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    Born on January 21, 1956 in Wareham, Massachusetts

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Commander In Chief (2005)

Geena Davis as "President Mackenzie Allen"

Mackenzie Allen has a lot on her plate -- she has twin teenagers and a 6-year-old at home and an ambitious husband at the office, and she is about to become the first female president of the United States. Before that happens, however, Mackenzie, who serves as vice president, has to decide whether or not to go against the dying wishes of the current president, who has asked her to step down and let someone "more appropriate" fill his shoes in the Oval Office. Not only does the president want her to resign, so does the entire party that elected her in the first place. But when the moment of truth arrives, Mackenzie isn't willing to be a mere footnote in history. Instead of allowing her detractors to keep her down, she decides to trust her instincts and accept the most powerful job in the world.

Emmy (Primetime) (2006) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2006) Won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

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Jul 22nd 2010, 7:01PM

Geena Davis Would Love to Do 'Beetlejuice' Sequel

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Apr 16th 2010, 7:46AM

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Scenes We Love: The Long Kiss Goodnight

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Mar 26th 2009, 12:02PM

Geena Davis Flick Gets More Cast

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Jun 13th 2008, 3:02PM

Cinematical Seven: Hottest Sports Girls on Film

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This Ain't No Sequel on Rye, Pal

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X-Men 3 Producer Wins Award, Breaks It

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Jun 8th 2006, 12:03PM

Golden Globes: Put a bra on Drew!

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