Award nominations. For her 2009 television roles in the series In Treatment and also in the film The Special Relationship.
She also appeared in the marvel Cinematic Universe film Captain America: Civil War as Tony Stark’s mother Maria Stark.
She was raised in Tenafly, New Jersey and graduated in 1982 from Tenafly High School. Davis was a childhood friend of Mira Sorvino. With her, she wrote and acted in backyard plays.
She graduated from Vassar College with a degree in cognitive science.
Hope Davis Age
Hope was born on March 23, 1964 in Englewood, New Jersey, U.S. She is 59 years
Hope Davis Family
She was born the second of three children to Joan, a librarian, and William Davis, an engineer. She has described her mother as a “great storyteller” who would take Davis and her siblings to museums or to “something cultural” every Sunday after church.
Hope Davis Husband
Davis married fellow actor Jon Patrick in 2000 and together they have two daughters, Georgia (born August 31, 2002) and Mae (born December 30, 2004).
She was previously married to Ford Evanson from 1989 to 1996.
Hope Davis Flat liners
Davis made her debut as a dramatic actress in the 1990 film Flatliners, there she stars as William Baldwin’s fiancée. She later appeared in the hit film Home Alone in a small role as a Parisian airport receptionist.
Davis has starred in independent films such as The Day trippers (1995) and Next Stop Wonderland (1998). The independent films led her to roles in Hollywood films such as the thriller Arlington Road (1999), and also About Schmidt (2002).
Hope Davis American Splendor
Davis starred opposite Paul Giamatti’s in the movie adaptation of the Harvey Pekar comic American Splendor as the comic book version of Pekar’s real-life wife, Joyce Brabner in 2003. He won the New York Film Critics Circle award for his role and was also nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Davis was cast as Hillary Clinton in the BBC / HBO film The Special Relationship in 2009, released in 2010. She has also received a nomination for Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress – Miniseries or a Movie for her performance as Clinton.
Hope’s major stage debut came after she starred in the Wisdom Bridge/Remains Theater co-production of David Mamet’s play Speed-the-Plow for Joel Schumacher (her “Flatliners” director) with William Petersen in Chicago in 1992.
Later, Davis had lead roles in the New York premiere of Rebecca Gilman’s Spinning into Butter later in 2000, and also in the 2005 audio play Hope Leaves the Theater, written and directed by Charlie Kaufman.
It was a segment of the sound-only production Theater of the New Ear, which debuted at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn, NY. The title actually refers to Davis’s character “leaving the theater.”
Davis returned to the stage in 2009, appearing in Broadway’s God of Carnage with Marcia Gay Harden, James Gandolfini and Jeff Daniels, a role that gained her a Tony Award nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Play.
Hope Davis In Treatment
She co-starred as the bitter and self-deprecating Mia with Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne in the second season (2009) of HBO’s In Treatment. It is dramatic series that tracks the backstory and progress of five patients during their series of psychological therapeutic sessions.
She is a successful, unmarried malpractice attorney who returns to therapy with Dr. Paul Weston after a 20-year absence because of a lack of stability in her personal life.
In 2001, she starred in an NBC short-lived drama series called Deadline with Oliver Platt. Davis played the ex-wife to Platt’s character at a newspaper giant.
She also starred in the short-lived NBC television drama, Allegiance, playing Katya O’Connor, an ex-KGB agent. Her son works for the FBI/CIA, and Katya’s family is then brought back into action by the SVR in hopes that Alex, her son, can be influenced to join the SVR.
She later appeared in a reoccurring capacity on Wayward Pines and American Crime.
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